AR vs VR

#TechTuesday | AR is short for Augmented Reality. As the name suggests, AR “augments” or adds virtual elements to the physical world. It is a blend of digital and physical elements. Perfect examples of this would be Snapchat filters, Pokemon Go, or even Zoom backgrounds. VR on the other hand, is a completely computer-generated simulated […]

UI vs UX

#TechTuesday | UX and UI fall under the same umbrella – web design or product development. Some even use these two words interchangeably. But there is a difference. Here is what it is in a nutshell. UX or User Experience refers to the user’s interaction with a product or service. It is more to do […]

Digitisation VS Digitalization

#TechTuesday | Is there a difference? Although some use these terms interchangeably, yes there is a difference. In essence, digitisation is converting analog into digital, in other words converting something into bits and bytes. Examples of digitisation are scanning paper documents into a PDF, converting vintage photos into digital photos, and even cassettes into mp3 […]

What is a VPN?

#TechTuesday | According to a Forbes article, “VPN stands for virtual private network. In basic terms, a VPN provides an encrypted server and hides your IP address from corporations, government agencies and would-be hackers. A VPN protects your identity even if you are using public or shared Wi-Fi, and your data will be kept private […]

IaaS vs PaaS vs SaaS

#TechTuesday | If you aren’t familiar with these abbreviations, these are the 3 main models of cloud technology. A while back we had defined Cloud Computing and gave a brief about it. In this post we explain what they mean and essentially what they are. IaaS or Infrastructure-as-a-Service is basically a virtual data centre. This […]

What is E-commerce?

#TechTuesday | e-commerce stands for electronic commerce. As the name suggests, it is the buying and selling of goods and services over the internet – and ultimately, the transfer of data and funds to complete the transactions. Convenience, ease of business processes and customer experience, and real-time data becomes a priority globally. This is where […]