Way back in 2012, I saved an article entitled Top 10 Pervasive Tech Myths That Are Only Wasting Your Time from over at LifeHacker. What caught my eye originally was the initial premise:
Ever been told that you should fully discharge your battery to prolong its life? Or that jailbreaking your phone is illegal? Or that you should wait for the newest Intel processor because it’s going to be “so much faster”? These are tech myths we hear all the time, and likely spread to our friends—but most are just a waste of your time (and in some cases, they can actually harm your gadgets). Here are some of the worst offenders.
What kept me around though, and why I’ve saved the article all these years is the fact that many of the “top ten” are still pervasive, and are still myths.
One that I embrace is debunking the MP3 myth. » Read the rest