Why Are MacBooks So Expensive?

The MacBook is a great computer for many people, but it’s not the best option in terms of value. Apple products are expensive, and some people may wonder why they … Read more

How to Open VOC Files

What is a VOC File? VOC is an audio file format created by Creative Technology in the 1990s used by the Sound Blaster sound cards. You know that it’s a … Read more

Google Wi-Fi Review

Google Wifi Review

Unlike the traditional method of having one router that supports Wifi for your entire home, Google Wi-Fi uses a mesh Wi-Fi system. The mesh network creates coverage that extends far … Read more

What is an inode?

If you come from the Windows world, you may not be familiar with the concept of inode. This is not something you are exposed to until you journey into the … Read more

Understanding Big O Notation

Looking from the outside, Big O is very scary. Why? O is not an abbreviation for a word, it’s a concept. It’s a concept used in mathematics. It’s a concept … Read more

SSH Port Forwarding and VNC on a Mac

SSH Port Forwarding and VNC on a Mac

Virtual Network Computing (VNC) is a graphical desktop sharing system that makes it possible to remote control one computer from another computer. It uses a client-server model so that a client on one operating system can connect to a server on a different operating system.

One problem with VNC is that the RFB protocol it uses is not encrypted. That is why ssh port forwarding comes to the rescue.