What Happens to Discarded Electronics?

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Fake TV Refresh Rates As Fast As Possible

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External GPU Enclosures as Fast As Possible

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How Does HDCP Work?

HDCP is a copy-protection scheme used with HDMI and other connections. How does it work, and why has it given consumers so many problems? Squarespace link: Visit http://squarespace.com/techquickie and use offer code TECHQUICKIE to save 10% off your first order. Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com source

Radar Detectors As Fast As Possible

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Mobile Networks in Asia and Europe are Suspending Orders for Huawei Smartphones

In yet another blow to Huawei’s smartphone business in the Trump administration’s trade restrictions on the company, major mobile networks in Asia and Europe are suspending orders for Huawei smartphones on their networks. Vodafone, the world’s second largest carrier has stopped pre-orders for Huawei’s 5G smartphone, the Mate 20X in the UK. A spokesperson for Read more about Mobile Networks in Asia and Europe are Suspending Orders for Huawei Smartphones[…]

What is an Operating System as Fast As Possible

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Apple Pledges to Alert Users on iPhone Performance

Apple has committed to be clearer and more upfront with iPhone users about battery health and performance, the UK’s competition watchdog has said. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) had raised consumer law concerns with the Cupertino-based tech giant last year after finding people were not being warned clearly that their phone’s performance could slow Read more about Apple Pledges to Alert Users on iPhone Performance[…]