Why Are PC Video Game Ports So Bad?

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Why Do You Often Have to Reboot After Installing a Program?

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Android 7.0 Nougat as Fast As Possible

Android 7.0 Nougat has a ton of new features that could make it the creamy, satisfying center of your mobile device. Freshbooks message: Head over to http://freshbooks.com/techquickie and don’t forget to enter Tech Quickie in the “How Did You Hear About Us” section when signing up for your free trial. Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: Read more about Android 7.0 Nougat as Fast As Possible[…]

DirectX 12 & Vulkan as Fast As Possible

Should we expect to see the amazing performance gains we have seen rumored about DirectX 12 and Vulkan in practice? Squarespace message: Squarespace is the fast, easy way to create your own personal, professional, or business website with enough templates to suit any reasonable need! Get 10% off using offer code LINUS at http://squarespace.com/linus source

Is Microsoft Strangling the Desktop PC? (UWP Explained)

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Why Don't Multiple GPUs Scale Properly?

Multi-GPU setups like SLI and CrossFire can deliver performance you just can’t get with a single card, but two GPUs doesn’t always mean twice the framerate… Dollar Shave Club link: http://dollarshaveclub.com/linus Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com source

History of GPUs As Fast As Possible

We’ve come a long way since Pong was state-of-the-art. Let’s have a look at some of the milestones in computer graphics over the years. TunnelBear message: TunnelBear is the easy-to-use VPN app for mobile and desktop. Visit http://tunnelbear.com/linus to try it free and save 10% when you sign up for unlimited TunnelBear data. Follow: http://twitter.com/luke_lafr Read more about History of GPUs As Fast As Possible[…]

What is an API? (Application Programming Interface)

APIs do lots of important tasks behind the scenes in everything from graphics rendering to booking flights. But what exactly are they, and how do they work? Thanks to Braintree for supporting our channel. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to http://www.braintreepayments.com/techquickie. Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com source