Why Don't Old Games Work on New Computers?

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Video File Formats – MP4, MOV, MKV

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Why Do We Still Need Cable Boxes?

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SD Cards As Fast As Possible

How did SD cards displace other forms of flash storage to become so widespread, and what do you need to know about the variants of SD cards available today? Dollar Shave Club link: http://dollarshaveclub.com/linus Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com Licenses for images used in this video: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/legalcode https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode source

Steam As Fast As Possible

Steam has grown into the dominant platform for game distribution. How did we get from buying games on optical media to using Steam for most of our gaming needs? 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 Read more about Steam As Fast As Possible[…]