LEDs as Fast As Possible

Light emitting diodes have actually been around for quite a bit longer than you may expect… so why does everyone in the electronics space seem to be so obsessed with them lately? Audible message: Thanks to Audible for supporting our channel. Get a free audiobook of your choice at http://www.audible.com/techquickie. source

Surge Protectors As Fast As Possible

Surge protectors that promise to protect your expensive equipment have been around for a long time. How well do they deliver on their claims, and what should you buy? lynda.com message: Sign up for your 10-day FREE trial at http://lynda.com/techquickie Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com source

Capacitors, Resistors, and Electronic Components

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Solar Energy As Fast As Possible

Solar energy usage has grown dramatically over the last few years. How does new tech better harness the sun’s power? 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: http://linustechtips.com Read more about Solar Energy As Fast As Possible[…]

What UPS To Buy As Fast As Possible

How should you pick the right UPS for your computer so you’ll be prepared for a power outage? Audible message: Thanks to Audible for supporting our channel. Get a free 30 day trial at http://www.audible.com/techquickie. Follow: http://twitter.com/luke_lafr Join the community: http://linustechtips.com source

What's the Difference Between AC and DC?

Check out the Seasonic Prime Titanium Fanless 600W PSU on Amazon at https://lmg.gg/seasonicfanless Electricity comes to our homes as AC, but our electronics need DC to function! Why is this, and what’s the difference between AC and DC anyway? Techquickie Merch Store: https://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Techquickie Movie Poster: https://shop.crowdmade.com/collections/linustechtips/products/tech-quickie-24×36-poster Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Leave a reply with your requests Read more about What's the Difference Between AC and DC?[…]

Electromagnets – How Do They Work?

Don’t talk to a scientist – let Linus tell you how electromagnets work and why they’re crucial in tons of different applications, from transportation to hard drives! 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 Read more about Electromagnets – How Do They Work?[…]

Volts, Amps, and Watts Explained

What’s the difference between a volt, amp, and watt? Why is your power bill in kilowatt-hours and your battery bank in milliamp-hours? Why are there so many units?! 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 Read more about Volts, Amps, and Watts Explained[…]