Avoiding Common PC Building Traps – Episode 3

Are you looking for an Episode III that won’t disappoint you? We’re back with another installment of our series covering helpful tips to prevent your excitement over building your PC from dying with thunderous applause. 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 Read more about Avoiding Common PC Building Traps – Episode 3[…]

YouTube As Fast As Possible

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Video File Formats – MP4, MOV, MKV

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Search Engines as Fast As Possible

At this point we pretty much take the “magic” of search engines for granted. But there is a lot going on behind the scenes that we may not always consider… 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 Read more about Search Engines as Fast As Possible[…]

Do You Really Need to Eject USB Drives?

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Why Is Adobe Flash Dying?

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Light Guns As Fast As Possible

Remember the light guns we used to play games like Duck Hunt? How do they work, and how come they’ve disappeared from the console scene? 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 License for image used in this video: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode source

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

BIOS and UEFI As Fast As Possible

What fundamental things does a computer BIOS do, and what are the important differences between the traditional BIOS and the newer UEFI? 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 Read more about BIOS and UEFI As Fast As Possible[…]

Camera ISO As Fast As Possible

You’ve probably seen “ISO” buried somewhere in your camera settings, but what is it, and how can it make a huge difference in your shots? Check out Hive’s plasma light offerings at http://hivelighting.com/ Follow: http://twitter.com/Brandon_Y_Lee Join the community: http://linustechtips.com source