What's the Difference Between Parallel and Serial?

At first, parallel connections might seem like better ways to send data – so why are most modern interfaces like USB serial? Visit https://www.tunnelbear.com/Linus and start your 7-day free trial today! 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 Join the community: http://linustechtips.com Leave a reply with your requests for future episodes, or Read more about What's the Difference Between Parallel and Serial?[…]

What is AHCI?

What exactly does the AHCI/IDE selector in the BIOS do? Can it affect drive performance or functionality? 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. Registry instructions from Winaero: http://winaero.com/blog/switch-from-ide-to-achi-after-installing-windows-7-or-windows-8/ Techquickie Merch Store: https://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Read more about What is AHCI?[…]

The History of Computer Storage

How did computer storage evolve from super-old-school punch cards to the multi-terabyte SSDs of today? Thanks to Braintree for supporting our channel. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to www.braintreepayments.com/techquickie Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com License for images used: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode source

What SSD To Buy As Fast As Possible

What should you look for when buying an SSD beyond capacity and sequential performance numbers? Dollar Shave Club link: http://dollarshaveclub.com/linus Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com source

Hybrid Drives As Fast As Possible

If you’re trying to decide between a fast but expensive SSD, and a slower but cheaper and more spacious HDD, could hybrid drives be a good compromise? 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