What Does Scroll Lock Do?

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Waterproofing As Fast As Possible

Humans have sought ways to waterproof things since ancient times. How do we keep electronics safe from water and moisture here in the modern age? 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: Read more about Waterproofing As Fast As Possible[…]

History of the Computer Keyboard

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What Does the Pause/Break Key Do?

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Is PS/2 or USB Better for Keyboards and Mice?

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Latency as Fast As Possible

Latency, the delay between an input and the corresponding output, can affect everything from gaming to driving your car. What causes it, what happens when latency is too high, and how do we fight it? Thanks Audible! Get a free audiobook with a 30 day free trial at http://www.audible.com/techquickie. Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Join the community: http://linustechtips.com Read more about Latency as Fast As Possible[…]

How iPhone KILLED the BlackBerry

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Mechanical Keyboard Switches – Part 2

Our last video on mechanical keyboard switches came out four years ago! So we decided it was time for a second episode where we go over other types of switches that have since gained in popularity. TunnelBear message: TunnelBear is the easy-to-use VPN app for mobile and desktop. Visit http://tunnelbear.com/linus to try it free and Read more about Mechanical Keyboard Switches – Part 2[…]

Mechanical Keyboard Switches as Fast As Possible

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