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

Can a Monitor be TOO Bright?

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Could We Build Solar Panels Around The Sun? (Dyson Spheres and Rings)

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Is Blue Light Actually Bad For You?

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RGB Lighting as Fast As Possible

RGB lighting is all the rage these days, but how exactly does it produce all those colors and effects, and are there things you should consider when planning your RGB setup? 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 Read more about RGB Lighting as Fast As Possible[…]

What's the Fastest Possible Internet Speed?

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How Have Smartphone Cameras Gotten So Good?

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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[…]

Do Cell Phones Really Cause Cancer?

Some people think that the radiation from phones and other electronic devices can give you cancer. Is there any truth to this, or is it just a huge misconception? 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 Read more about Do Cell Phones Really Cause Cancer?[…]