History of the Computer Keyboard

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What are Voice Coils?

Voice coils are relatively simple structures, but have the power to make your speakers and hard drives work! How do they do this? 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. Techquickie Merch Store: Read more about What are Voice Coils?[…]

Misused Technology Terms

Does it drive you crazy when other people misuse tech terms? Here are some you should look out for… 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. Techquickie Merch Store: https://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Techquickie Movie Poster: Read more about Misused Technology Terms[…]

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

Heat-Assisted Magnetic Recording (HAMR) As Fast As Possible

Heat-assisted magnetic recording should dramatically increase hard drive capacities in the coming years. How does it work, and how much space can you expect? 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. Learn more Read more about Heat-Assisted Magnetic Recording (HAMR) As Fast As Possible[…]

Tape Drives As Fast As Possible

Magnetic tape may be ancient history for audio, but it’s still an important way to store backup data! What advantages do they have over more common HDDs and SSDs? 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