Can a Monitor be TOO Bright?

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How to Choose a Bitrate for Twitch Streaming

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Is 8K Completely POINTLESS?

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Film As Fast As Possible

It wasn’t too long ago that digital photography was an expensive niche hobby and film dominated the market. Does film still have advantages over digital? 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 Film As Fast As Possible[…]

The Megapixel Myth As Fast As Possible

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How Do Scanners Work?

How do scanners convert words and pictures on a sheet of paper into a digital image? 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: https://shop.crowdmade.com/collections/linustechtips/products/tech-quickie-24×36-poster Leave a Read more about How Do Scanners Work?[…]

Why is Windows Display Scaling So Bad?

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What is Supersampling?

Supersampling refers to running a game at a higher resolution than your monitor supports – but why would you want to do that? Techquickie explains… 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 Read more about What is Supersampling?[…]

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[…]

Monitor Defects As Fast As Possible

Modern monitors are pretty awesome, but between backlight bleeding, IPS glow, and burn-in, a lot can go wrong with them as well… 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 source