Why Are Progress Bars Wrong So Often?

Why do progress bars you see when installing a program or copying a file seem to be inaccurate so often? Squarespace link: Visit http://squarespace.com/techquickie and use offer code TECHQUICKIE to save 10% off your first order. 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 Leave a reply with your requests for future episodes, Read more about Why Are Progress Bars Wrong So Often?[…]

Should You Pay Extra For THIS? – Thunderbolt 3

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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[…]

PCI Express 4.0 as Fast As Possible

The newest version of PCI Express will start appearing on motherboards soon – but is there anything compelling about it? 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. PlayOnLinux: https://www.playonlinux.com/en/ Techquickie Merch Store: https://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Read more about PCI Express 4.0 as Fast As Possible[…]

Internet Infrastructure as Fast As Possible

What is actually happening to data as it travels through the internet? Does it get passed around through a series of tubes? (Hint: it doesn’t) 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. Credits Read more about Internet Infrastructure as Fast As Possible[…]

NVMe As Fast As Possible

SSDs are awesome, but the common SATA interface is becoming a serious bottleneck. However, the new NVMe standard helps take SSD performance to new heights… lynda.com message: Sign up for your 10-day FREE trial at http://lynda.com/techquickie Follow: http://twitter.com/luke_lafr Join the community: http://linustechtips.com License for image used in this video: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/legalcode source