# How Tech Stuff Works

Short quick videos about how computer, networking and technology things work. Many of the **Fast as Possible** videos have a sponsor ad for the last minute.
Kind of a quirky guy that explains technology typically in less than 5 minutes.
He has a YouTube site but I’ve tried to organize it a bit and I won’t limit my
site to his work. I’ll add stuff each week like do the Infographics and Data
Visualizations pages.**
Please let me know if any links
die.**

**Computers**

- Types of Operating Systems as Fast as Possible - 5:42 minutes
- What is an Operating System as Fast as Possible - 5:15 minutes
- Windows 10 as Fast as Possible - 5:15 minutes
- Servers vs Desktop PCs as Fast as Possible - 5:28 minutes
- 32-bit vs 64-bit Computers & Phones as Fast as Possible - 4:47 minutes
- What is a Core i3, Core i5, or Core i7 as Fast as Possible (CPUs) - 4:31 minutes
- What is a Software Driver as Fast as Possible - 4:54 minutes
- Different Kinds of Memory as Fast as Possible - 5:53 minutes
- When to Upgrade your RAM as Fast as Possible - 1:56 minutes
- SSDs vs Hard Drives as Fast as Possible - 4:05 minutes
- What Happens to Deleted Data as Fast as Possible - 4:20 minutes
- Disk Formatting as Fast as Possible - 4:49 minutes
- Disk Defragmentation & Drive Optimization as Fast as Possible - 4:58 minutes
- HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA, and DVI as Fast as Possible (monitor cables) - 5:25 minutes
- Premium Cables as Fast As Possible - 5:02 minutes
- How to Clean Your Screens as Fast as Possible - 4:23 minutes
- USB Type C as Fast as Possible - 4:30 minutes
- Should you Hibernate, Shut down, or put your PC to sleep? - 7:16 minutes
- Anti Static Safety - Handling Sensitive Electronics as Fast as Possible - 2:13 minutes

**Internet Technologies**

- Adblock as Fast as Possible - 6:07 minutes
- Deep Web & Dark Web as Fast as Possible - 5:06 minutes
- Net Neutrality as Fast as Possible - 4:51 minutes
- Internet Infrastructure as Fast As Possible - 5:10 minutes

**Misc Technologies**

- Quantum Computing as Fast as Possible - 5:49 minutes
- Supercomputers as Fast as Possible - 4:28 minutes
- Game Modding as Fast as Possible - 5:56 minutes
- Ambient Occlusion as Fast As Possible - 5:03 minutes
- Rechargeable Battery Care as Fast As Possible - 4:23 minutes
- Wireless Charging as Fast As Possible - 6:18 minutes
- Gorilla Glass as Fast As Possible - 4:13 minutes
- Bitcoin, Dogecoin and Other Cryptocurrencies as Fast As Possible - 4:36 minutes

**Networking Technologies**

- Bits vs Bytes as Fast as Possible - 4:26 minutes
- Binary Numbers and Base Systems as Fast as Possible - 4:05 minutes
- Fibre (Fiber) vs Copper as Fast as Possible - 5:07 minutes
- Ethernet RJ45 Speeds & Cables - Everything you Need to Know as Fast As Possible - 3:45 minutes
- 10 Gigabit Networking - I wanna go fast. Really, really fast. - 10:04 minutes
- 4 Clever Ethernet Cable Hacks - 5:56 minutes (good copper cable basics)
- What is Ping as Fast As Possible - 2:52 minutes
- Internet Protocol - IPv4 vs IPv6 as Fast as Possible - 6:11 minutes
- What is "Bottlenecking" as Fast As Possible - 3:40 minutes
- DDoS Attacks as Fast as Possible - 4:27 minutes

**Photography and Cameras**

- HDR or High Dynamic Range as Fast As Possible - 6:09 minutes

**Security and Encryption**

- Encryption as Fast as Possible - 5:23 minutes
- AES 256-bit Self-Encrypting Drives - All you Need to Know as Fast As Possible - 2:01 minutes

**Software Technologies**

- HTML5 as Fast as Possible - 5:01 minutes
- Microsoft Edge as Fast as Possible - 5:22 minutes

**Television and Monitors**

- LCD, LED, Plasma, OLED TVs as Fast As Possible - 3:10 minutes
- Monitor & TV Refresh Rates as Fast As Possible - 5:46 minutes
- 4K vs 1080p as Fast As Possible - 1:38 minutes
- Blu-ray As Fast As Possible - 4:27 minutes
- Resolution (Screen) - Not Just a Number as Fast As Possible - 5:22 minutes
- What is "Retina"? Pixel Density or PPI as Fast As Possible - 3:22 minutes
- How Colour Depth Affects Image Quality as Fast As Possible - 4:34 minutes
- Are TVs as good as Monitors for Gaming? 144Hz Monitor vs 120Hz TV - 5:18 minutes

**Wireless Technologies**

- Bluetooth as Fast as Possible - 5:23 minutes (everything you need to know)
- Basic Wireless Router Buyer's Guide as Fast as Possible - 3:58 minutes
- Optimizing your Wi-Fi Network as Fast as Possible - 5:42 minutes

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Last updated: Friday, 12-Feb-2016 11:21:45 PST

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