History of the Motherboard

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Why Don’t Old Games Work on New Computers?

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How Did Hashtags Become So Popular?

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The History of Social Media

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How Does Credit Card Fraud Protection Work?

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What are OEMs? (Original Equipment Manufacturers)

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How Does Eye Tracking Work?

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Intel CPU Letters Explained

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How Does Amazon Go Work?

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How Do Twitch Streamers Make Money?

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The History of Emoticons and Emoji

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Why Are Progress Bars Wrong So Often?

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DOC vs. DOCX Explained

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What is 802.11ax Wi-Fi?

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What is Floating-Point Performance?

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What is Supersampling?

From Techquickie. 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…