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bcastle
2 hours ago

I just spilled a can of Coke on my PC's keyboard. I’ve unplugged it and have it upside down on paper towels. What else can I do to clean it so that I don’t...

tganley
2 hours ago

You know those large McDonald's coffees, the really big ones? I knocked one of those over on my keyboard this morning. On the upside, I...

Tags: keyboard, repair, spill |
6 Answers |
mandril
15 hours ago

In the CPU “arms race” one thing that hasn’t seemed to be increase much over the past few years is CPU speed. In fact, some older PCs have CPUs with faster...

blackdog
3 days ago

Are the terms pretty much interchangeable, or is there an actual hardware difference between the two?

Tags: PC, workstation |
1 Answer |
ernard
5 days ago

If there are no moving parts in a CPU, thus removing friction from the equation, what is happening that causes it to get hot when it is under a heavy load...

Tags: cpu, heat |
1 Answer |
cuetip
1 week ago

My monitor is nice a large and clear, but one corner has a problem with backlight bleed. Whenever the image on the screen is dark, it has a light corner...

catamount
1 week ago

What is the difference between the new Model B+ version of the Raspberry Pi and the original? Anything significant?

zeeman
1 week ago

I’m sure this is sounds silly to Mac users, but I grew up with C64s and DOS before moving onto Windows and I don’t have a lot of experience with Macs....

1 Answer |
stephenb
1 week ago

I was looking though a magazine I picked up at CES, and saw an ad for 3M privacy screen protectors for tablets, smartphones and laptops...

3 Answers |
Phil Johnson
1 week ago
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Are you a software developer who was a particular attachment to a keyboard? What's your keyboard of choice for writing code and why?

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China's anti-monopoly investigation of Qualcomm is starting to disrupt its licensing business and making it harder for the U.S. company to collect royalties from the country.
Low-cost Android tablets with 64-bit processors and 4K video decoding capabilities could be around the corner, thanks to Allwinner's plan to ship its first 64-bit ARM processor by year end.
It was a storm that would terrify the bravest of mariners, but a California robot swam through it without blinking.
Apple reported its quarterly numbers on Tuesday, a mixed bag that saw profits rise up but sales fall short of the mark. Here are five takeaways from the earnings call that followed.
The standards organization has formed an 802.3 25G Ethernet study group to consider market opportunities and requirements.
Breaking up is hard to do, but could a split be in store soon for EMC and VMware?
ARM is developing its second wave of 64-bit processors as it tries to maintain its edge over Intel in smartphones and tablets.
Apple has racked up another hugely profitable quarter on sales of iPhones and Macintosh computers, though its revenue growth was slower than expected.
ARM Holdings' chip licensing business continues to grow, the company said, reporting year-on-year increases in second-quarter profit and revenue.
Researchers have concluded that those billions of connected devices could help save lives in the event of disaster, even one that knocks out the Internet

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