Accessories & Hardware

Computers, laptops and tablets all have a variety of accessories you can use to make life easier. Learn how to use yours with ease.
Copy-Paste key on a Keyboard
How to Copy and Paste on a Laptop
Image of a CPU usage chart
What Is CPU Usage?
Image of a man using a headset with a microphone
How to Fix an Echoing Microphone
Tripp Lite AVR750U 750VA UPS Battery Backup
How to Size an Uninterruptible Power Supply
Motherboard being installed into computer case
Learn How to Replace the Motherboard in Your Computer
Man in a grey T-Shirt printing a file from his Windows 11 laptop.
How to Fix Printer Spooler Errors in Windows 11
APC Back-UPS 600VA BE600M1
What Are the Types of Uninterruptible Power Supplies?
Connectors for USB-C and Lightning
USB-C vs. Lightning: Which One is Faster?
USB-C vs Micro USB
USB-C vs. Micro USB: What's the Difference?
Logitech webcam on top of a Microsoft Surface Pro running Windows 10.
How to Turn on a Logitech Webcam
ASUS X7-DELUXE Motherboard
How to Update Asus Motherboard BIOS
Charging a laptop via its charging port
How to Make a Laptop Battery Last Longer
A photo of the Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 with S Pen visible
How to Use the S Pen With a Galaxy Book Pro 360
motherboard processor in flames
What's a Safe Motherboard Temperature?
Computer Hardware with RGB and red LEDs
Learn What the Red Light on a Motherboard Means (and How to Fix It)
A press photo of the Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360
How to Use Galaxy Book Pro 360 in Tablet Mode: A Tablet in 3 Taps
How to Check if a Motherboard Is Bad
A public relations photo of the Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360
How to Use Galaxy Book Pro 360 in Laptop Mode
A woman singing karaoke
How to Copy Karaoke Songs to a USB Drive
HP Laptop at trade show with confused onlooker
How to Reset the Password on an HP Laptop
Motherboard ports close up
Motherboard Ports: What They Are and How They Work
Motherboard closeup
How to Install Motherboard Drivers
A photo of a motherboard fan connector and fan header
Motherboard Fan Connectors: What They Are and How They Work
Ballistic RAM installed in motherboard
Motherboard RAM Slots: What They Are and How to Use Them
Nvidia GTX Graphics card
How Long Do Graphics Cards Last?
Motherboard chipset under a passive heatsink.
Motherboard Drivers: What They Are and How to Identify Them
Checking RAM and motherboard compatibility.
How to Check RAM and Motherboard Compatibility
Holding a motherboard in an open computer case.
How to Pick a Motherboard
A woman smiling at her laptop while sitting down
How Long Does a Laptop Battery Last?
Motherboard chipsets
Motherboard Chipset: What It Is and What to Look For
What Is a Motherboard Standoff and When Do You Need One?
A webcam on top of a computer
How to Activate Your Webcam
An HP Spectre XT laptop
How to Find HP Laptop Battery Model Number
Computer components
How to Check Computer Specs
Updating Nvidia drivers on a computer.
How to Update Nvidia Drivers
Old computers
How Long Do Computers Last?
Next@Acer logo
The Next Acer Event 2022: Dates, News, Rumors, and Announcements
A projector connected to a laptop.
How to Connect a Laptop to a Projector
Laptop Keyboard
How to Take a Screenshot on a Dell Laptop
An illustration of a laptop and a tablet with the differences between them listed.
Which Is Better for You: A Laptop or a Tablet?
Dell laptop
How to Factory Reset a Dell Laptop
Top view of woman working on laptop
5 Monthly Laptop Maintenance Tasks You Need to Be Doing
Bored man starting at computer screen
Why Is My Computer So Slow?
QLED 8K television from Samsung on display at CES 2020
CES 2022: What to Watch For This Year
CES logo lit up above show floor
The 10 Best Products from CES 1967 - Present
Adrien Brody and Jodi Sally at HD-DVD booth, CES 2007
The Biggest CES Flops of All Time: New tech falls down, goes boom
CES logo
CES 2023: Dates, News, Announcements, Rumors, and Everything Else to Know
USB-C vs USB-3
Understanding USB-C vs. USB 3 Is Confusing: Let's Simplify Things
Photo of a hand with touchpoints and red lines on each finger to simulate a user interface
Meet Haptics, the Tech That Simulates Touch
Nvidia RTX 3080
What Is a TFLOP?
USB4 40 Gbps logo
USB4: Everything You Need to Know
USB flash drive about to connect to laptop, close-up.
What's the Difference Between Thunderbolt vs. USB-C?
Upgrading a CPU
Boost Your PC's Performance With a Brand New CPU Upgrade
A laptop with RAM.
The Best Ways to Clear RAM on Your Mac or Windows Computer
A USB security key is inserted into a laptop.
How to Make a USB Security Key for Your PC or Mac
Cleaning a PC.
How to Clean Your PC
A laptop mirrored to a television in someone's living room.
Use Screen Mirroring on a Laptop to Take Your Work to the Big Screen
Image of a PC motherboard
4 Ways to Find What Motherboard You Have
AmazonBasics USB 3.0 Cable - A-Male to B-Male - 9 Feet (2.7 Meters)
USB: Everything You Need to Know

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