Computer Peripherals

Peripherals are pieces of hardware that you add to your computer. In the Computer Peripherals Channel, find explanations, reviews, videos and prices on these parts, plus how they communicate with your computer.

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Back to the Caveman: Are Emojis Replacing Words?

Ancient humans used symbols to communicate. Are we regressing to a pictorial system of language?

3-D-Printed Houses Could Revolutionize Affordable Housing

3-D-printed homes can be completely and cheaply built on site with energy-efficient and resilient materials.

Who Are the Emoji Deciders?

It turns out that keeping the official list of emojis is some serious...stuff...

IBM Just Unveiled Its Own Bespoke Typeface

For the first time, technology giant IBM has created its very own typeface, IBM Plex.

Which Computer Keyboard Keys Wear Out the Fastest?

As casual computer users shift to touchscreens, wear patterns on computer keyboards have evolved, affecting suppliers of replacement letters.

New '4-D Printing' Advance Makes Shape-changing Objects Inspired by Nature

"4-D printing" adds another dimension to 3-D printing, by creating objects that are programmed to change shape. A new Harvard development takes inspiration from nature.

How Printer Ink Works

Printer ink is such a common part of your everyday life that you might not have stopped to wonder about how the printer knows what to put on a page or how all those nozzles deliver just the right amount of pigment.

How Wireless Technology Changed Printing

Wireless technology has freed users from a sea of cables. How has it changed printing specifically?

Is printing still relevant?

It used to be that every home and office needed a printer. Now that's not such a necessity, but are we really ready to give up printing?

10 Ways to Save Money on Printing

Printing documents is costly, to the point that the expense sometimes might override your desire for hard copies. But there are a few tricks that will help you keep printing without breaking the bank.

What’s the difference between ink and toner?

OK, you know both go into (and come out of) printers, but do you know what the separate characteristics of ink and toner are?

How does your computer know how much ink is left in the cartridge?

Ink is costly, so you want to know you're getting your money's worth. Your computer will tell you when you need to replace your ink cartridges, but how does it calculate usage, and how accurate is it?

10 Ways 3-D Printing Could Change the World

You might think of 3-D printing as a way to make plastic models and parts, but people are embracing the technology for fashion, food, housing and a host of other things.

Inside an Inkjet Printer

An inkjet printer is any printer that places extremely small droplets of ink onto paper to create an image. Take a look inside one to see how they work.

How to Set Up Wireless Printing on a Dell

You want to set up wireless printing on a Dell, but you're not sure how to do it. Learn about how to set up wireless printing on a Dell in this article.

How to Understand the Relation Between Print Size vs. Resolution

You're totally confused about digital photography and would like to learn how to understand the relation between print size vs. resolution. This article will help you learn how to understand the relation between print size vs. resolution.

How to Use a DVD Burner

Did you ever want to know how to use a DVD burner? Learn how to use a DVD burner in this article.

How Microsoft Surface Tabletop Works

The future is now. Microsoft Surface tabletop allows multiple users to share and manipulate information on a tabletop computing interface. See how it works.

How to Fix a Printer Driver Error

It's worthwhile knowing how to fix a printer driver error. Learn about how to fix a printer driver error in this article.

How to Choose the Right Inkjet Photo Paper

Knowing how to choose the right inkjet photo paper will make your pictures even more brilliant. Learn about how to choose the right inkjet photo paper in this article.

How to Print a CD/DVD Label

If you know how to print a CD/DVD label, you can give your disc a professional quality look with a professional looking label. Learn about how to print a CD/DVD label in this article.

How to Move Pictures from a Memory Card to a Laptop

You'd like to learn how to move your pictures from a memory card to a laptop. Learn about how to move pictures from a memory card to a laptop in this article.

How to Install Inkjet Tanks

You need to install inkjet tanks, but you're not sure how to do it. Learn about how to install inkjet tanks in this article.

How to Share a Printer between a PC and a Mac

You'd like to learn how to share a printer between your PC and a Mac. Here's how to share a printer between a Mac and a PC.

How to Share a Printer on a Home Network in Windows 7

You'd like to learn how to have your home computer network, which uses Windows 7, share a single printer. This article will show you how to share a computer on a home network in Windows 7.


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