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.
How CD Burners Work
Why can I play some DVD movies but not others on my computer DVD-ROM?
How Microsoft Surface Tabletop Works
How Transmissive Film Works
How do touch-screen monitors know where you're touching?
Which Computer Keyboard Keys Wear Out the Fastest?
How the Xynergi Keyboard Works
How Does an Optical Mouse Work?
Back to the Caveman: Are Emojis Replacing Words?
Who Are the Emoji Deciders?
How 3-D PC Glasses Work
How 3-D Printing Works
3-D-Printed Houses Could Revolutionize Affordable Housing
New '4-D Printing' Advance Makes Shape-changing Objects Inspired by Nature
How to Connect AirPods to Your Laptop
How to Connect AirPods to a PC
Apple AirTags: What to Know to Stay Safe
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