The SMARTEST Thing About USB

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24 天 前

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LagSoSad 6 小时 前
Did anyone burn CDS back in the days?
Avinash Kumar
Avinash Kumar 18 小时 前
I remember when we advised to connect all peripheral devices during Windows installation so that windows and detects them and install drivers for them too
SoCalStyles 6 天 前
Win95.... hmmmmm(edit hey I'm not that old...)
David 7 天 前
That Facebook money was too good to stick to your guns about them requiring an account to use the Quest 2, huh? Don't get me wrong, it is an excellent device, but the company behind it is the absolute worst, and you hopped right over the line you yourselves drew in the sand by advertising it.
Gaming York
Gaming York 7 天 前
But they still include only CDs for drivers, so welp that’s where my CD rom comes in handy
Gaming York
Gaming York 7 天 前
Me : cries in Windows Xp Windows Update
lexzbuddy 8 天 前
Widows just works??? My ass.
Beltalowda 9 天 前
Fuck Facebook and their Quest 2. Please don’t give them live scans of your homes. They just had more than 588 million account’ info leaked on top of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Stop supporting Facebook
Bradley Gilroy
Bradley Gilroy 9 天 前
Give @LewLater his plant back. That's Lew's plastic plant, son!
Im1CrazyCow 12 天 前
The only good part of the FACEBOOK ad was Madison!!! Cow}:-o)
Jonathan Leister
Jonathan Leister 13 天 前
Wasn't it win 95 osr2 that added usb? I didn't think original 95 had usb.
GGWP 14 天 前
Funnily enough, now my biggest problem with connecting peripherals is when the person has something such as an old network adapter, which requires a very specific driver, which should be in the disc that came with the adapter, but the disc and the box are gone, the company went bankrupt, and no one has the goddamn driver because no one has this fucking adapter.
toastynotes 15 天 前
Idk if you already covered it but can you cover cable shielding, how many bluetooth devices you can use in a room before interference becomes a problem, and just interference in general? Thanks
Nathan Sandy
Nathan Sandy 16 天 前
Bacon Now
Bacon Now 16 天 前
so smart it usually won't take the first time to plug it in.
Wat B
Wat B 16 天 前
you still get some problem installing network printers. no one manage to solve this till today
Eric Goodwin
Eric Goodwin 16 天 前
Anyone here remember or had SCSI on their systems in Windows 95 or Windows 98 era? I used to have 2 drives, cd burner, a scanner all SCSI. To get that to behave in bios, dos, windows and not crash something was a challenge! IRQ's, some devices sharing the same one making things 'fun' to not make the OS crash if you looked at it wrong.
William Miller
William Miller 17 天 前
On 6 weeks from reporting cracking elite strap with battery. Still no eta on replacement.
toxicwar 17 天 前
"you gotta be pretty old for that tho" Son i'm 29 year's old >:
Kernelpickle 17 天 前
Damn kids today have NO IDEA how annoying it was trying to troubleshoot an IRQ conflict between a graphics card and a sound card! Booting into Safe Mode was a regular occurrence, and often was the ONLY way you could boot after installing new hardware, because you had to install it in the PC before installing the drivers and it would inevitably fuck up the IRQs when Windows tried giving it one automatically, and you’d have to manually figure out which device needed to have priority over another and depending on the way that device was designed, that sometimes meant that there were some devices that were too needy and sensitive to which IRQ they had assigned, and you’d have to buy a new (possibly inferior) component if you couldn’t get a PCI sound card to work with your PCI graphics card, and if you didn’t have an AGP slot on your board (because those weren’t a thing yet), then you might’ve had to downgrade your Sound Blaster to an older ISA card, or if you had a modem, you might’ve had to swap your internal ISA or PCI modem for an external serial modem, because those different busses all had different expectations with what their IRQs would need to be and how fast they needed to transfer data to and from the chipset or CPU.
vaibhav thathola
vaibhav thathola 17 天 前
Damn sick ad for the quest, but i think id rather pay $1000 for the index and feel like i still have a shred of privacy left. Cool that ltt got their money though
daoud kamal
daoud kamal 17 天 前
the sponsor is literally 1/3 of the video .---.
extrasupermorgen 17 天 前
Windows 95 is it newer version of Windows 10?
ExtraTNT 18 天 前
0:17 windows and working drivers... ok... ->after every win upgrade gpu: doesn't work any more with 2 monitors (windows driver), cpu: 4ghz idle, 4ghz max, bad performance, audio: static nois, chipset driver: bb... debian: just install non-free firmware and let's go...
ANRHobbies 18 天 前
I remember when I didn't need Facebook login to use a quest
Perigee Dynamics
Perigee Dynamics 18 天 前
Oculus requires you to have a facebook account. You should be mentioning that considering you said you would mention it if you marketed facebook's garbage.
Joi Joi
Joi Joi 18 天 前
Can you help me should I get a power supply if I am getting a ps5 and NZXT tower and they will be in the same area. Is it necessary to get one?
KevyKevTPA 19 天 前
I cannot believe that LTT would actually accept an ad from Oculus. Are you actually trying to _HELP_ FB monopolize the VR market? Have some standards, sometimes money isn't everything.
Eldrin the weeb Covers 2k16
Eldrin the weeb Covers 2k16 19 天 前
Is it just me or does James look like he’s one strand of hair away hanging in front of his face to look like he’s gone crazy
Primsby 19 天 前
His doing it again, over gesturing! Its why I can't listen to him and get distracted from what he says
Marc Mckenrick
Marc Mckenrick 19 天 前
it wasnt that long ago buddy we didnt have pnp. 3.1 is like not even 30 years old 95 came in 95 from 95-2000 no pnp except ps2 port mouse and keyboard or the sega genesis shapes plug keyboard if u had one. xp did some but required to mouse to actually say insall it. wasnt untill vista we actually got pnp but no entirely. windows 7 is where we got damn near full pnp so like 10-15 years because 10's over a decade now
LiK 19 天 前
Plug and pray LOL
James Gray
James Gray 19 天 前
Wacky Waving Inflatable Arm-Flailing Tubeman!
Eduard Khodoian
Eduard Khodoian 19 天 前
In Windows 95 we used to call P&P devices "Plug and Pray"
Victor Hugo Reichert Rovaris
Victor Hugo Reichert Rovaris 19 天 前
I actually don't know if it is coincidence or some part of the algorithm shoving me this same W95 presentation clip throughout the week, but as off three days ago I wasn't aware of this incident and now I think I've seen at least 8 different videos talking about several different things and they all reffer to that presentation incident. It's a bit like when I learn a new word, suddenly it appears to be everywhere and I've never noticed it before... It's so weird...
Jarryd Watts
Jarryd Watts 19 天 前
So this basically ended up being a video about the Quest 2 and how anyone over 35 is old because they remember Windows 95, which btw didn't support USB until Win95b was released.
R C 19 天 前
He PISSED ME TFO with that little jab about being pretty old if you remember plug and play wizards. So I slowed the playback to 75 percent and pretended he was a kid giving a half assed history presentation.
Paul Quinn
Paul Quinn 19 天 前
You weren't even born when floppy disks were in use. There, have some age bashing yourself!
elvisman2000 19 天 前
This guy looks exactly like Bernardo Silva, literally like his twin or something.
Clau GM CMG AND PC STUF !!! 20 天 前
update was invete for good not bad !!! etc ....
Churble Furbles
Churble Furbles 20 天 前
Just get good cables, dubious ones omit shielding or its just not connected at the ends.
fritz1360 20 天 前
My Mac never ever installed a driver or I never noticed anything. Everything just works immediately. How does that work?
Caligulove 20 天 前
Yo I understand y'all got bills to pay and gotta eat, but over 1.5 minutes of sponsor in a 5.5 minute video? A bit much, guys.
thunder bear courage
thunder bear courage 20 天 前
i had an Atari 600 XL. It was all plug and play. That was in the 80's.
nevermorefuzzy 20 天 前
we complain about GUI and ur complaining about anolog interface
Alaude 20 天 前
i know im late but really? a quest ad? like have you ever seen the horrible attitude from facebook on THEIR terms of service that just so happens to apply to oculus... also lovely techquickie long time no see lol
Ángel Rodríguez
Ángel Rodríguez 20 天 前
Neil H
Neil H 20 天 前
I'm pretty old then
Klingon00 20 天 前
As a mac user in the 90's, I remember telling my PC using friends about the joys of plug and play. Their eyes would glaze over... until Windows got some of those features but only worked some of the time. They were so excited but had no clue why I looked at it as old news. Times have certainly changed.
506 independent VIDEO
506 independent VIDEO 20 天 前
i beg you, please tell me what music you used! it sounds awfully similar to БИ-2's парина!
Klingon00 20 天 前
Oculus sucks because it requires a spying Facebook account. Yuck!
Dave 21 天 前
You forgot to mention manually placing drivers in extended memory in the himem.sys file.
Dillinger R.
Dillinger R. 21 天 前
Was he even alive when windows 95 came out?
Techquicki e
Techquicki e 21 天 前
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periskop 21 天 前
Before windows, Amiga (R.I.P) had this for cards - it was called Zorro 3 I think.
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hercion 21 天 前
your hand-movements are very annoying. its hard to focus on the information.
Techquicki e
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Mohammed AlAttar
Mohammed AlAttar 21 天 前
The new kids of 20s they came here saying .. Whaaa? Lol spoiled kids
Dj Mccullough
Dj Mccullough 21 天 前
Yes. It was just "so terrible" setting up non PNP hardware..
Techquicki e
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Alain Church
Alain Church 21 天 前
I'm pretty old ... once upon a time .... THERE WAS NO USB !!!! I can tell because I punched cards.... later came monitors, replacing printers as UI, years later I used Pc with Dos 3.0, Windows 1.0 (no multitasking - no network) ..... Nobody know Burroughs nowadays ... few still living used a Honeywell mainframe system. Now they force you to use a post-stamp screen (with android) instead of a more confortable 65" PC monitor (App dont ran on PC - Authenticators neither)
Olim Pather
Olim Pather 21 天 前
2:15 AMAZING!!!
Massimo Battaglia
Massimo Battaglia 21 天 前
too many gestures, it feels uncanny
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X x
X x 21 天 前
I think you just called me old.
Pixels 21 天 前
Next video: Why doesn't Android need additional drivers when plugging in USB devices?
jamie jaggard
jamie jaggard 21 天 前
James, are you Jesus? Lighting spot on if you're trying to break it to us gently lol
earfluffy 21 天 前
The "ubiquiti" of high-speed internet connections. I see what you did there; don't try to hide it.
Gurkirat Singh
Gurkirat Singh 21 天 前
How dare you call ME, a Windows 95 user!! old? I'm offended 😤
Gurkirat Singh
Gurkirat Singh 21 天 前
@Techquicki e Another bot
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Jabir Abdullah Haian
Jabir Abdullah Haian 21 天 前
3:45 that caught me off guard
Jollyroger Hobbies
Jollyroger Hobbies 21 天 前
I remember having to have an install floppy for every new device. then came the cd, if you were rich that is. I had internet during windows 3.1! it was called America Online. My first connection was at 2400 baud(modem). Yes, I'm old. VERY old apparently. First computer was my Grandmothers commodore 64. Ok, ill show myself out........
Eustolia Fukuyo
Eustolia Fukuyo 21 天 前
Funny that Oculus market their quest with next gen graphics while the PS4 VR still has better graphics (which also looks kind of bad compared to normal VR on PC)
Oren 21 天 前
2:16 In fact, this was the first time anyone (except for devs and Bill of course) has ever seen the BSoD.
Super Hiro
Super Hiro 21 天 前
Anyone else not give a fuck at all about PC Gaming right now?
Dennis Perry
Dennis Perry 21 天 前
I miss being able to pick my own ports 😂
Lann 21 天 前
1/3 of the video is a fucking sponsor add.
Wabbit - Kun
Wabbit - Kun 21 天 前
holy shit that quest ad was so long XD
Anders Enger Jensen
Anders Enger Jensen 22 天 前
Pepperidge Farm remembers... (I.E. me #OlderThanAllTheKidzHere 🥸🤪😂)
ThrowAway 22 天 前
It's so annoying when you are clearly reading off a screen. You might as well just hold a tablet.
Sean Android
Sean Android 22 天 前
this guy looks like he needs to get a good night sleep...I like the video by the way.
Andernerd 22 天 前
Bleh, Facebook.
Itamar Budin
Itamar Budin 22 天 前
well, now I feel old :(
Firdaush Bhadha
Firdaush Bhadha 22 天 前
1/3 of this video is an advertisement :(
Zach Davis
Zach Davis 22 天 前
I love how half of this was just an advertisement
Bjorn 22 天 前
did he just call me old? and he ain't wrong either :(
Niezbo 22 天 前
"You gotta be pretty old for that" lol, I'm NOT!
Dave Wilson
Dave Wilson 22 天 前
But we never got the promise of USB...One of the original selling points of USB was that you would be able to daisy chain up to 256 devices. Instead we got sold USB hubs that barely ever work right.
Scott Williams
Scott Williams 22 天 前
Don't lose those driver floppy disks
Massivive 22 天 前
Clickbait title for something pretty basic are you gonna change it to something actually appropriate in the future at least so that people who come to this channel to learn something can find it?
An Epic Otter
An Epic Otter 22 天 前
I always took identifying information in firmware for granted. Thank God I was born right when this technology was becoming more usable
Shon 22 天 前
I really like these history lessons keep it up
elismart13 22 天 前
Damm a good #ad at the end
Stephen Snell
Stephen Snell 22 天 前
Rune Dyrstad Mølmen
Rune Dyrstad Mølmen 22 天 前
Still not gonna get an occult rift 2. 😜
yt678901 22 天 前
Deck in the dark ages, people used to tell Linux is better at drivers, after installing it, I got to know it was the opposite, but still refrained as much as possible from using windows XP. The more i got into Linux, the more I found its limitations, I found that time it was just gulping up CPU cycles, so a 1Ghhz CPU on windows was like a 500 MHz CPU on Linux. And to make linux to work took efforts, so much effort that windows was cheaper alternative to Linux. I was hopeful that Linux will win, but Windows did and i am glad.
Daniel Jennerman
Daniel Jennerman 22 天 前
I remember the early days when my computer only recognized the printer if it was connected to a specific USB port.
James Micklewright
James Micklewright 15 天 前
I still get that with random USB drives. They only show up if I plug them into a specific port on the front panel. if I use the other one, nothing happens (and it's not a bad port, which port works and which doesn't varies by device).
Kasomoru Mitsuru
Kasomoru Mitsuru 22 天 前
Most memorable version of windows. Windows 3.1
Cristian Marentis
Cristian Marentis 22 天 前
Me old? Stfu!
Mohan C
Mohan C 22 天 前
Windows 95 driver installation? oh so cute, how about linux driver compilation? now thats a challenge.
cameron marks
cameron marks 22 天 前
This guy could easily be a voice for a Disney animation!
Tray Castro
Tray Castro 22 天 前
Bout to unsub, FACEBOOK BAD.
Chris Ho
Chris Ho 22 天 前
James - you might not be old enough to remember floppy discs.
The Biggest Issue
The Biggest Issue 22 天 前
why does that thumbnail reminds me of evil peter parker from spiderman 3?
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