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DIY Portable NVMe SSD Drive! ACASIS M.2 NVME Enclosure Review

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) – We recently looked at the very expensive Thunderbolt 3 Samsung X5 portable NVME SSD. Here’s a USB-C DIY version that you can put together for half the price! You’ll lose some performance but it will still be faster than many off the shelf portable SSDs. See more : and subscribe! See my Corsair MP300 review here: VIDEO INDEX: 00:30 – Price and configuration 02:05 – Included items and drive installation 03:52 –…

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Optimize your cable runs at home! – Installing an exterior Cat 5e cable

Spotty network connections are totally unacceptable. ESPECIALLY in my own home. So I settle for nothing but the best… Full wired, baby! Massdrop link: Corsair link: Pricing & discussion: Support us: Join our community forum: Intro Screen Music Credit: Title: Laszlo – Supernova Video Link: iTunes Download Link: Artist Link: Outro Screen Music Credit: Approaching Nirvana – Sugar High Sound effects provided by source

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DIY “Waterproof” Hard Drive

Helium drives provide some pretty interesting new opportunities. Is this one of them? Only time will tell… Massdrop link: Corsair link: Buy Corsair 570X on Amazon: Buy Seagate 10TB Helium drive on Amazon: Discuss on the forum: Our Affiliates, Referral Programs, and Sponsors: Check out our Linus Tech Tips posters at Intro Screen Music Credit: Title: Laszlo – Supernova Video Link: iTunes Download Link: Artist Link: Outro Screen Music Credit: Approaching Nirvana – Sugar High Sound effects provided by source

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How to make a smart home for $200

How can you start making your home a little smarter? Here are some first steps you can take to start building smart tech into your home for under $200. We went with the Google Home, Philips Hue, Chromecast Audio, and TP-Link Kasa, but there’s a whole lot more you can do. Subscribe: Like The Verge on Facebook: Follow on Twitter: Follow on Instagram: Read More: Community guidelines: Subscribe to Verge Science on YouTube, a new home base for our explorations…

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Customize Your Monitors

Thanks to iFixit for sponsoring this video! If you’re planning any DIY projects, fixes, or upgrades, be sure to check out their awesome guides & tools at and use offer code SANDALS to save $5 off any purchase of $10 or more! And check out iFixit’s community guides at Why do we do the things we do? BECAUSE WE CAN, DAMNIT! Buy ASUS VG248 on Amazon: Discuss on the forum: Check out our Linus Tech Tips posters at Our Affiliates,…

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Nintendo Labo: build and code your own instruments

Nintendo Labo is a new DIY accessory kit for the Switch that’s so much more than just cardboard. The software comes with a programming platform called Toy-Con Garage, which lets you code and remix features to create new ways to play. Using the platform, Dami Lee tries to code guitar chords and learns to play a song on the toy piano to create her own Labo band. Subscribe: Check out our full video catalog: Visit our playlists: Like The Verge…

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Can You Build Your OWN Mechanical Keyboard??

Thanks to Blue Apron for sponsoring this video! First 100 people to sign up will get $30 off their first Blue Apron order at In a world where mechanical keyboards are mass-produced… One man decides to build his own CUSTOM DIY mechanical keyboard! Get iFixit’s Pro Tech Toolkit now for only $59.95 USD at Check out mechanical keyboard parts at MechanicalKeyboards: Check out mechanical keyboard parts at KBDfans: Buy a SATAN GH60 on Banggood: Buy a GH60 solid wood case…

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Extreme Tech Office Makeover – LMG Decorates Linus’ Office Pt. 1

The LMG crew creates the ultimate dream office for techies. The motherboard wall is finally revealed! Massdrop link: Intel Skull Canyon NUC pre-roll: Buy motherboards on Amazon: SPECIAL THANKS TO FREEGEEK, CORSAIR, DBRAND, & LINUS’ BROTHER GEORGE Discuss on the forum: Affiliates, referral programs, & sponsors: Join our community forum: Intro Screen Music Credit: Title: Laszlo – Supernova Video Link: iTunes Download Link: Artist Link: Outro Screen Music Credit: Approaching Nirvana – Sugar High Sound effects provided by Title: Hellberg…

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21st Century Utility, 19th Century Swagger – DIY USB Typewriter

If MX Blues aren’t for you, the DIY route might be true… Check out the Roccat Skeltr Keyboard on Amazon: ROCCAT GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED, THANKS TO ALL WHO ENTERED! TunnelBear message: TunnelBear is the easy-to-use VPN app for mobile and desktop. Visit to try it free and save 10% when you sign up for unlimited TunnelBear data. Check out the DIY method used in this video: Buy typewriter on Amazon: Discuss on the forum: Affiliates, referral programs, & sponsors: Join…

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DIY 87-Key Macro Keyboard – Because he has too many keyboard shortcuts!

Most keyboards have few to no macro keys. But what if you want a LOT of macro keys? Like, 87 of them? Well, you can, with this keyboard mod! TunnelBear message: TunnelBear is the easy-to-use VPN app for mobile and desktop. Visit to try it free and save 10% when you sign up for unlimited TunnelBear data. Intel link: Pricing & discussion: Luamacros: AutohotKey: Here’s a link to all the code! (Note that some filenames have changed.) Here’s a link…

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DIY Autonomous Nerf Turret

Sponsor message: Click here to redeem your 4 free gifts from a curated mini-shop with your first purchase of $25 or more: Cashews: Chocolate Covered Pretzels: How can YOU make sure your desk is protected from coworkers who like to get a little… adventurous… Massdrop link: Buy Nerf Elite Strike Rhino-fire on Amazon: Check out our Linus Tech Tips posters at Discuss on the forum: Check out the Nuts.com YouTube channel here: Our Affiliates, Referral Programs, and Sponsors: Intro Screen…

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DIY $20 Retro iPhone 7

Last week I showed you the $1900 Retro iPhone 7 plus, but this time I show you how to make your own for only $20! LAST VID ► Weird Tech Gadgets under $2 ➽Subscribe (if you’re new) ➽➽ DIY Retro Skin: I love customizing my iPhone like when I made a red iPhone 7. Last time I found an iPhone that is professionally made to look like a Macintosh Classic, but it was really expensive! This time I show you…

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