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Disable Repeating Keys in Windows

Sometimes we get older and our fingers become less mobile, causing our fingertips to stay on the same key for more than a split second. If your keyboard is repeating letters against your intentions, there are ways in Windows to prevent that from happening. An accessibility feature will disable key repeats and can be accessed in the Control Panel to switch on. Or you can try this... From tollie in the chatroom: Hold "RIGHT SHIFT" for eight seconds to turn on FILTER KEYS

Choose the Right MacBook for College, With Your Major as a Factor

If you're going to college soon and need a new MacBook, choose carefully between the Pro and the Air. The new 16-inch MacBook Pro is a great choice if your student workload will involve some intensive operations like video-editing, gaming, rendering, etc. But for the majority of majors, the new 2020 MacBook Air will get the job done at a more affordable price. Plus, on the recent models, the keyboards have been fixed!

Can I still get a mechanical keyboard for my PC?

Prime13 DasKeyboard

Episode 1337

Audi from London, England

Audi wants to get a mechanical keyboard for his computer. Leo says that the early days of PCs had physical clicking keyboards. It helped with ergonomics, and some think they're more accurate to type on. Not very many people use them anymore. Cherry makes them. He can also check out KeyboardCo.com for more. Leo got his from DasKeyboard.com. Razer also makes them for gaming rigs.

Is it ok to use a mouse and keyboard with a Microsoft Surface tablet?

Microsoft Surface Tablet

Episode 1064

Stacey from Anaheim, CA

Stacey bought a Microsoft Surface tablet and really likes it. He's wondering if it's ok to use it with a traditional mouse and keyboard as opposed to using the touch screen, though. Leo says since it's his personal computer, he should be able to use it however he wants! There is no incorrect way to use it.