Tags

A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

when requesting information about laptops or notebook computers. These devices have an integrated hardware keyboard and screen.
For questions about standalone video- and graphics-processing PCIe cards. Do not use this tag for on-board CPU or motherboard graphics questions.
For questions about central processing units (CPUs) used in anything from micro-PCs to servers and workstations.
For questions asking for a device that communicates over USB, Universal Serial Bus.
For questions relating to the main control and interconnection component of a computer. Beware - a number of questions on this subject are off-topic.
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For questions concerning hardware that will be used for gaming.
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For questions about devices that use or interface with Linux-based systems (such as Ubuntu).
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store information for later use by a computing device.
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an abbreviation for personal computer. Use this tag for questions about PCs as a whole. Do not use this tag along with the [desktop] or [laptop] tags.
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For questions about external display units for computers and other computing platforms such as consoles. Use the [displays] tag if the screen is embedded into the hardware in question.
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when searching for devices for wireless network access. This can include devices such as routers, wireless extenders, wireless access points and more.
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For questions about devices that use magnetic disk storage as a data storage mechanism.
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For questions about computers consisting of a non-portable tower where all components are housed inside a case.
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For questions about devices that use electronic state (via NAND/NOR) to store data.
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For questions concerning the wired or wireless communication between computing platforms.
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For questions concerning the existing or potential wireless functionality of a computing device. Use the [remote-control] tag if the device is not directly related to computers.
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A device that handles the connection between two networks and forwards packets between the two networks. In a home environment, these would be the Internet and the local home network. This tag is for …
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A mobile operating system developed by Google. Use this tag for products that run any version of the Android operating system.
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For questions about devices that allow character-based text input into a computer.
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For questions about hardware that will be used in running a certain type of server such as a web server or VPS. Use this tag for questions about about which type of server to use.
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For questions about devices that use electronic signal variation to produce audible sounds.
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A mobile phone with an integrated computer and features not generally associated with a telephone. Use this tag when asking about advanced mobile phones and features beyond placing a telephone call on…
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For questions about devices that automatically supply and/or regulate electrical power for other devices. Do not use this tag for questions about PC power supplies (see the [smps] tag).
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For questions about devices that use a Bluetooth protocol interface to communicate.
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For questions about devices that have a High Definition Multimedia Interface input/output capability.
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when searching for a handheld device, larger than the size of cellular phone, that accepts input via a touch screen.
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For questions about devices used for development. This tag is VERY broad; DO NOT use as the only tag on your post.
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An operating system developed by Microsoft. Use this tag if you are requesting hardware that operates in the Microsoft Windows environment. You should also include minimum version of Windows that the …
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For questions about the do-it-yourself single-board PC. This tag should only be used when asking about add-ons for the Raspberry Pi.
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internally incorporated in a larger device (e.g., smartphones and e-readers). Use this tag to ask about hardware that will have a screen.
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store data, such as hard drive or solid state disks, or flash memory such as SD cards or USB memory sticks.
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An abbreviation for Peripheral Component Interconnect Express. For questions related to the connectivity between a motherboard and its bus devices (e.g., a graphics card).
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For questions about geokinetic co-ordinate based input peripherals, also known as mice.
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For questions about protective cases for hardware. Consider using the [enclosure] tag as well.
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For questions about devices that use audiovisual protocols to display video via an output device.
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For questions about devices that output text or graphics to paper or another printable medium.
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