Category: "Electronics"

Флешка (часть вторая)

February 15th, 2011
Nowadays everyone seems to have a flash drive to transfer files from one computer to another. You stick it in a USB port on your laptop and —bang!— you're in business. The most common Russian word for flash drive is флешка. Even though the third… more »

Флешка (часть первая)

September 2nd, 2010
About the most convenient way these days to move files from one laptop to another is to use a USB flash drive. There are several phrases associated with that concept in Russian, among which are флеш-накопитель "flash storage" and флеш-память "flash… more »

Наушники

September 24th, 2009
The Russian word наушники is translated as headphones. Just like in English, this term is used to refer to all types of headphones when the description is added in front: беспроводные наушники (wireless headphones), вставные наушники (earbuds), стерео… more »

Мышь (часть вторая)

August 4th, 2009
Мышь also means mouse in the sense of a computer mouse. There are a lot of different kinds of mouses (mice?) out there, including: двухкнопочная мышь two-button mouse трёхкнопочная мышь three-button mouse лазерная мышь laser mouse When you… more »