TECH 101: CPU (Central Processing Unit)
The CPU is the primary component of a computer that processes instructions. It runs the operating system and applications, constantly receiving input from the user or active software programs.
TECH 101: CSS (Cascading Style Sheet)
Cascading style sheets are used to format the layout of Web pages. They can be used to define text styles, table sizes, and other aspects of Web pages that previously could only be defined in a page’s HTML.
TECH 101: VGA (Video Graphics Array)
The VGA standard was originally developed by IBM in 1987 and allowed for a display resolution of 640×480 pixels. Since then, many revisions of the standard have been introduced.
TECH 101: ALU (Arithmetic-Logic Unit)
An arithmetic-logic unit (ALU) is the part of a computer processor (CPU) that carries out arithmetic and logic operations on the operands in computer instruction words.
TECH 101: BIOS (Basic Input/Output System)
BIOS (basic input/output system) is the program a computer’s microprocessor uses to start the computer system after it is powered on.