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TECH 101: BIOS (Basic Input/Output System)

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.

Tech.mt May 8, 2021
TECH 101: CD (Compact Disc)

TECH 101: CD (Compact Disc)

Read-only memory, or ROM, is a type of computer storage containing non-volatile, permanent data that, normally, can only be read, not written to.

Tech.mt April 30, 2021
TECH 101: ROM (Read-Only Memory)

TECH 101: ROM (Read-Only Memory)

Read-only memory, or ROM, is a type of computer storage containing non-volatile, permanent data that, normally, can only be read, not written to.

Tech.mt April 24, 2021
TECH 101: ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line)

TECH 101: ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line)

ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line) is a technology for transmitting digital information at a high bandwidth on existing phone lines to homes and businesses. Unlike regular dialup phone service, ADSL provides continously-available, “always on” connection.

Tech.mt April 17, 2021
TECH 101: WAN (Wide Area Network)

TECH 101: WAN (Wide Area Network)

A wide area network (WAN) is a geographically distributed private telecommunications network that interconnects multiple local area networks (LANs).

Tech.mt April 10, 2021
TECH 101: Wireless Fidelity (802.11x standard)

TECH 101: Wireless Fidelity (802.11x standard)

A Wi-Fi network uses radio waves to wirelessly transmit information across a LAN, the reach of which can be extended by a Wi-Fi range extender. Wi-Fi is widely used in businesses, agencies, schools and homes as an alternative to a wired LAN. Many airports, hotels and fast-food facilities offer public access to Wi-Fi networks.

Tech.mt March 26, 2021
TECH 101: USB (Universal Serial Bus, USB 3.0, SuperSpeed USB)

TECH 101: USB (Universal Serial Bus, USB 3.0, SuperSpeed USB)

USB (Universal Serial Bus) is a plug-and-play interface between a computer and add-on devices, such as media players, keyboards, telephones, digital cameras, scanners, flash drives, joysticks and printers.

Tech.mt March 20, 2021
Wireless LAN (WLAN or Wireless Local Area Network)

Wireless LAN (WLAN or Wireless Local Area Network)

A wireless LAN (or WLAN, for wireless local area network, sometimes referred to as LAWN, for local area wireless network) is one in which a mobile user can connect to a local area network (LAN) through a wireless (radio) connection.

Tech.mt March 13, 2021