Category: Additional Knowledge

Motherboard Components 0

Motherboard Components

Expansion slots (PCI Express, PCI, and AGP) 3-pin case fan connectors Back pane connectors Heat sink 4-Pin (P4) power connector Inductor Capacitor CPU Socket Northbridge Screw hole Memory slot Super I/O Floppy connection ATA (IDE) disk drive primary connection 24-pin ATX power Supply connector Serial ATA connections Coin cell battery (CMOS backup battery)...

Interfacing 0

Interfacing

In computing, an interface is a shared boundary across which two or more separate components of a computer systemexchange information. The exchange can be between software, computer hardware, peripheral devices, humans and combinations of these. Some computer hardware devices, such as a touchscreen, can both send and receive data through the interface, while others such as a mouse or microphone may only...

Hard disk Drive : Full Guide 0

Hard disk Drive : Full Guide

A hard disk drive (HDD), hard disk, hard drive, or fixed disk, is an electromechanical data storage device that uses magnetic storage to store and retrieve digital information using one or more rigid rapidly rotating disks (platters) coated with magnetic material. The platters are paired with magnetic heads, usually arranged on a moving actuator arm, which read and write data to the platter surfaces.[2] Data is...

What Is Data Encoding? 0

What Is Data Encoding?

Encoding is the process of converting the data or a given sequence of characters, symbols, alphabets etc., into a specified format, for the secured transmission of data. Decoding is the reverse process of encoding which is to extract the information from the converted format. Data Encoding Encoding is the process of using various...

How Does a Computer Mouse Work? 0

How Does a Computer Mouse Work?

The public first saw a computer mouse when it was attached to the Macintosh computer in 1984. The Mac and its accompanying mouse had their debut at the half-time show of the Superbowl. A few years prior to this event, Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Computer, was allowed to visit...

How Does a Computer Keyboard Work? 0

How Does a Computer Keyboard Work?

The current keyboard layout, or the QWERTY layout, which is based on the layout of the typewriter, was designed not to increase the speed of typing, but to slow it down in order to avoid typewriters from jamming. A computer keyboard is a hardware device that functions in accordance with...