Month: September 2020


What is Shareware? Shareware is software companies distribute to users for free. It is at least partially free or available to use at no cost for a limited time. The idea is to let potential customers test a trial of the product so they can decide whether to invest in the full version or not. …

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What is PPPoE? PPPoE (Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet) is a network protocol which is derived from an older protocol called PPP (Point-to-Point Protocol). PPPoE is designed to control how data is transmitted over Ethernet (wired) networks and enables a single server connection to be shared between multiple clients. This enables several clients from an ISP …

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What is OpenDoc? OpenDoc is a standard developed by several companies which include Apple Computers, IBM, Lotus, and Novell, that allows multiple software programs to communicate with each other and share data. This standard is like Microsoft OLE.


What is RAM? RAM (Random Access Memory) is a component that allows your computer to store data temporarily for faster access. Since many operations depend on memory, the amount of RAM you have installed plays a crucial role in the speed of system performance. Every program that you open, while working on your computer, fills …

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What is HTML? HTML, (Hypertext Markup Language) is one of the most common forms of code in the world. It is used on pretty much every website and enables web designers to present texts, images, videos, and other content clearly and concisely. HTML is incredibly widespread. It is primarily used by front-end web developers to …

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What are Communications? Communication is the process of the transmission of messages between a sender (computer or network) and one or more recipients. Until the late 1960s, every computer was a self-contained data world. You could run your programs on the machine in your data center, but not transfer the data elsewhere. Later on, remote …

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IP Address

What is an IP Address? An IP (Internet Protocol) address is used to identify devices on a network. Every device connected to the Internet is assigned a globally unique IP address. Routers use the address information to find the way in the network. Depending on whether an address is intended for an individual terminal device …

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What is NTSC? NTSC (National Television Standard Committee) is an analog television color system introduced in North America in the 1950s. Back in the day, several different methods were used by different American broadcasters to decode colors for televisions. This caused issues because they conflicted with each other. The new NTSC standard made it possible …

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What is Linux? Linux is a UNIX based operating system. It was developed in 1991 by Finn Linus. Since then it has been further developed by numerous programmers all over the world and adapted to the specific needs of different kinds of users. There are many different versions and applications of Linux today. Well-known Linux distributions are Suse, …

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