Character String

What is a Character String? A character string or a string in computer science is a sequence of characters from a defined character set. Characters can be repeated in a…

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CPU

What is a CPU? The CPU (Central Processing Unit) is the main processor, processor and colloquially the “computing core”. The CPU is the center, from where all important processes are…

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Connector

What is a Connector? Connectors (plugs/sockets) provide electrical contact so that devices or parts of devices can be connected to one another. Depending on the type of signals that need…

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Chipset

What is a Chipset? A chipset is the central element on a motherboard. Although the main processor is the key element in a computer, it is the chipset that ensures…

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Cache

What is Cache? A cache is any type of intermediate storage (or "buffer storage"), for example on the PC, a browser or server. This type of buffer memory enables faster…

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CAD

What is CAD? CAD (Computer Aided Design) is software used by architects, engineers, and other creative professionals to create technical illustrations and drawings. Instead of creating drawings of components and…

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Communications

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…

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