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    • SIMD (Single Instruction Multiple Data)

      SIMD (Single Instruction Multiple Data)

      SIMD (Single Instruction Multiple Data) is a computer science method of combining multiple operations into a single computer instruction. The total number of operations combined is normally a factor of the power of two. The employment of SIMD results in significant savings in speed for algorithms designed to work in parallel. The technology is used

    • How Long Do VHS Tapes Last?

      How Long Do VHS Tapes Last?

      Just like every other technology, video home system (VHS) recording tapes are being affected by technological change. Just as consumers become used to one form of home technology, a new and better technology comes along. Unfortunately, consumers have already recorded many precious moments on their VHS tapes and are increasingly finding that they do not

    • How to Copy a DVD

      How to Copy a DVD

      Copying DVD contents such as a movie, music album, or data can be done in few simple steps. Copying DVD contents is quite easy as the data merely has to be copied and pasted as is normally done with files. However, copying original audio or video DVDs when a security algorithm protects them can be

    • Computer Parts

      Computer Parts

      The case is the metal “box” that all the computer parts fit inside. It provides protection and the ability to customize the case. Larger cases leave room for expansion such as extra hard drives or R/W drives. There are three main types of cases: Pizza Box Case This is a thin case used mainly for

    • BNC to VGA Converter

      BNC to VGA Converter

      BNC BNC, which stands for Bayonet Neill-Concelman, is a type of RF connector used for terminating coaxial cable. BNC connectors are used in a variety of consumer electronics, including radios, video devices and certain Ethernet networks. VGA VGA, which stands for Video Graphics Array, is a piece of display hardware. The VGA hardware is a

    • Lossy Compression

      Lossy Compression

      Lossy compression is a type of compression that removes unnecessary components of a file to reduce the file’s size. Lossy compression is often used in multimedia files, such as still images and audio files that hold a significant amount of redundant information. Lossy compression results in a reduction of quality of the file that is

    • USB (Universal Serial Bus)

      USB (Universal Serial Bus)

      USB is an external hardware interface and communication standard used for connecting varied peripherals to a computer. These peripherals include mice, keyboards, scanners, digital cameras, mobile phones, printers, digital audio players, external hard drives, memory sticks, gaming peripherals and so on. It supports plug and play installation and hot plugging. USB has almost entirely replaced

    • Noise Canceling Headphones

      Noise Canceling Headphones

      Noise-canceling headphones are headsets that have the ability not just to block out noise but to cancel it using the properties of sound waves. Sound waves have compression and rarefaction characteristics similar to the crests and troughs of a transverse wave. They also have amplitude and frequency characteristics. These characteristics of sound waves are used

    • How Does a USB Flash Drive Work?

      How Does a USB Flash Drive Work?

      USB flash drives provide users with an enormous level of satisfaction and accessibility due to their massive storage capacities, low cost, and small size. USB flash drives serve an important role in our society and have a precedence over other means of data transportation. Where as computers used to have floppy disk drives as well

    • Network Backup

      Network Backup

      Network backup is any backup system where the data to be backed up traverses the network to reach the backup media. Network backup typically requires a client-server software architecture. The backup server resides on a centralized server and the backup clients reside on every system to be backed up. Advanced network backup systems can manage

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