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    • Interactive Whiteboard

      Interactive Whiteboard

      An interactive whiteboard is a digital device capable of interacting with a computer and projecting images in a screen. This device is used for visual presentation in classrooms, workgroups and business meetings. An interactive whiteboard needs to be connected to a computer which generates the actual images or data which are then projected to the

    • 10 Ways a “Dumb” Phone is Better Than a Smartphone

      10 Ways a “Dumb” Phone is Better Than a Smartphone

      When we shop for a mobile phone these days most of us will probably look for a smartphone with a big shiny touch screen, and a bazillion apps ready to go from the app store. Carriers and mobile shops as well as the tech media are certainly helping this trend. Everybody talks about smartphones and

    • Jewelers Torch

      Jewelers Torch

      Lapidarists use many different types of materials to create jewelry. One of the tools used to create jewelry is a jewelers torch. A jewelers torch is used in various ways to make the materials more malleable. One of the reasons that a torch is useful is because the flame can be controlled. A torch used

    • EBCDIC (Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code)

      EBCDIC (Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code)

      The EBCDIC (Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code) is an extended binary code for IBM mainframes, mid-range computers, and peripheral devices that use 8 bits instead of the original 6-bit format. Although EBCDIC is still used today, more modern encoding forms, such as ASCII and Unicode, exist. While all IBM computers use EBCDIC as their

    • How Does the Email System Work?

      How Does the Email System Work?

      Millions of people all over the world use email every day but not too many of them really understand how email works. Between browsers, email clients, email addresses, servers, and ports, it is easy to see how many people are confused by the email system or simply do not care to learn about it. For

    • What does IBM Stand For?

      What does IBM Stand For?

      International Business Machines (IBM) is one of the oldest and is the largest Information Technology (IT) companies in existence today. It currently employs over 300,000 employees worldwide. IBM covers a huge range of IT related products and services which include servers, software services, hosting services, infrastructure services and consulting services in key domains that vary

    • How to Open .MIX Files

      “How do I open .MIX files?” This question may arise whenever someone sends a file with an .MIX extension. There are three types of .MIX files: those for MS Windows Sound MIX, those for Power C object files, and image files. Typically, the image file is the cause of confusion for most computer users. Opening

    • How Optical Ultrasonic Cleaners Work

      How Optical Ultrasonic Cleaners Work

      Optical Ultrasonic Cleaners (sometimes referred to as Supersonic Cleaners) are electronic devices that use the power of ultrasound to clean items that are fragile or delicate. Ultrasound is sound waves that usually measure from 15-400 kHz. These sound frequencies have specific attributes that are beneficial in removing dirt and other forms of residue from a

    • What Are Computers Used For?

      What Are Computers Used For?

      Computers can provide a wide range of functions which make computers useful for everyday situations. They can be loaded with software of various types to perform these functions for everyday use as well. They can be useful for work or recreation and make interesting experimental mediums. Use of Computers for Research Research for various endeavors can be

    • How Do QR Codes Work?

      How Do QR Codes Work?

      What is a QR Code? Before answering the question about how QR codes work, it is important to first understand what a QR code is. In 1994, a Japanese corporation unveiled the Quick Response technology. It has since become one of the most popular two dimensional barcode available and is believed to be faster than

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