July 31, 2015

Drive

A device for storing and/or retrieving data. Some drives (such as disk drives, zip drives, and tape drives) are typically […]
July 31, 2015

Firmware

Sort of in-between hardware and software, firmware consists of modifiable programs embedded in hardware. Firmware updates should be treated with […]
July 31, 2015

Function Keys

On a computer keyboard, the keys that start with an “F” that are usually (but not always) found on the […]
July 31, 2015

Processor

The processor (also called central processing unit, or CPU) is the part of the computer that actually works with the […]
July 31, 2015

Program

A program is a series of instructions for a computer, telling it what to do or how to behave. The […]
July 31, 2015

ASCII

The ASCII character set is the most popular one in common use. People will often refer to a bare text […]