A keyboard is a piece of end user hardware that is used to input data into a computer. It consists of a set of keys that can be pressed to create characters or perform actions. The keyboard is one of the most important pieces of end user hardware, as it is the primary way that … Read more

Keyboard wedge (KBW)

A keyboard wedge refers to a hardware device that connects between a keyboard and a computer, in order to allow the keyboard to be used as a input device for the computer. A keyboard wedge can be used to input data into a computer from a variety of sources, including barcodes, magnetic stripe cards, and … Read more


A jumper is a short length of conductor used to make or break a connection between two terminals. A jumper may be used to close an electronic circuit, to connect two points in a circuit, or to bypass a section of a circuit. Will there be a Jumper 2? It is not currently known if … Read more

Docking station

A docking station is a device that allows a laptop computer to connect to external devices such as a monitor, keyboard, mouse, printer, and Ethernet network. Docking stations are also sometimes referred to as port replicators or port replicators. They are usually designed to match the specific make and model of a laptop, and they … Read more

USB-C (USB Type C)

USB-C (USB Type C) is a new type of USB connector that is designed to be reversible. This means that it can be plugged into a device in either orientation and will work correctly. USB-C connectors are also smaller than traditional USB connectors, making them more convenient to use. What is Type-C Type-C used for? … Read more

DAT (Digital Audio Tape)

Digital audio tape (DAT) is a type of magnetic tape used for storing digital audio. It was developed by Sony and introduced in 1987. Unlike analog tapes (such as cassette tapes), DAT tapes store audio digitally, which allows for better sound quality. DAT tapes are used by professional audio engineers and musicians for recording and … Read more

Plasma display

A plasma display is a type of flat panel display that uses small cells containing plasma; ionized gas that responds to electric fields. The plasma display is used to create images in electronic devices such as TVs, computers, and cell phones. Is plasma better than OLED? OLED technology has many advantages over plasma technology. Some … Read more

X (compact disc access time)

The average time it takes for a CD drive to spin up to its operating speed and for the data to start coming off the disc. This is also the time it takes for the drive to start reading from the disc once a command has been given. How fast does a compact disc spin? … Read more


DOT4 is a type of connector used to connect devices to a computer. It is a 4-pin connector that is typically used to connect devices such as printers, scanners, and other peripherals. What is DOT 4 fluid used for? DOT 4 fluid is a type of hydraulic fluid used in brakes and clutches. It is … Read more


A mouse is a hand-held pointing device that is used to control a cursor on a computer screen. The mouse is moved across a surface to move the cursor on the screen. The mouse has one or more buttons that are used to perform various functions, such as selecting an item or opening a menu. … Read more