IEEE 1394

IEEE 1394 is a standard for a high-speed serial bus. It is also known as FireWire. IEEE 1394 is capable of data transfer rates of up to 400Mbps. Is IEEE 1394 still used? IEEE 1394 is a standard for high-speed data transfer, and it is still used in some devices. For example, it is used … Read more


The digitization of end user hardware refers to the process of converting analog data into a digital format. This can be done using a variety of methods, including: -Scanning: This involves using a device, such as a scanner, to convert a physical object or document into a digital image. -Video capture: This involves using a … Read more


The term “Refresh” is used to describe the process of updating the contents of a computer’s memory. This can be done either manually or automatically. When done manually, the user must tell the computer to update its memory by running a special program or using a command line interface. When done automatically, the computer will … Read more


An abacus is a manual calculator consisting of a frame with rods on which beads are strung. The beads are used to represent digits, and the rods are used to perform mathematical operations. The abacus is one of the oldest calculating devices in existence, and its use is still widespread in many parts of the … Read more


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