360-degree photograph

A 360-degree photograph is a panoramic image that captures an entire surroundings. It is usually taken with a special type of camera, but can also be created from several individual photos stitched together. 360-degree photos can be viewable in various ways, such as through virtual reality headsets or by using a finger to scroll around … Read more


The iMac is a line of all-in-one Macintosh desktop computers designed and built by Apple Inc. It has been the primary part of Apple’s consumer desktop offerings since its debut in August 1998, and has evolved through seven distinct forms. In its original form, the iMac G3 featured a gumdrop-shaped design that was enclosed in … Read more


Cryptocurrency is a digital or virtual currency that uses cryptography for security. A cryptocurrency is difficult to counterfeit because of this security feature. A defining feature of a cryptocurrency, and arguably its most endearing allure, is its organic nature; it is not issued by any central authority, rendering it theoretically immune to government interference or … Read more

Extended memory

Extended memory is a type of random access memory (RAM) that is available on certain IBM PC compatible computers. It is an extension of the conventional memory available on these computers. Extended memory is accessed using a special addressing mode that is supported by the processor and by the operating system. This mode is sometimes … Read more


The term “upcycling” describes the process of taking something that is no longer wanted or needed and repurposing it into something that is both useful and attractive. Upcycling is often seen as a more sustainable alternative to simply throwing away unwanted items, as it keeps those items out of landfills and reduces the need for … Read more

Rocket eBook

A Rocket eBook is a brand of e-reader, which is a device used for reading electronic books. It was one of the first e-readers on the market and was very popular in the early 2000s. The Rocket eBook was developed by the company NuvoMedia and was released in 1998. It was a small, lightweight device … Read more

Graceful shutdown and hard shutdown

Graceful shutdown is a clean and orderly shutdown of a computer system. All processes are stopped and the computer is turned off in a controlled manner. Hard shutdown is an abrupt and uncontrolled shutdown of a computer system. All processes are stopped immediately and the computer is turned off. How does the TCP graceful shut … Read more

P2P lending (peer-to-peer lending)

P2P lending (peer-to-peer lending) is a type of online lending that connects individuals with investors who are willing to fund their loans. This type of lending bypasses traditional banking institutions, and instead relies on peer-to-peer platforms to match borrowers with investors. P2P lending platforms generally perform some level of vetting on both borrowers and investors, … Read more


Bioplastic is a term used to describe a range of plastics made from renewable biomass sources, such as corn starch, rather than from fossil fuels. Bioplastics are derived from plant ingredients (e.g. cellulose) and are therefore biodegradable, making them a more environmentally friendly choice than traditional plastics. Bioplastics are not a new concept – they … Read more

Gray market

A gray market is a market in which goods have been manufactured by or with the consent of the brand owner but are sold outside of the brand owner’s approved channels to unauthorized resellers. Gray market goods are often genuine, but may be sold at prices below the brand owner’s suggested retail price or without … Read more