Deny it or not , we are storing our valuable data on the least reliable component inside your computer. The hard disk drive . Yes , the arcane stone age computing technology that outlived its peers . We are no longer using audio cassettes and VHS tapes , still my system contains an electro- mechanical device to store the... more →
Back in my early days of computing carrier , all the motherboards were green in color. When other colors appeared on the motherboard , most of the brown , gray and black motherboards were cheap , good for nothing products. That set a strong believe about the greatness of green motherboards. It is not just my case . The... more →
Every student who goes through the IT infrastructure study will surly go though the theory of North and South bridge chips on the motherboard . ever thought why theMemory Controller Hub and IO controller hub are named so ?
The two chips are aptly called the bridge because it acts as a bridge between your microprocessor... more →
Why you are calling your BIOS setup as CMOS setup and the Lithium battery on your computer motherboard as CMOS battery ?
What is relation between these terms ? It calls for a detailed explanation . Hope you will stick on
Back in the days of initial IBM PC and PC-XTs your computer has ICs made up of transistor-transistor... more →
If you are a geek , the term Bus will remind you of Data and address bus first and then you will remember about the huge vehicle that you used to commute . If you are a layman you are only going to care about the transportation facility .
From my basic classes on microprocessors , I was curious about the term BUS . When... more →
Hope most of you out here are aware about what DNS is all about . For those who don’t know , DNS or Domain Name Service translate your friendly website addresses like google.com to the corresponding IP address. So when ever you are you are accessing a website by typing the website address... more →
Some realities in life as well as technology is hard to digest. So when I am trying to say that your high performance Pentium family of machine is an 80386 , it will not be that much appealing remembering the fact that the 80386 dates back to 1985 which is before the birth date of some of guys out here... more →
Just like many other electronic students , the digital electronics is not one of the fascinating topics to me . But after a while going through the class room sessions I was fascinated with the binary logic that is the foundation for all those modern day computing systems. And for all those... more →
Your windows installation is more than 20 days old and you are almost on the limit of using your windows legally with out paying anything to Microsoft. And you are not in a situation for an immediate purchase of your operating system , or you may be just experimenting with the features of the OS... more →
Using the file compression is a normal process for our computing needs , whether in the case of data transmission or data storage . Even the layman in computing know how to zip a file and unzip it . But what happens when you compress a file , how the file size of the original file reduced and still... more →