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The hard disk drive within a computer stores all of the device's persistent, or secondary,...

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Reformatting—or more accurately, formatting—a hard drive is a rare task, but one that...

Computer Science Terms

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a wide-ranging branch of computer science concerned with...

Hypervisor

A hypervisor, also known as a virtual machine motor or virtualizer, is...

SQL

SQL is a standardized query language for requesting information from a database....

Security Terms

Authentication

Authentication refers to the process of identifying an individual, usually based on...

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer)

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a protocol developed by Netscape for providing...

Endpoint Detection and Response...

Endpoint Detection and Response, or EDR, is a form of technology that...

Study Guides

Virtual Private Network (VPN) Study Guide

Companies and organizations will use a VPN to communicate confidentially over a public network and to send voice, video or data. ...

Computer Architecture Study Guide

Computer architecture provides an introduction to system design basics for most computer science students. This computer architecture study guide describes the...

Network Fundamentals Study Guide

Networking fundamentals teaches the building blocks of modern network design. Learn different types of networks, concepts, architecture and design. Networking fundamentals teaches computer science students...

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Monday.com

Monday.com is a cloud-based work operating system that can be used for...

Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol...

The secure socket tunneling protocol (SSTP) is a VPN protocol...

Telecommunication

Telecommunication refers to telephony and cellular network technology. However, the broader definition...

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The Complete List of 1500+ Common Text Abbreviations & Acronyms

Text Abbreviations reviewed by Web Webster   From A3 to ZZZ we list 1,559...

Generations of Computers (1st to 5th)

Reviewed by Web Webster Learn about each of the 5 generations of computers...

Windows Operating System History & Versions

The Windows operating system (Windows OS) refers to a family of operating...

How to Create a Website Shortcut on Your Desktop

Website Shortcut on Your Desktop reviewed by Web Webster   This Webopedia guide will...

What Are the 7 Layers of the OSI Model?

Reviewed by Web Webster   The phrase "7 layers of the OSI model" refers...

Hotmail [Outlook] Email Accounts

Hotmail was one of the first public webmail services that could be...

Multimedia Terms

FPS (Frames Per Second)

1. Short for frames per second, fps is a measure of how...

Optical Image Stabilization (OIS)

Optical image stabilization (OIS) is a camera component that compensates in real-time...

Common Intermediate Format

(n.) A video format used in videoconferencing systems that easily supports both...

Software Terms

ALM

Abbreviated as ALM, Application Lifecycle Management refers to the capability to integrate,...

Remote Working Software

Remote working software is software that enables workers outside of a main...

Marketing Automation Software

Marketing automation software is an advanced platform designed to help marketers plan...

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How to DM on Discord

Need a hand in sending your first direct message (DM) on one of the fastest growing social media platforms in the world?...

How to Clean a Computer’s Hard Drive  

The hard disk drive within a computer stores all of the device's persistent, or secondary, storage. As computer users download more applications, create more...

How to Reformat Your Hard Drive

Reformatting—or more accurately, formatting—a hard drive is a rare task, but one that is an important part of owning a computer or...

Monday.com

Monday.com is a cloud-based work operating system that can be used for a variety of needs. More than 110,000 businesses use Monday.com for project...