Virtual Memory: Noun – Memory that appears to exist as main storage although most of it is supported by data held in secondary storage, transfer between the two being made automatically when needed. Virtual Memory is a form of volatile memory that is created temporarily on the storage drive. It is created when the computer […]
Proprietary: Adjective – Describes something owned by a specific company or individual. Simply put Proprietary Software is the opposite of Free Open Source Software. Proprietary Software is software owned by a company or individual (usually the one that developed it). There are always major restrictions to its use and the source code is always kept […]
A logic gate is a piece of electronic hardware that performs a logical (boolean) operation on one or more logic inputs and produces a single output. They’re usually made from a series of diodes or tansistors. Logic used in computer systems is called Boolean Logic because there are only 2 possible values, TRUE or FALSE […]
Binary is formed of 2 digits either a 1 or a 0. Denary is the numbers that we see every day like 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 etc. But how do we convert binary to denary, add binary and subtract binary?
This post will look at the Von Neumann Architecture that many computers are often based off.
Computer’s have many types of storage, however this post will look at: What is primary storage What is secondary storage How processor’s effect memory SSD Vs HDD
We all know that there are different types of files however we may not understand what the difference is. In this post I’ll look at: JPG/JPEG PNG GIF MP3/MP4 PDF