What is a URL in computer terminology?

Answer A URL is an address to a specific resource on the Internet. Each URL consists of several required and optional components. Each of these components serves a specific purpose in locating the Interne... Read More »

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What does RAM mean in computer terminology?

RAM stands for Random Access Memory. RAM allows the computer to access the central processing unit less often by providing space to read and write data. Generally speaking, the more RAM in your c... Read More »

What Is a Handshake in Computer Terminology?

A handshake occurs when one device connects to another. Most often, this term refers to dial-up modems. During the handshake process, the two devices negotiate a speed supported by both devices and... Read More »

What is clocking in computer terminology?

Clock is the frequency of the processor at which its running. The standard unit is hertz (Hz); most people today use GHz and MHz. Generally, within the same CPU series, higher processor clockspeed ... Read More »

In computer terminology what does DOS stand for?

DOS stands for "disk operating system." While it can refer to any computer operating system, Microsoft developed the proprietary DOS (also known as MS-DOS) in 1981 for IBM. Not a graphical-interfac... Read More »