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terminology

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Clearing up storage device terminology

When it comes to describing hard drives and storage, numerous terms like disk, media, memory, filesystem, volume, and partition can be confusing. Here is what they all mean.

By May 13, 2011

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Available hard drive space, block sizes, and size terminology

You purchase a new hard drive, install it in your system, and run through the necessary steps to partition and format it according to your needs. Then you look at the space available and it's far less than the space advertised for the drive. This might no

By May 5, 2009

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Trendy Terminology: Bacn

The term refers to e-mail that isn't really wanted but isn't really unwanted.

By August 21, 2007

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What you need to know about Windows 8

Windows 8 brings new terminology, iPad trade-ins are on the rise, and a gadget adds sound effects to costumes.

By October 19, 2012

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What you need to know about Windows 8

Windows 8 brings new terminology, iPad trade-ins are on the rise, and a gadget adds sound effects to costumes.

By October 19, 2012

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Oracle v. Google jury grapples with tech terms, illness

Jury in highly watched trial is facing some tough times over highly technical terminology and even personal illness.

By May 17, 2012

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ABCs of Car Tech: Talk like a tuner

In this week's edition of the ABCs of Car Tech, we explain the most basic tuner terminology so that you can sound less like a noob when discussing performance mods.

By November 29, 2011

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Ask Us: What is the plural of mouse?

Mouses, mice or multiple pointing devices? Craig Simms weighs in on the correct terminology for computer accessories.

By November 17, 2009

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Mitosis in action: Cloud computing and 'The Cloud'

Much of the confusion behind the question "what is cloud computing" has to do with the diverging concepts of "cloud computing" and "The Cloud"--an unfortunate but understandable evolution of terminology.

By October 27, 2009

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A Cloud computing vocabulary test

Just when you thought technology was getting easier, we've created a new world of Cloud computing terminology.

By August 27, 2008