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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


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


Trendy Terminology: Bacn

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

By August 21, 2007


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


Dish brings its service to LG Smart TVs with 'Virtual Joey'

If you own an LG Smart TV and have a Dish Hopper subscription, you soon won't need a separate set-top box to get Dish's full service on that TV.

By January 5, 2014


New lawsuit accuses Google of AdSense fraud

The lawsuit seeks class action status and could expose more of the internal workings of how Google manages AdSense if allowed to proceed.

By May 20, 2014


Google rebuffs anonymous accusation of AdSense fraud

Google brushes off a self-described Google employee's account of serious and widespread AdSense fraud as a "complete fiction."

By April 29, 2014


So 11 percent of Americans think HTML is an STD? Really?

Seems that some people may not be au fait with techspeak -- 77 percent, for example, may not know what SEO is. Isn't that a good thing?

By March 4, 2014


Does Facebook need a cemetery?

The creators of the Sanctri app believe there needs to be a separate place on Facebook to mourn the dead and honor them.

By November 21, 2013


AMD's Kaveri Mobile APU promises budget gaming for your notebook

AMD has announced the notebook version of its Kaveri processor platform, coming soon to a budget notebook near you.

By June 3, 2014