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Graphics cards, communications, motherboards, etc.

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uninterruptible power supply

Computer; Computer hardware

An uninterruptible power supply is an electrical apparatus that provides emergency power to a load when the input power source, typically mains power, fails.

disk operating system

Computer; Computer hardware

Disk Operating System (DOS) refers to an operating system software used in most computers that provides the abstraction and management of secondary storage devices and the information on them (e.g., ...

erasable programmable read-only memory

Computer; Computer hardware

A type of memory chip that retains its data when its power supply is switched off; data can be cleared by exposure to UV light.

machine cycle

Computer; Computer hardware

The entire process by which a computer completes basic operations. This consists of fetching instructions from memory, determining the purpose of the instruction and executing the instruction. This ...

and gate

Computer; Computer hardware

A basic digital logic gate which propagates a true value only when both inputs to the system are true. inputs------output 0--0--------- 0 0--1--------- 0 1--0--------- 0 1--1--------- 1

The Wearable Computer

Computer; Computer hardware

The Pomo Wearable Computer was manufactured by Xybernaut in 2002. It was what it sounds like- a computer you can wear. Why would people want to roam around with wires hanging off their heads and ...

The Amstrad E-m@iler Telephone

Computer; Computer hardware

With the help of this useless gadget, you could send emails and make calls at the same time. It was basically a huge telephone with a screen and keyboard. Why would somebody choose an impractical, ...

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