Computer: Number Systems

The language we use to communicate with each other is comprised of words and characters. We understand numbers, characters and words. But this type of data is not suitable for computers. Computers only understand the numbers. Computers represent data in sets of binary digits. The representation is composed of bits, which in turn are grouped […]

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Computer Fundamentals

A Computer is a general purpose device that can be programmed to carry out a set of arithmetic or logical operations automatically. A computer system is made up of hardware and software components and is capable of: data input – using input devices data processing – using a microprocessor, typically the Central Processing Unit (CPU) […]

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Computer Terms

Technical Terms / Devices: bit binary digit – the smallest unit of information, expressing a state of 0 or 1 byte a group of 8 bits operated on as a unit and storing a meaningful instruction or data kilobyte (kb) storage unit of 1024 bytes (= 210 bytes) megabyte (Mb) 1024 kb (= 220 bytes) gigabyte (Gb) […]

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All about Internet

What is Internet ? The internet (the Net) is a globally connected network system that uses TCP/IP to transmit data via various types of media. The internet is a network of global exchanges – including private, public, business, academic and government networks – connected by guided, wireless and fiber-optic technologies. What is Web Browser ? […]

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