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Head crash

A head crash is when the part of a hard drive that writes on the disks touches the disk. Usually, there is air between the head and the disk. However, if dirt and debris get into the drive, they can cause the disks to crash.The crash itself then ...

Header file

In computer programming, a header file can be thought of as a dictionary a compiler uses if it comes across a word it does not understand. Mainly programming languages like C and C++ use this. As you may know, a computer is really powerful. But i ...

Headlamp

A headlamp is a light bulb mounted on the front of a machine. Normally it is mounted on a car. It shines forward. It can be turned on and off. It is used to see ahead of the machine so it wouldnt drive into trees or telephone poles. Incandescent ...

Heat sink

A heat sink is an object that cools another part that is too hot. The heat sink is in contact with the part that should be cooled. It takes heat away and dissipates it, for example into the air around it. Heat sinks are found in most computers. T ...

Hebrew Wikipedia

The Hebrew Wikipedia is the Hebrew-language edition of Wikipedia. This edition was started in July 2003. As of October 2015, it is the 39th largest edition of Wikipedia by number of articles. By February 2012, it had over 130.000 articles, over 5 ...

Hex editor

A Hex editor is a piece of software that allows one to edit binary data on a computer. The name comes from the fact that such data is usually represented as hexadecimal numbers.

High-definition map

A high-definition map is a highly accurate 3D map made for self-driving cars. These maps have details not present on traditional maps. HD maps are accurate at a centimetre level. HD maps are created using different sensors. These sensors include ...

High-definition television

High-definition television is a new television broadcasting system which uses a higher resolution than a normal television. With HDTV, people can watch television in higher quality than old television, giving a more vivid and clear screen. Most H ...

High-level programming language

In computer science, a high-level programming language is a programming language that does not require knowledge of computer hardware. The advantage with high-level programming languages is that programmers only need to understand the syntax of t ...

Hindi Wikipedia

The Hindi Wikipedia is the Hindi-language edition of Wikipedia. This edition started in July 2003. As of June 2018, it has over 125.000 articles. It is only Indian language Wikipedia with over 100.000 articles.

Hoe

Hoe or "Ho" is also a slang form of the word whore. A hoe is a tool in farming and gardening. It has a blade, usually metal, attached to a long handle, usually wood. There are many types of blade and several uses, probably the most common of whic ...

Home row

The home keys A, S, D, F, J, K, L and semicolon are where the fingers are placed, with both thumbs resting on the space bar. The pinkies plural of pinky go on the A and ; keys, the ring fingers closest to the pinkies on S and L, middle fingers on ...

Hop (networking)

Computer networks route data packets between a source and a destination. In most cases, the source of a packet is not directly attached to the destination, the packet needs to travel through other stations in between the two. Each time a packet t ...

Hose

A hose is a tube made to take fluids or gasses from one place to another. Hoses are also called tube or pipes. The shape of a hose is usually cylindrical.

Host (network)

A network host is a computer connected to a computer network. A network host may offer information resources, services, and applications to users or other nodes on the network. Typically, the term is used when there are at least two computer syst ...

Hostname

A hostname is the unique name by which a network device is defined and known on a network. The hostname is used to identify a particular host in various electronic communication networks such as the World Wide Web, e-mail or Usenet. On the Intern ...

HotJava

HotJava is a web browser from Sun Microsystems that can execute Java applets. It was the first browser to support Java applets, and is not available anymore and is not supported anymore.

Hotlinking

Hotlinking is an internet term. It means displaying an image on a website by linking to the website hosting the image. The link gets the source data of the picture each time it is needed. This avoids having the image on every website which uses i ...

Hotspot (computers)

A hotspot is a place where computers with the ability for wireless connections can connect to the Internet. Wi-Fi hot spots can be found in some public areas, sometimes for free. Some local libraries, coffee shops, and restaurants offer hotspots. ...

HTC

HTC Corporation is a manufacturer of smartphones in Taiwan. It used to be called High Tech Computer Corporation and now is called HTC by lots of people. The company first made smartphones based on Microsofts Windows Mobile operating system, but i ...

HTTP 404

The 404 or Not Found is an HTTP error message meaning the web server could be contacted, but the file or webpage trying to be accessed could not be found. It happens when the URL you clicked on was moved, renamed, deleted or does not exist.

HTTrack

HTTrack Developers Xavier Roche Initial release May 1998 Stable release 3.49-2 / 20 May 2017; 4 months ago Repository github.com/xroche/httrack Written in C Operating system Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, GNU, GNU/Linux, FreeBSD and Android Type Of ...

Huawei

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. is a Chinese multinational telecommunications equipment and consumer electronics company based in Shenzhen, Guangdong, South China. It was founded by founded by Ren Zhengfei in 1987. The name Huawei may be translated ...

Hungarian Wikipedia

The Hungarian Wikipedia is the Hungarian-language edition of Wikipedia. This edition began in July 2003. It is 24th largest edition. It currently has over 180.000 articles.

Hybrid drive

A hybrid drive is a data storage device that combines the features of an HDD and an SSD into one unit. It contains a large HDD and a smaller SSD cache that lets it quickly find and store computer files that are frequently accessed. A hybrid drive ...

Hydrofluorocarbon

Hydroflurocarbons are chemical compounds made of hydrogen, carbon and fluorine. They are used in air conditioning and as refrigerants in place of the older chlorofluorocarbons. HFC contain a hydrogen atom which cause it to decompose quickly befor ...

Hypertext

A hypertext is a text that is organized like a network. Parts of the text reference other text massages or texts which can directly be accessed. The parts that provide the reference are known as hyperlinks. An example of a hypertext is the HTML s ...

Hypertext Transfer Protocol

Hypertext Transfer Protocol is a communications protocol. It is used to send and receive webpages and files on the internet. It was developed by Tim Berners-Lee and is now coordinated by the W3C. HTTP version 1.1 is the most common used version t ...

I2P

I2P is a mixed-license free and open source project building an anonymous network. The network is a simple layer that applications can use to anonymously and securely send messages to each other. Possible uses include anonymous surfing, chatting, ...

IBook

The iBook was a line of laptop computers sold by Apple Inc. between 1999 and 2006. Apple designed these computer for the consumer and education markets, so they had lower specifications and prices than the PowerBook, Apples higher-end line of lap ...

Icelandic Wikipedia

The Icelandic Wikipedia is the Icelandic-language edition of Wikipedia. This edition was started in December 2003. It has over 50.000 articles.

ICloud

iCloud is a cloud storage and cloud computing service from Apple Inc. It was launched on October 12, 2011. As of July 2012, the service has more than 150 million users.

IEEE 802.11

IEEE 802.11 is a series of protocols for wireless networking. Often these are called Wireless LAN, WLAN, or Wi-Fi. Such a protocol allows computers that have the needed radio parts to communicate with each other, without a cable. There are many t ...

IEEE 802.1X

IEEE 802.1 is the name for a number of high-level protocols for computer networks. In this context, IEEE 802.1X helps secure such a network. It defines methods to authenticate devices and to authorise the access to certain resources. A dedicated ...

IGN

IGN is a gaming website that was first launched in 2000. It has FAQs, guides, and walkthroughs about many of the games on GameCube, PC, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and the PlayStation 4, as well as older systems. ...

Ignition system

The ignition system is the system used to start a machines engine, for example an internal combustion engine. Most ignition systems vary from one type of engine to another, for example jet engine or rocket engine.

IHeartMedia, Inc.

iHeartMedia, Inc. is a radio organization that was established in 1972. It was then taken as a private company in 2008. It is the holding company of iHeartCommunications, Inc. It owns more than 850 AM radio and FM radio stations through the Unite ...

Illegal prime

An illegal prime is a special prime number. Such prime numbers are called illegal, because there is a way to change them, so that they yield something illegal: a program to circumvent the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. One of the first people ...

ILOVEYOU

ILOVEYOU was a computer worm that first appeared on May 5, 2000. The worm was sent by email using the subject "ILOVEYOU", with the worm attached. The worm would look like a text file, until it was opened. The file would be called LOVE-LETTER-FOR- ...

Image processing

In electrical engineering and computer science, Image processing is any form of processing for which the input is an image or a series of images or videos, such as photographs or frames of video. The output of image processing can be either an im ...

Immunity Aware Programming

Immunity aware programming is a set of programming techniques used while writing firmware for an embedded system. It is used mainly to overcome random errors that can occur in the CPU program counter or register set, RAM or any other that can cau ...

IMVU

IMVU is an instant messaging client that uses three dimensional avatars to represent people. It was made in 2004 and has over 20 million users. Users can change how their avatar looks by buying things with "IMVU credits" earned in the game. It is ...

Indonesian Wikipedia

The Indonesian Wikipedia is the Indonesian language edition of Wikipedia. This edition was started in May 2003, and has over 169.000 articles. It is the 23rd largest edition.

Industrial engineering

Industrial engineering is a type of engineering. It is one of the fastest growing areas of engineering. It looks at what makes organizations work best. An industrial engineer tries to find the right combination of human and natural resources, tec ...

Inferno (operating system)

Inferno is a distributed operating system made by Bells Labs and Vita Nuova Holdings based on ideas and technology from Plan 9 from Bell Labs. The three main principles behind Infernos design are: Resources as files: all resources are represented ...

Infocom

Infocom was a software company, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, that produced numerous works of interactive fiction. They also produced one notable business application, a relational database called Cornerstone. It is also credited for creatin ...

Information leakage

With the development of the internet, the issue of information leakage has been more and more serious. The definition of an information leakage is that secret information is stolen by others through hacker’s attack, copying, sending, printing or ...

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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