Cyber Vocab

eInk Technology

Image of How eInk tech works from SG eReader ShopAbove is the difference between backlitĀ and eInkĀ  eReaders. The eInk doesn’t allow for installation of any other apps.

Y2K

Time Y2K CoverBack in late 1990s programs using a two digit year (e.g. 99 and not 1999), ran the risk of thinking January 1, 1900 came after December 31, 1999. There was a fair amount of trepidation. You read about it: Y2K

USB 3.0

The difference between what a USB 2.0 and 3.0 looks like

Any a USB 2.0 can transfer info at 480 Mbps (Megabits per second). A 3.0 transfers at 5 Gbps. (Gigabits per second). Of course that’s the max and you’ll often only get a fraction of that speed. All USB drives can use either connection but 2.0 ports won’t be as fast as 3.0.

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