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What Is DNS ?

What Is DNS ?

DNS or the Domain Name System is a naming system which is used to name and identify the computers, servers or any other object which connects to the world wide web (internet) or a particular network. Using the Domain Name System, domain names are assigned to websites on the internet which can be...

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What Is Social Media?

Social Media is online based tools that allow groups of individuals to generate content and engage in peer-to-peer conversations and exchange of content. Social Media has changed how we consume content on the internet. Some amazing examples of Social Media include: Popular Social Media...

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Yahoo Acquires Maktoob

Sometime I honestly wonder who is in charge over at Yahoo. Yahoo apparently has purchased Maktoob for around 75 million dollars, or a few hundred thousand barrells of oil. The Jordan based technology portal is one of the biggest in the Arab world. I don't think this really fits into what Yahoo...

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WordPress Security Fix

WordPress recently had a big spoofah. Some of the old and outdated versions got hacked. It wouldn't have been a big deal but some big size blogs got nailed with the smackdown including PopCrunch, and Robert Scoble's Scobleizer. Don't worry here is an easy way to keep your WordPress safe and secure...

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Make Money Online: the Must See Resource

This is a collection of links that we are growing here at Brainz to help teach you How To Make Money Online. Making Money Online is a popular way to moonlight, increase your revenue, or create a sideline job that supplements your day to day income. Here are some links that have helped inspire us...

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What Is a Plasma TV?

A plasma TV is a type of high definition display that, along with LCD TVs, slowly replacing standard cathode ray televisions that have been the standard for a number of decades. A plasma TV gives very vibrant colors and crisp images. The high quality is more noticeable when high definition broadcasts...

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What Is a T1 Line?

A T1 line is a type of telephone line. It is made of copper or fiber optic material, which enables it to transmit more data than the standard telephone line. It is often called the T-carrier line. Most T1 lines are made of twisted copper. This has been the industry practice for several decades....

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What Is a Tarmac?

Tarmac is a process for paving roads. Its contribution to modern society is obvious. Amazingly, it was discovered purely by accident. It started in the 18th century. John MacAdam, an inventor, discovered a way of creating roads—adding gravel to the surface. This was called “macadamizing”. This...

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What Is a USB Hub?

A USB hub is a small device that contains a number of USB ports where different USB devices can be plugged in. The USB hub is usually connected to an unused USB port on the computer using an extension cable. Upon plugging in, the USB hub serves as multiple input for different USB devices, which is...

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What Is GHz?

Hertz measures the frequency of cycles per second; gigahertz measures it in the billions range. So, one gigahertz or (GHz) equals one billion hertz, or one thousand megahertz (MHz). People usually encounter the term gigahertz, or GHz when buying gadgets. In fact, any computer geek will go into a...