Analog computers only work with continuous numerical data in analog quantities, digital computers can process both non-numerical and numerical data and a hybrid computer is a combination of both analog and digital. A hybrid computer has the accuracy of a digital computer paired with speed of an analog one.Know More
An advantage of an analog computer is the speed at which it can process data, although it is only capable of handling several digits or packets of data at a time. A digital computer has the ability to solve an innumerable amount of equations, but it is very slow in processing them. A hybrid computer has a digital component for logical operations, and an analog component that is able to solve differential equations.
Hybrid computers are also known for their seed value, or gauging a precise numerical seed at a medium rate of speed. However, a hybrid computer differs from a hybrid system. Hybrid computers have an exact and precise structure built in, and a hybrid system may just be a computer with a digital-to-analog converter or the reverse. An example of a standalone hybrid computer is the HRS-100, which was in extensive use during the 1970s. In more modern times, digital signal processors have replaced the need for hybrids.Learn more about Computers & Hardware
ATX (Advanced Technology eXtended) and NLX (New Low Profile eXtended) are two computer form factors that determine motherboard specifications. The ATX form factor is more commonly used, whereas the NLX form factor is typically used in smaller cases. ATX motherboards are 12 inches wide and 9.6 inches deep, while NLX motherboards are typically 10 inches wide and 8 inches deep.Full Answer >
Restoring factory settings on a Toshiba laptop is a process that involves turning off the laptop, removing all the peripherals, pressing the zero key while turning on the laptop, choosing the "Recovery of Factory Software" option from the Recovery Wizard and finally restarting the laptop. This process, which uses a special system recovery image stored in a secret location on the hard disk, may vary from machine to machine with some of the machines asking for disks (multi-disk packages).Full Answer >
Input, process, output (IPO), is described as putting information into the system, doing something with the information and then displaying the results. IPO is a computer model that all processes in a computer must follow.Full Answer >
The process for finding the Media Access Control address of a computer differs depending on if one is using a Windows or Apple computer. On a Windows computer, it can be found by entering "ipconfig /all" into the command prompt. On an Apple computer, utilize the system settings (or preferences menu) to access the advanced settings information for the selected network.Full Answer >