In computer BIOS settings for Intel desktop boards, Aperture Size is a video configuration option that determines the amount of system memory available for direct access by the graphics device. While Aperture Size options may vary by board model, typical choices for Aperture Size include; 4MB, 8MB, 16MB, 32MB, 128MB, and 256MB.
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- Appending Virus
A virus that inserts a copy of its malicious code at the end of the file. The goal of an appending virus is not to harm the host program, but to modify it to hold the virus code and then be able to run itself.
A scripting language developed by Apple Computer that is integrated into the MacOS starting with System 7.5. AppleScript provides an easy way to automate common tasks. AppleScript is also powerful enough to automate complex tasks and to customize the way applications behave. AppleScript can be extended through Scripting Additions called OSAX. These add-on modules provide […]
An inexpensive local-area network (LAN) architecture built into all Apple Macintosh computers and laser printers. AppleTalk supports Apple’s LocalTalk cabling scheme, as well as Ethernet and IBM Token Ring. It can connect Macintosh computers and printers, and even PCs if they are equipped with special AppleTalk hardware and software.
- Apple Computer
A personal computer company founded in 1976 by Steven Jobs and Steve Wozniak. Throughout the history of personal computing, Apple has been one of the most innovative influences. In fact, some analysts say that the entire evolution of the PC can be viewed as an effort to catch up with the Apple Macintosh. In addition […]
- Apple key
A special key on Macintosh computers labeled with the Apple logo. On all but the oldest Apple computers, the Apple key serves as the Command key.