An opening in a computer where you can insert a printed circuit board. Slots are often called expansion slots because they allow you to expand the capabilities of a computer. The boards you insert in expansion slots are called expansion boards or add-on boards.
Do not confuse slots with bays. Bays are sites within the computer where you can install disk drives. Typically, slots are in the back of the computer and bays are in the front.
Also called a slocket or a riser, a slotket is an adapter that accepts socket 370 CPUs into Slot 1 motherboards. Computer owners can upgrade their systems with the newest CPUs, such as current and future Celerons and Pentiums, without having to replace their Slot 1 motherboards for the new 370s.
- Small Business
A small business is a privately owned and operated business. A small business typically has a small number of employees. In the United States, the legal definition of a small business is determined by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), which sets the criteria to be used by the SBA in making small business determinations. […]
- Small Business CRM
In CRM (customer relationship management) terminology, the phrase small business CRM is used to describe a lightweight CRM application that is designed to meet the needs of a small business. Customer relationship management solutions provide you with the customer business data to help you provide services or products that your customers want, provide better customer […]
- small business phone system
A small business phone system comprises multiple telephones used in an interconnected fashion that allows for advanced telephony features such as call handling and transferring, conference calling, call metering and accounting, private and shared voice message boxes, and so on. A small office phone system can range from just a few telephones to a private […]
- smart card
A small electronic device about the size of a credit card that contains electronic memory, and possibly an embedded integrated circuit (IC). Smart cards containing an IC are sometimes called Integrated Circuit Cards (ICCs). Smart cards are used for a variety of purposes, including: Storing a patient’s medical records Storing digital cash Generating network IDs […]