To convert a packed file into its original form. A packed file is a file that has been compressed to take up less storage area.
- Unstructured Data
The phrase unstructured data usually refers to information that doesn’t reside in a traditional row-column database. As you might expect, it’s the opposite of structured data — the data stored in fields in a database. Examples of Unstructured Data Unstructured data files often include text and multimedia content. Examples include e-mail messages, word processing documents, […]
In digital television, upconversion is the process where a lower resolution signal is converted to a higher resolution. This process will increase the number of pixels, frame rate or the scanning lines. Contrast with downconversion.
- unusual software bug
A classification of software bugs that are considered to be difficult to understand, recreate and repair. Most bugs that are classified as an unusual software bugs are named after scientists. Several bugs classified as an unusual software bug include the following: heisenbug bohrbug mandelbug schroedinbug
- URL (Uniform Resource Locator)
URL is the abbreviation of Uniform Resource Locator. URL is the global address of documents and other resources on the World Wide Web. Parts of a URL The first part of the URL is called a protocol identifier and it indicates what protocol to use, and the second part is called a resource name and […]
- Universal Serial Bus (USB)
Short for Universal Serial Bus, an external bus standard that supports data transfer rates of 12 Mbps. A single USB port can be used to connect up to 127 peripheral devices, such as mice, modems, and keyboards. USB also supports Plug-and-Play installation and hot plugging. Starting in 1996, a few computer manufacturers started including USB […]