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What do you mean when you say gigabyte, megabyte, GB, and MB?

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Video #5: What are bits, bytes, megabytes and gigabytes?


This video tutorial will teach you about the units of measurements used in the world of computing.


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The smallest unit of measurement on a computer is a binary digit; also know as the “bit”. There are almost always eight bits in one “byte”. A byte is the fundamental data unit for computers and is the unit most computers use to represent a character such as a letter, number, or symbol. It is also the basic unit of measurement for computer storage.


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Purple or Yellow: What Makes You Click?

While the colors probably have fancier names than “purple” or “yellow,” while perusing our paid search ads for top web hosting terms this morning, we noticed that Google was testing a new “purplish” background for its top sponsored search results. Compare the two images below:


Current “Yellow” Background
Google Yellow


New “Purple” Background
Google Purple


Do some searches and refresh your browser a few times — perhaps you will see the test as well . . .

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