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Hello Gen-Z techies,

It feels so great to share this valuable content with you.

Here are meanings to some technical acroyms you need to know as you dive through your journey in tech…

1. PDF

PDF stands for “Portable Document Format”.  Essentially, the format is used when you need to save files that cannot be modified but still need to be easily shared and printed.  Today most devices have a version of Adobe Reader or can open a PDF in an Internet Browser. 


HDMI means “High-Definition Multimedia Interface”, a standard for simultaneously transmitting digital video and audio from a source, such as a computer or TV cable box, to a computer monitor, TV or projector.

3. JPG

JPEG stands for Joint Photographic Experts Group. The JPEG file type is one of the world’s most widely used image file formats. Able to compress impressive detail into a shareable file size, JPEGs are most helpful in storing and sharing digital images. They’re ideal for social, email, and blog content.

4. USB

Short for Universal Serial Bus, USB is a plug and play interface that allows a computer to communicate with peripheral and other devices. USB-connected devices cover a broad range; anything from keyboards and mice to music players and flash drives.


A hard drive or hard disk drive (HDD) is a type of data storage device that is used in laptops and desktop computers. An HDD is a “non-volatile” storage drive, which means it can retain the stored data even when no power is supplied to the device

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6. SSD

A solid-state drive (SSD) is a new generation of storage device used in computers. SSDs store data using flash-based memory, which is much faster than the traditional hard disks they’ve come to replace.

Eunice Oluwatosin

Eunice Oluwatosin a.k.a Tosin Bankz is a tech blogger, technical writer and a content writer, who is very enthusiastic about proffering solutions and creating magic on the web through writing. She is soft skilled certified, which makes her best in communication, teamwork,leadership and other soft skills.

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