How AGP Works - The Accelerated Graphics Port (AGP) enhances the performance and speed of graphics hardware. Find out exactly how AGP works and how much faster it'll be in the future!
How Ethernet Works - Ethernet technology has changed the way we network. No wires! Learn all about how Ethernet works and what it can do for you.
How FireWire Works - A FireWire connection lets you send data to and from high-bandwidth devices such as digital camcorders. Learn how FireWire works and how you can use it on your computer!
How IDE Controllers Work - The Integrated Drive Electronics interface is the most popular way to connect a hard drive to a PC. Find out where IDE came from and how it works today.
How Parallel Ports Work - A parallel port connection is still the most common way to connect a printer to a PC, and it also gets used for lots of other things like zip drives and digital cameras. Learn how a parallel port connection works and where it came from!
How PCI Works - Your computer's components work together through a bus. Learn all about the PCI bus, as well as past and future computer bus technology.
How SCSI Works - SCSI (pronounced "scuzzy") is an ultra-fast, high-power communications bus that connects up to 15 devices to your computer. Find out how this bus operates.
How Serial Ports Work - Serial ports have been an important I/O tool for decades. Learn how they work!
How USB Ports Work - The USB port has taken over as the preferred connection -- it's easy, it's fast and it supports up to 127 devices on a single machine. Learn about the Universal Serial Bus!