Computer to Boot up In Seconds

Please go through the technology advance in boot up of computers. New always replaces old.

Amplify’d from www.telegraph.co.uk

New computers will ‘boot up in seconds’

Wave goodbye to BIOS, say hello to UEFI, a new technology that will
drastically reduce start-up times.

Woman at laptop

The next generation of home computers will be able to boot up in just a few
seconds, as 25-year-old BIOS technology makes way for new start-up software
known as UEFI.

By contrast, UEFI – which stands for Unified Extensible Firmware Interface –
has been built to meet modern computing needs, and will soon be the
pre-eminent technology in many new computers, enabling them to go from ‘off’
to ‘on’ in seconds.

UEFI is a more adaptable system, that can cope with keyboards and peripherals
being connected to different ports, and which could also be used to support
the next-generation of touch-screens and natural gesture interfaces.

Many consumer electronics companies are working hard to reduce the boot times
of their machines, a factor that is particularly important with mobile
devices and tablet computers. Google’s
forthcoming Chrome OS has a rumoured boot time of just a few seconds.

Read more at www.telegraph.co.uk

 

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