What is local area network (LAN) in computer

Definition of local area network (LAN) A network that is used to connect computers in a single building or group of buildings. A computer in LAN may be a PC, laptop, embedded computer or mobile computer like smartphone, tablet, and smartwatch. An experiment of connecting computers over LAN had started in the 1970s. In older days printers and other storage devices were very expensive. So these devices were [...]