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  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    DataTAC

    DataTAC is a narrowband wireless network that began as a joint venture between Motorola and International Business Machines (IBM) for use with two-way pagers and personal digital assistants (PDAs)... (Continued)  Continue Reading

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    Wireless: Glossary

    This is a glossary of terms related to wireless technologies.  Continue Reading

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    pumpKIN

    PumpKIN is a free, open source application that is used for exchange of data using the Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP)... (Continued)  Continue Reading

  • October 27, 2006 27 Oct'06

    time

    Time is an observed phenomenon, by means of which human beings sense and record changes in the environment and in the universe.  Continue Reading

  • October 25, 2006 25 Oct'06

    Firefox

    Firefox is a Web browser that is smaller, faster, and in some ways more secure than the Netscape browser from which much of its code was derived.  Continue Reading

  • October 24, 2006 24 Oct'06

    Mosaic

    Mosaic was the first widely-distributed graphical browser or viewer for the World Wide Web. It is usually considered to have been the software that introduced the World Wide Web (and the Internet) to a wide general audience...(Continued)  Continue Reading

  • October 24, 2006 24 Oct'06

    Lynx

    Lynx is a keyboard-oriented text-only Web browser that was developed at the University of Kansas primarily for students who used UNIX workstations.  Continue Reading

  • October 24, 2006 24 Oct'06

    spam confidence level (SCL)

    Spam confidence level (SCL) is a numerical value indicating the likelihood that an incoming email message is spam. SCL is a component of the Microsoft Exchange spam filter... (Continued)  Continue Reading

  • October 24, 2006 24 Oct'06

    OST file (.ost)

    An OST file is an offline folder file in Microsoft Outlook.  Continue Reading

  • October 20, 2006 20 Oct'06

    TrackBack

    TrackBack is a technical specification for an Internet program that allows a blogger to know when another blogger has commented upon one of his posts... (Continued)  Continue Reading

  • October 20, 2006 20 Oct'06

    nanopaper

    Nanopaper is a 3D rendering of thermally stable nanomaterials made of long nanowires created from titanium oxide using a hydrothermal heating process.  Continue Reading

  • October 18, 2006 18 Oct'06

    Podcast: What is the shelf-life of CD-Rs?

    This podcast from WhatIs.com discusses the shelf life of burned CD-Rs, the optical storage media that has become the default storage solution for tens of millions of PC users worldwide. Learn more about the technology -- and whether you should be ...  Continue Reading

  • October 18, 2006 18 Oct'06

    Podcast: What is SOA?

    In this podcast you will learn what service-oriented architecture (SOA) is, how it relates to other programming approaches and what standards and tools you need to be aware of before implementing SOA. (Continued...)  Continue Reading

  • October 17, 2006 17 Oct'06

    XyWrite

    XyWrite was a text editor from XYQuest that gained a following in the 1980s.  Continue Reading

  • October 17, 2006 17 Oct'06

    portable media center

    Portable media center is a term for a handheld multimedia device that can play digital music, image, and movie files that have been downloaded from the Internet or stored on a personal computer.  Continue Reading

  • October 17, 2006 17 Oct'06

    Hyper-Threading

    Hyper-Threading is a technology used by some Intel microprocessors that allows a single microprocessor to act like two separate processors to the operating system and the application programs that use it.  Continue Reading

  • October 16, 2006 16 Oct'06

    digital photo album

    A digital photo album is an application that allows the user to import graphic image files from a digital camera, memory card, scanner, or computer hard drive, to a central database. (...Continued)  Continue Reading

  • October 16, 2006 16 Oct'06

    automagically

    Automagically is a term used when the user either doesn't want to go into the technical details of something or doesn't know the details but does know what the end result has to be.  Continue Reading

  • October 16, 2006 16 Oct'06

    tiger team

    In the computer industry, a tiger team is a group of programmers or users who volunteer or are hired to expose errors or security holes in new software or to find out why a computer network's security is being broken.  Continue Reading

  • October 16, 2006 16 Oct'06

    ooblick

    According to Eric Raymond, compiler of The New Hacker's Dictionary, "ooblick" derives from the Dr.  Continue Reading

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