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GUI
Graphical User Interface: allows you to use a mouse or keystrokes to slect icons and commands
DOS
Disk operating system: first operating sys. offered to IBM by microsoft (hard to use command interface)
URL
Uniforms Resource Locator: string of characters that points to specific piece of info anywhere on the web.
TCP
Transmission Control Protocol: two hosts to establish a connection and exchange data
IP
Internet Protocol: deals with packets of information when transfering
DSL
digital subscriber line: high data rate faster connection than dial up, faster out than in, mbps
DNS
Domain Name Service: computer at ISP that finds IP#'s translatesname to IP address for web page requested
POP3
protocal were email downloads to your computer
ICANN
nonprofit Organization that controls DNS (IP address #'s)
IMAP
protocal you view your email from your ISP
ARIN
registers and administers IP numbers
INTERNIC
provides public info about domain name registration
FTP
protocal used to transfer files publicly available
HTML
set of special intructions (tags/markups) to specify document structure, format
HTTP
communications rule allow browers to connect to website
IT
technology that helps produce main information
DHCP
software that keeps track of IP address connects you to a different IP each time
WWW
Interconnected sys. of internet servers that support multimedia form
OS
software platform, low-level, master sys. of programs manage basic ops. disk space, memory, CPU, peripheral devices
ISDN
HARDWARE/SOFTWARE THAT ALLOW VOICE,VIDEO, AND DATA TO BE COMM. OVER TRADITIONAL COPPER-WIRE TELEPHONE LINES
ISP
Co. that connects u to the comm. line (server), to internet via co. networks
RAM
(memory chips) primary storage (temp storage) hold data b and a processing
LAN
group of desktop PCs and other devices in an office or building
UNIX
multitasking OS for multipurpose users that run on all kinds of computers
LINUX
nonprofit version of UNIX, free, complicated but easy to mess with
PTM
software that helps you keep track and manage info u use daily
DTP
involves mixing txt & graphics to produce high quality output for comercial printing
CAD
intended for design of products, structures, maps, etc.
CPU
processor chip, tiny piece of silicon that contains m,illions of minature electronic circuits
CYBERSQUATTING
by domain name with intent to sell it
Plug IN
things downloaded to make things work and run smoothly on webpages
COOKIES
filters on websites for it to remember your information
VERSION VS. RELEASE
whole new upgrade/ small tiny upgrades
User Interface
way that you interact with the computer
Software suit vs. Integrated software
bundle together programs / pieces and parts of software