Flashcards in 9 Deck (25):
referring to the process of transferring data between two local devices, especially between a computer and a mobile device
[C] imitating a real phenomenon with a set of mathematical formulas; for example weather conditions or chemical reactions
[C] regular postal service mail, which is slower than electronic mail
snail mail n.
[C] the original form in which a computer program is written before it is translated into machine code
source code n.
- [U] the electronic equivalent of junk mail, often advertising material
- to send the same message to many different people over the Internet
[C] an application that is used to perform automatic calculations on changing data
[C] a computer that works on its own without being part of a network
[U] the process of placing, holding and retrieving data on a computer
- to play sound or video on your computer while it is being downloaded from the net
- the file played on your computer while it is being downloaded from the net
stream v., n.
[C] a pen-like pointing and writing device for the screens on handheld computers
to navigate through cyberspace like a surfer riding the top of a wave
to move a card with information stored on a magnetic stripe through a device to read this information
[U] harmonizing a single set of data between two or more devices, automa-tically copying changes back and forth
synchronization (also sync or synch) n.
[C] a device for entering drawings, sketches or handwriting into a computer by means of an LCD screen and a stylus
- [C] an indication of command beginnings and endings or a file formatting command
- to mark a section of a file with a formatting command
tag n., v.
relating to long distance
a piece of equipment, consisting of at least a keyboard and a screen that joins a user to the central computer network
[C] a miniature display on a computer screen which shows you what a larger picture will look
[C] a small helper program that performs a specific non-routine task, such as adding a graphic
[C] a map or plan showing the arrangement and interlinking of computers in a network
to send data from one point to another by means of radio waves or along a transmission line
[C] sending data from one point to another by means of radio waves or along a transmission line
[C] a destructive program that masquerades as a benign application containing additional hidden code
trojan horse n.
to isolate the source of a problem which is suspected to be hardware-related and fix it