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Author - Forrest Stroud
  • Forrest Stroud has been with the QuinStreet Enterprise network of technology websites for 18 years, during which time he has covered everything from consumer technology to small businesses and corporate data centers. He is also the editor of ServerWatch.

  • Apple Pay

    Apple Pay is a mobile payments service and digital wallet that handles secure payment transactions between contactless terminals and Apple iOS devices. »

  • iPhone 6 Plus

    The iPhone 6 Plus is a larger version of the iPhone 6 that fits into the increasingly popular phablet category. »

  • Apple Watch

    The Apple Watch is a new smartwatch that operates as a small "wearable computing" device worn on a user's wrist. »

  • iPhone 6

    The sixth generation of Apple's immensely popular iPhone mobile smartphone. »

  • Google Pigeon

    Google Pigeon is a codename that refers to a new algorithm update for Google's Local Search search engine that debuted on July 24th, 2014. »

  • Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Security

    Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Security refers to an enterprise-grade line of security products from Microsoft's security software product line. »

  • static data structure

    A static data structure is an organization or collection of data in memory that is fixed in size. »

  • Windows Defender

    Windows Defender is an anti-malware tool built into Windows 8 that is designed to protect computers from viruses, spyware and other forms of malware. »

  • Dynamic Data Structure

    A dynamic data structure (DDS) refers to an organization or collection of data in memory that has the flexibility to grow or shrink in size. »

  • Microsoft Security Essentials

    Microsoft Security Essentials is a free real-time anti-malware tool available for Microsoft's Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems. »

  • truth table

    A truth table is a logically-based mathematical table that illustrates the possible outcomes of a scenario. »

  • Microsoft Safety Scanner

    Microsoft Safety Scanner is a free security tool that provides on-demand scanning for viruses, spyware and other malicious software. »

  • Microsoft Security Software

    Microsoft provides a variety of software security options to protect users of its Windows-based operating systems and products from security threats. »

  • Computational Thinking

    Computational thinking (CT) is a study of the problem-solving skills and tactics involved in writing or debugging software programs and applications. »

  • STEM

    An acronym that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, STEM has become popular in discussions involving public school curriculums. »

  • Windows 9

    Windows 9 is the upcoming release of Microsoft's Windows operating system and successor to the underwhelming Windows 8. »

  • spotlight

    Spotlight is the name used for Apple Computer's powerful search feature. »

  • Use After Free

    Use-After-Free vulnerabilities are a type of memory corruption flaw that can be leveraged by hackers to execute arbitrary code. »

  • block-level storage

    Block-level storage is a type of storage commonly deployed by larger businesses and enterprises in SANs and similar large-scale storage systems. »

  • Google Project Zero

    Google Project Zero is a little-known research group whose focus is finding security vulnerabilities in Google's software products like Google Chrome. »

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