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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.

  • taptic engine

    Apple's Taptic Engine provides tactile sensations in the form of vibrations to users of Apple devices like the Apple Watch, iPhones, and MacBooks. »

  • iPhone 6S

    The iPhone 6S is an improved version of Apple's iPhone 6 that made its debut in October 2015. »

  • Apple WatchOS

    Apple WatchOS is the company's operating system developed to power Apple Watch smartwatch devices. »

  • identity management

    Enterprise identity management (IdM) is for identifying, authenticating and authorizing employees and their use of corporate IT resources. »

  • WaaS - Workspace as a Service

    Workspace-as-a-Service, or WaaS, is a form of desktop virtualization that provides access to business applications and data from anywhere at any time. »

  • BYOA – Bring Your Own Apps

    Short for Bring Your Own Apps, BYOA refers to the growing use of personal apps by employees for increased productivity in their work environments. »

  • iPad Pro

    The Apple iPad Pro is a larger version of the original Apple iPad that the company first announced on September 9th, 2015. »

  • Marshmallow - Android Codename

    Marshmallow is the official Android codename for the upcoming 6.0 update of the open source Android mobile operating system. »

  • PII - Personally Identifiable Information

    Personally Identifiable Information, or PII, refers to information that can be used to discover or distinguish an individual's identity. »

  • Micro-VM

    Micro-VMs, or micro virtual machines, are hardware-isolated virtual machines created by a microvisor to help ensure secure computing environments. »

  • Windows Bridge for iOS

    Windows Bridge for iOS is a tool developed by Microsoft for bringing Apple iOS apps to the Windows platform. »

  • Android M

    Android M (for Marshmallow) is the Android codename for the upcoming 6.0 update of the open source Android mobile operating system. »

  • iOS 9

    iOS 9 is the ninth major update for Apple's iOS mobile operating system that runs on portable Apple devices like the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. »

  • OS X El Capitan

    The successor to OS X Yosemite, OS X El Capitan is version 10.11 of Apple Computer's Mac OS X operating system for Macintosh desktop, laptop and server computers. »

  • microvisor

    A microvisor is a Xen-based security-focused hypervisor that provides micro-virtualization technology to ensure secure computing environments. »

  • MAM – Mobile Application Management

    Mobile Application Management (MAM) refers to software and services for securing and managing mobile apps in enterprise settings on mobile devices. »

  • Micro-Virtualization

    Micro-virtualization is a technology developed by desktop security firm Bromium to help ensure secure computing environments. »

  • Intel Compute Stick

    The Intel Compute Stick is a small USB flash drive-sized PC-on-a-Stick device that can be used to provide a complete personal computing experience. »

  • OpenStack Nova

    OpenStack Nova is an OpenStack component that provides on-demand access to compute resources by provisioning and managing large networks of virtual machines. »

  • PC-on-a-Stick

    A PC-on-a-Stick is a small USB flash drive-sized device that can be plugged into an HDMI-compatible TV or monitor to provide a complete personal computing experience. »

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Smiley Faces and Symbols

A text smiley face is used to convey a facial expression or emotion in texting and online chat conversations. This Webopedia guide shows you how... Read More »

The 7 Layers of the OSI Model

The Open System Interconnection (OSI) model defines a networking framework to implement protocols in seven layers. Use this handy guide to compare... Read More »

Network Fundamentals Study Guide

Networking fundamentals teaches the building blocks of modern network design. Learn different types of networks, concepts, architecture and... Read More »

Computer Architecture Study Guide

This Webopedia  study guide describes the different parts of a computer system and their relations. Read More »