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Webcam

A webcam, short for web camera, is a piece of video hardware that is either...

Computer Science Terms

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a wide-ranging branch of computer science concerned with...

Hypervisor

A hypervisor, also known as a virtual machine motor or virtualizer, is...

SQL

SQL is a standardized query language for requesting information from a database....

Security Terms

Authentication

Authentication refers to the process of identifying an individual, usually based on...

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer)

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a protocol developed by Netscape for providing...

Endpoint Detection and Response...

Endpoint Detection and Response, or EDR, is a form of technology that...

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Virtual Private Network (VPN) Study Guide

Companies and organizations will use a VPN to communicate confidentially over a public network and to send voice, video or data. ...

Computer Architecture Study Guide

Computer architecture provides an introduction to system design basics for most computer science students. This computer architecture study guide describes the...

Network Fundamentals Study Guide

Networking fundamentals teaches the building blocks of modern network design. Learn different types of networks, concepts, architecture and design. Networking fundamentals teaches computer science students...

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Binary System

The binary system in computing uses the base 2 number system to...

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The Complete List of 1500+ Common Text Abbreviations & Acronyms

Text Abbreviations reviewed by Web Webster   From A3 to ZZZ we list 1,559...

Generations of Computers (1st to 5th)

Reviewed by Web Webster Learn about each of the 5 generations of computers...

Windows Operating System History & Versions

The Windows operating system (Windows OS) refers to a family of operating...

How to Create a Website Shortcut on Your Desktop

Website Shortcut on Your Desktop reviewed by Web Webster   This Webopedia guide will...

What Are the 7 Layers of the OSI Model?

Reviewed by Web Webster   The phrase "7 layers of the OSI model" refers...

Hotmail [Outlook] Email Accounts

Hotmail was one of the first public webmail services that could be...

Multimedia Terms

FPS (Frames Per Second)

1. Short for frames per second, fps is a measure of how...

Optical Image Stabilization (OIS)

Optical image stabilization (OIS) is a camera component that compensates in real-time...

Common Intermediate Format

(n.) A video format used in videoconferencing systems that easily supports both...

Software Terms

ALM

Abbreviated as ALM, Application Lifecycle Management refers to the capability to integrate,...

Remote Working Software

Remote working software is software that enables workers outside of a main...

Marketing Automation Software

Marketing automation software is an advanced platform designed to help marketers plan...

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How to Indent in Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word is a graphical word processing program used to create text-based documents. It's included in all...

How to Drop a Pin in Google Maps

If you're a Google Maps user, you may be missing out on a key functionality if you're not using pins to save...

Webcam

A webcam, short for web camera, is a piece of video hardware that is either external or internal to a computer. The webcam takes...

Binary System

The binary system in computing uses the base 2 number system to power the majority of  computational processes. Unlike the base 10 number system...