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Snail Mail

Snail mail, also called direct mail, is a slang term for paper mail...

CC vs BCC: What...

CC and BCC are two options to add third-party recipients to an email....

Eventbrite

Eventbrite is an online event posting, event management, and ticketing website. Eventbrite can be used...

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...

Study Guides

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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Snail Mail

Snail mail, also called direct mail, is a slang term...

CC vs BCC: What...

CC and BCC are two options to add third-party recipients...

Eventbrite

Eventbrite is an online event posting, event management, and ticketing website. Eventbrite...

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The Complete List of 1500+ Common Text Abbreviations & Acronyms

From A3 to ZZZ we list 1,559 SMS, online chat, and text...

Generations of Computers (1st to 5th)

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

List of Windows Operating System Versions & History [In Order]

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 and updated by Web Webster   The phrase "7 layers of the OSI...

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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Snail Mail

Snail mail, also called direct mail, is a slang term for paper mail that is delivered through the postal system. It is...

CC vs BCC: What are the Differences?

CC and BCC are two options to add third-party recipients to an email. Unlike regular recipients in the "To" field, CC and...

Eventbrite

Eventbrite is an online event posting, event management, and ticketing website. Eventbrite can be used by businesses to create, browse, and promote events. The...

Docker

Docker is an open-source platform used for developing and running applications by allowing users to package the software application into containers. Containers are standardized...