Archive for the ‘Computer terms’ Category

What does PSE stand for?

PSE stands for Problem Solving Environment. PSE is a considered to be using concentrated computing software that finds solutions for or to problems. Most PSEs were introduced in the 1990s and they utilize the idiom of the individual field to develop modern graphical user interfaces (GUI). The goal is to ensure that the software is […]

What does WIFI stand for?

WIFI is the acronym for wireless local area network: a local area network that uses high frequency radio signals to transmit and receive data over distances of a few. It can also be seen as a group of wireless local area network (WLAN) devices according to the IEEE 802.11 standards. Wi-Fi devices are installed in […]

What does ODT stand for?

The acronym ODT means Open Document Format. The Open Document Format is an Extensible Markup Language (XML) type file format used to embody electronic documents for example, word processing, spreadsheets, presentations and charts. Sun Microsystems was the original developer of the specifications for the Open Document Format however, OASIS Open Document Format for Office Applications […]

What does MPEG stand for?

About MPEG MPEG is an intialism that actually means Moving Picture Experts Group. It is pronounced (m-peg) not (m p e g). It falls under the guidelines of the International Organization for Standard or ISO. MPEG typically generates visibly improved video quality when compared to other widely available formats, including Video for Windows, Indeo and […]

What does MSN stand for?

MSN stands for “Microsoft Network”. The term MSN is used to refer to Windows Live Messenger, an instant messaging client developed by Microsoft. This client is designed to work with Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 as well as Windows Mobile. The client has been actively apart of Microsoft’s Windows […]

What does Spam stand for?

Spam refers to electronic messages transmitted to randomly selected recipients who have not requested such communication. Such messages are usually large in size, unrelated and improperly sent to recipients. The most common form of spam is email spam, but there are other types which extend to the web (discussion boards, social networking and blogging sites), […]

What does http stand for?

Hypertext Transfer Protocol also knows as Http refers to the application rules governing the transfer and format of data, requested using computer tools or systems that have interconnected information. Primarily it is used to access resources such as HTML files, image files and query results that are inter-connected in several ways. It was the leading […]

What does WII stand for?

The acronym Wii which when pronounced sounds like the pronoun “we” means Wireless Inter-Interface. The Wii concept was developed in 2001 by Nintendo’s game designer Shigeru Miyamoto an idea which introduced a new form of player interaction. Four years later the concept developed further, producing the Wii Remote which was made popular by Nintendo and […]

What does PDF stand for?

PDF is the acronym for Portable Document Format which is a file format created n 1993 by Adobe Systems for document exchange. PDF is used to symbolize two – dimensional documents in a manner that is free of the application hardware, software and operating system. Each PDF file includes a comprehensive description of a set […]

What do the Domain Extensions stand for?

Domain extensions are the top most part of a domain name. A domain name is the characterizing feature for identifying, naming and creating an address for a website on the internet. All domain names are developed using the guiding principles of the Domain Name System. Each domain name consists of dots that separate each part […]