Glossary

Tech Terms | Abbreviations

A–Z


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A

AAC   AAC+   AAC-LC   AC-3   Access Point   AP   ADSL   AES   Accumulator   AMR   AMR-NB   AMR-WB   Android   API   Apple iOS   Apps   Arpanet   ASCII   ASF   Antisocial Media   Antisocial Networks   Autonome System   Author   AVI   AWB

B

Backup   BBM   BBS   BlackBerry   BlackBerry 10   BlackBerry Limited   Blog   Bluetooth   Bluetooth LE   Bluetooth Smart   BMP   Boot   Browser

C

Cache   CalDAV   CardDAV   CCITT   Chat   Clean URL   Client   Client-Side Scanning   CMS   Compiler   Computer   Cookies   CPU   Crashmail   CSS   Cursor

D

DANE   Database   Database Language   DBS   DBMS   Datex-J   Datex-P   DoS   DDoS   DECT   DKIM   DMARC   DNS   DNSSEC   Domain Name   Dolby Digital   Download   DSL  DSS   DTS   Dual SIM   DVD   DVD Video

E

E2EE   eAAC   EAS   EDGE   EDV   Embedded System   E-Mail   Email Spam   EMS   eSIM   EULA   exFAT

F

F4V   FAT   FAQ   FCM   Feedback   FidoNet   Firmware   FLAC   Flat-File CMS   Flat rate   Fork   FOTA   Freeware   FTP   FTP Client   FTP Server

G

GCM   GIF   GSM   GPRS   GPS   GrapheneOS   GUI

H

H.263   H.264   Hamburger Menu   Hamburger Button   Hardware   HD Voice   HiFi   Homepage   Hostname   Hotspot   Hour   HSCSD   HSDPA   HSPA   HSPA+   HSUPA   HTML   HSTS   HTTP   HTTPS   Hygiene   Hyperlink   Hypertext

I

IANA   ICANN   ICQ   IETF   Imageboard   IMAP   Implementation   Instant Messaging (IM)   Internet   Internet service   Internet forum   IP   ISDN   ISM-Band   ISP   IT   ITU

J

Java   JavaScript   JPEG   JPG   Junk Mail

K

KISS principle

L

LAN   Laptop   Lithium-ion battery  LTE

M

M4A   M4V   Mailbox   Mouse   Megapixel   MEPs   MJPEG (mov)   Microkernel   MITM attack   Man-in-the-middle attack   MKA   MKV   MMS   MOV   Modem   MP2PS   MP2TS   MP3   MP4   MPEG-1   MPEG-2   MPEG-4   Multi-Device Support   Multi-factor authentication (2FA)   Multi-SIM card   MySQL

N

NAS   NetBIOS   Netbook   Netmail   NFC   Notebook

O

Offline   OGG   Onion Routing   Online   Open Source   OSI   OTA   OTP

P

PC   PCM   PDA   PDF   PFS   PGP   Phishing   PHP   PIM   Pixel   PNG   Podcast   POP 3   Portable App   POSIX   Postpaid   Prepaid   Prepaid SIM Card   Pretty URL   Privacy   Push-IMAP

Q

QCELP   QNX   QR Code   Query String   Quick format

R

RAM   Repository   Reset   ROM   Root directory   RTOS

S

Server   SEO   SGI   Shareware   Shareware Concept   SIM   SIM Toolkit   SLR (camera)   Smartphone   Smartphone Zombie   SMS   SMTP   Software   Software Repository   Sourcecode   Spam   SPARK   Spezification   SQL   SSD   SSL   SVG

T

Tablet Computer   TCP   Tethering   TFT Display   TGA   TIFF   TLD   TLS   Tor (network)   TOTP   Two-factor authentication (2FA)

U

UltraCard   UMS   UMTS   Unix   Unixoid System   Update   Upload   URI     URL   USB   USB OTG   USB Flash Drive   User   User ID   USSD

V

VC-1   vCard   Verified Boot   VoIP   Vorbis   VP6   VPN

W

W3C   WAV   WBMP   WAN   WAP   Web Browser   WebDAV   Web Server   Web Page   Website   Webspace   Widgets   WiFi   WLAN   WMA   WMV   WPA2   WWW

X

X.75   XHTML   XML   Xvid

Y

Y-Cable

Z

Zip   Zuse, Konrad

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