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Review of Acronyms & Memory Size

CPU

central processing unit

WBT

web-based training

DTP

desk-top publishing

PC

personal computer

MAC

macintosh computer

CAD

computer-aided design

virus

million on internet

IBM

international business machine

blog

web log

wiki

collaborative web site

ISP

internet service provider

email

electronic email

netiquette

internet etiquette

IP

internet protocol address

GOOGLE

popular search engine

LOL

laughing out loud

SHOUTING

using all capital letters in email

VoIP

voice over internet protocol

IM

instant messaging

E-commerce

electronic commerce

VR

virtual reality

e-Book

Kindle

portal

online opening to a community

URL

uniform resource locator; web address

domaine name

main part of web address

Wi-Fi

wireless fidelity

W3C

next generation of the web

chassis

system unit

motherboard

system board

machine cycle

4 steps

kilobyte

1 thousand bytes

megabyte

1 million bytes

gigabyte

1 billion bytes

terabyte

1 trillion bytes

petabyte

1 quadrillion bytes

bit

smallest unti of data

byte

8 bits

RAM

random access memory; temporary

ROM

read only memory;permanent

cache

stores frequently used data and speeds up process

port

point where peripheral attaches to a computer

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