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a combined device for modulation and demodulation, for example, between the digital data of a computer and the analog signal of a telephone line.
serves as an access point or IP router that a networked computer uses to send information to a computer in another network or the internet.
a plug-in module or plug-in software.
a group of binary digits or bits (usually eight) operated on as a unit.
the main means of mass communication (broadcasting, publishing, and the Internet), regarded collectively.
Media Access Control Address; a hardware identification number that uniquely identifies each device on a network.
the smallest unit of data in a computer. A bit has a single binary value, either 0 or 1.
a computer or computer program that manages access to a centralized resource or service in a network.
a set of rules that governs the delivery of data over the Internet or other network that uses the Internet Protocol, and sets up a connection between the sending and receiving computers.
a computer network diagnostic tool for displaying the route and measuring transit delays of packets across an Internet Protocol (IP) network.
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol; which is a set of networking protocols that allows two or more computers to communicate.
Base-10 number system is known as the decimal system. and has 10 digits to show all numbers. 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9. using place value and a decimal point to separate.
A definition or format that has been approved by a recognized standards organization or is accepted as a de facto standard by the industry. Standards exist for programming languages, operating systems, data formats, communications protocols, and electrical interfaces.
the conceptual model and set of communications protocols used on the Internet and similar computer networks.
In mathematics and computing, hexadecimal (also base 16, or hex) is a positional numeral system with a radix, or base, of 16.
components used to connect computers or other electronic devices together so that they can share files or resources like printers or fax machines.
A dedicated socket in the computer for a mouse.
a large high-speed computer, especially one supporting numerous workstations or peripherals.
an output device that accepts data from the CPU.
a type of computing architecture where all or most of the processing/computing is performed on a central serve
a generic term in computing which refers to computers or nodes working together over a network
an electronic circuit, usually designed to a specific standard, that enables one machine to telecommunicate with another machine
refers to the means of delivering and receiving data or information
more than one event happening at a time
the process of sending data one bit at a time, sequentially, over a communication channel or computer bus.
Network interface adapter
a plug-in card that enables a computer to transmit and receive data on a local network
wireless distribution method for two or more devices that use high-frequency radio waves and often include an access point to the Internet
a type of local-area network that uses high-frequency radio waves rather than wires to communicate between nodes
a hardware device that is generally attached to a computer or other workstation device to allow it to connect to a wireless system
computer networks that are not connected by cables of any kind
wireless application protocol is a communications protocol that is used for wireless data access through most mobile wireless networks
a network that is composed of individual devices communicating with each other directly
a standard for the short-range wireless interconnection of mobile phones, computers, and other electronic devices.
is a working group of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) IEEE 802 standards committee which specifies wireless personal area network (WPAN) standards.
the efficient coexistence of telephone, video and data communication within a single network
ad hoc network that links a wireless user group of devices using Bluetooth technology protocols
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