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Sad Mac
the frowning Macintosh icon indicating the computer ...
Safe mode
a temporary method of running Windows using ...
Sandbox
a safe environment for running Java applications ...
Sans serif
type without serifs. Popular sans serif fonts ...
Saturation
the degree of intensity of a color. ...
Save
to transfer data from memory to a ...
Save As
the option to save a file under ...
Scalable
the adaptability of something, especially with regard ...
Scalable font
sometimes called object-oriented or outline fonts, a ...
Scale
also called sizing, to change the size ...
Scan
to convert pictures, text or images into ...
ScanDisk
a DOS and Windows diagnostic program that ...
Scanner
see optical scanner. ...
Screen
short for display screen. ...
Screen capture
to copy the image currently displayed on ...
Screen saver
a program that displays an animated picture ...
Screen Scraping (or Content Aggregation)
Taking or pulling information off one or ...
Screen shot
see screen capture. ...
Script
1. a font type that resembles handwriting. ...
Scroll
the systematic movement of text or images, ...
Scroll bar
a rectangular sliding button located either on ...
Scroll Lock key
a special key on PC and Macintosh ...
SCSI
(Small Computer Systems Interface) pronounced scuzzy, a ...
Scuzzy
see SCSI. ...
SDK
(Software Development Kit) programming tools that allow ...
SDRAM
(Synchronous Dynamic Random-Access Memory) an extremely fast ...
SDSL
(Symmetric Digital Subscriber Line) new technology requiring ...
Search Engine
computer software that, through the use of ...
Sector
the smallest unit of data storage available ...
Secure Electronic Transaction Protocol (SET)
A standard protocol from MasterCard and Visa ...
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
The leading security protocol on the internet. ...
Securities hawking
The offering of financial securities for issue ...
Security
a wide range of measures taken to ...
Seek time
the time it takes a device to ...
Segment
1. a representation of a portion of ...
Select
to designate an object in preparation to ...
Select box
a window in a software application or ...
Semiconductor
a material used in the production of ...
Serial
the transfer of data over a single ...
Serial Port
a computer or other hardware device interface ...
Serif
a decorative adornment to a type character ...
Server
a network computer (and/or software) that performs ...
Server mirroring
maintaining a computer that has the exact ...
Service Provider
1. a company that provides a wide ...
Servlet
a Java applet that runs on a ...
Session
refers to the time spent using a ...
SET
(Secure Electronic Transaction) a widely accepted standard ...
Setup
to install computer hardware or software. Most ...
SGI
(Silicon Graphics Incorporated) a company engaged in ...
SGML
(Standard Generalized Markup Language) a method for ...
Shadowing
a method of increasing computer speed by ...
Shell
also called user interface or command shell, ...
Shell Account
A UNIX-based account that allows an indirect, ...
Shift click
to hold the shift key down while ...
Shift key
a computer keyboard key that when pressed ...
Shockwave
a product of Macromedia Inc, Shockwave is ...
Shortcut
in Windows, the ability to execute a ...
Shortcut key
some keys allow a user to execute ...
Shout
to post a message in any online ...
Shrinkwrap contract
The terms of agreement are contained on ...
Shut down
to properly turn off a computer. In ...
Sig file
short for signature file. A small file, ...
Sig quote
similar to a signature file except the ...
Signal-to-noise ratio
the quantity of useful information found in ...
Signature file
see sig file. ...
Single-density disk
a low density floppy disk. ...
Single-sided disk
a floppy disk that is able to ...
Site
short for Website. ...
Site license
A type of software licensing agreement that ...
Site map
A hierarchical model of a web page ...
Size see scale.
...
Sleep mode
a computer setting where, usually after a ...
SLIP
(Serial Line Internet Protocol) a standard for ...
Slot
synonymous with the term socket, an opening ...
Smalltalk
an object-oriented program language and operating system ...
Smart Card
A stored value card with a built-in ...
Smart drive
a disk caching system developed by Microsoft ...
Smart terminal
a keyboard and display monitor system containing ...
SMDS
(Switched Multimegabit Data Services) a standard for ...
Smiley
an emoticon. A smiley is a grouping ...
SMiShing
A compound of 'phishing' and 'SMS'. ...
SMTP
(Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) a method of ...
Snail mail
a slang term used to describe tangible ...
Sniff
to monitor information packets en route over ...
SNMP
(Simple Network Management Protocol) a set of ...
Socket
a receptacle for a wide variety of ...
Software
information used by a computer and stored ...
Software License
permission from the manufacturer, developer, distributor, or ...
Software licensing
This allows individuals or groups to use ...
Solution
a popular Internet and computer marketing buzzword ...
Sort
to arrange items such as records, individual ...
Sound card
a printed circuit board that allows a ...
Sound player
a component of a Web browser that ...
Source
a common computer term meaning the point ...
Spam
unsolicited commercial offers sent via email or ...
Spamming
Sending unwanted or unsolicited emails (usually advertisements) ...
Spank the keyboard
an amusing expression meaning to turn a ...
Speech recognition
the ability for a software application to ...
Speech Synthesis
software with the ability to read text ...
Spell check
a feature found in many text oriented ...
Spider
a program that searches out information online. ...
Splash page
also called a doorway page, the first ...
Split screen
the division of a display screen into ...
Spod
an unsophisticated inhabitant of cyberspace who, often ...
Spoof
also called spoofing, to fool or trick. ...
Spooling
to order items or jobs in a ...
Spot color
the use of a specific color of ...
Spray can
a tool available in a paint program ...
Spreadsheet
a table, chart, or graph displaying information ...
Sprite
used in video games and animation, an ...
SQL
(Structured Query Language) a standard query language ...
SRAM
(Static Random-Access Memory) pronounced S-ram, unlike dynamic ...
SSL
(Secure Socket Layer) a protocol used by ...
Stack
in programming, a set order of prioritizing ...
Stand-alone
a hardware device that is able to ...
Standard
a value by which other values are ...
Star
the computer keyboard character (on the main ...
Star network
a local area network (LAN) in which ...
Start
In the Windows operating system, a menu ...
Start menu
in Windows, the menu that is displayed ...
Start-up
A company (generally technology or internet related) ...
Startup disk
a disk used to start or boot ...
Storage
the capacity of a hardware device to ...
Store
1. to copy and save computer data. ...
Stored Value Card (SVC)
A plastic card containing a microprocessor chip. ...
Streaming
online data transmission which displays constantly changing realtime ...
StuffIt
a Macintosh data compression application from Aladdin ...
style sheet
in word processing, desktop publishing, and Web ...
Stylus
a writing or drawing tool shaped like ...
Sub jaundice
Under judicial deliberation; before a judge or ...
Subscribe
to take advantage of an offer online ...
Suite
a bundle of compatible software applications made ...
Sun Microsystems
a worldwide provider of products, services and ...
Super VGA
video graphics with higher resolution than VGA. ...
Supercomputer
a computer with extremely fast processing capabilities ...
SuperDisk
disk technology from Imation Corporation using high-density ...
Superscript
a character, smaller than those in the ...
Supertwist
a high contrast liquid crystal display (LCD) ...
Surf
(surfing) refers to the casual browsing of ...
Surge protector
a hardware device similar to an extension ...
SVGA see super VGA.
Switch 1. a small lever or button ...
Synchronous
a signal or message occurring at evenly ...
Syntax
the instructions or guidelines by which computer ...
Synthesizer
a device used to generate sounds resembling ...
Sysop
(system operator) a person who manages the ...
System
any number of computer devices and software ...
System programmer
an individual or team of individuals who ...
System software
operation software applications designed and written for ...
     
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