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VRAM is a dual-ported variant of dynamic RAM (DRAM), which was once commonly used to store the framebuffer in some graphics adapters.
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A voice command device (VCD) is a device controlled by means of the human voice.
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A computer virus is a type of malicious software program (malware).
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A access point is a networking hardware device that allows a Wi-Fi device to connect to a wired network.
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The WWW is a space where resources are identified by Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) and can be accessed via the Internet.
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A backup, or the process of backing up, refers to the copying and archiving of computer data.
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A WAN is a telecommunications network or computer network that extends over a large geographical distance.
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VoIP is a methodology and group of technologies for the delivery of voice communications and multimedia sessions over IP networks.
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UWP is a platform-homogeneous application architecture created by Microsoft and first introduced in Windows 10.
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AVI is a multimedia container format introduced by Microsoft as part of its Video for Windows software.
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The UEFI is a specification that defines a software interface between an operating system and platform firmware.
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BIOS is a non-volatile firmware used to perform hardware initialization during the booting process and to provide runtime services.
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A stop error displayed on a Windows computer system after a fatal system error, also known as a system crash.
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A protocol, which can secure the boot process by preventing the loading of drivers or OS loaders that are not signed with an acceptable digital signature.
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Dolby Digital is the name for audio compression technologies developed by Dolby Laboratories.
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A wide-angle lens refers to a lens whose focal length is substantially smaller than the focal length of a normal lens.
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A mobile app is a computer program designed to run on a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet computer.
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Wi-Fi or WiFi is a technology for wireless local area networking with devices based on the IEEE 802.11 standards.
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Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances.
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Active Desktop was a feature of Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0's optional Windows Desktop Update.
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