CGS-2060 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Mobile Broadband Modem, Web 2.0, Web Application

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Cellular radio
uses cellular network to enable high-speed internet connections to devices with built in
compatible technology, such as smart phones.
wiki
collaborative website that allows users to create, add to, modify, or delete the content
via their browser
convergence
term that describes the trend of computers and devices with technologies that overlap.
file
named collection of stored data, instructions, or information
touchpad
small, flat, rectangular pointing device that is sensitive to pressure and motion.
World wide web
global library of information available to anyone connected to the internet.
Wireless modem
uses the cellular radio network to provide internet connections.
dongle
wireless modem, it is a small device that connects to a computer
hot spot
wireless network that provides internet connections to mobile computers and devices.
Tethering
transforms a smartphone or internet-capable tablet into a portable communications
device that shares its internet access with other computers and devices wirelessly.
Internet service providers (ISP)
sometimes called an internet access provider, is a business that provides individuals
and organizations access to the Internet free or for a fee.
Bandwidth
amount of data that travels over a network (MG, GB)
IP address
sequence of numbers that uniquely identifies the location of each computer or device
connected to the internet
Domain name
text-based name that corresponds to the IP address of a server that hosts a website.
DNS server
translates the domain name into its associated IP address
Bandwidth
amount of data that travels over a network
Web 2.0
refers to websites that provide a means for users to share personal information (such as
online networks)
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