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Important Abbreviations For Computer Terms

Important Abbreviations For Computer Terms

There are many useful abbreviations which may help you in future,it will also help you in your competitive exams:

HTTP:Hypertext Transfer Protocol
HTTPS:Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure
IP:Internet Protocol
URL:Uniform Resource Locator
USB:Universal Serial Bus
VIRUS:Vital Information Resource Under Sezied
3G:3rd Generation
GSM:Global System For Mobile Communication
CDMA:Code Division Multiple Access
UMTS:Universal Mobile Telecommunication System
SIM:Subscriber Identity Module
AVI:Audio Video Interleave
RTS:Real Time Streaming
SIS:Symbian OS Installer File
AMR:Adaptive Multi Rate Codec
JAD:Java Application Descriptor
JAR:Java Archive
3GPP:3rd Generation Partnership Project
3GP:3rd Generation Project
MP3:MPEG Player 3
MP4:MPEG_4 video files
AAC:Advanced Audio Coding
GIF:Graphic Interchangeable Format
SWF:Shock Wave Flash
WMV:Windows Media Video
WMA:Windows Media Audio
PNG:Portable Network Graphic
DOC:Document(Microsoft corporation)
PDF:Portable Document Format
M3G:Mobile 3D Graphics
M4A:MPEG_4 Audio files
NTH:Nokia Themes
THM:Themes(Sony Erricson)
MMF:Synthetic Music Mobile Application File
NRT:Nokia Ringtone
XMF:Xtensible Music File
WBMP:Wireless Bitmap Image

DVX:DivX video

HTML:Hyper Text Markup Language

WML:Wireless Markup Language

CD:Compact Disk

DVD:Digital Versatile Disk

CRT:Cathode Ray Tube

DAT:Digital Audio Tape

DOS:Disk Operating System

GUI:Graphical User Interface

TCP:Transmission Control Protocol

UPS:Uninterrupted Power supply

 HSDPA:High speed Downlink Packet Access

EDGE:Enhanced Data rate for GSM Evolution

VHF:Very High Frequency

UHF: Ultra High Frequency

GPRS: General Packet Radio Service

WAP:Wireless Application Protocol

ARPANET:Advanced Research Project Agency Network

IBM: International Business Machines

HP: Hewlett Packard

AM/FM: Amplitude/Frequency Modulation

LAN: Local Area Network

WLAN: Wireless Local Area Network

Some little known facts about Steve Jobs

  • Steve Jobs belongs to the league of famous college drop-outs that
    include Bill Gates ( Microsoft), Larry Ellison ( Oracle), Michael Dell
    (Dell) and Richard Branson (Virgin group). 


  • Jobs, whose personal
    wealth is about $9 billion, in early years survived on money he got from
    selling coke bottles and weekly free meals at Hare Krishna temple in

  •  Jobs traveled to India in search of spiritual enlightenment and took to Buddhism, shaved his head and wore Indian cloths.

  • Worked
    with HP in Palo Alto in California where he met Steve Wozniak, with
    whom he founded Apple Publishing house Simon & Schuster is set to
    publish the authorized biography of Jobs in November that will include
    his resignation.

  • In the multiple-Oscar winning Hollywood movie Forest Gump, the lead
    character by the same name, played by Tom Hanks, refers to Apple as
    “some sort of fruit company” whose shares Gump ends up owning.

  • In July 1976, Apple sold its first PC, Apple-1 for $700 that had no
    casing, power supply, keyboard or monitor. Jobs-Wozniak duo sold 200
    units of its and made $20 each.

  • In November 2010, in an auction, an almost unused Apple-1 machine was sold for $213,600.

  • First used with iMac in 1998, Jobs said at the launch that ‘i’ meant internet, individual, instruct, inform, inspire.

  • In its proxy filing in January 2011, Apple again confirmed that Jobs was
    paid a dollar for his 2010 efforts and was awarded no new stock. It
    also confirmed that he has not cashed in any of his roughly 5.5 million
    shares since 1997.

  • How did Jobs manage to buy black turtlenecks
    and other day-to-day necessities? For one, the company reimbursed him
    for many expenses, according to its filings, including more than
    $800,000 in 2008, a year when Jobs took a six-month leave of absence
    when he fell ill.

  • Jobs is usually point-blank when he replies to queries.
  • On iPad:
    When a reporter asked what market research went into the iPad, Jobs
    replied: “None. It’s not the consumers’ job to know what they want.”
  • “It was awful-tasting medicine, but I guess the patient needed it.
    Sometimes life’s gonna hit you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose
    faith,” he told a Stanford graduating class in 2005.

  • ‘Stay hungry, stay foolish’ was his closing comment for the addres.