A proprietary mark-up language that conforms to a Drutt
defined XML schema for partner use
A type of Internet network that allows users of the same
networking program to connect with each other and directly
access shared files. This negates the need for a central
point of management. Examples of peer-to-peer programs
are Kazaa and Napster.
Facility on TVs to view more than one channel within smaller
windows on the TV, can also be used to display picture
and text where indicated.
(PICture ELement) The smallest element of a digitized
image. One small dot of light among the many dots that
make up an image on a computer screen.
Technology that uses electrical impulses that react with
gases contained to produce pixels. Plasma televisions
are increasing in demand due to their light weight and
positioning flexibility as opposed to traditional CRT
The platform is the type of machine and operating system
you are using. On personal computers, Windows 2000 and
Mac OS X are examples of two different platforms.
This is Microsoft's attempt to unify the Windows Media-based
portable digital music players as there is a forest of
incompatibility problems but all new players should conform
to this 'standard'.
When part of a song is digitised into a somewhat tinny
version of the original and used as a ringtone on a mobile
phone. You download them off the internet and they are
sent to your phone.
The processor or CPU is the heart of a computing device.
It performs all the calculations and operations on data.
Processors are commonly rated in MHz or GHz, a measurement
which refers to their speed - the higher the MHz/GHz the
faster the speed.
An advanced method of viewing video images that provides
better quality than traditional interlaced images.