Software that is sold with a computer or other hardware component as part of a package. As competition between computer manufacturers has intensified, bundling software has become a key strategy for attracting consumers. In some cases, the bundled software is even more valuable than the hardware.
Bundled software can also be part of a software package. For example, Microsoft Windows comes with many bundled software tools.
- Bunny Suit (Protective Clothing)
Bunny suit is the slang phrase used to describe protective clothing that someone working in a clean room must wear to prevent dust and human skin and hair particles from entering the room’s atmosphere. A bunny suit worn by production line workers or technicians is typically white and is separate pieces of clothing, including boots […]
Slang term meaning to write data to a CD-ROM. A CD burner is another name for a CD-R drive.
- burn in
To run a system or device for a period of time to ensure that all components are working properly. Most computer equipment undergoes a burn-in test at the factory before being released for sale.
Slang term used to describe the resetting of any computer equipment to restore network functionality, such as the router. The term burp is also used to describe a router losing a packet (may also be called a network burp or hiccup).
(n) A set of bits, bytes or characters grouped together for transmission. (v) An intermittent asynchronous transmission of a specific amount of data. Contrast with streaming.