A component in Windows 95 (and Windows 98) that enables you to connect your computer to a network via a modem. If your computer is not connected to a LAN and you want to connect to the Internet, you need to configure Dial-Up Networking (DUN) to dial a Point of Presence (POP) and log into your Internet Service Provider (ISP). Your ISP will need to provide certain information, such as the gateway address and your computer’s IP address.
You access DUN through the My Computer icon. You can configure a different profile (called a connectoid) for each different online service you use. Once configured, you can copy a connectoid shortcut to your desktop so that all you need to do to make a connection is double-click the connectoid icon.
Abbreviated as D8, a recording format that uses digital video (DV) compression to store data digitally on 8mm tape. It was marketed by Sony in the late ’90s and is its proprietary digital camcorder format.
- Digital AMPS
Also abbreviated as D-AMPS, Digital AMPS, which is short for Digital Advanced Mobile Phone Service, is a wireless standard used in the United States and other countries. D-AMPS uses digital TDMA and operates on the 800 and 1900 MHz bands. D-AMPS is the digital version of the analog cellular phone service standard, AMPS (Advanced Mobile […]
- Digital City
Commonly called a City Guide, Digital City refers to a locally focused online network, which delivers local (city-based) content such as community events, nightlife, localized yellow pages, entertainment, visitor’s guide, and e-commerce. Some may be considered a Web portal.
- Digital Living Network Alliance
The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) group work towards a vision of a wired and wireless interoperable network of Personal Computers (PC), Consumer Electronics (CE) and mobile devices in the home, enabling a seamless environment for sharing and growing new digital media and content services. [Source: Adapted from DLNA Web site]
- Digital Media Boost
Abbreviated as DMB, an Intel technology that is used to improve thread synchronization to enhance intensive PC gaming. Intel Advanced Digital Media Boost enables 128-bit instructions to be executed at 1 per clock cycle, which effectively doubles the speed of execution.