Short for Embedded Configurable Operating System, eCos is an open source, configurable, portable and royalty-free embedded real-time operating system, designed for embedded systems development. eCos is targeted at high-volume applications in consumer electronics, telecommunications, automotive, and other applications.
eBusiness (e-Business), or Electronic Business, is the administration of conducting business via the Internet. This would include the buying and selling of goods and services, along with providing technical or customer support through the Internet. e-Business is a term often used in conjunction with e-commerce, but includes services in addition to the sale of goods.
The eMac is Apple’s affordable and durable all-in-one computer designed specifically for education. eMac comes complete with a 17-inch display, a powerful PowerPC G4 processor, a SuperDrive option, and a space-saving design that fits easily on a school desk.
Short for External Serial Advanced Technology Attachment eSATA is an extension to the Serial ATA standard that enables SATA drives to be attached externally. Prior to eSATA, external hard drives were connected via USB 2.0 or FireWire. While eSATA can provide faster transfer ratesthan USB or FireWire, it requires its own power connector.
- e-commerce trustmark
A badge, image or logo found on an electronic commerce Web site that indicates the Web site is a member of a professional organization or that the Web site has passed security tests. The trustmark shows approval branding of a well-known third company. Some common e-commerce trustmarks include those for SSL security, Better Business Bureau, […]
A term used to describe the practice of recycling computers, computer components and other electronics through reusing or donating them until the end of their lifecycle. E-cycling encourages people to reduce, reuse and recycle rather than dispose of these items prematurely when upgrading to newer products. At the end of the electronics’ life, people are […]