The name of the first smartphone using the Android open source platform. The G1 was announced by T-Mobile includes built-in support for T-Mobile’s 3G and EDGE networks, as well as Wi-Fi compatibility. Android is a mobile platform that is backed by Google.
See “G1 Takes on iPhone” on Wi-FiPlanet.com
- global area network
Global area network (GAN)refers to any network that is composed of different interconnected computer networks (WANs) and also covers an unlimited geographical area. [Source: Adapted from ATIS]
Short for gigabit interface converter, a transceiver that converts serial electric signals to serial optical signals and vice versa. In networking, a GBIC is used to interface a fiber optic system with an Ethernet system, such as Fibre Channel and Gigabit Ethernet. A GBIC allows designers to design one type of device that can be […]
A category of DDR SDRAM chips that are made to specifically handle the enormous demands of graphics processing. Currently, three standards exist: GDDR-I, GDDR-II and GDDR-III, and almost all modern graphics cards use this type of memory. The standards differ in their clock speed, bandwidth, and power-management capabilities. GDDR is typically more expensive than DDR […]
Short for Graphical Device Interface, a Windows standard for representing graphical objects and transmitting them to output devices, such as monitors and printers.
- GDI printer
A printer that has built-in support for Windows Graphical Device Interface (GDI). GDI is used by most Windows applications to display images on a monitor, so when printing from a Windows application to a GDI printer, there is no need to convert the output to another format such as PostScript or PCL. GDI printers are […]