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 […]
(1) A graphical user interface developed by Digital Research that is built into personal computers made by Atari, and is also used as an interface for some DOS programs. Like the Macintosh interface and Microsoft Windows, GEM provides a windowed environment for running programs. GEM also refers to a special graphics file format used in […]
Short for geosynchronous, or geostationary, earth orbit, a satellite system used in telecommunications. GEOs orbit the earth at 22,300 miles above the earth’s surface. They are tied to the earth’s rotation and are therefore in a fixed position in space in relation to the earth’s surface. The satellite goes around once in its orbit for […]
Acronym for gotta go or good game (online gaming). GG is commonly used in newsgroups, chat rooms, instant messaging, text messaging, SMS, e-mail and other real time text-based communications.
Short for gateway GPRS support node it is the gateway between the GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) wireless data network and other external packet data networks such as radio networks, IP networks, or private networks. GGSN provides network access to external hosts wishing to communicate with mobile subscribers (MS).