A Windows 95 folder that lists computers, printers and other resources connected to your local-area network (LAN). By default, a Network Neighborhood icon appears on your desktop, and the folder is also accessible from within the Windows 95 Explorer. The Network Neighborhood is designed to replace the drive mapping older system, which associates a letter with each shared disk drive. Many programs, however, still require drive mapping.
The Network Neighborhood serves no purpose if your computer is not connected to a LAN, except that it is required to link two computers using Windows 95’s Direct Cable Connection (DCC) feature.
- Network Video Recorder
Abbreviated as NVR a Network Video Recorder is a network camera that enables simultaneous recording and remote access to both live views and recorded images. The NVR is used in conjunction with network cameras that capture images and then transmit compressed video over the network. NVRs can be used on a standard IP network.
An object-oriented operating system developed by Next Inc., a company started in 1985 by Steven Jobs, one of the co-founders of Apple Computer. In 1997, Apple Computer acquired Next, with idea of making NextStep the foundation of its new Macintosh operating system.
- Next-Generation Network
A Next-Generation Network (NGN) is the term given to describe a telecommunications packet-based network that handles multiple types of traffic (such as voice, data, and multimedia). It is the convergence of service provider networks that includes the public switched telephone network (PSTN), the data network (the Internet), and, in some instances, the wireless network as […]
- NiCad battery pack
NiCad stands for nickel-cadmium, the materials used in the battery packs for many notebook computers. NiCad batteries can provide considerable power, but they need to be recharged every three or four hours. Full recharging can take as much as twelve hours, although newer batteries can be recharged in just a few hours. Older NiCad batteries […]
- NiMH battery pack
NiMH stands for Nickel-Metal Hydride, the materials used in some battery packs. Unlike NiCad batteries, NiMH batteries do not use heavy metals that may have toxic effects. In addition, they can store up to 50% more power than NiCad batteries and do not suffer from memory effects.