The person or entity that owns a set of rights (often the copyright) on a given content item.
- ring network
A local-area network (LAN) whose topology is a ring. That is, all of the nodes are connected in a closed loop. Messages travel around the ring, with each node reading those messages addressed to it. One of the advantages of ring networks is that they can span larger distances than other types of networks, such […]
The sound a mobile phone makes to notify the owner they have an incoming call. The term is most often used to describe the many different customizable sounds and music available for cellphone owners to download and use.
Slang term for ripping and recording. The term is used to describe the process of recording a music or audio stream from the Web while simultaneously ripping an MP3 of the file.
A software program that “grabs” digital audio from a compact disc and transfers it to a computer’s hard drive. The integrity of the data is preserved because the signal does not pass through the computer’s sound card and does not need to be converted to an analog format. The digital-to-digital transfer creates a WAV file […]
- riser card
(1) An expansion card that is used to extend a slot for a chip or card in a fully loaded computer to make room to plug it in. It may also refer to a card that contains several slots used in low-profile, space-saving cabinets. The cards are plugged into the riser card and reside parallel […]