The name of a popular music-discovery application for the Apple iPhone device. Shazam is a free application that helps users figure out the name of a catchy song being played on the radio, television or other place. Users simply hold their iPhone device up to the speaker playing the music and the Shazam application will attempt to identify the tune’s album, artist and song title. The Shazam application is available for the iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry smartphones.
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- Say Where
The name of a popular voice-enabled application for the Apple iPhone device. Say Where is a free application that can be used to recognize your speech and input it as text into Web siteswhen using the Safari browser on your iPhone. The application is used to finding locations, directions and maps. For example, users can […]
A command used to specify the number of drives that can be accessed and recognized by MS DOS. For example, in the CONFIG.SYS file the command line lastdrive=h would set the last drive letter to H.
An MS DOS recovery console command. Bootcfg lets a user view and make changes to the boot.ini file.
- File Control Block (FCB)
FCB (File Control Block) is an internal file system structure used in DOS for accessing files on disk. The FCB block contains information about the drive name, filename, file type and other information that is required by the system when a file is accessed or created.
- Chat Abbreviation
Used in real-time text-based communications — such as instant messaging, email, online gaming services, chat rooms, discussion boards and mobile phone text messaging (SMS) — chat abbreviations are acronyms and slang terms used to shorten the amount of text you type when chatting online or on a cellphone. For example, if you are in a […]