Skype is a computer program that can be used to make free voice calls over the Internet to anyone else who is also using Skype. It’s free and considered easy to download and use, and works with most computers. Once you download, register and install the software, you’ll need to plug in a headset, speakers or USB phone to start using Skype. On September 12, 2005 Skype was acquired by eBay.
- Slackware Linux
Slackware Linux is a complete 32-bit multitasking UNIX-like system. It is currently based around the 2.4 Linux kernel series and the GNU C Library version 2.3.4 (libc6). It contains an easy to use installation program, extensive online documentation, and a menu-driven package system. A full installation gives you the X Window System, C/C++ development environments, […]
Slang term used to describe a link that has been posted on slashdot.org. Links posted on Slashdot typically drive a large amount of traffic to your blog or Web site.
A Slingbox is a compact electronic device that connects to the back of your TV. It redirects or “placeshifts” the TV signal from your cable box, satellite receiver, or digital video recorder (DVR) to your computer or laptop, so long as you have a high-speed Internet connection. If you use the Slingbox in conjunction with […]
- Slot 2
A chip packaging design used in Intel’s newer Pentium II chipsets, starting with the Xeon CPU. While the Slot 1 interface features a 242-contact connector, Slot 2 uses a somewhat wider 330-contact connector. The biggest difference between Slot 1 and Slot 2, though, is that the Slot 2 design allows the CPU to communicate with […]
- Slot 1
The form factor for Intel’s Pentium II processors. The Slot 1 package replaces the Socket 7 and Socket 8 form factors used by previous Pentium processors. Slot 1 is a 242-contact daughtercard slot that accepts a microprocessor packaged as a Single Edge Contact (SEC) cartridge. A motherboard can have one or two Slot 1s.