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 a broadband Internet connection, the viewer’s live TV stream can be placeshifted via the Internet to a PC located anywhere in the world.
Slingbox is a registered trademark of Sling Media Inc.
- 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.
An object-oriented operating system and programming language developed at Xerox Corporation’s Palo Alto Research Center. Smalltalk was the first object-oriented programming language (Simula was the very first). Although it never achieved the commercial success of other languages such as C++ and Java, Smalltalk is considered by many to be the only true object-oriented programming environment, […]
In Semantic Web terminology, SmartLinks point to things, where regular links point to pages. SmartLinks pulls in the best information from around the Web, right into the user’s context. For example, instead of interacting with the pointer to a book, with SmartLink, the user is interacting with the actual book.
In Web browsers, a SmartMenu is a set of context-sensitive shortcuts personalized based on the user’s browsing history. Context-sensitive means that entries change depending on what the user is looking at. The personalization means that the sites in the shortcuts are specific to the user.