An expansion board that enables your computer monitor to do double-duty as a television screen. The board contains a TV tuner to select channels and circuitry to convert from the TV video standard (NTSC) to your computer’s video standard (normally VGA or SVGA). Most television boards support windowed TVs as well as full-screen viewing. With a TV window you can place a mini television in the corner of your screen while you use the computer for other tasks.
Today’s television boards produce TV images comparable to normal televisions. Many home computers now come with a television board pre-installed.
- Teleworking (telework)
(v.) telework, (n) teleteleworker, teleworking To use information technology (IT) and telecommunications to replace work-related travel. Teleworking allows employees work at home or at a local telework center one or more days per week using communication tools, such as such as phone, fax, modem, Internet teleconferencing, e-mail or IM, to perform work duties from a […]
)(n.) (1) Something that establishes or serves as a pattern for reference. (2) A plastic or paper diagram that you can put on your keyboard to indicate the meanings of different keys for a particular program. (3) A sheet of plastic with menus and command boxes drawn on it that you place on top of […]
- temporary Internet file
A file located on a user’s hard disk in which a browser stores the Web site data for every Web page or URL address that a user visits. When the Web server sends the Web page files to the browser, they are stored in a file so that the next time the user visits the […]
2 to the 40th power (1,099,511,627,776) bytes. This is approximately 1 trillion bytes. Terabyte is abbreviated as TB.
(1) A device that enables you to communicate with a computer. Generally, a terminal is a combination of keyboard and display screen. Terminals are sometimes divided into three classes based on how much processing power they contain: intelligent terminal: a stand-alone device that contains main memory and a CPU. smart terminal: contains some processing power, […]