Short for upper memory block, a block of memory in the DOS upper memory area (UMA). UMBs are allocated and managed by a special memory manager such as EMM386.EXE, and can be used for TSRs and device drivers.
Short for Ultra Mobile PC, a UMPC is a mobile device that has been optimized for accessing online media and content for mobile users. UMPC devices are small enough to easily to carry, deliver long battery life for mobile connectivity, include multiple wireless connectivity options, and are also location-aware. UMPC devices contain a processor, button […]
Short for Unified Modeling Language, a general-purpose notational language for specifying and visualizing complex software, especially large, object-oriented projects. UML builds on previous notational methods such as Booch, OMT, and OOSE.
Short for Universal Mobile Telecommunications System, a 3G mobile technology that will deliver broadband information at speeds up to 2Mbit s/sec. Besides voice and data, UMTS will deliver audio and video to wireless devices anywhere in the world through fixed, wireless and satellite systems.
Short for Universal Naming Convention or Uniform Naming Convention, a PC format for specifying the location of resources on a local-area network (LAN). UNC uses the following format: \\server-name\shared-resource-pathname So, for example, to access the file test.txt in the directory examples on the shared server silo,you would write: \\silo\examples\test.txt You can also use UNC to […]
Short for unbundled network element, parts of a network that ILECs are required to offer to their customers on an unbundled basis. Important to CLEC telecommunications networking is the availability of UNEs (through a collocation arrangement). UNEs are defined by the Telecommunications Act of 1996 as any “facility or equipment used in the provision of […]