Captured video that has not been altered by the capture device or software to compress the data. Uncompressed video streams take up a lot of disk space and more transmission bandwidth but it provides the best quality.
To return to a previous state by undoing the effects of one or more commands. The undo command is a valuable feature supported by many software products. It lets you try unknown commands with less risk, because you can always return to the previous state. Also, if you accidentally press the wrong function key, you […]
Refers to the condition that occurs when a computer attempts to represent a number that is too small for it (that is, a number too close to zero). Programs respond to underflow conditions in different ways. Some report an error, while others approximate as best they can and continue processing. For example, if your computer […]
Refers to features that are not described in the official documentation of a product. This lack of documentation can occur for a variety of reasons, including oversight. More often, though, undocumented features are features that were included because they were useful to the programmers developing the product but were deemed either unnecessary or potentially dangerous […]
Slang term used to describe someone who is walking while they tweet (a Twitter message) using a mobile device. See “Cool Twitter Tools for Better Tweeting” in the Did You Know…? section of
To make small changes that fine-tune a piece of software or hardware. Tweaking sometimes refers to changing the values of underlying variables slightly to make the results of a program coincide with desired results. In this case, tweaking is not always a good thing since it undermines the integrity of the program.