Short for WAP Datagram Protocol, a network-layer protocol for delivering datagrams over a wireless IP network. Modeled after UDP, WDP provides a common interface to the upper layers of the protocol stack so that they can function independently of the wireless bearer networks (such as SMS, CDPD, and GPRS) being used by the sender and receiver of the transmissions. WDP performs three basic tasks: port addressing, segmentation of datagrams and the subsequent reassembly of the packets at the receiving end, and error reporting. Unlike other protocols, WDP does not confirm datagram delivery, resend lost packets or correct errors that occur during transmission.
Short for Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance, the former name of the Wi-Fi Alliance.
Short for Vertical Sync, Vsync is a display option found in some 3-D computer games that allow the gamer to synchronize the frame rate of the game with the monitor refresh rate for better stability. If the Vsync is turned off, gamers might obtain a higher frame rate but this action may introduce artifacts in […]
Short for Windows Hardware Quality Labs, a Microsoft facility that tests and certifies third-party hardware and driver products for compatibility with Windows operating systems. Products that meet the compatibility requirements are then allowed to display Windows logos on product packaging, advertising and collateral and other marketing materials, indicating that the product has met the standards […]
- WHS Console
Short for Windows Home Server (WHS) Console. See under console.
- WHS add-in
Short for Windows Home Server (WHS) add-in. See under add-in.