Short for Wireless WAN (wide-area network), a wireless computer networkthat spans a relatively large geographical area.
The WWW prefix (short for World Wide Web) that precedes URL addresses is an indication that the Web address exists on the vast network of the World Wide Web. Sometimes in a URL the “WWW” is followed by a number, such as “WWW1” or “WWW2.” The number that follows the “WWW” indicates that the data […]
Wide XGA (WXGA) is a display class (or standard) that supports a resolution of 1366 to 1280 pixels horizontally and 768 to 720 pixels vertically. WXGA is a standard commonly associated with LCD computer monitors and televisions used for widescreen display and projection.
Pronounced WIZ-zee-wig. Short for what you see is what you get. A WYSIWYG application is one that enables you to see on the display screen exactly what will appear when the document is printed. This differs, for example, from word processors that are incapable of displaying different fonts and graphics on the display screen even […]
Short for what you see is what you print, and pronounced wizzy-whip, refers to the ability of a computer system to print colors exactly as they appear on a monitor. WYSIWYP printing requires a special program, called a color management system (CMS) to calibrate the monitor and printer.
- Wake-on-LAN (WOL)
WOL is short for Wake-on-LAN. Often, IT personnel prefer to maintain client systems after employees have gone home. Even if these tasks are automated, client machines must be left on. In the past, if they weren’t left on, personnel had to manually turn them on. Using wake-on-LAN, however, enables client systems to be remotely and […]