• AppleTalk

    AppleTalk is a proprietary suite of network protocols developed by Apple. It was included in the original Macintosh (1984) but is now deprecated by Apple in favor of TCP/IP.More »
  • Internet Service Provider (ISP)

    An Internet Service Provider is a company that lets you access the Internet from your home or office by using a DSL modem, a cable modem or any other device (including sattelite links, etc.). They are a gateway between the connection that goes into your…More »

    WPA-PSK (WPA Pre-Shared Key) is special mode of WPA for small business or home users. A shared key, or password, is configured in the wireless access point (WAP) and any wireless laptop or desktop devices. WPA-PSK generates a unique key for each session…More »
  • Subnet Mask

    The subnet mask is used in conjunction with the network address to determine which part of the address is the network address and which part is the host address.More »
  • Modem

    A device that modulates a carrier signal to encode digital information, and also demodulates such a carrier signal to decode transmitted information.More »
  • DLNA

    The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) is a standard that allows devices on a home network to share information with each other across the network.More »
  • Filezilla

    FileZilla is a well known FTP client for Microsoft Windows. It is known for its reliability. Download here.More »
  • Dreamweaver

    Adobe Dreamweaver is a popular HTML editor used to create websites.More »
  • HyperText Markup Language (HTML)

    HTML is the language used to create web pages such as the one you are currently looking at. HTML is a standard normalized by the W3C.More »
  • Domain Name

    A domain name looks like, or even for example. Those names are registered centrally for each "Top Level Domain" (TLD) such as .com , .org or .de ( "ca" being teh country code for Canada for example ). Once a…More »
  • Bootstrap Protocol (BOOTP)

    A network protocol used by a network client to obtain its IP address automatically. This is usually done during the bootstrap process of computers or operating systems running on them. The BOOTP servers assign the IP address from a pool of addresses to…More »
  • Lightweight Directory Acess Protocol (LDAP)

    Lightweight Directory Acess Protocol (LDAP) is an networking protocol for querying and modifying directory services running over TCP/IP.More »
  • Intranet

    Intranet is a network in which the systems share a part of an organisation's informations or may be the operations with the employees.   It uses Internet Protocols, network connectivity  and public telecommunation system.  Also the term refers to only th…More »
  • Fuser Unit

    The part of a laser printer that melts the toner onto the print media. It consists of a hot roller and a back-up roller. After toner is transferred onto the paper, the fuser unit applies heat and pressure to ensure that the toner stays on the paper…More »
  • File Transfer Protocol (FTP)

    FTP is a protocol for transferring files over TCP/IP networks such as the Internet. To transfer files, you need to connect to an FTP server with some FTP client software. FTP can be used to transfer very large files, especially files that are too…More »
  • EtherTalk

    A suite of protocols developed by Apple for computer networking. It was included in the original Macintosh (1984) and is now deprecated by Apple in favor of TCP/IP networking.More »
  • Ethernet

    Frame-based computer networking technology used in local area networks (LANs). Ethernet defines wiring and signaling for the physical layer, and frame formats and protocols for the media access control (MAC)/data link layer of the OSI model. Ethernet is…More »
  • Domain Name System (DNS)

    DNS is a system that stores information associated with domain names in a distributed database on networks such as the Internet. For example, when you type in a domain name like, for example,, you computer will automatically query the…More »
  • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

    Network protocol used for automatic configuration of IP computers/devices. A DHCP server provides configuration parameters specific to the DHCP client host requesting, generally, information required by the client host to participate on an IP network.…More »
  • WPS

    The Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) is a standard for establishing a wireless home network. If your wireless access point supports WPS, you can configure the wireless network connection easily without a computer.More »