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Algorithm
Word that comes from the name of the Arab mathematician Al-Khwarizmi (780-850 approx.). Defines the set of instructions used to perform a task or solve a problem. Search engines use algorithms to display the search results.

AMD
The second largest chipmaker after Intel. It also makes flash memory devices and integrated circuits for networking, among others. It was founded in 1969and has contributed to the PC prices are lower for high quality and good prices.
Android
Android is an open platform for mobile phones developed by Google and the Open Handset Alliance. Google Android defines as a "program group" (software stack) for mobile phones.

Antivirus
Program whose purpose is to prevent and cure viruses existing in a system. These programs must be updated periodically.Backup
Backup and Security. Action to copy files or data available so that if a fault occurs the loss of the originals. This simple action prevents numerous, and sometimes irreparable, problems if done regularly and periodically.

Backbone
The part of the network that carries traffic more dense: it connects LANs, either within a building or across a city or region.

Band width
Bandwidthin English. Number of bits that can travel over a physical medium (coax, twisted pair, fiber optic, etc..) So that the higher the bandwidth the faster you get the information.

Bit
Binary Digit. Minimum unit of information storage whose value can be 0 or 1 (false or true respectively). There are 8 bits in a byte.
Database
Data set that belong to the same context stored systematically. In adatabase, information is organized into fields and records. The data can appear as text, numbers, graphics, sound or video.
C / C + +
C + + is a language that includes three programming paradigms: structured programming, generic programming and object-oriented laprogramación.

Cable Modem
A cable modem is a device that connects your computer to a local online cable TV at high speeds.

CablingBackbone of a network which uses a physical means of cable, almost always in the local area network (LAN) so that the information is transmitted from one node to another.

Cache
Maintains a computer copy of recently visited web pages, so if the user returns to request them, they are read from the hard drive without having to reconnect to the network, thereby achieving a very significantimprovement in the speed.

Captcha
English acronym for Completely Automated Public Turing, or Fully Automated Public Turing. It's a little test to help determine if a user is a computer or a human.

Decompress
Action to unpack one or more files that previously have been packaged, and usually also compressed into a single file, to take up less disk space and less time is required to send over thenetwork.

Decryption
Decryption. Recovering the actual content of a previously encrypted or encrypted information.

Defragment
Defragmenting a hard drive is the process which reorganizes your hard disk data for this in a more efficient, therefore, the hard drive works faster and better.

DHCP
English acronym "Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol." Protocol Dynamic Host Configuration. Anetwork server uses this protocol to dynamically assign IP addresses to different computers on the network.

DHTML
Dynamic HTML. Dynamic HTML. An extension of HTML that enables, among other things, the inclusion of small animations and dynamic menus in Web pages.

Ergonomics
Science that deals with the lace of man's technical environment and labor.
Scanner
Digitizer. A device that allows theconversion to digital format of any printed or written document in image form, which can be subsequently sent by email, for example. The scanner must be connected to a port of the computer, for example porUSB.

Ethernet
Type local area network developed jointly by Xerox, Intel and Digital Equipment. It relies on the bus topology, you have bandwidth of 10 Mbps, so it has a high transmission...
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