Most of today's terms should be familiar to you. Find out what they really mean...
A measure of the speed of data transfer or the quality of a piece of digital music or video. Typically measured in Kbps or Mbps, the larger the number, the faster the transfer or the more superior the quality.
Short for 'web log', blogs are regularly updated websites usually set out in reverse chronological order and mantained by a single person covering a particular subject.
A short-range wireless networking standard. Typically used to exchange data between mobile phones and wireless headsets or to empower wireless mice, keyboards and headphones. Bluetooth 2.0+EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) is the latest and fastest.
A next-generation DVD format, founded by Sony. Can store up to 50GB of data on a single, dual-layer disc. Rival to Toshiba's HD DVD format.
A high-speed internet connection. Home broadband can be delivered via phone lines (ADSL) or cable TV, with each requiring a different type of modem to pass the signal to a PC. Home broadband speed currently tops out at about 100 Mbps and mobile broadband (HSDPA) at 7.2Mbps.
One of the early adopters, Samsung's Blu-ray spinner pumps out 1080p pictures and uncompressed PCM audio.
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