Surfing

Business / Internet Marketing / Surfing: Exploring World Wide Web. Commonly seen as 'Surfing the 'Net.'

Kenning

Entertainment / Literature / Kenning: A form of compounding in Old English, Old Norse, and Germanic poetry. In this poetic device, the poet creates a new compound word or phrase to describe an object or activity. Specifically, this compou MORE

History List

Business / Internet Marketing / History List: Most browsers have a pull-down menu which displays the sites you've recently visited so you can return to site instantly or view your latest surfing session. The same mechanism makes it possible for s MORE

Browser Caching

Business / Internet Marketing / Browser Caching: To speed surfing, browsers store recently used pages on a user's disk. If a site is revisited, browsers display pages from the disk instead of requesting them from the server. As a result, servers und MORE

Plain Old Telephone Lines (POTL)

Business / Internet Marketing / Plain Old Telephone Lines (POTL): Unless you are reading this at a high-tech company or large corporation -- which has ISDN or T1 lines -- chances are you accessed over POTS, copper wires that transmit at about 28.8 Kbps. Which means MORE

Adware

Technology / Computers / Adware: A software program that is designed to run once a web page has been accessed. This is usually in the form of banner or popup advertisements. Adware can also be designed to be installed on your system MORE

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