Modem

Technology / Computers / Modem: Stands for MOdulator/DEMODulator. This is a word created out of the beginning letters of two other words: MOdulation and DEModulation. The words mean the changing of data from digital (computer language) to analog (phone line language) and then back again. It represents the purpose of your computer's modem.

Cable Modem

Technology / Computers / Cable Modem: A cable modem is a type of Internet connection that is transmitted through a coaxial cable. The benefits of this technology are that you are able to achieve much faster speeds through a cable connecti MORE

Software Modem

Technology / Computers / Software Modem: A modem implemented entirely in software. Software modems rely on the computer's processor to modulate and demodulate signals. MORE

Internal Modem

Technology / Computers / Internal Modem: A modem that resides on an expansion board that plugs into a computer. In contrast, an external modem is a box that attaches to a computer's COM port via cables. MORE

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