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WinRAR

WinRAR is a shareware file archiver and data compression program created by Eugene Roshal. Many people think that it is one of the three most used File Archiver for Windows, together with WinZip and 7-Zip. It is one of the few programs that can c ...

Wired Equivalent Privacy

Wired Equivalent Privacy is a standard to use encryption in Wireless LANs. It was introduced in 1999. In 2001, mathematicians showed that WEP is not very strong. A WEP connection could be decoded, with software that can be easily found, within mi ...

Wireless access point

In computer networks, a wireless access point is a device that allows people to connect Wi-Fi devices such as laptop computers on a wireless LAN, to a wired network. The access point is often connected to a wireless Router.

Wireless LAN

In computing, Wireless LAN or Wireless local area network is a term to refer to a Local Area Network that does not need cables to connect the different devices. Instead, radio waves and IEEE 802.11 are used to communicate.

Wireless Markup Language

Wireless Markup Language is a programming language used for of wireless devices. It is similar to HTML. WML is a version of XML. This means that syntax is very important. Every tag needs to be properly nested and closed. WML can only be displayed ...

Wiring diagram

A wiring diagram is a diagram that shows electrical devices and the electrical wires that connect them. It shows the position and arrangement of each device to be connected by those wires. It may be used to plan where things should be located and ...

Wix.com

Wix.com is a freemium online platform that allows users to create websites and Facebook pages. It competes with Webs, Weebly, Yola and other web hosting and creation sites.

Wok

A wok is a Chinese pan used for cooking. It has a round bottom. The most common use for the wok is stir frying, though it can also be used for deep frying, smoking, braising, roasting, grilling, and steaming. In Indonesia, the wok is known as a w ...

Wooden spoon

A wooden spoon is a spoon that can be made from wood. Wooden spoons are used for mixing food. Wooden spoon is also a term for last place in a sporting contest.

Wookieepedia

Wookieepedia is an online encyclopedia for information on the Star Wars fictional universe - including information of all eleven films, as well as Expanded Universe. It is a more specialized and useful wiki for those who wish to go farther than t ...

Word processor

A word processor is a computer program or a special computer intended to edit texts with colours and different font sizes and styles, or texts which will be printed. Most such programs now have a helpful instruments tools to make good texts. Impo ...

WordPad

WordPad is a word processor application. It is made by Microsoft. WordPad is a basic word processor. It has simple formatting functions. The software comes free with Microsoft Windows operating systems. WordPad is similar to Notepad but lets the ...

WordPress

WordPress is a piece of software which has become the most widely used content management system and is used for setting up blogs. It is open source, licensed under the GPL, and written in PHP. WordPress allows users to create and edit websites t ...

Workstation

A workstation is a computer used for scientific or technical calculations, or purposes. These computers are usually expensive, high-end computers. They are different from the ordinary computers used for text-processing. Very often they have opera ...

World Wide Web

"The Web" redirects here. For other uses, see Web disambiguation. The World Wide Web is the part of the Internet that contains websites and webpages. It was invented in 1989 by Tim Berners-Lee at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland. Sir Tim Berners-Lee cre ...

World Wide Web Consortium

The World Wide Web Consortium is an organization created by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, in order to continue the development of the web, and its languages. Tim Berners-Lee also wants to make standards for the languages, and to improve them. As of 2 Apri ...

Write Anywhere File Layout

Write Anywhere File Layout is a file system. It was developed with large RAID arrays in mind. After a failure, the RAID array can be directly restarted. Other features like making the filesystem bigger without taking it offline are also supported.

Write Once Read Many

Write Once Read Many or WORM is a classification of computer storage media. It is used to describe media that can only be written once. After they are written, they can only be read. There are two different kinds of such media: In some, the hardw ...

Wubi (software)

Wubi is an official, free software program that installs the Ubuntu operating system on computers that have the Windows operating system. Wubi was born as an independent project and as such versions 7.04 and 7.10 were unofficial releases. Since 8 ...

WYSIWYG

WYSIWYG, is an acronym for W hat Y ou S ee I s W hat Y ou G et, used in computing to describe a system where things you edit on the on-screen editor appear almost the same to the final output, which might be a printed document, a web page, a Powe ...

WYSIWYM

WYSIWYM is an acronym that stands for What you see is what you mean. This was positioned to not be confused with WYSIWYG. The idea behind WYSIWYM is to display text on screen in much the same way as they will appear when printed on paper. WYSIWYM ...

X Window System

The X Window System is a set of protocols and programs. It is also known as X11, or simply X. It can manage windows, and other components of a graphical user interface on a bitmap display. This way of doing graphics is most common in Unix-like op ...

X-Forwarded-For

The X-Forwarded-For HTTP header is a standard for finding the IP address of a client connecting to a web server through an HTTP proxy or load balancer comes from.

X.Org Foundation

The X.Org Foundation is a group responsible for making the X Window System. The group was created on 22 January 2004. The X.Org Foundation is a corporation based in Delaware. It has a non-profit status. The X.Org Server is the most common impleme ...

X86

x86 is a term used to describe a CPU instruction set compatible with the Intel 8086 and its successors, including the Pentium and others made by Intel and other companies. This is the CPU architecture used in most desktop and laptop computers. Ma ...

Xeon

Xeon is a brand of x86 microprocessors designed and manufactured by Intel Corporation. In 1988 Intel released the first microprocessor using the name Xeon. As of 2021 The Xeon series of processors are used in cloud computing and enterprise grade ...

XHTML

XHTML stands for eXtensible HyperText Markup Language. It is markup used to design websites and webpages. XHTML is much more strict than ordinary HTML, and is based on both XML and HTML. Due to the lax nature of HTML, different web browsers can s ...

XML

The Extensible Markup Language is a markup language like HTML but is extensible. Its created by the World Wide Web Consortium. XML defines rules for the construction of a document. XML adds context to the information in a document. It does not sa ...

XNOR gate

The XNOR gate is a logic gate that outputs 1 when both of its inputs are equal. If only one output is high the output is low. It is opposite of XOR GATE.

XOR gate

The XOR gate is a logic gate that outputs 1 when exactly one of its inputs is 1. That means that if both of its inputs are the same, the output will be 0. The XOR gate does what is called an exclusive disjunction in logic.

Xserve

The Xserve is a server made by Apple Inc. which started in 2002. It was Apples first server since the Apple Network Servers that they made in 1996. It first came with one or two PowerPC G4 processors. Later, new PowerPC G5 were added. Now, the se ...

XSLT

XSLT, which stands for Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations is a programming language. XSLT is based on XML. It is part of XSL, and is used for transforming XML documents, most of the time. The language is Turing complete. This means th ...

XSP (software)

XSP is a simple, standalone web server written in C#. It hosts ASP.NETs System for Linux and other Unix operating systems. As well as running on the mono runtime for Linux it also runs on the.NET runtime. This makes it usable as a light weight we ...

Yabasic

Yabasic is an interpreter program for a version of BASIC. BASIC is a programming language. BASIC was designed by John George Kemeny and Thomas Kurtz, in 1964. However, Yabasic was born in 1995, 32 years later. Pedro Sa and Thomas Larsen are now d ...

YaCy

YaCy is a free-to-use search engine. At its core is a Java program that is run on several peoples computers and constantly analyzes and indexes web pages to add to the search engine.

Yahoo!

Yahoo! is a web portal and an internet content and service provider. It is known for its many products and services, such as their search engine, e-mail, instant messaging, and video, but also contents their products in news, weather forecasting, ...

Yandex

Yandex N.V. is a Russian web browser built to become the next Google back in 2006. The website has gone through many changes like being just a searching browser, an entire email and becoming into a multi-service website. The company was originall ...

Yellow Pages

The term Yellow Pages refers to a telephone directory of businesses, categorized according to the product or service provided. As the name suggests, such directories were originally printed on yellow paper, as opposed to white pages for non-comme ...

Yinghuo-1

Yinghuo-1 was a Chinese spacecraft. People planned for it to be Chinas first interplanetary mission. Yinghuo-1 was supposed to orbit and study the planet Mars. It was launched with the Russian spacecraft Phobos-Grunt. The spacecraft got into spac ...

Yottabyte

A yottabyte is a unit of measurement for computers of the future. One yottabyte holds 1000 zettabytes or a trillion bytes. A yottabyte is so large that it would take about a billion supercomputers to store this amount of data.

YouPorn

YouPorn is a website allowing free access to pornographic video clips. It was founded in 2006, and has become one of the most accessed porn sites in the world. The site is free to access. It is financed using online advertising, such as banner ad ...

YouTube Premium

YouTube Premium, previously known as YouTube Red is a premium subscription service to YouTube. It allows users to watch videos without any advertisements and allows users to download videos to their mobile devices. It costs USD per month as of Ap ...

Z80

The Z80 microchip was one of the most popular CPU microchips for computers in the 1980s. The Z80 was created by the Zilog company in 1976. Zilog made less than 50% of all Z80s. They are made by Sharp, Toshiba, NEC and many other manufacturers aro ...

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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