TCP/IP - Transport Control
Protocol / Internet Protocol
TEA Co2 Laser - Transversely Excited Atmosphere Carbon
Monoxide Light Amplification by Simulated
Emission of Radiation.
to find out more about engraving with TEA lasers.
Terabyte - One trillion bytes.
Terminal - A computer without a CPU. Connected to a
mainframe (or server).
Terminator - A cool movie with Arnold
Schwarzenegger. Just kidding. Wanted to see if everyone was still paying attention!
This term refers to the metal end connectors on coaxial cable networks.
TIA - Telecommunications Industries
TIFF - Tagged Image File Format. An image or picture file
format where there is no loss of information. This type of format results in
Time Bomb -
A virus program that stays in your system undetected until triggered by a time event.
Thermistor - A resistor that regulates an electrical
circuit based upon temperature.
Third Generation Cell Phones - 3g cell phones make it
possible to have video phone calls. Yes, this means a user can look at the person
they are talking to during the call.
Topaz - Name for the HP touch screen tablet. Dubbed as
the "ipad killer", this pc tablet is shoring up to be strong competition to the
Transceivers - Electronic devices that can receive and
Transducer - A device that is actuated by power from one
system and supplies power in a different form to another system.
Transformer - An electrical device with magnetic coils
that is used to regulate and transfer electricity from one device to another.
Transistor - An electronics component that can be used to
control electrical current, power, or voltage.
Here is an
article about different types of transistors.
Triode - Electron tube with three electrodes.
Trojan Horse - A
program that appears to do one function while actually doing another.
TTL - Time To Live. A network term that
tells how long to retain data.
Turk Antenna - An antenna (VHF and
UHF signals) that
attaches to a satellite tv dish. Good results with these antenna's
in rural areas.
Twisted Pair - A type of network cabling where wires
are wrapped around each other.