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Simple Mail Transfer Protocol SMTP
2013-03-16 08:23:11

Image Credit: Photos.com SMTP is the standard protocol for delivering electronic mail over the Internet. Secure SMTP connections are known as SMTPS. Electronic mail servers use the SMTP to send and receive mail messages or e-mail, and in user-level applications the SMTP is used only for sending messages to a server. To receive messages on a user-level application the POP, IMAP, Microsoft...

Universal Serial Bus USB
2010-10-01 18:30:17

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) was designed to establish communication between devices and a host computer and is intended to replace many types of serial and parallel ports. The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is a standard for peripheral devices that began development in 1994. It was originally intended to make it essentially easier to connect external devices to computers by replacing the many...

Network
2010-09-17 11:33:25

A network is a group of computers and devices that are interconnected by communications channels. These channels facilitate communications among users and allow them to share resources. Many different characteristics can be used to classify a network. There are several purposes for networks. One of the most common uses of a network is for communication purposes. With a network, people can...

Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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