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FCC to Probe Google Voice ?

FCC to Probe Google Voice ?

Google believes it should be able to offer its product Google Voice without molestation by regulations that apply to traditional telephone companies, simply because Google is a free Internet application. AT & T certainly does not think so, and it seems that at least some congressional...

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What Is a Hands Free Device?

One of the most useful cell phone accessories is the hands free device. This gadget allows a cell phone user to talk on the phone while (as the term implies) keeping his hands free. This is due to a microphone, which is plugged into the phone with the other hand pinned on the shirt or jacket. Other...

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What Is a TFT Monitor?

A TFT monitor is a very thin film transistor. It is one of the key components of LCD monitors (which, because of the width, are often called flat panel displays). A TFT monitor uses several, minute transistors that each correspond to a pixel. The size of the transistors takes very little time or...

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What Is a MicroSD Card?

Portable electronic devices are the trend in technology, from the iPod to wafer-thin laptops. They offer power-on-the go, convenience at one’s fingertips. However, these gadgets require portable memory sources, that can store large amounts of data in a small card—for example, the contact information...

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What Is ISDN?

ISDN, which stands for Integrated Services Digital Network, is a particular kind of digital phone and internet service that was the first technology to be introduced prior to ADSL or asynchronous digital subscriber line. The introduction of ADSL has largely made ISDN obsolete. In a normal...

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What Is MHz?

MHz is the abbreviation of megahertz. In order to fully understand what megahertz means, the root word hertz should be discussed first. Hertz is a term that was named after Heinrich Rudolf Hertz, who is one of the pioneers of the science of electromagnetism. Based on the International System of...

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What Is Neoprene Rubber?

Neoprene rubber is a particular type of synthetic rubber developed in the 1930s. Since then this material has been included and used in many different kinds of products that are used in daily living. Products like wet suits and protective gear extensively use neoprene rubber. It is a popular material...

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What Is WiFi?

Wi-Fi is the abbreviated term for “wireless fidelity.” It is actually a pun on the term “hi-fi” or high fidelity, which was once the global standard for wireless networking technology. It is sometimes spelled as WiFi or wifi. Wi-fi, however, uses the 802.11 standard, pioneered in 1997 by the...

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How Much Text Is in a Kilobyte or Megabyte?

A chunk of data is called a “bit.” This is the smallest unit of information. Even the most complex computers make use of binary bit combinations of 0 and 1. These strings of bits are the basic components of everything from text and pictures to music. When two bits are combined they become bytes....

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What Is Google Chrome OS?

Google Chrome OS is an ultra-fast, ultra-light operating system designed for netbooks and other devices designed for web applications. Chrome OS will be based on Linux and it's code will be open source, unlike it's main competition Microsoft. Google's Chrome OS was unveiled on December 7th,...