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What is Martial Law?

Martial law refers to a situation wherein governments or leaders of a country are forced to take over a certain territory or an entire nation by means of military power or rule. The imposition or implementation of martial law is typically done during an emergency situation which could be temporary or may even be long-term. [...]

What is FBX format?

FBX refer to proprietary files that belong to Autodesk Technology.  This file started out as a 3D file format for a program called MotionBuilder by the Kaydara group.  By 2006, the FBX file format is acquired by Autodesk and is basically used to allow easy interaction of tools in the 3D or three-dimensional environment. Through [...]

What is CIFS?

What is CIFS? “CIFS” stands for “Common Internet File System,” and it represents a protocol that allows remote access of various files over a computer network.  With the CIFS protocol in place, people can basically share the use of files and printers over the same network without necessarily having to install individual software for each [...]

What is BJNP?

What is BJNP? “BJNP” refers to a printer protocol used by printers made by Canon wherein the accompanying installation software and drivers must be installed first before any printer can be used.  This specific printer protocol is said to be proprietary which simply means that each printer software has a particular license that is copyrighted [...]

What is SDLC?

What is SDLC? SDLC or Systems Development Life Cycle refers to the phases involved in software development.  Before a particular system or software is rolled out for the use of target customers, it undergoes several stages to ensure that goals are reached and needs are met.  In some cases, the phases involved in SDLC involve [...]

What is iXtreme LT?

What is iXtreme LT? iXtreme LT or iXtreme Lite Touch is a software that allows users and/or owners of Microsoft’s XBox 360 to “flash” their DVD drives. Flashing is a term used in the gaming and tech world to refer to some form of alteration done to the DVD drives in order for them to [...]

What is JW Player?

What is JW Player? JW Player is a popular software for playing videos on the web. With support for Flash and HTML5, it is considered the most flexible media player that any user can find on the internet. The first version was developed back in 2005 and since then several updates were already made to [...]

What is MySQL Used For?

What is MySQL Used For? MySQL refers to a relational database management system or RDBMS which is a server that provides multi-user access to various numbers of databases. It is a system developed by Michael Widenius which is also named after his daughter named My. The SQL abbreviation stands for Structured Query Language. This system [...]

What is Mail Merge?

What is Mail Merge? Mail merge is a software function which allows a word processing program to input personalized or unique information in a templated document. The word processing program is commanded to take information and data from a separate document (usually a database or a spreadsheet). This saves the user the trouble of manually [...]

What is Windows Live? – A Short Summary

What is Windows Live? – A Short Summary According to Microsoft, Windows Live is “all you need to stay in touch and keep your life in sync”. Windows Live is a collective brand name used for Microsoft’s set of services and software products. Most of the services included are applications for the web, which means [...]

What is ooVoo?

What is ooVoo ? In 2007 ooVoo LLC released a unique instant messaging client called ooVoo. It can be installed in Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. It’s very similar to the applications such as iChat and Skype. The features of ooVoo includes real time recording and six way video chatting. Registered users are allowed [...]

What is SAP?

In 1972, five former employees of IBM got together and decided to put up their own software outfit. They named their company, Systeme Anwendungen Produkte which is German for Systems Applications and Products in Data Processing. The company was founded with a purpose of developing products that would allow clients to use a single corporate [...]

What is Oracle?

Oracle is one of the largest software development companies that we currently have in the world. It has specialized in database products using relational database systems that support the structured query language which is commonly referred to as SQL language. SQL is today an industry standard among those in the database software business. In 1977, [...]

What is Silverlight?

What is Silverlight? Silverlight is a free plug-in development platform that is powered by the .NET framework. Silverlight enables users to create rich media and business applications. It can be used in applications for web, desktop and mobile devices. Silverlight can run on multiple browsers including Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari and Opera. Silverlight is owned [...]

What is Skype?

Skype is an application that enables users to make voice calls over the Internet. For a Skype user placing a call to another Skype user, the service is free, but for Skype users placing a call to landlines and mobile phones, there is a fee. The software program for Skype is free to download (freeware), [...]

What is Java?

Java is one of the most popular programming languages available today. Its creation followed a design similar to that of the C++ programming language but with several fundamental differences with the main one being that Java is much simpler to use as compared to C++ and other programming languages. The language was created in 1995 [...]