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1gW – Glossary W

Page history last edited by Sujith Prathap 11 years, 3 months ago

Puzzled by PQ? Thrown by 3G? Nonplussed by nVidia?

Here's hoping our handy Glossary can set you straight, like a bridge over troubled water.

Glossary Project Lead7e10 – Sujith Prathap

NB: See the Project Conversation on the Glossary subsection page for formatting conventions.

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Wireless Fidelity

A Wi-Fi enabled device such as a personal computer, video game console, smartphone or digital audio player can connect to the Internet when within range of a wireless network connected to the Internet.


ADAM supports the 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi standards.

2i – Communication


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Wiki ("fast" in Hawaiian)

A "Wiki" is a web site which uses a structured mark up language to power community websites, for personal note taking, in corporate intranets, and in knowledge management systems.

NI FAQ Front Page


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Micro$oft Windows

Micro$oft Windows (aka Windoze for its sluggish performance) is a series of expensive, closed, proprietary, unreliable, insecure, and inferior software operating systems, first introduced in 1985, and infamous for its BSOD (blue screen of death).

• ADAM is based on the free, open source, community-developed, reliable, secure and superior Linux software operating system, dating from 1991. ADAM’s Android OS has Linux at its core.   
1d – Notion Ink Community Micro$oft Windoze

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M$ Windoze Criticism

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Wide Super Video Graphics Array

The Wide version of SVGA is known as WSVGA, featured on Ultra-Mobile PCs. On most netbooks, the wide is either 1024x600px resolution or 1024x576px (see Vector Video Standards diagram, left – click to enlarge).


The ADAM screens are WSVGA 1024x600 pixel for both the LCD and Pixel Qi models. 

2e – Display WSVGA

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Micro$oft Windoze

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