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1gW – Glossary W

Page history last edited by Sujith Prathap 11 years, 10 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

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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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