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What is PDF?
Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 by Chinh Do

PDF (Portable Document Format) is a universal file format developed by Adobe Systems that preserves all the fonts, formatting, graphics, and colour of any source document, regardless of the application and platform used to create it. PDF captures formatting information from a variety of desktop publishing applications, making it possible to send formatted documents and
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What is an email server?
Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 by Chinh Do

A mail server (also known as a mail transfer agent or MTA, a mail transport agent, a mail router or an Internet mailer) is an application that receives incoming e-mail from local users (people within the same domain) and remote senders and forwards outgoing e-mail for delivery. A computer dedicated to running such applications is
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What is web browser?
Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 by Chinh Do

When you sit down and look at web pages, you are using a web browser. Web browsers are basically software programs that allow you to search for and view various kinds of information on the Web, such as web sites, video, audio, etc. The race of the most common browsers The most popular web browsers today
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What is webmail?
Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 by Chinh Do

Webmail is an email client implemented as a web application accessed via a web browser. In short, webmail is a way to access your email account by using web browser. It is totally web based and hence the name webmail. You do not need specialized software on your system to use webmail. In fact you
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What is an e-mail client?
Monday, February 14th, 2011 by Chinh Do

In most cases, your email account exists on a central server, and not on your personal computer or workstation. An email client is software that allows you to read and send email through your account by connecting to this server. Email clients generally provide a simple interface through which you can access your email account.
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DNS – Domain Name System
Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 by Chinh Do

Short for Domain Name System (or Service or Server), an Internet service that translates domain names into IP addresses. Because domain names are alphabetic, they're easier to remember. The Internet however, is really based on IP addresses. Every time you use a domain name, therefore, a DNS service must translate the name into the corresponding
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What is IP address?
Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 by Chinh Do

An identifier for a computer or device on a TCP/IP network. Networks using the TCP/IP protocol route messages based on the IP address of the destination. The format of an IP address is a 32-bit numeric address written as four numbers separated by periods. Each number can be zero to 255. For example, 1.160.10.240 could
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