Technology is moving so fast that we mere mortals have trouble keeping up with the Digital language. This glossary of terms may help:
eBook: electronic Book. It’s a PDF but “e-Book” is more descriptive.
eMovie: electronic Movie. An “MPEG-4," or m4v, which will play on any computer. Not a DVD, which will play on a DVD player or a computer if it has a “DVD player” program installed. Converting an m4v into a DVD is explained on the Information page.
App: Application; Apple’s way of saying Program.
PDF: Portable Document Format (The best-known PDF implementation is Adobe PDF.) If you don't have a PDF reader on your computer, you can download one for FREE from the internet. Find out how to transfer a PDF (eBook) to any tablet or device on the Internet.
Digital: 1s and 0s; on or off; electronic language that allows your computer to read, write and store any kind of information, visual or audio.
MB: Megabyte a measure of amount of information used, for example, to quantify computer memory or storage capacity; megabyte (MB) = 1 million bytes;
GB: 1 gigabyte (GB) = 1 billion bytes.
CD: Compact Disk. Stores Digital information; will hold 700 MB or 80
minutes of music.