HP ePrint Platform

The HP ePrint Platform is a mobile printing solution that allows users to print documents and photos from their smartphones, tablets, or other mobile devices. The platform includes a cloud-based printing service that makes it easy to print from any location, as well as an app that allows users to manage their print jobs and … Read more

Charge cycle

A charge cycle is a unit of measurement that refers to the number of times a battery can be charged and discharged before it needs to be replaced. The average battery lasts for about 300-500 charge cycles, which means that it can be used for about 1-2 years before it needs to be replaced. What … Read more

Free-space optics (FSO)

Free-space optics (FSO) is a technology that uses light propagating in free space to transmit data for telecommunications or computer networking. FSO systems use lasers or highly coherent light from light-emitting diodes (LEDs) to transmit information over a line-of-sight path through the atmosphere, typically 10–20 kilometers (6.2–12.4 miles). The data is usually modulated onto a … Read more

Airplane mode

Airplane mode is a mode on a mobile device that disables all of the device’s wireless communications. This includes the device’s cellular radio, WiFi, Bluetooth, and NFC. Airplane mode is often used when flying on an airplane, as the name suggests, in order to comply with the federal law that requires all electronic devices to … Read more

Mobile ticketing

Mobile ticketing is the process whereby customers can purchase tickets for events or services using their mobile phones. This can be done either through a dedicated mobile ticketing website or app, or through the use of a QR code. Mobile ticketing offers a number of advantages over traditional ticketing methods, such as the ability to … Read more

Electret microphone

An electret microphone is a microphone that uses an electrostatic charge to produce a signal. The electret microphone was invented in the 1930s and has been in use ever since. The electret microphone is a popular choice for many applications, including microphones for telephones, tape recorders, and computers. The electret microphone works by converting sound … Read more

Wi-Fi Alliance

The Wi-Fi Alliance is an international non-profit organization that promotes Wi-Fi technology and certifies Wi-Fi products. The Alliance operates under the brand name “Wi-Fi CERTIFIED” to certify products based on the 802.11 standards developed by the IEEE. The organization was formed in 1999 as the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance (WECA), and renamed to Wi-Fi Alliance … Read more

Apple CarPlay

Apple CarPlay is a feature in new cars (and some aftermarket car stereos) that allows you to control and use certain iOS apps from your iPhone while you’re driving. It’s designed to minimize distractions and keep you focused on the road, and it works by either projecting the app’s interface onto the car’s display, or … Read more

Bait and switch

Bait and switch is a type of fraud that occurs when a person or company lure customers in with the promise of one product or service, but then switch to another product or service that is usually less desirable or more expensive. This type of fraud is often seen in the wireless and mobile industry, … Read more


Chromecast is a device that allows users to stream online content from their mobile devices to a television. The device connects to the user’s home Wi-Fi network and uses the Google Cast protocol to receive and display the content. Chromecast-enabled apps allow users to select and control the content that is displayed on the television, … Read more