19 Acronyms All Computer and Phone Owners Must Know The Full Meaning

Computer Acronyms

Computer acronyms are no new things to most of us; we learned lot of them in school. An average computer or phone user knows what RAM and HDD mean, because he wants a fast gadget with lot of memory for data storage.

OS is another popular acronym that people are familiar with the full name; at least, Windows Operating System and Android Operating System have helped people to know the full name of this acronym.

However, there are other popular computer terms that people interact with everyday but barely know their full meaning. Hence, I compiled this list to let you test your knowledge of how many of them you are aware of the full name.

Computer Acronyms And Their Full Names/Meaning

19. IMEI: International Mobile Equipment Identity

18. SIM: Subscriber Identity Module

17. HP: Hewlett Packard

16. CAPTCHA: Completely Automated Public Turing Test To Tell Computers and Humans Apart

15. Blog: Web Log; truncation turned this full name to Blog

14. CAD: Computer Aided Design: AutoCAD was coined buy cementing Auto and CAD

13. WiFi: Wireless Fidelity

12. EDGE: Enhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution

11. 3G: Third Generation; of course 4G is Fourth Generation

10. LTE: Long Term Evolution

9. VPN: Virtual Private Network; OpenVPN means Open-source Virtual Private Network

8. URL: Uniform Resource Locator; it was previously called Universal Resource Locator

7. IP: Internet Protocol

6. Computer: Communication Oriented Machine Purposely Utilized Technical Educational Research a Scholarly Article.

5. Windows: Wide Interactive Network Development for Office Work Solution

4. Yahoo: Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle

3. Google: Global Organization of Oriented Group Language of Earth

2. Virus: Virtually Infected Reputed Utilized Software

1. MODEM: Modulator Demodulator

These are some of the popular acronyms I know most people use everyday but hardly know their full name. How many of it do you know before now?

Posted by Adedapo Olatunde

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