Toshiba Z930-S9311 User Manual

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Suspend—A feature of some Windows
®
 operating systems that allows 
you to turn off the computer without exiting your open applications 
and to continue from where you left off when you turn the computer 
on again.
Swipe—Swipe an open window to the left or right of the screen to 
display the next or previous window.
system prompt—The symbol (in the MS-DOS
®
 operating system, 
generally a drive letter followed by a “greater than” sign) indicating 
where users are to enter commands.
T
TFT display—See active-matrix display
Tile/Tiles—A list of square or rectangular icons on the Start screen 
representing applications that can be accessed by selecting them.
U
Universal Serial Bus (USB)—USB is a serial bus that supports data 
transfer. USB allows hot swapping of peripherals. See also bus, hot 
swapping, serial.
upload—To send a file to another computer through a modem or 
network. See also download.
USB
—See Universal Serial Bus (USB).
USB Flash drive
—A small, portable flash memory card that plugs into a 
computer’s USB port and functions as a portable hard drive. They 
are smaller and more durable than an external hard drive because 
they do not contain any internal moving parts, but have less storage 
capacity. See also Universal Serial Bus (USB).
utility—A computer program designed to perform a narrowly focused 
operation or solve a specific problem. Utilities are often related to 
computer system management.
W
Web—See World Wide Web.
Wi-Fi
®
—A registered trademark term of the Wi-Fi Alliance that stands 
for Wireless Fidelity, and is another term for the communication 
protocol to permit an Ethernet connection using wireless 
communication components. 
World Wide Web (www)—The worldwide network of Web sites linked 
together over the Internet. A user of the Web can jump from site to 
site regardless of the location of the computer hosting the site. See 
also Internet.
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