Commonly used technology abbreviations

Today, technology is abruptly vast and we use tons of abbreviations to make it easy and quick to remember, speak and write.

We hear these abbreviations everyday, we use them everyday but necessarily we don’t know what each of it stands for.

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Understanding them can make the mobile and computing technology around us much easier to follow.

Here is a list of most commonly used technology abbreviations put together.

TermFull Form
ADBAndroid Debug Bridge
ADSLAsymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
AIArtificial Intelligence
AOSPAndroid Open Source Project
APIApplication Programming Interface
APKAndroid Package Kit
AT&TAmerican Telephone and Telegraph
BIOSBasic Input Output System
CDCompact Disk
CDMACode Division Multiple Access
CPCCost per click
CPUCentral Processing Unit
CRTCathode Ray Tube
CVVCard verification value
DHCPDynamic Host Configuration Protocol
DNSDomain Name System
DSLDigital Subscriber Line
DVDDigital Versatile Disc
DVD-RDigital Versatile Disc Recordable
DVD-RWDigital Versatile Disc Rewritable
EDGE Enhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution
eGPUExternal Graphics Processing Unit
EISElectronic Image Stabilisation
FATFile Allocation Table
FHDFull High Definition
FTPFile Transfer Protocol
GBPSGigabits Per Second
GIFGraphics Interchange Format
GPSGlobal Positioning System
GPRSGeneral Packet Radio Service
GPUGraphics Processing Unit
GSMGlobal System for Mobile
GUIGraphical user interface
HDHigh Definition
HDDHard disk drive
HDMIHigh-Definition Multimedia Interface
HDRHigh Dynamic Range
HSDPAHigh Speed Downlink Packet Access
HSPAHigh Speed Packet Access
HTTPHyper Text Transfer Protocol
HTTPSHyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure
IG Internet Gateway
IMAPInternet Message Access Protocol
IMEIInternational Mobile Equipment Identity
IPInternet Protocol
ISPInternet service provider
JSJava Script
KBPSKilobits per second
LANLocal Area Network
LCDLiquid Crystal Display
LEDLight Emitting Diode
LTELong Term Evolution
MACMedia Access Control
MBPSMegabits per second
MIMOMultiple Input Multiple Output
MLMachine Learning
MMSMultimedia Messaging Service
OISOptiocal Image Stabilisation
OOTBOut of the Box
OSOperating System
P2PPeer to Peer
PnPPlug & Play
POP3Post Office Protocol version 3
PPCPay per Click
QAQuality Assurance
RAMRandom Access Memory
RFIDRadio Frequency Identification
ROIReturn on Investment
ROMRead only Memory
SDKSoftware Development Kit
SEOSearch Engine Optimization
SFTPSecure File Transfer Protocol
SMSShort Message Service
SSDSolid State Drive
SSLSecure Sockets Layer
TCPTransmission Control Protocol
UHDUltra High Definition
UIUser Inteface
UPSUninterruptible Power Supply
URLUniform Resource Locator
USBUniversal Serial Bus
UXUser Experience
VBVisual Basic
VDSLVery high speed digital subscriber line
VLANVirtual Local Area Network
VMVirtual Machine
VODVideo on Demand
VoIPVoice over Internet Protocol
VRVirtual Reality
WANWide Area Network
WAPWireless Application Protocol
WEPWired Equivalent Privacy
WIMAXWorldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access
WinRTWindows RunTime
WNSWindows Push Notification Service
WPAWi-Fi Protected Access
WUSBWireless Universal Serial Bus
WWWWorld Wide Web
Abhishek Rana

Abhishek Rana

Abhishek Rana is a Mechanical Engineer by profession based in Chandigarh,India. He is also a WordPress content developer and definitely a technology enthusiast. He has keen interest in automobile mechanics and stock market trading and spends his free time enhancing smartphone photography skills. Convinced by the interplay of technology and durability, he uses a Galaxy Note as his device and drives a Toyota.

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