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What is Authentication?What is Authentication?
Authentication is how someone (often a website) verifies you are who you say you are, also known as your "identity." The basic idea goes back thousands of years -- any time a sentry said, "Halt! Who goes there?" he was taking the first step of authentication. Websites use . . . keep reading

What is a Download?What is a Download?
A download is a file you can acquire from a computer on a network and save to your local computer or device. Moving a file is called downloading, which refers to the process of moving a file from a networked computer to your local device. . . . keep reading

What do Online and Offline Mean?What do Online and Offline Mean?
Online means that a computer, device, or a person is connected to a network, and usually this means the Internet. While off-line means the computer, device, or person is not connected to a network, cannot be reached, and cannot communicate with any other computer or device. . . . keep reading

What is a Hackathon?What is a Hackathon?
A Hackathon is an event where computer programmers gather together and develop software programs collaboratively in a short period. Hackathons are also called Hack Days, Hackfests or Codefests and can last a day or up to a week in duration. . . . keep reading

What are Freemium Apps?What are Freemium Apps?
Freemium describes a pricing approach for software applications and mobile apps that are free to use and offer paid upgrades for additional options and features. Software companies offer freemium software as a way to encourage people to use and try their software and apps, and make money from anyone who chooses to pay for the optional features. . . . keep reading