Technical Terms and Abbreviations Glossary: B
Blog, Bluetooth, Bluetooth LE, Bluetooth Smart, Boot, Browser
Blog (Crossing of the words «web» and «log» for logbook or diary): Form of an Internet presence similar to a classic website with the difference that in a blog pages are sorted chronologically by date and older contributions are automatically archived and quasi «sorted out».
Difference to the «classic homepage»:
- a normal internet presence offers its information to the target group as permanently as possible and updates pages directly
- Blog readers are usually only interested in new posts and use a blog similar to a daily newspaper
- only if an older post becomes interesting again due to current events, the blogger (that's what the author is called) writes a new post and links it to the old one
Some website owners have a blog on their usual website that deals with current topics, while the rest of the website provides the rarely changing information pages.
In other words: the classic website is usually used like a book/reference book, while the blog serves as a substitute for the daily newspaper.
Bluetooth: Standard for wireless speech and data transmission in the licence-free 2,4- Gigahertz-ISM-Band. Bluetooth supports wireless communication between highly diverse devices like a mobile phone, headset, speakerphone, hands-free equipment, earphones, notebook, PC, Modem and much more. This radio network the developers have named after the danish King Harald Blauzahn, who has united much different scandinavian peoples and contrived to understanding among nations in those days.
Bluetooth LE (abbr.): Bluetooth Low Energy or also called Bluetooth Smart: Extension of the Bluetooth standard with power saving functions. Versions 4.2 and 5.0 brought significant improvements in energy consumption.
Boot: Power up and start the -> Computer.
Browser: Software for searching and view found pages in the -> WWW.
With such a program you can browse in the World Wide Web, read web pages and -documents. These ideally are comply with the -> HTML-Standard and will show all web pages exactly how the author has designed it. From beginning Mozilla´s Firefox and Opera respects the standards of the -> W3C and Google Chrome also. Microsoft´s Internet Explorer respects the web standards recent, cause of loosing market shares and is not longer popular as it used to be ...