6 主題單元單字整理



1. mobile device: any small computing device that will fit into your pocket, such as a PDA or smartphone


2. smart phone: a mobile phone/cell phone that also has some of the functions of a computer


3. BlackBerry: a very small computer that you can hold in your hand and that you can use for storing information, sending and receiving emails and text messages, making and receiving phone calls and looking at the Internet:Check your emails via your BlackBerry


4. MID: Mobile Internet Device, a small computer that you can hold in your hand, larger than a smartphone but smaller than a tablet PC. MIDs offer Internet-based services mainly for personal rather than business use


5. Tablet PC: a small computer that is easy to carry, with a large touch screen and sometimes without a physical keyboard


6. notebook: a small laptop computer, especially a small, slim one


7. subnotebook/sub-note/mini-note: a small laptop computer

迷你筆電:比筆記型電腦小,一般來說小於14吋,重量在兩公斤以下,如11.6吋的MacBook Air

8. netbook: a small laptop computer, designed especially for using the Internet and email

小筆電:像ASUS的Eee PC,低價,體積小,功能精簡,可上網

9. Ultrabook: a higher-end type of subnotebook defined by Intel. Ultrabooks are designed to feature reduced bulk without compromising performance and batter life.

超極致筆電/超輕薄筆電/超筆電:高端的筆記型電腦,特色為輕薄,開幾快,電池續航力持久。Ultrabook由英特爾註冊,不過維基上說這個概念其實源於蘋果的MacBook Air,這大家應該都看得出來吧,呵呵。

10. m-commerce: the business of buying and selling products on the Internet by using mobile/cell phones and other similar technology: m-tickets and other m-commerce products


11. mobile application (mobile app): a software application designed to run on smartphones, tablet computers and other mobile devices. They are available through application distribution platforms, which are typically operated by the owner of the mobile operating systems, such as the Apple App Store, Google Play, Windows Phone Store and BlackBerry App World. Some apps are free, while others have a price.


12. e-book: a book that is displayed on a computer screen or on an electronic device that is held in the hand, instead of being printed on paper (an electronic book)


13. memory card: an electronic device that can be used to store data, used especially with digital cameras, mobile/cell phones, music players, etc.


14. SD card: the abbreviation for ‘secure digital card’ (=a type of memory card, used with digital cameras, mobile/cell phones, music players, etc.)


15. flash drive: also USB drive, pen drive, thumb drive, a small memory device that can be used to store data from a computer and to move it from one computer to another (syn: memory stick)


16. USB: the abbreviation for universal serial bus, a standardized technology for attaching peripheral devices to a computer.


17. earbud, usually earbuds: a very small headphone that is worn inside the ear.


18. MP4: a method of reducing the size of a computer file containing sound and images; a file that is reduced in size in this way.


19. podcast: a recording of a radio broadcast or a video that can be taken from the Internet: To listen to the podcast, click on the link below.

podcasting: Podcasting could turn into an audio form of blogging.


20. social networking: communication with people who share your interests using a website or other service on the Internet: a social networking site


21. social bookmarking: a way of bookmarking (=storing and labelling) the addresses of pages on the Internet, using a special service that enables you to make them available to other Internet users.

社交網路書簽:用特殊的服務把書簽放在網路上,讓其他人也可以使用你的書簽。blog注重的是寫作體驗,social bookmarking注重的是閱讀體驗。

22. tweet/twitter: a message sent using the Twitter social networking service


23. Twitter: a social networking service that allows you to send out short regular messages about what you are doing, that people can access on the Internet or on their mobile/cell phones.


24. microblogging: the posting of very short entries or updates on a blog or social networking sites, typically via a cellular phone.


25. Skype: a telephone system that works by direct communication between users’ computers on the Internet, without the need for a central server


26. wiki: a website that allows any user to change or add to the information it contains: There’s a wiki page hosted by the conference where you can share ideas and information.


27. blogosphere: all the personal websites that exist on the Internet, viewed as a network of people communicating with each other: It’s one of the top stories in the blogosphere. the growing influence of the political blogosphere


28. blogroll: a list on a website of other linked websites that the website owner thinks are useful or interesting


29. landing page: the part of a website that you reach first when you click on a link on the Internet: Have a different landing page for each advertising campaign


30. laughing-out-loud (LOL): (informal), extremely funny: a laugh-out-loud moment, The best scenes in the movie are laugh-out-funny. The abbreviation LOL is also used in text messages, emails or Internet chat, to show that you think something is funny or do not mean it seriously.


31. xoxo: hugs and kisses


32. Phablet: an informal term for consumer touch-screen devices with screens that are between five and seven inches. These devices combine the capabilities of a smartphone and mini tablet—and occasionally incorporate a stylus.

平板手機:這個字是由phone跟tablet結合起來,指的是像三星Samsung Galaxy Note跟HTC J Butterfly蝴蝶機那種大螢幕手機。一般介於五到七寸之間。有些會有附觸控筆(stylus)。

33. MSM: the abbreviation for ‘mainstream media’ (traditional media such as newspapers and broadcasting); the line is beginning to blur between influential blogs and MSM.


34. LMS: the abbreviation for ‘learning management system’ (a software system for managing training and education using the Internet)


35. Blue-ray: technology that uses a blue laser (=a very strong line of light) to record and play large amounts of high quality data on a type of CD: These high definition movies are all out on Blue-ray.


36. BOGOF: (informal) buy one, get one free: BOGOF offers and bargains


37. DVR: the abbreviation for ‘digital video recorder’ (a device that records video onto a hard disk or other memory device, using digital technology


38. flat-screen: a type of television or computer monitor that is very think when compared with the traditional type. flat-screen monitor


39. bleeding edge: technology that is so advanced that there may be problems when you use it: They were working at the bleeding edge of chip design


40. gearhead: (informal) a person who is very enthusiastic about cars or new technical development: He’s a total gearhead—can’t keep away from the race track.


41. virtual world: images, sounds and text used by a computer to create a world where people can communicate with each other, play games and pretend to live another life.


42. Web 2.0: the developments in the way that people use the Internet that allow users free access and give them more control over the information


43. VoIP: the abbreviation for ‘voice over Internet protocol’ (a telephone system that allows users to make and receive class using the Internet)


44. VLE: the abbreviation for ‘virtual learning environment’ (a software system for teaching and learning using the Internet)


45. cloud computing: a way of using computers in which data and software are stored mainly on a central computer, or which users have access over the Internet


46. cyber crime: crime that is committed using the Internet, for example by stealing somebody’s personal or bank details or infecting their computer with a virus


47. malware: software such as a virus on a computer or computer network that the user does not know about or want. A combination of malicious and software.


48. trouble shoot: 1. to analyze and solve serious problems for a company or other organization. 2. to identify and correct faults in a computer system, troubleshooting




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  1. 老師,最近查的AI的全名是Artificial Intelligence.

    • Intellect is the minds capacity of knowledge and reason. Intelligence is the practical manifestation of knowledge to think in complex and pioneering ways. At its simplest, intellect is knowing a lot of things, where intelligence is more about putting knowledge to use in an innovative, analytical, and practical ways.




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