Glossary of tech terms

Browse the glossary using this index

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | ALL



The screen that appears when you first log on to your computer.

Desktop computer

Normally the type of computer you have at home that's connected to a monitor, keyboard and mouse and always plugged into a power supply.


Another name for a computer screen or monitor.

Double click

The act of pressing a mouse button twice quickly to perform a task.


When you copy or save something like a file or picture from the internet to your device. E.g. 'Download the application form from the real estate agent's website'.