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Part: 6 “Houston, We've Got a Problem” > Glossary Speak Like a Geek: The Comple... - Pg. 333

Glossary Speak Like a Geek: The Complete Archive 333 subwoofer A speaker that increases the low-end bass output, which provides more realistic sounds for games, audio CDs, and DVD videos. T1 A dedicated phone line connection that provides data transfer rates of more than 1.5 megabits per second. T1 lines are commonly leased by large corporations and organizations for speedy Internet access. taskbar A fancy name for the button bar at the bottom of the Windows desktop. TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) A set of rules that govern the transfer of data over the Internet. See Chapter 21, "Doing the Internet Shuffle," for additional information. TFT (thin film transistor) A technology used to improve the resolution on flat-panel displays, such as those used on notebook computers. toolbar A strip of buttons typically displayed near the top of a program window, below the menu bar. The toolbar contains buttons that you can click to enter common commands enabling you to bypass the menu system. ToolTip See ScreenTip. touchpad A pointing device commonly found on laptop computers that enables you to move the mouse pointer by running your finger over the pad.