Each day millions of people around the globe are using the internet. Whether for commerce or personal use, this technology allows greater flexibility in working hours and location, thus, knowledge in the basic internet terms became a basic necessity in every home and businesses – big or small.
These days the internet is used for diverse purposes depending upon the requirement, such as communication, gathering information, researching, education, entertainment, real time updates on news and more. If you are new in using the web and the internet, knowing the definition of the most used and common internet terms are bound to be helpful for better understanding.
An Operating System or better known as OS is the software that is being installed to the computer which serves as the user interface. It is the one responsible in allocating memory, tasks processing and disks/peripherals access. No software programs can run without an Operating System. Windows, Mac OS, and Linux are the most used OS running in computers and laptops.
www simply means world wide web. The www or what others just call web are the web pages which can be accessed using a web browser like Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Safari, etc.