What is?

Web 2.0

Web 2.0 is associated to describe the 2nd generation of World Wide Web domain. Web 2.0 compared to the previous generation that can only view a web page, has now the capability to interact with its users and viewers thru uploading and downloading information like comments and files. This feedback system gives web 2.0 the versatility to adapt to needs and desires of its viewers and users. Some of the applications of Web 2.0 gave rise to the popularity of personal blogs, social-networking services, photo-compilation sites, and others.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_2.0

http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/W/Web_2_point_0.html

Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing is a term that describe use of the World Wide Web thru the Internet as a “Cloud” that functions & runs like a virtual computer or server. The data and information, just like a cloud, are floating in a domain and are accessible by anyone in the Internet. Applications of cloud computing does not require a dedicated server or hub in order to keep data and information. In turn, there is less traffic or download rate in acquisition of these data. Hardware and maintenance cost are also minimized since the there will no need for a large server.

Cloud computing gives a new perspective to the Internet, maximizing its full potential and capabilities. With cloud computing, applications are limitless since every end user can make a custom design program or process in using cloud computing.

http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/what-cloud-computing-really-means-031

http://communication.howstuffworks.com/cloud-computing.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_computing

Blog

A Blog is derived mainly from “web log”. A blog is an activity recoded and documented in a website. A blog is created and maintained by an individual in the internet. This blog acts as a black sheet of canvass or paper ready to be filled with data and information by that individual. In turn, can be viewed and interact with internet users and visitors. Blogs are commonly used for personal logs and information sharing. Hence, information is shared and distributed freely and everywhere.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blog

Digital Media

Digital media refers to the information in a form of electronics or digital codes.  These information can then be viewed, shared, copied, transferred, edited and other applications that easily by the use of electronic devices or gadgets. This information can be categorized as files, documents, pictures, programs, etc.  Aside from its versatility, digital media can be stored and digitally compressed in different mediums and devices: internet and usb, respectively.

http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/digital-media.html

http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/digital+media

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_media

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Google Software Applications

The following applications are created by Google and only requires a Google Mail account in order to use and download these applications. these applications are practical now a days in an individual’s everyday life.

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Google Docs

Google Docs is an open document applications that utilizes cloud computing by editing, saving and sharing the information in the internet. these document applications utilizes encoded documents, spreadsheets, presentations, drawings and forms. it only requires to have a Google Mail account to use these applications.

Google Books

Google Books is a collection of digital books, encoded books or e-books that can be viewed in the internet.

Google Apps

Google Apps is a collection of softwares and applications for business use and executions. these alternative does not require expensive hardwares and servers since it utilizes cloud computing technology.

Google Desktop

Google Desktop is a collection of small applications and programs that can be customized to the preferences of the users in terms of lifestyle and activities.

Google Picassa

Google Picassa is a photo editing and compiling application that can be stored in the internet or via cloud computing. these photos can also be shared and distributed.

Google Maps

Google Maps is an application and collection of digital maps all around the world that can be viewed down to the streets and vicinities. this application gives accessibly to maps and acts as a common medium for directions and landmarks.

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