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Word List: Technology

techy

Word List: Technology

a fun way to refer to a person who is extremely knowledgeable in technology and can help others troubleshoot as well as give general, technical advice

I love my techy.  He (or she) always helps me when I have any kind of technical issue.

textiquette

Word List: Technology

using proper etiquette (polite rules) when sending a text

I recommend following good textiquette when you are texting others.

thumbing

Word List: Technology

when someone is scrolling through their cell phone repeatedly

Stop thumbing! You're missing the best part of the movie.

troubleshoot

Word List: Technology

solve technical issues

My computer is acting weird. We need to hire a techy to troubleshoot it.

tweak

Word List: Technology

modify or change

I need to tweak my computer settings.  It is becoming more difficult to locate my programs.

tweet/tweet out

Word List: Technology

contact a person in Twitter

If you have any questions regarding our assignments this week, you can tweet me during the morning hours.

undo

Word List: Technology

recover what you just changed by going one step back

It’s so great that you can undo something that you just changed or deleted.

USB flash drive

Word List: Technology

a lightweight storage device that you can carry with you wherever you go and use on any computer

I still use my USB drive as a backup.

user-friendly

Word List: Technology

something that is easy to use and/or understand

Mobile technology is becoming more and more user-friendly.

viral (go viral)

Word List: Technology

when something on the Internet reaches masses of people due to its high interest and appeal

That YouTube video went viral so quickly! (and) The reason they call it viral is because the information spreads like a virus, kinda like a disease.