Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6Understanding Technology Parents should know and understand the following terms.  Apps – small specialized programs generally written for mobile devices such as smartphones. Many apps are either free or cost very little.  Bandwidth – data transfer rate. Bandwidth deter- mines the speed of your Internet connection.  Blog (web log) – an online journal that's written for others to read. Writers discuss activities, thoughts, interests, ideas, and opinions.  Browser – a software program that allows you to visit websites and enables you to read HTML text. Popular browsers include Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari.  Cloud Computing – storing and accessing data and programs over the Internet.  Cyberbullying – using technology to threaten, harass, or taunt another person. Cyberbullying can have a devastating effect on its victims.  Flash Drive – a small storage device used to transport files from one computer to another.