These are some of the most common tech terms we hear everyday. Be sure to pronounce them correctly.
1. GIF - Pronounced "jif"
Acronym for "Graphic Interchange Format"
- Animated images, something visually attactive. Invented by Steve Wilhite
2. Nokia - Pronounced "Knock-ya"
Nokia was recently purchased by Microsoft and you'll want to know how to pronounce your next phone correctly.
3. Asus - Pronounced "Ey-sus"
A Taiwanese company makers of computer, tablet, and smartphone. Be sure to pronounce it correctly to avoid "ACE-us" blooper.
4. OS X - Prounced "oh-ess-ten"
This is apple's 10th operating system software for Macintosh. Apple chose to use Roman numeral for 10, which is X. Remember, that's 10 and not an actual X as some people pronounced as "oh-ess-X".
5. Cache - Pronounced "cash" like the money
Term used for storing digital information in the storage. Usually you'll hear this word in referrence to Internet browsing.
6. Meme - Pronounced "meem", not "mem" or "me-me"
A humorous image, video, piece of text, etc. that is copied (often with slight variations) and spread rapidly by Internet users.
7. Pwn - Pronounced "pone" (verb [slang])
Term usually used by gamers. Meaning to conquer to gain ownership.
8. Imgur - Pronounced "imager" (image hosting service)
This site usually hosts memes, and GIFs.
9. DATA - Pronounced "DAY-tuh" or "Dah-Tah"
The quantities, characters, or symbols on which operations are performed by a computer, being stored and transmitted in the form of electrical signals and recorded on magnetic, optical, or mechanical recording media.
Resources: Google dictionary Yahoo.com.ph