Pronouncing 10 Tech Terms Correctly

These are some of the most common tech terms we hear everyday. Be sure to pronounce them correctly.

pronunciation tech terms 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