Glossary terms beginning with K

K Java

Also known as: J2ME, Java 2 Platform, Java Micro Edition J2ME (Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition or K Java) is a software and technology environment that has been specifically designed to enable the development of applications…

Kasumi

Kasumi is a block cipher encryption algorithm used by 3G. It supercedes the older A5 and Comp128 algorithms used in earlier mobile communication protocols, and is based on a public design called Misty, which has beenopenly…

kB

Also known as: Kilobyte Kilobyte (kB) is the term used to represent 2 to the power 10, or 1,024 bytes. Although the Greek word kilo means a thousand, a kilobyte is actually larger than a thousand…

kbps

Also known as: Kilobits per Second Kilobits per Second (kbps) is a commonly used unit of measurement in telecommunications for the rate or speed at which data is transferred. One kbps is equal to 1000 bits…

Key Guard

A feature allowing you to lock the keyboard to avoid any accidental dialing of a number or pressing of keys while carrying the phone in a pocket or bag The keyboard is unlocked by a special sequence...

Key Lock Switch

A dedicated switch/key/button that locks (and unlocks) a device's keypad.

kHz

Also known as: Kilohertz Kilohertz (kHz) is a unit of frequency equal to one thousand Hertz or cycles per second. Frequencies in this region are often associated with speech or music.

Kilobit

Kilobit is a unit of measurement in data communications used to indicate the amount of data transferred. In the field of data communications a kilobit is 1,000 bits (i.e. using decimal notation). Because the bit (binary…

Kilobits per Second

Also known as: kbps Kilobits per Second (kbps) is a commonly used unit of measurement in telecommunications for the rate or speed at which data is transferred. One kbps is equal to 1000 bits per second….

Kilobyte

Also known as: kB Kilobyte (kB) is the term used to represent 2 to the power 10, or 1,024 bytes. Although the Greek word kilo means a thousand, a kilobyte is actually larger than a thousand…

Kilohertz

Also known as: kHz Kilohertz (kHz) is a unit of frequency equal to one thousand Hertz or cycles per second. Frequencies in this region are often associated with speech or music.