Definition of firmware in English:

firmware

Syllabification: firm·ware
Pronunciation: /ˈfərmˌwer
 
/

noun

Computing
  • Permanent software programmed into a read-only memory.
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    • Most devices will have the ability to be upgraded or repaired remotely, by downloading new firmware or software.
    • Be sure you get the latest software and firmware when running the unit, so you get all the features you can out of it.
    • Hobbyists have cracked the firmware, cracked the software, and someone has even cracked its creator's customer database.

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