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n. Computers
A function, as on a search engine, that supplies one or more options of predicted words or phrases beginning with the characters that a user has already entered.

au′to·com·plete′ v.
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A range of new and innovative offerings both in terms of content development and user functionality includes mobile apps for Android and iOS devices, augmented reality covering a wide variety of the UAE monuments, interactive maps with directions, location-linked QR-codes, smart browsing, the UAE timeline and Instagram-like photo albums where users can upload and share their own photos or videos.
High-performance access is enabled with server- and client-side caching, smart browsing, and offline viewing of large data sets.
Smart Surfing and Smart Browsing for Mac UsersThe free Trend ao Smart Surfing application, available in the iPhone App Store, helps protect users of the iPhone and iPod touch from Web threats and cybercrime.
Underneath Net Search is Netscape's Open Directory Project, staffed by internet volunteers, and its Smart Browsing technology, which lets users enter search terms directly into the location bar of the browser.
The company is also planning to introduce its Smart Browsing service for its Netscape Netcenter portal site to enable users to find information on the net.
Smart browsing has been updated; users can now type keywords such as "Ford Ranger" or search queries like "San Francisco restaurants" into the location bar, eliminating the need to remember complicated URLs.
There are alternatives to RealNames, for instance the Smart Browsing technology inside Netscape Communications Corp's Communicator browser, Microsoft Corp's AutoSearch within Internet Explorer and a system from a company called Netword.
Netscape Communications Corp included a similar technology in the latest version of Communicator called Smart Browsing.