backwards-compatible

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backwards-compatible

adj (Comput, Hi-Fi etc) → abwärtskompatibel (with mit)
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Backwards compatibility functionality offered by Sony's previous PlayStation 3 (PS3) console is complicated, as earlier PS3 console hardware included custom chips that allowed PS2/PS1 games to be played natively.
Rumors about the Xbox 720 featuring 'always on' connectivity that would require it to be constantly connected to the internet in order to play games, as well as rumors suggesting the console would lack backwards compatibility have concerned gamers for months.
Rather than concentrate on PS2 backwards compatibility, in the future, company resources will be increasingly focused on developing new games and entertainment features exclusively for PS3.
With backwards compatibility, the speeds of the network could be mixed without forcing a major problem for the IT people implementing the SAN.
X-SPAND kits are available with SATA II to SATA I conversion cables and a host adapter to allow for backwards compatibility with current SATA I desktop systems.
In addition, it is not trying to support backwards compatibility with older systems.
We know that Microsoft is facing difficult challenges with the broadening scope of dangerous malware attacks while also trying to maintain backwards compatibility and usability.
Toshiba continues to build on its reputation for reducing TCO by incorporating common docking including Toshiba's Advanced Port Replicator III (APRIII) that maintains the same docking connector as the APRI and APRII for backwards compatibility and Slim SelectBay accessories with most Tecra/Portege products.
Backwards compatibility and scalability: Tandberg Data has committed to backwards compatibility on the SLR tape drive.
By delivering full backwards compatibility on the new server bus architecture, solution providers can adopt the new boards into existing applications and systems with little or no change to their applications.
This is significant as many service providers are looking for products that both support services running on the new IPv6 schema while still offering backwards compatibility with today's IPv4 schema.
4 million times and proved players' desire to play against others across the country, Pool Pro Online II, builds on the success of Pool Pro Online by offering players a fully customizable experience, while maintaining backwards compatibility to the original game and its established player network.