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Re: The Android Dictionary (aka "What the hell are they talking a
in terms of hosting files, a 'mirror' is a new source for the file - hosted on a separate server than the main download source.
Originally Posted by bogus689
so, a hot file may be available via download link ABC.
and, also available at mirror link #1, mirror link #2, etc.
popular files attract a lot of downloads. in those cases, the files need to be hosted elsewhere to lighten the load on the main server.
In case you were referring to Mirror Mode, I noticed this in a Google search:
"It (the Droid Bionic) would also have another attractive feature called “Mirror Mode”. This would enable “simultaneous streaming of video to the TV and on the device.”