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Pocket PC 2002

Pocket PC 2002 is the second released for Windows Mobile, was released for pubilc on October 2001, there use by kernel type is Windows CE 2.10, based for Pocket PC 2000, Pocket PC 2002 was been the news codenamed is Merlin has succesor for Window ...

Pocket watch

A pocket watch is a timepiece that is kept in the pocket rather than worn on a wrist. It is thought to be invented by Peter Henlein. The pocket watch usually has a chain to connect to a certain clothing, so the watch would not fall out of the poc ...

Podcasting

Podcasting is a way to share information as digital audio files. People often subscribe, download, and share podcasts using a computer and listen to them on an MP3 player. Many podcasts are similar to broadcast radio news or discussion programs. ...

Pointer (computer programming)

In computer science, a pointer is a variable whose value is a location in the computers memory. If Rick stands in a room and points to his friend Sally, then Rick is a pointer whose value is Sallys location. A programmer must dereference the poin ...

Polar coordinate system

In mathematics, the polar coordinate system is a two-dimensional coordinate system in which each point on a plane is determined by a distance from a reference point and an angle from a reference direction. The polar coordinate system is especiall ...

Polish Wikipedia

The Polish Wikipedia is the Polish-language edition of Wikipedia. This edition was started in September 2001. It is currently the 10th largest edition by article count. It currently has over 1.467.000 articles.

Polymorphic code

Polymorphic code is computer code that is able to change itself, but also keep the exact instructions. The code can change every time it is run. Polymorphic code is sometimes used by computer viruses, worms and other malware so that they can hide ...

Port forwarding

Port forwarding, also referred to as port mapping, is a method of forwarding a network port from one network node to another. This technique can allow an external user to reach a port on a private IP address from the outside using a NAT-enabled r ...

Port scanner

A port scanner is an input device for a computer to scan documents or papers using the computer system. This is often used by network administrators to verify security policies of their networks and by attackers to find network services running o ...

Portable Document Format

The Portable Document Format is a file format for storing documents on a computer. Adobe created it in 1993 to make it easier to exchange documents. PDF is often used to make documents print-ready. PDF documents can have stylised text and images ...

Portable Network Graphics

Portable Network Graphics is a bitmapped image format that uses lossless data compression. Their most common use is within transparent images, as it does support so.

Portuguese Wikipedia

The Portuguese Wikipedia is the Portuguese-language edition of Wikipedia. This edition was started in June 2001. It is the 15th largest edition by article count. It currently has over 1.000.000 articles.

POST (HTTP)

In Internet computing, POST is one of many request methods supported by the Hypertext Transfer Protocol. POST acts to submit data to be processed to a specific resource. As examples this may be a message for a bulletin board, a newsgroup, or a ma ...

Postscript

Postscript is a programming language. It was developed by Adobe, in 1984. It is a standard used by many computer printers. There are three different versions of it, Postscript Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3. The Portable Document Format is another ...

Pot

Pot is also a different slang word for marijuana Cannabis. A cooking pot is a vessel to cook in. It is often larger than a pan, and will be taller than it is wide. Pots are used for boiling liquids, like soups or stew.

Power line communication

Power line communication uses existing electric power lines to send and receive data. The data signal is modulated and multiplexed over several carrier frequencies. There are different technologies that can be used: There are different technologi ...

Power network

A Power network is a type of contact network where its members can tell other people what to do. It must be large enough to literally scare or force people to go along with its requests, which makes them orders. This typically requires thousands ...

PowerBook

The PowerBook was a type of laptop computer built by Apple Computer, Inc. from 1991 to 2006. The PowerBook was changed many times in the time that it was made. Many times, the laptop was the first to have features that would later become common i ...

Pressure cooker

A pressure cooker is a type of pot with a very tight lid. As the liquid in the cooker gets hot, pressure rises. Higher pressure results in a higher boiling point. Pressure cookers allow cooking at higher temperatures, which allows faster cooking.

Primary cell

A primary cell is a battery that is made to be used one time only. It cannot be recharged. Once all the power is used up, the battery must be thrown away. It no longer makes electricity. Primary cells are often used to give power to small applian ...

Prime lens

A Prime lens is a lens which has a fixed "zoom" or focal length. It is easier to make fixed focal lenses than to include them in a variable focus lens. Therefore, fixed focal lenses usually have a larger opening, known as an aperture, than compar ...

Probe droid

Probe droids are robots in the Star Wars movies. They are used for spying and finding people. Darth Maul used probe droids to find Queen Amidala and the Jedi in The Phantom Menace. In The Empire Strikes Back, the Imperials use the probe droids to ...

Production line

A production line is a sequence of tasks done in a factory. The tasks process materials to make a useful product. An example is an assembly line, used in manufacturing.

Program specification

In the computer science, a program specification is the definition of what a computer program is expected to do. It can be informal, in which case it can be considered as a blueprint or user manual from a developer point of view, or formal, in wh ...

Programmable read-only memory

Programmable Read-Only Memory is a type of read-only memory that can be programmed directly by the user using a special PROM programmer. It is a control memory in which stored information can be altered, but not as easily as in ordinary memory. A ...

Programmer

A computer programmer is a person who makes computer programs using a programming language. Programmers are also called software developers, coders, or hackers. A programmers main jobs are writing program source code, testing if it works, and deb ...

Project Athena

Project Athena was a joint project of MIT, Digital Equipment Corporation, and IBM. It was launched in 1983, and research and development continued until June 30, 1991, eight years after it began. It is widely believed that the goals were to creat ...

Prolog

Prolog is a programming language that uses first order logic. It is the most used logic programming language. It is a declarative programming language. Alain Cormerauer, a French computer scientist created Prolog in the early 1970s. Prolog is rat ...

Punched card

A punched card is a storage medium. It contains information in the form of holes, that are at precise locations on the card. In the 19th century, punched cards were widely used to control machines, such as looms and for census. Fairground organs ...

Puppy Linux

Puppy Linux is an operating system for computers. It is based on GNU/Linux and it is completely free and is open source software. Puppy Linux is sometimes called a mini distribution because of its size when compared to other GNU/Linux operating s ...

Push-button

A push-button is a switch in the shape of a small button or knob. When it is pushed it completes an electrical circuit that controls something. For example a doorbell rings when a person pushes a button, or numbers are displayed on a calculator o ...

Qanat

A qanat is a series of well-like holes and tunnels dug to reach a natural underground source of water, usually run-off from a mountain. They were used to provide water in the desert regions of the Middle East. The oldest qanats, found in the regi ...

QBasic

QBasic is a programming language made by Microsoft which was included with Windows 95 and MS-DOS. QBasic is a more limited version of QuickBasic, released in 1985. While today considered almost obsolete, it is still a popular language for beginne ...

QNX

QNX is an Unix-like, real-time operating system that is embedded in cars, medical devices, machinery, and other devices. The QNX operating system contains a microkernel that handles basic core tasks and a group of servers / daemons outside of the ...

Quantum teleportation

Quantum teleportation is a way of transferring the quantum state of one quantum system to another using the quantum entanglement between two other systems. For example, lets assume Alice and Bob share an entangled pair of particles A and B, and A ...

Quartz clock

A quartz clock is a clock that uses an electronic oscillator that is regulated by a quartz crystal to keep time. This crystal oscillator creates a signal with very precise frequency, so that quartz clocks are at least an order of magnitude more a ...

Query language

A Query language is a formal language that is used to make queries to database systems, and other information systems. The result of a query is a subset of the data. There are different query languages which target different user groups. It is po ...

Questia Online Library

Questia is a business that gives online access to a digital library of books and articles. These books and articles have been selected to help students and teachers. It has a lot of books and journal articles about the humanities and social scien ...

QuickTime

QuickTime is a software made by Apple Inc. It can handle different types of digital video, media clips, sound, text, animation, music, and several types of interactive panoramic images.

Quora

Quora is a website for asking questions and posting answers. The company was launched in 2009 and the website opened in 2010. Quora was founded by Adam DAngelo and Charlie Cheever, both of them work for Facebook. Making a Quora account is free an ...

R/The Donald

r/The_Donald was a subreddit on Reddit where users created discussions and memes about U.S. president Donald Trump. It was first created in June 2015 following the announcement of Trumps presidential campaign, the group grew to over 790.000 peopl ...

Radio telescope

A radio telescope is a type of antenna, like a huge satellite television dish. It is used for radio astronomy. Stars shine and the light can be seen with an ordinary telescope, but they also give off radio waves. Scientists with radio telescopes ...

Rake

A rake is an garden and farm tool. People use rake to gather loose things like leaves, hay, and grass. In gardening, a rake loosens soil, and removes weed and dead grass from lawns.

Random-access memory

Random-access memory is the memory or information storage in a computer that is used to store running programs and data for the programs. Data in the RAM can be read and written quickly in any order. Normally, the random access memory is in the f ...

Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a series of single-board computers. They are low-cost, high-performance and the size of a credit card. The Raspberry Pi was developed in the UK by the Raspberry Pi Foundation. The Raspberry Pi Foundations goal is to "advance t ...

Raster graphics

Raster graphics is one of two kinds of computer graphics. With raster graphics, images are modeled as big collections of pixels. Usually they form an image shaped like a rectangle. Each pixel holds something, like color or transparency. Raster im ...

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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