(1) A small hand-held computer that performs mathematical calculations. Some calculators even permit simple text editing and programming.
(2) A program on a computer that simulates a hand-held calculator. Calculator programs let you perform simple math calculations without leaving the computer. The Apple Macintosh comes with a calculator desk accessory. Likewise, Microsoft Windows includes a calculator accessory.
A program that enables you to record events and appointments on an electronic calendar. Computer calendars act like datebooks, but they have several advantages over traditional datebooks: automatic entries for regular events: You can specify, for example, that the first Thursday of every month is bridge night, and the calendar program will automatically fill in […]
On an iPod or iPhone calibrate is the term used to describe the act of running the battery all the way down (full discharge) and then charging it all the way up to full again.
A term commonly associated with printing which is used to measure paper thickness in thousandths of an inch.
(v.) To invoke a routine in a programming language. Calling a routine consists of specifying the routine name and, optionally, parameters. For example, the following is a function call in the C programming language: printf(“Hello”) The name of the function is printf and the parameter is “Hello.” This function call causes the computer to display […]
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See media gateway controller.