A type of software licensing where the software author asks the users to pay for the software but not with money. Instead the request may be for a postcard, an e-mail letter, or other token of appreciation that is not monetary based.
- carpal tunnel syndrome
A common form of Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) produced by repeating the same small movements many times. As more and more people use computers, carpal tunnel syndrome and other forms of RSI have become more prevalent. Typical symptoms are numbness or burning in the fingers or wrist. If not addressed early on, the injury can […]
Carputer refers to any computing platform that is installed in a vehicle. While some aftermarket carputers are available to consumers, most carputers are built by enthusiasts using desktop PC components from smaller form factors like the mini-ITX or microATX. Carputers are mainly used for playing music and DVD movies, connecting to the Internet, and navigation. […]
The mechanism on a printer that feeds paper. A wide-carriage printer is a printer that can accept very wide paper. A narrow-carriage printer is a printer that accepts only standard-sized paper.
- carriage return
Often abbreviated CR, a carriage return is a special code that moves the cursor (or print head) to the beginning of the current line. In the ASCII character set, a carriage return has a decimal value of 13.
Short for carrier signal, carrier system, or carrier service provider: carrier signal: A frequency in a communications channel modulated to carry analog or digital signal information. For example, an FM radio transmitter modulates the frequency of a carrier signal and the receiver processes the carrier signal to extract the analog information. An AM radio transmitter […]