Palm, a pioneer in mobile and wireless Internet solutions and the world leader in handheld computing, was founded in 1992. In 1996, Palm introduced the Pilot 1000 and Pilot 5000 products that led the handheld computing revolution. The company’s products for consumers, mobile professionals and businesses include Palm Treo smartphones, Palm LifeDrive mobile managers and Palm handheld computers, as well as software, services and accessories.
In 2010, Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) bought Palm Inc. Later, in 2015, TCL Communication, known best for its Alcatel OneTouch device brand, purchased the Palm brand from HP.
- Page Up key
Often abbreviated PgUp, the Page Up key is standard on PC and Macintosh keyboards. Its meaning differs from one program to another, but it usually scrolls the document up one screenful.
- Parental Controls
In Windows Vista, Parental Controls is a new feature designed to let parents set controls for their children’s computer use. Parental Controls are located in the Control Panel in Vista. To use Parental Controls, you first need to set up a new user account. The Parental Controls will be associated with this user account, which […]
- Pantone Matching System (PMS)
A popular color matching system used by the printing industry to print spot colors. Most applications that support color printing allow you to specify colors by indicating the Pantone name or number. This assures that you get the right color when the file is printed, even though the color may not look right when displayed […]
Pronounced pass-kal. A high-level programming language developed by Niklaus Wirth in the late 1960s. The language is named after Blaise Pascal, a seventeenth-century French mathematician who constructed one of the first mechanical adding machines. Pascal is best known for its affinity to structured programming techniques. The nature of the language forces programmers to design programs […]
- Pause key
A key that you can use to temporarily halt the display of data. Generally, you use the Pause key to freeze data that is being scrolled on the display screen. To continue scrolling, you can press any key. In DOS, an alternative to using the Pause key is to use the MORE command, which displays […]