Originally developed by ZSOFT for its PC Paintbrush program, PCX is a graphics file format for graphics programs running on PCs. It is supported by most optical scanners, fax programs, and desktop publishing systems. Files in the PCX format end with a “.pcx” ( pronounced dot -p-c-x) extension. Two other common bit map formats are BMP and TIFF.
The name IBM uses to market its version of the DOS operating system.
- PC card
A computer device packaged in a small card about the size of a credit card and conforming to the PCMCIA standard.
A combination of a personal computer and television. PC/TVs are computers with built-in television boards.
- Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Short for personal digital assistant, a handheld device that combines computing, telephone/fax, Internet and networking features. A typical PDA can function as a cellular phone, fax sender, Web browser and personal organizer. PDAs may also be referred to as a palmtop, hand-held computer or pocket computer. Not a Portable Computer Unlike portable computers, most PDAs […]
Short for Primary Domain Controller, a server in a Windows NT network that maintains a read-write directory of user accounts and security information. The PDC authenticates usernames and passwords when members log into the network. Members only have to log into one domain to access all resources in the network. In a trusted relationship, one […]