Also called a permanent cookie, or a stored cookie, a cookie that is stored on a user��s hard drive until it expires (persistent cookies are set with expiration dates) or until the user deletes the cookie. Persistent cookies are used to collect identifying information about the user, such as Web surfing behavior or user preferences for a specific Web site.
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- personal Internet communicator
The personal Internet communicator (PIC) is an affordable consumer device designed to provide managed Internet access for people in global, high-growth markets to enhance communications, entertainment, and education opportunities. The PIC is not a computer, although it is driven by AMD processor technology. The PIC is a connecting device; a simple and accessible platform designed […]
- personal computer game
personal computer games are more commonly referred to as computer games or PC games. They are played on the personal computer with standard computer interface devices such as the keyboard and mouse, or a joystick or gamepad. Video feedback is received by the gamer through the computer screen, and soundthrough speakers or headphones.
- Personal Computer (PC)
A personal computer (PC) is a small, relatively inexpensive computer designed for an individual user. In price, personal computers range anywhere from a few hundred dollars to thousands of dollars. All are based on the microprocessor technology that enables manufacturers to put an entire CPU on one chip. At home, the most popular use for […]
- personal finance manager
A simple accounting program that helps individuals manage their finances. Personal finance managers help you balance your checkbook and keep track of investments. Some can even help you pay your bills by printing out checks or transferring money electronically from your bank account.
- personal information manager
Abbreviated PIM, a type of software application designed to help users organize random bits of information. Although the category is fuzzy, most PIMs enable you to enter various kinds of textual notes — reminders, lists, dates — and to link these bits of information together in useful ways. Many PIMs also include calendar, scheduling, and […]