In online forums power-posting is the term used to describe a user who posts a large number of empty or useless messages in order to increase their number of posts. On some forums special privileges may be given to users who contribute a specific number of posts. When power posting users will post meaningless replies such as “LOL” or “I agree/disagree.” These posts may increase the users post count but they do not contribute anything meaningful to the forum discussion itself.
- Power Supply
(n.) Also called a power supply unit or PSU, the component that supplies power to a computer. Most personal computers can be plugged into standard electrical outlets. The power supply then pulls the required amount of electricity and converts the AC current to DC current. It also regulates the voltage to eliminate spikes and surges […]
- power up
To turn a machine on.
- power user
A sophisticated user of personal computers. A power user is typically someone who has considerable experience with computers and utilizes the most advanced features of applications.
Short for pixels per inch, a measurement of how a monitor displays an image. The resolution of an image displayed on a monitor is determined by its ppi, or the number of pixels contained within one square inch of monitor space.
In digital video, photography, television and film, pre-production refers to the tasks that must be completed or executed before filming or shooting begins. This includes tasks such as hiring actors or models, building sets, budgeting, planning, scheduling, renting equipment and tests, to name a few of the many pre-production tasks.