Macs and OS X Glossary: P

parental controls: Safety features that let you place limitations on your child’s computer use.

partition: A formatted section of a disk that contains data.

PDF : A special document display format developed by Adobe; they display like a printed document but take up minimal space.

phishing: A form of Internet fraud where identity thieves, posing as a respectable financial or Internet company, tries to dupe you into clicking phony links to verify personal or account information.

  • Print
  • Share

Inside Dummies.com

Settings & Features