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  • adj. Alternative form of textbased.


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  • With koanic precision, the joke also highlights the differences between two meditation practices -- Zen Buddhist sitting, with its emphasis on personal wisdom attained through silence, and Jewish contemplation, characterized by text-based reflection in a communal context -- that have seemed, in the past half century, to be one and the same.

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  • Users found that some subject-based eTextbooks were different from others. eTextbooks, with dense columns of information in tables or charts, often did not display this information as well as text-based material.


  • They started out as interactive text-based shaggy dog stories (a prime example being Douglas Adams's fantastic Hitchhiker's Guide Infocom adventure), transformed into point-and-click comedies (such as Monkey Island), and then largely went away for a while, as the gaming industry focused on gung-ho shooters aimed at teenage boys.

    Charlie Brooker: Hollywood shuns intelligent entertainment. The games industry doesn't. Guess who's winning?

  • Despite attempts to modernize BlackBerrys with features like touch screens, the devices remain most popular for text-based uses like email and BlackBerry Messenger, whereas iPhones and Android phones offer a range of multimedia options.

    RIM Develops Music Service for Phones

  • It already has attracted a following by putting some of the old servers online so technology aficionados can play old-school, largely text-based games like Zork—or otherwise access the computer dinosaurs—just for fun.

    What's 6 Feet Tall and Weighs 1,500 Pounds? A Minicomputer

  • Systems, devices, and methods are provided for enabling a user to control the content of text-based messages sent to or received from an administered device.

    'Anti-Sexting' Patent Awarded To Apple

  • Sexting is not explicitly mentioned in the patent's description, although it does make mention of a "parental control application" included in the "control application" that "evaluates whether or not the communication contains approved text based on, for example, objective ratings criteria or a user's age or grade level, and, if unauthorized, prevents such text from being included in the text-based communication."

    'Anti-Sexting' Patent Awarded To Apple

  • About my text-based detective work Millican was fully evasive.

    Deconstructing Obama

  • The number and methods for backing up data, especially the small volume that constitutes text-based research and class notes, are so numerous that there simply is no excuse for doing something foolish like keeping all your hard work on a single hard disk or flash drive.

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  • Most video news on the internet is essentially the same kind of package that you'd produce for TV, most audio the same as you'd produce for radio, and most text-based news could be printed out.

    How live blogging has transformed journalism


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