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The lawsuit also claims that Nurmi used one of the photos as the screen saver on his office computer, and that visitors to his office could plainly see it.
Remember when PCs’ cathode-ray-tube (CRT) monitors required moving screen savers when not in use to stop text or images from leaving an indelible trace?
In a setting right out of a screen saver, nearly every house was split open or heaved off its foundation.
Using simple taps and intuitive gestures, the look of the watch can be further customized with different dials and optional colorful screen savers.
Before Flash, a PC user might have encountered on-screen animation only in the form of screen savers.
Swinging door-knocker earrings replaced classic pearl studs; powder blue and butter yellow cashmere twinsets were paired with fanny packs and flamboyant screen saver–print pants.
In the early days of computing, screen savers were a software solution to a hardware problem.
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: a computer program that shows a moving image or set of images on a computer screen when the computer is on but is not being used
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