Teleputer, a combination of a TV, film “cartridge” player, computer, and videophone.
TP Term Timeline in Infinite Jest
The timeline below shows where the term TP appears in Infinite Jest. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...gross revenue looked… to lie along the same demand curve.” Cartridges were played on Teleputers (TPs) and featured no ads at all. Advertising agencies were overrun with panic and chaos. The... (full context)
...for storage and are now strewn with random items and litter, including a microwave and TP cartridges. James’s old editing “facilities” are also located in the tunnels. The young Eschaton players... (full context)