3 and 4 Computers

IBM
largest manufactures of computers in the world
Made the PC
PC
is a computer that can perform all of its input, processing, output, and storage activities by itself
PC
Used by one person
Stationary or Moveable
Laptop
thin, lightweight mobile computer
Tablet
thin, lightweight mobile computer that has a touch screen
Handheld Computer
fits in ones hand
Server
Computer dedicated to providing one or more services to other computes or devices on a network
Rack Server
Used by Computer Lab
Mainframe
large, expensive, powerful server that can handle hundreds or thousands of users
Supercomputers
Fast, most powerful Computer
Terminal
computer, with limited processing power.
Thin Client
Terminal that look like a desktop
POS
Point of Service
Most visible Terminal in the World
ATM Terminal
Banking
Kiosk
self-service freestanding terminal usually with a touch screen
Cloud
security :/
Smart*
means it has a commuter in it
Embedded Computer
Special-purpose computer that functions as a component in a larger product
Embedded Computer
often found in cars
Port
where a device attaches to a computer
Peripheral device
plugs into a port
Connecter
joins a cable to a port
Plug
joins a cable to a port
FireWire
Fast!
FireWire
made by Film makers
HSMI
becoming popular
BlueRay uses
UBS
Most popular Connector/Port
UBS B
UBS for Printers!
USB
can connect up to 127 different devices together on daisy chain
HUB
like Bern’s bellman only with UBS ports
Docking Station
Laptop connects to ports through the bottom
NFC
closed range radio between two enabled devices. Set smartphone on computer.
Surge Protector
provide a stable current flow
Joule
unit of energy that the device can absorb
Brownout
under voltage
UPS
uninterruptible power supply is a device that contains surge protection circuits and provided power during a temporary loss
Ergonomics
Study of how humans and computer relate
Application Software
Program that perform specific tasks for users
Application Software
makes users more productive
Packaged Software
mass produced retail, things people want,
Packaged Software
Office
Shareware
distributed free for trial period
Freeware
copyrighted software provided at no cost; you can not sell it!
Public-domain software
freeware with no copyright restrictions
Open Source Software
modification
System Software
programs that control operation
System Software
Windows
System Software
Interface between the application software and computer’s hardware
GUI
program’s instruction lad into memory
Window
a rectangular area of the screen
Dialog box
a special window that provides information, present available options, or regrets a user response
1/72
Font Point
Spreadsheet software
organizes data in columns and rows
Excel
File
named collections of date
24 thousand
You have a camera with a 24 MP resolution. How many pixels are represented by that resolution?
Processor
What is the electronic component that interprets and carries out the instructions that operate the computer?
Server Farm
Which of the following is a network of several servers together in a single location?
Embedded Computers
What is the technology featured in the trend known as the Internet of Things?
Jack
a synonym for the term port.
Blade Server
a single circuit board
Bundled Software
What is not part of a server?
UNIX
You have just designed a device-tracking app for sale in the app marketplace. Which of the following are you least likely to use in your app?
Thunderbolt
You are looking for a general-purpose port to connect two devices together. Which of the following is your best bet?
Form Factor
A computer salesman refers to the shape and size of your new computer by a specific term. What term does he use?
Inattentional Blindess
A friend of yours was talking on a mobile phone and her attention was diverted from something that was happening around her while she was on the phone. What phenomenon does this illustrate?
100 ft
You are inside a sports arena with your friend. Both of you have Wi-Fi devices. For the devices to communicate with each other, what is the maximum distance they can be apart in this closed space?
Offline UPS
Standby UPS
Internet
Which of the following is not true of the thin client on your desk at your office?
Gamepad
Which of the following is held with both hands and controls the movement and actions of players or objects in video games or computer games?
Disk cleanup
Tool that searches for and removes unnecessary files
Defragmenting
Storing all related files for a particular program together.
Value
A number that can be used in a calculation
Virus Hoax
Warns that the computer is infected and needs immediate attentions.
E-filing
filing her state and/or federal tax returns online
Product activation
a technique to ensure software is not installed on more computers than legally licensed
Fragmented disk
Has many files stored in noncontiguous sectors/slower
Screen Saver
to prevent images from being permanently etched on a monitor’s screen
Uninstaller
a utility that removes a program, as well as any associated entries in the system files
Index
stores information about a file, including its name, date created, and author name
WBT
self-directed, self-paced instruction
CAD
Program that allows designers to rotate designs of 3-D objects to view them from any angle
Software Suite
A collection of individual programs sold as a unit
DTP
A software is software that enables professional designers to create sophisticated documents that contain text, graphics, and many colors
CBT Learning
Typically you would employ self-paced instruction to use and complete exercises presented on your computer.
Disk Cleanup
searches for and removes unnecessary files
Synchronization
Your new calendar application allows you to make sure that your mobile device and your corporation’s server both have the latest version of any updated information. What is the term for this capability?
CAD
a sophisticated type of application software that assists a professional user in creating engineering, architectural, and scientific designs?
Wizard
Assistant that helps you complete a task
DL
delivery of education at one location while the learning takes place at another location
ASP
third-party organization that manages and distributes software ad services on the Web
Enterprise Computing Software
large organization require special computing solutions
PDA
Create documents, take notes, manage budgets, view photographs, and more
Table
contains records
Record
a row in a table that contains information about a given person, product, or event
Filed
is a column in a table that contains specific piece of information within a record
Chart
What depicts spreadsheet date in graphical from
Letters
Identify columns
Cell
Intersection of a column and row
Numbers
Identify Rows
Rows
Can have more rows or columns in Excel?
Voice Recognition
Computer’s capability of distinguishing spoken words
Dragon
Best voice Recognition
Serif
fancy handles
Son-Serif
no fancy handles