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Most types of notebook computers can operate solely on batteries.
False
Batteries in large notebook computers last longer than those in tablets.
False
On a typical notebook computer, the monitor is on top of the system unit, and the keyboard attaches to the system unit with hinges.
False
Servers typically support only access by one computer at a time.
False
Larger corporate, government, and Internet applications may use powerful, expensive servers to support their daily operation.
True
The major differences between server computers and client computers are that the client typically has more power, more storage space, and expanded communications capabilities.
False
Providers of wireless communications services may charge additional fees for sending text, picture, or video messages, depending on the service plan.
True
Research indicates that the more text messages students send, the more easily they find formal writing.
False
Digital cameras often can connect to or communicate wirelessly with a computer, a printer, or the Internet.
True
Most e-book readers are usually smaller than smartphones.
False
A game console is small enough to fit in one hand, making it more portable than the handheld game device.
False
Storage devices like external hard disks can often function as a source of input because they transfer items from storage to memory.
True
USB flash drives and memory cards usually hold more data than hard disks.
False
Most semiconductor memory keeps data and instructions permanently.
False
The terms world wide web and Internet can and should be used interchangeably.
False
The Internet is a service of the web.
False
A webpage is a collection of related websites.
False
All social networking sites have a specialized audience.
False
Data about nearly every life event is probably stored in a computer somewhere.
True
A password is a unique combination of characters, such as letters of the alphabet or numbers, that identifies one specific user.
False
One effective strategy for creating strong passwords includes changing common words to symbols.
False
With contemporary antivirus protection it is now possible to ensure a virus or malware never will attack your computer.
False
You should delete or quarantine flagged attachments immediately.
True
Never start a computer with removable media inserted in the computer unless you are certain the media are uninfected.
False
The application system provides a means for users to communicate with the computer or mobile device and other software.
False
The term drive app is used to describe applications stored on a computer.
False
The term web app is an application stored on a web server.
True
Examples of operating systems include those that allow you to send and receive e-mail messages, prepare your taxes, organize digital photos, and play games.
False
You usually need to install web apps before you can run them.
False
Wireless Internet access points enable users with computers and mobile devices to connect to the Internet wirelessly.
True
Wi-Fi uses short-range radio signals to enable specially enabled computers and devices to communicate with each other.
False
Cellular radio uses the cellular network to enable high-speed Internet connections to devices with built-in compatible technology, such as smartphones.
True
A hot spot provides wireless Internet connections to mobile computers and devices.
True
In many networks, one or more computers act as a server.
You need extensive knowledge of networks to set up a home network.
False
In a networked environment, each computer on the network can access the hardware on the network.
True
With a one-way sync, also called mirroring, you add, change, or delete files in a destination location, called the target, without altering the same files in the original location.
True
While distance learning classes are popular, you cannot obtain a degree from them.
False
To promote education by computer, vendors often offer substantial student discounts on hardware and software.
True
With online investing, the transaction fee for each trade usually is much more than when trading through a broker.
False
Some websites support streaming, where you access the media content while it downloads.
True
You cannot make copies of media, even as a personal backup, without violating copyright.
False
Nearly every area of health care uses computers.
True
Breakthroughs in surgery, medicine, and treatments seldom result from scientists’ use of computers.
False
The capability of the computer to recognize spoken words is a direct result of scientific experimentation with cochlear implants.
False
A blog is an informal website consisting of time-stamped articles in a diary or journal format, usually listed in reverse chronological order.
True
As wikis have grown in number, size, and popularity, many educators and librarians have shunned the sites as valid sources of research.
True
CAM is used by a variety of industries, including oil drilling, power generating, food production, and automobile manufacturing.
True
Examples of mobile users include engineers, scientists, architects, desktop publishers, and graphic artists.
False
Enterprise users use spreadsheet, database, and accounting software.
True