BUS 230 Exam 1 ch 1

True
(T/F) Electronic components in computers process data using instructions, which are the steps that tell the computer how to perform a particular task.
False
(T/F) Screens for desktops cannot yet support touch.
False
(T/F) Smaller applications, such as at home, typically use a powerful, expensive server to support their daily operations.
True
(T/F) Smartphones typically communicate wirelessly with other devices or computers.
False
(T/F) Data conveys meaning to users, and information is a collection of unprocessed items, which can include text, numbers, images, audio, and video.
False
(T/F) As widespread as computers appear to be, most daily activities do not involve the use of or depend on information from them.
False
(T/F) A scanner is a light-sensing output device.
False
(T/F) Because it contains moving parts, flash memory is less durable and shock resistant than other types of media.
False
(T/F) The terms, web and Internet, are interchangeable.
True
(T/F) One way to protect your computer from malware is to scan any removable media before using it.
True
(T/F) Operating systems are a widely recognized example of system software.
True
(T/F) You usually do not need to install web apps before you can run them.
Input Device
A(n) is any hardware component that allows you to enter data and instructions into a computer or mobile device.
Memory
consists of electronic components that store instructions waiting to be executed and the data needed by those instructions.
Memory Card
A(n) is removable flash memory, usually no bigger than 1.5 inches in height or width, that you insert in and remove from a slot in a computer, mobile device, or card reader/writer.
Web Server
A computer that delivers requested webpages to your computer or mobile device is a(n) .
Application
software consists of programs designed to make users more productive and/or assist them with personal tasks.
Cellular Radio
uses the cellular network to enable high-speed Internet connections to devices with built-in compatible technology, such as smart phones.
Blog
A(n) is a collaborative website that allows users to create, add to, modify, or delete the content via their browser.
Laptop
thin, lightweight mobile computer with a screen in its lid and a keyboard in its base
Server
computer that is dedicated to providing one or more services to other computers or devices on a network
Picture Message
a photo or other image, sometimes along with sound and text, sent to or from a smartphone or mobile device
Convergence
term that describes the trend of computers and devices with technologies that overlap
Touchpad
small, flat, rectangular pointing device that is sensitive to pressure and motion
Storage Device
component that records and/or retrieves items to and from storage media
Hard Disk
storage device that contains one or more inflexible, circular platters that use magnetic particles to store data, instructions, and information
File
named collection of stored data, instructions, or information
Software
series of related instructions, organized for a common purpose, that tells the computer what tasks to perform and how to perform them
Operating System
set of programs that coordinates all the activities among computer or mobile device hardware