Chapter 8

A cell phone is cellular because
it uses a network made up of cells or base transceiver stations.
Which of the following is FALSE?
Your phone can only be connected to the Internet if there is a WiFi network available.
Which of the following is NOT a mobile device?
DRM is an acronym for
Digital Rights Management.
Streaming music services allow you to
subscribe monthly and have access to millions of songs.
The term ________refers to the use of a single unifying device that
handles media, Internet, entertainment, and telephone needs.
digital convergence
What is iOS?
An operating system for mobile devices
The operating system of a cell phone is stored in ________.
The primary input devices for smartphones are ________.
microphone and touch pad
Google ________ is an online store that delivers software for Android
A(n) ________ chip converts sound waves from a voice into digital signal
digital signal processor
A(n) ________ is included in a cell phone to handle the compression of
data for it to be quickly transmitted to another phone.
digital signal processor chip
A(n) ________ converts your voice’s sound waves into digital signals.
analog-to-digital converter chip
Which of the following uses radio waves to transmit data signals over short
Many mobile devices include a mini- ________ port.
Text messaging is also called ________.
short message service (SMS)
You can send messages that include photos and videos between mobile
devices using ________ technology.
multimedia message service (MMS)
An Internet connectivity plan is also known as a ________ plan.
All of the following are advantages of VoIP EXCEPT ________.
excellent reliability during Internet or power outages
The global positioning system is a network of 21 ________ plus 3 working
A main difference between the tablet and the smartphone is the ________.
screen size
Which of the following mobile devices is the lightest
The distance between two near field communication (NFC) devices is
limited to about ________.
1.5 inches
Which of the following is NOT true about e-books?
You can annotate them with your own notes
________ is digital textual information that can be stored, manipulated, and
transmitted by electronic devices
Your mobile device files can be synchronized using ________.
a cloud service
VoIP uses ________ technology similar to email to transmit voice over the internet.