Computers gather data, which means that they allow users to ________ data.
Serial ports and parallel ports have long been used to connect input and output devices to the computer.
Bits and bytes are used to represent the quantity of data and information the computer inputs and outputs.
The area that holds all of the instructions the computer needs to start up is RAM.
Restarting the computer while it’s powered on is called a cold boot.
________ computers are specially designed computer chips that reside inside other devices such as your car or the electronic thermostat in your home.
A digicam sits on your computer monitor and is used primarily for transmitting live video.
The four functions of the computer include input, process, output, and ________.
A keyboard and mouse are examples of ________ devices.
The central processing unit controls all the functions performed by the computer’s other components and processes all the commands issued to it by software instructions.
One bit is equal to eight bytes.
A ________ enables your computer to connect to other computers or to the Internet.
network interface card (NIC)
________ keyboards can be rolled up and put in your backpack.
Processing is manipulating, calculating, or organizing data into information.
A ________ was the first device with touch-screen capabilities.
________ printers have tiny hammer-like keys that strike the paper through an inked ribbon.
The computer port that is used to connect televisions and DVD players is the ________.
________ is data that has been organized or presented in a meaningful fashion.
Keyboards that display on screen when input of text is required are known as virtual keyboards.
Brightness determines how lighter colors appear on the display.