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Hardware Vocabulary

Computer Literacy understanding of computers and their uses.
Comuter Electronic device, operating under the control of instrutions stored in its own memory.
Data Collection of unprocessed items,which can include text, numbers, images, audio, and video.
Information Processing Cycle Series of input, process, output, and storage activities performed by a computer.
Input Devices Any hardware component that allows users to enter data and instructions into a computer.
Output Devices is any hardware component that conveys information to one or more people.
Storage Devices records and/or retrieves items to and from storage media.
System Unit is a case that contains the electronic components of the computer that are used to process data.
Motherboard Main circuit board of the system unit.
Communication Devices is a hardware component that enables a computer to send and recieve data to and from one computer to another.
Application Software Program designed to make users more productive and/or assisting them with personal tasks.
System Software Consists of the programs that control or maintain the operations of the computer snd its devices.
Personal Computers Computer that can perform all of its input,processing,output, and storage activities by itself and contains a processor, memory,and one or more input, output, and storage devices.
Moblie Computers Computing device small enough for a user to hold in his or her hand.
Tablet PC Special type of notebook computer that allows users to write on the screen using a digital pen.
Digital Pen Input device that allows users to write or drawn on the screen.
Game Consoles Mobile computing device designed for sigle player or multiplayer video games.
Servers Computer that controls acces to hardware, software, and other resources on a network.
Mainframe Computer Large,expensive,powerful computer that can handle hundreads or thousands of connected users simultaneously storing tremendous amounts of data.
Super Computers Fastest, most powerful, and most expensive type of computer.
Embedded Computers Special computer that functions as a component in another product.
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