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DCT chapter1

Key Terms

Software a set of instructions, also called a program or application, that tells a computer how to perform tasks.
operating system software that controls all of the other software programs and allows the computer to perform basic tasks.
hardware includes all of the physical parts of a computer.
digital information that is represented as individual pieces of data using the numbers 1 and 0, rather than as a continuous stream.
hard drive a built-in storage device inside a computer.
input information that is entered into a computer.
output information that a computer produces or processes.
external storage device a storage device that can be easily removed from a computer and is often small and portable.
read-only memory (ROM) memory that holds data that can be read by a digital device but cannot be changed or deleted.
e-portfolio a collection of the best documents and projects you have created and saved in an electronic format.
Word processor a program or machine for storing, manipulating, and formatting text entered from a keyboard and providing a printout.
Microsoft Word Work from anywhere with any type of document: Word, Excel or Powerpoint. Pre-ordered. Office Lens. Microsoft Corporation. Office Lens is a pocket scanner for docs and whiteboard images
Google Docs Google Docs, Sheets and Slides are a word processor, a spreadsheet and a presentation program respectively, all part of a free, web-based software.
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