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CIS - Chapter 1

digital literacy involves having a current knowledge and understanding of computers, mobile devices, the web, and related technologies
computer an electronic device, operating under the control of instructions stored in its own memory; can accept data, process data, produce data, and store information for future use
hardware electric, electronic, mechanical components of a computer
laptop (notebook computer) lightweight, mobile computer
tablet lighter-weight computer with a touch screen
desktop (PC) personal computer to fit on or under a desk/table; contains a display, tower, and keyboard
all-in-one desktop that has no separate tower
server computer dedicated to providing one or more services to other computers or devices on a network
network collection of computers and devices connected together, often wirelessly
Servers can: store content, control access to hardware and software
smartphone an Internet-capable phone that usually also includes a calendar, an address book, a calculator, a notepad, games, and other apps
app a program on a smartphone
digital camera a device that allows you to take photos and store the photographed images digitally; sometimes allow you to review and modify images
portable media player mobile device on which you can store, organize, and play or view digital media
digital media music, photos, and videos
e-book reader digital book, electronic version of a printed book, readable on computers and other digital devices
game console mobile computing device designed for single-player or multiplayer video games
Created by: jmgriebel1