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1.Computer a device that manages and stores information
2.Laptop battery or AC-powered personal computers that are more portable than desktop computers, allowing you to use them almost anywhere
3.Mainframe A very large and expensive computer capable of supporting hundreds, or even thousands, of users simultaneously
4.Desktop computer that usually sits on a desk and includes a monitor, mouse, and a keyboard
5.Input device any device that can feed information into the computer.
6.Output device Any device that outputs information from a computer such as a monitor and speakers.
7.Storage memory The computer’s memory that doesn’t disappear when the computer is turned off.
8.RAM: Random Access Memory remembers what you tell the computer to do while the computer is on. The kind of memory that disappears when the computer is turned off; what’s seen on the monitor
9.Central Processing Unit (CPU) where all the operations take place, analyzes input data, executes operations, and sends information to storage
10.Flash drive a small data storage device that uses flash memory and has a built-in USB connection; includes jump drives, thumb drives, pen drives, and USB keychain drives
10.CD Compact Disc; circular storage devices discs that can hold up to 700 MB of data or 80 minutes of audio. The data on a CD is stored as small notches on the disc and is read by a laser from an optical drive.
12.Port plug-in places where devices and cables are plugged into the computer.
13.Cable wires that carry information to and from the computer and its input and output devices
14.Monitor hardware that works with a video card, to display images and text on the screen.
15.Hardware The physical part of a computer system such as the keyboard, disk drive, and monitor
16.Software the programs that make it possible for the computer to do many different things; consists of lines of code written by computer programmers
17.Application software programs that allow you to do many different things on a computer.
18.Operating system help computer work with input and output devices, help other software programs work on the computer, helps us find and organize programs and files, displays icons.
19.Help menu Helps solve difficulties on the computer that can be found with the F1 key or by clicking the help icon
20.Internet a collection of millions of computers throughout the world, all connected by a “network.
21.Home page This is the starting point or front page of a Web site. This is the starting point or front page of a Web site.
22.Browser a program that’s used to get on the Internet.
23.Search engine a program that searches the Internet for a web page that contains what you’re looking for
24.Search box A rectangular field on screen that accepts typed-in text in order to look up something or launch a search for related information
25.Internet safety rules : practices and precautions you should observe when using the Internet, so as to ensure that your personal information and your computer remain safe.
name 2 differant kindsw of computers windows an mac
what is a computer a device that manages info
name one thing that is a computer but we dont thnk of it as one a cell phone
what does a cpu do sorts an manages info
what is storage memory a hardive
what is ram non-stored info
what are to ways to store memory computer disk and a flashdrive
what are ports they are places you plugin things
what do cables they plug into ports
what are two proper care ways for a monitor dont touch or spray things on it
the 2 rules for mouse care handle with care an use on flat surfaces
what shoundt be by a key baord food an drinks
what is hard ware stuff that is always on your computer
what is sofware stuff you nees to download on your computer
what operating systoms do most computers use windows
name 3 things operating systome do they do cetain that are awsome and they help us many things
what is the internat it is a place connected to millions oof servers
what is a browser it gets you to yhr internat
what is a seach engine it searches for what you want on the internet
what is the cloud it stores info
name some rules for the interbet dont meet a online acuantance without a
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