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Chp1 vocab

Chapter one vocabulary

What is Current knowelge and understanding of computers? Computer literacy
What is an Electronic device operated under the control of intructions stored in it's memory? Computer
What is a collection of unprocessed items? Data
What conveys meaning useful to people? Information
What is used to enter data intructions hardware
What are mouses, keyboards and Scanners? Input devices
What are Monitors, speakers and printers? Output devices
What are Hard drives and Flash drives? Storage devices
What has greater storage capacity than a USB flash drive and is most commonly found inside a system unit Hard Drive
What is a portable storeage device? Flash Drive
What is a case that contains the electronic compoents of the computer that are used to process data? System unit
What Interperts and carries out basic instructions? Processor/CPU
What is stored instuctions waiting to be excueted? Memory
What is the main circuit board of the system unit, which has some eletronic components attached to it and others built into it Motherboard
Hardware component that enbles a computer to send/receive data Communication device
What are programs that are designed to make users more productive Application software
Programs that control or maintain the operations of the computer and it's devices System software
Personal computers- Desktop and laptop Mobile computers- Tablet PC digital pen Game consoles- Ps3 and Xbox 360 Servers Mainframe computers Super computers Embedded computers- computers embedded in Cars
Created by: Saint