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Chapt. 1 Vocab.

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Computer electronic device operated under the control of instructions stored in its memory.
Computer Literacy current knowledge and understanding of computers and their use.
Hardwire used to enter data and unstructions.
Input Device used to enter data and instructions.
Output Device hardware that conveys information to one or more people.
System Unit case that contains electronic components of the computer that are used ti process data.
Storage Media physical material on which data, instructions, and information is stored.
Storage Device records and retrieves items to and from storage media.
Communications Device hardware components that enables a computer to send and retrieve data, instruction and information.
Net Work collection of computers and devices connected together.
Internet world wide collection of net work.
Software series of instructions that tells a computer what to do and how to do it.
System Software programs that control or maintain the operations of the computer and its devices.
operating System a set of programs that coordinated all activities among computer hardware devices.
Unity Programs allow the user to maintenance-type tasks ususally related to manage a computer, its devices or it programs.
Application Software programs designed to make users move productive.
Personal Computer computer that can perform all of its out put.
Notebook Computer portable, small enough to fit on your lap.
Game Consoles mobile compuling device designed for single-player or multiplayer video games.
Server computer that controls acces to the hardware, software and other resources on a network and provides a centralized storage area for programs, data and info.
Mainframe large, extensive, powerful computer that can handle hundreds or thousands of connected users simutaneously.
Super Computer fastest, most powerful, and most expensive computer, capable of processing more that 135 trillion instructions a single second.
Embedded Computer a special-purpose computer that functions as a component in a larger product.
Tellercommuting work arrangment in which employees work away from a company's standard work place and often communicating with the office with a computer.
Created by: Tonii