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chapter 1 vocab.

computer electronin device operating under the control of instructions stored in its own memory.
computer literacy current knowledge and understanding of computers and their uses.
hardware eletric, electronic, and mechanical components contained in a computer.
input device used to enter dada and instruction.
output device hardware that conveys information to one or more people.
system unit case that contains the electronic components of the computer that are used to process dada.
storage device records and retrieves idems to and from storage media.
communications device hardware component that enables a computer to send and receive dada, instructons, and informaton.
network collection of computers and devices connected together.
internet an internet network that uses internet technologies.
software series of instuctions that tells a computer what to do and how to do it.
system software software that serves as the interface between the user.
operating system programs containing instructions that work together to coordinate all the activies among computer hardware devices.
utility program type of system software that allows a user to perform maintenance.
application software program designed to make users more productive to make users more moductive and/or assist them with personal tasks.
personal computer computer that can perform all of its input, processing, output, andstorage activities by itself.
notebook protable, personal computer designed to fit on users lap.
game concole moblie computing device dedghed for singel-player or multiplayer video games.
server computer that controls access to the hardware, software, and other resources on a network.
Created by: clairissa15