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PDA (Personal Digital Assistant)
A portable device that is small enough to hold in the palm of your hand. Usually contains an address book, note making features, telephone and Internet facilities. Allows data to be exchanged with computers
the ability to store and retrieve information over time
RAM or Random Access Memory
The main memory of a computer. Consists of memory chips that can be read from and written to from the processor.
The distance an object travels per unit of time
a property that holds the control's name; controls are accessed and manipulated in code by their names
relating to recent times or present
a computer or computer program that manages access to a centralized resource or service in a network.
First general purpose electronic computer, designed to calculate artillery firing tables for Army and for calculations of hydrogen bomb. Unveiled at the University of Pennsylvania.
Local Area Network (LAN)
Connects a group of computers in close proximity, such as in an office building, school, or home
A device that transfers data from one network to another in an intelligent way
A million cycles per second; a measurement used to express a computer system's clock speed or clock rate.
to make by hand or by machine; to change raw material into a new product
range of motion, rupture of membranes
a web of weak social ties