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A keyboard, mouse, and microphone are all examples of peripheral devices.
Malware creators are targeting smartphones, particularly those using the Android operating system.
Security experts recommend keeping the microphone port open when you are not using it to protect from spying.
Many handheld computers are industry-specific, such as for parcel delivery people.
A stick computer has a large amount of storage space.
If you are purchasing a new desktop, chances are it will include the latest version of your preferred operating system
A mail server stores and manages email lists
Cloud computing uses server virtualization.
A mainframe is a network of several servers together in a single location.
An ATM asks you to enter a numeric password, called a PIN, which stands for Private Identity Name.
A supercomputer is the fastest, most powerful computer--and the most expensive.
A smartphone is an Internet-capable phone that usually also includes a calendar, an address book, a calculator, a notepad, games, browser, and numerous other apps.
Most computers and electronic devices are analog, which uses only two discrete states: on and off.
A point-and-shoot camera is a high-end digital camera that has interchangeable lenses.
Smartphones and other mobile devices often can function as a portable media player
When purchasing a digital camera, you do not need to worry about the memory card because all cameras use the same memory cards.
Most handheld game devices can communicate wirelessly with other similar devices for multiplayer gaming
Reliance on electronic stability control may cause you to drive slower than conditions allow.
Once example of the trend called the Internet of Things is if your refrigerator sends your phone a message that you need milk.
A port is the point at which a peripheral device attaches to or communicates with a computer or mobile device.
Older USB devices run faster in a new USB port.
A docking station has less functionality than a port replicator.
Bluetooth devices have to be within about 33 feet of each other.
A brownout is a complete power failure.
CTS is inflammation of the nerve that connects the forearm to the palm of your hand.
Which of the following is NOT true about PCs?
Acer, Dell, and HP are examples of companies that sell computers that use the Mac operating system.
Which of the following is recommended to avoid malware infections?
Some software touted as offering malware protection actually installs more malware.
When purchasing a mobile computer, you should determine the form factor that meets your needs. What is a form factor?
The type of device, such as a tablet or ultra thin laptop.
Which of the following is NOT true about servers?
Dedicated servers typically do not require a fast processor, and use little memory.
You use a POS terminal at work. Which of the following is the type of business at which you likely work?
For which purpose might you use a CSC?
To text a friend a link to a website.
A(n) ______ notification is a message that initiates from the sending location without a request from the receiver. With a(n) ______ notification, the receiver requests information from the sending location.
Which of the following is NOT true about e-book readers?
E-book readers usually are larger than both smartphones and tablets.
. Which of the following is NOT recommended to prevent CTS?
Place your wrists on the edge of the desk.
Which of the following describes juice jacking?
When a hacker steals data from or transfers malware to a device via a USB cable at a charging station.
Thieves can capture a credit card number by placing a(n) ______ on an ATM.
Data that a computer accepts and processes is called
Which of the following are two main components on the motherboard?
processor and memory
Which of the following best describes an ultrabook?
A thin laptop that uses a low-power processor.
A(n) ______ is a thin, lighter-weight mobile computer that has a touch screen.
A(n) ______ tablet has a screen in its lid and a keyboard in its base, with the lid and base connected by a swivel-type hinge.
When purchasing a mobile computer, which of the following is NOT recommended?
The availability of ports is not important because you can always add ports
Power users may work with a high-end desktop, sometimes called a(n) ______, designed to handle intense calculations and sophisticated graphics.
A frame that houses the system unit on a desktop is called a(n)
Which of the following server types is housed in a slot on a metal frame?
Which of the following server types is in the form of a single circuit board?
How many instructions are supercomputers capable of processing in a single second?
______ computing refers to an environment that provides resources and services accessed via the Internet.
Some smartphones support a(n) ______ keyboard app, on which users enter words by tracing a path on an on-screen keyboard.
Some smartphones use ______ text, where you press one key on the keyboard or keypad for each letter in a word, and software on the phone suggests words you may want.
With ______ voice mail, users can view message details, and in some cases read message contents without listening to them.
______ blindness occurs when a person's attention is diverted while performing a natural activity, such as walking.
The actual photographed resolution is known as the ______ resolution.
Which manufacturer uses the term AirPods to refer to headphones that fit in your ear and connect wirelessly to devices?
. A(n) ______ is a handheld vertical lever, mounted to a base, that you move to control the actions in a game.
Fitness games often communicate with a(n) ______ board, which is shaped like a weight scale and contains sensors.
In M2M communication, such as with the Internet of Things trend, the M stands for
Which of the following would not fit on a desk or your hand?
Lighting, HDMI, and Thunderbolt are all types of
What part of the body does CVS impact?
______ is the process of initiating contact between two Bluetooth devices.
The smallest element in an electronic image
USB port -
Can connect up to 127 different peripheral devices together with a single connector
An external device that provides connections to peripheral devices through ports built into the device
The electronic component that interprets and carries out the basic instructions that operate a computer
The case that contains and protects the motherboard, hard disk drive, memory, and other electronic components of the computer from damage
The practice of sharing or pooling computing resources, such as servers and storage devices
Another name for text message service
The number of horizontal and vertical pixels in a display device
A computer, usually with limited processing power, that enables users to send data to and/or receive information from a server
A device that combines the features of a smartphone with a tablet
Another name for a notebook computer
Unsolicited email messages
Technology that uses short-range radio signals to transmit data between two specifically enabled devices
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