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computer voc 2

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Laptop
a portable computer small enough to use in your lap.
Modem
electronic equipment consisting of a device used to connect computers by a telephone line cable lines or satellite.
Monitor
an output device that allows the user to see his/her work. It resembles a television.
Motherboard
the part of the computer that spreads the electricity and connects all the main parts of the computer.
Mouse
a hand operated electronic device that controls the cursor on your computer screen as you move it around on a pad you use it to point and click.
Multimedia
information presented in more than one format such as text audio video graphics and images.
Operating system
a program which starts everytime you turn on your computer and ends everytime you turn it off. Microsoft Windows is one example of this.
Political climate
political trends and patterns.
Port
outlet in a computer where other equipment can be plugged in.
Powersupply
supplies power to server - also called PSU, the results of date processing - displays date on paper.
Printer
an output device that prints the results of date processing - displays date on paper.
Privacy
network user respect being secluded from the presence or view of other users.
Processor
the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does all the "thinking" work.
Ram
random access memory - RAM chips will remember what you tell them and can even change to remember new information.
Restricted sites
wed sites (on the internet) that are filtered because of contents or by the author's choice that can only be viewed with permission.
Rom
Memory inside the computer whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed.
Scanner
an input device that can convert text, pictures, or photos into digital information that your computer can use.
Socioeconomic level
the relationship between economic activity and social life. These may affect patterns of consumption, the distribution of incomes and wealth, the way in which people behave(both in terms of purchase decisions and the way in which they choose to spend their time), and the overall quality of life.
Software
a program or set of instructions that tell a computer what to do.
Speakers
an output device that allows you to hear voice, music, and other sounds from your computer.
Spread sheet
a way of representing date on a table that uses rows and columns allowing a user to input date and manipulate, or change, how it is viewed.
Technology
tool, machines, and methods used by a culture to improve products and performance, and to save time.
Telecommuting
working from home and communicating with work through the phone, fax, or e-mail.
UBS
- cable that connects cpu to printer.
Virus
an electronic disease created only to cause malfunctions and damage to your computers data systems and critical files.
Word processing
a process using a computer to input and edit text; a computer application that resembles typewriting but allows for instant correction of errors, moving text to different locations, and other editing functions.