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Computer Application

STUDY
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Computer
an electronic device, operating under the control of instructions stored in its own memory.
input device
enter data into computer
output device
conveys information
system unit
case that contains the devices
storage device
holds data, instructions and information for the future
Green Computing
involves reducing the electricity consumed and environmental waste generated when using a computer
Network
is a collection of computers and devices connected together, often wirelessly, via communications devices and transmission.
Internet
is a world wide collection of networks that connects millions of businesses, government agencies, educational institutions ,and individuals
Social networking web site
encourages members to share their interests, ideas, stories, photos, music and videos with other registered users
Software
also called a program tells the computer what tasks to perform and how to perform them.
installing
the process of setting up software to work with the computer, printer, and other hardware.
programmer
develops software or writes the instructions that direct the computers process data into the information
personal computer
can perform all of its input, processing, output, and storage activities by itself.
mobile computer
personal computer that you can carry from place to place
mobile device
computing device small enough to hold in your hand.
Game console
a mobile computing device designed for single- player or multiplayer video games.
Server
controls access to the hardware, software, and other resources on a network. Provides a centralized storage area for programs, data and information.
mainframe
is a large expensive, powerful computer that can handle hundreds or thousands of connected users simultaneously. Income tax
super commputer
that fastest most powerful computer. NASA uses these, heavy mathematical problems
embeded computer
is a special-purpose computer that function as a component in a larger product. Cameras, lights, keyboards, printers, video recorders, TV.