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a multipurpose device that accepts input, processes data, stores data, and produces output, all according to a series of stored instructions
software that helps a computer control itself to operate efficiently and keep track of data
helps users apply the computer to specific tasks, such as writing documetns and editing photos
the area where data can be left on a permanent basis when it is not immedately needed for processing
features a small keyboard or touch-sensite screen and is designed to fit into a pocket, run on batteries, and be used while you are holding it
(personal digital system) is typicaly used as an electronic appointment book, adress book, calculator, and notepad
a small lightweight personal computer that incorporates a secreen, a keyboard, sorage devices, and processing components into a single protable unit
a protable computing device featuring a touch-sensitive scteen that can be used as a writing or drawing pad
a larfe and expensive coputer capable of si,ultaneous processing data for hundreds or thousands of users
the worlds largest network, connecting millions of personal computers, servers, mainframes, and supercomputers
personal computer systam
a desktop or notebook computer and al the input, output, and storage devices connected to it
the component that hold the computers curcit boards, CPU, power supply, memory, and storage devices
ports that make it east to plug in various devices, such as external hard disk drives and USB flash drives
memory card slots
used to transfer data from memory cards that contain data from digital cameras and other handheld devices
a unit that contains stoarage devices, a power supply, and the computers main circuit board
a super-thin slice of semiconducting material packed with miroscopic eirucit elements such as wiresm transistors, capacitors, logic gates, and resistors
USB flash drive
a popular removable portabel storage device featuring a built-in connector tha plugs directly into a computers usb drive
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