use of web services to perform functions that were traditionally performed with software on an individual computer; i.e. Flickr, Google Docs, etc.
Compact disk (cd)
an optical storage medium made of molded polymer for electronically recording, storing, and playing back audio, video, text, and other information in digital form; also CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW
Digital Video Disk (DVD)
an optical disk with a capacity of 47 Gb or more that can hold a full-length commercial movie; also DVD-ROM, DVD±R, DVD±RW, Blu-ray
program used to create vector graphics; provides for freehand as well as geometric shapes
a plug-and-play portable storage device that uses flash memory and is lightweight enough to attach to a key chain; also known as a pen drive, keychain drive, thumb drive, jump drive
sometimes called "flash ram"; is solid-state memory that can be erased and reprogrammed; gets its name because the microchip is organized so that a section of memory cells are erased in a single action or "flash"
a free-standing electronic system that allows transactions or provides information, such as DVD Rental, ATM, gift registry, photo development, etc.
storage device that records data by burning microscopic holes in the surface of the disk with a laser
programs used to create bitmap images; useful in creating original art because they provide the tools used by artists (such as brushes and pens)