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smallest piece of information used by the computer. Derivied form "binary digit". In computer language, it is either a one (1) or a zero (0).
A connector inside a computer designed to allow a user to add printed circuits boards.
a reusable magnetic storage medium that uses a thin mylar circular disk as the storage surface.
To prepare a disk so that data and programs can be stored on it by particular computer system.
The physical parts that make up a computer system for example Keyboards, printers, monitors, and so on.
The step in the data processing flow during which data is collected and entered into the computer.
Circuitry whose parts are etched together on a small silicon chip less than one-fourth of an inch square.
The main processing unit of a computer or information processing device; the "brains" of the machine carrying out instructions, performing calculations, and interactions with the components used to operate the computer. Handles the fetch , decode and exxecute steps of the computer.
The main circuit board of a computer housing the microprocessor and providing the means of connecting all the components that make up the computer.
A computer input device used as a pointing and drawing instruments by selecting specific positions on the monitor display.
The computer generated informations that is displayed to the user in some discernible form such as a screen display, printed page, or sound.
A machine that changes images from paper or photos into digital formthat the computer can use.
Storage that is not involved in the processing of information. This type of storage is used to maintain the digital information for later use. Includes such storage devices as disk, tapes, and CD's
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