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what are advantages for laptops?
-allow for the use of most software packages without any restrictions
what are the disadvantages for laptops?
- can be damaged easily
- relies on battery power
are microphones an input or output device?
what are advantages of a physical hard wired connection?
- increased reliability of connection
- no reliance on signal or battery strength
what are the advantages of wireless connections?
what are some input devices?
what are some output devices?
name some storage devices?
- hard disk device
-solid state drive
what is a stand alone devices?
machines that operate on their own, they are not connected to other machines like in a network
what are the advantages on stand alone devices?
- less risk of viruses
- access all services available
-allows one person to manage their own content
what are the disadvantages of stand alone devices?
- no central back up
- difficult to share files
-individual licenses have to be purchased
what are central storage methods?
methods of protecting data
(backing up data, offsite copies, virus and password protection)
what are the advantages of networks?
if computers are networked, then you can log onto any machine in the organization and access your files
what are the disadvantages of networks?
viruses can spread easily
some facilities can be restricted by a network administrator
how many principles are in the data protection act?