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toolbar
includes icons (pictures) that serve as shortcuts for common commands. (ex. save, print)
www.
world wide web.
execute
To carry out an instruction after it has been decoded
RAM
Holds and carries the software and data you are currently using
Hard Disk
Holds the data, software and data load in to the RAM
Byte
8 bits - make up one Byte
information proccessing cycle
input, output, processing, storage
WWW
world wide web a global collectionof multi-media dockuments
modem
device that enables the computer to acces other computers... network interface card NIC
system software
operating system... ex.Windows OSX, Linux
Computer-based learning
using a computer for learning and instruction
input
getting data into computer. devices enable the user to enter data.... keyboard mouse camara microphone
.net
.network
.org
.organization
minimize button
reduces the word (or other)window to a button in the task bar
Electronic Commerce
Also called e-commerce, it refers to business conducted via internet
WebQuest
tpye of activity that uses the internet for investigation and problem solving
.edu
.education
software
computer programs, made of 0s and 1s that are recorded on disks or memory inside the computer
A Monitor is an..
output device
Digital Cash
allows someone to pay by transmitioning a number from one computer to another. The DIGTAL CASH numbers are issued by a bank and represent a specified sum of real money; each number is unique
SPAM
junk mail sent via e-mail
cursor
a movable indicator on the screen showing where text should be inserted
processing
transforms data into information
menu bar
contains the menu of commands you can use to perform tasks in the program. (ex. edit, view)
Input Device
Any hardware component that allows users to enter data or instructions (such as programs, commands, and user responses) into a computer. Popular input devices include the keyboard, mouse, stylus, digital pen, microphone, digital camera, and scanner
A keyboard is an..
input device
computer
a machine that proforms 4 basic operations (input, output, processing, storage )
program
list of instructions that tell the computer how to perform the 4 basic operataions (input, output, processing, storage )
communication devices
enable computers to connect to computer network
Bot
Type of robotic computer program used to carry out automated tasks (Ex: search engines)
Voice Recognition
input devices that are used to issue spoken or voice commands to the computer
WWW
computer network consisting of a collection of internet sites that offer text and graphics and sound and animation resources through the hypertext transfer protocol
document window
where you type and format your documents
network
2 or more computer systems that are connected
storage
holding programs and data or future use
spreadsheet
a program that organizes information into columns and rows
hardware
Parts of a computer we can touch on the outside
A mouse is an..
input device
Artificial Intelligence
type of software that can process information on its own without human intervention
Video Card
Connects to the mother board and the monitor, creates the images that appear on the monitor
maximize button
enlarges the word(or other) window to cover the desktop
output
displaying info, the computer shows result in a way we understand
Virtual Reality
an artifical environment based in computer software that appears to feel like a real environment
Central Processing Unit
Is a component in a digital computer, it intreprets computer program instructions and process data.
bit
A binary digit, a 0 or a 1.
communications
moving data between computers
output device
Any hardware component that conveys information to one or more people
Simulations
models of real-world activities
.com
.communication
Database
a collection of data that makes entry, retrieval and sorting easy and efficient.
close button
closes the word(or other) document
Mother Board
Heart of the computer, contains socket that accept additional boards.
mouse
a hand-held button activated input device that when moved along a flat surface directs an indicator
data
un-organized details about objects and events that could be used in a computer
application software
MSWord MSExcel OSXsafari Alice Norton Anti-virus
Power Supply
Supplies the power that the computer needs
Optical Drive
Sits in the front of the computer case(CPU unit). BURNS, READS, cds and dvds

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