chapter 1: INTRODUCING TODAY'S TECHNOLOGIES (TECHNOLOGY USES…
chapter 1: INTRODUCING TODAY'S TECHNOLOGIES
SERVER: a computer or computer program which manages access to a centralized resource or service in a network.
LAPTOP: a computer that is portable and suitable for while travelling.
DESKTOP AND ALL-IN-ONE: a computer suitable for use at an ordinary desk.
TABLET: a flat slab of stone, clay or wood used especially for an inscription.
COMPUTER: an electronic device, operating under the control of instructions stored in its own
data and information
storage device records and/or retrieves items to and from storage media
storage media: a computer keeps data, instructions and information
printer; produces text and graphics on a physical medium, such as paper or other material
display: visually conveys text, graphics, and video information.
speaker: allow users to hear audio such as music, voice and other sounds.
pointing device: allow users to control a small symbol on a screen, called the pointer
scanner: light sensing input device that converts printed text and images into a form the computer can process
keyboard: contain keys to press to enter data and instructions into a computer or mobile devices.
web server: a computer that deliveries requested webpages to your computer or mobile device
website: collection of related webpages
online social network: websites that encourages members in its online community to share something with others.
web: global library of information available to anyone connected to the internet
webpage: web consists of a worldwide collection of electronic documents
search engine: software that finds websites, webpages, images, videos, news, maps and other information related to a specific topic
browser: software that enable users with an internet connection to access and view webpages on a computer or mobile devices
DIGITAL SAFETY AND SECURITY
viruses and other malware
regulating manufacturing processes
extending the life of computers
using energy efficient hardware and energy saving features
immediately donating or properly disposing of replaced computers
small/home office user