You click a ____ to go from on Web page to another.
The Internet connects millions of computers connected through millions of ____ worldwide.
Buying and selling products via electronic channels such as the Internet is called ___.
You use ____ when your telephone calls travel over the Internet instead of using traditional phone systems.
With ____ you can access storage and applications over the Internet.
Computing hardware that is not very portable, but highly functional, perhaps used by a graphic designer creating a logo using complex graphics software, printer, and digital camera add-ons
device with a detachable keyboard that can convert to a tablet for mobility
computing device that is highly functional and very portable, likely to be used by a traveling salesperson who constantly needs to update a database after client visits
platform that coordinates the functions of various hardware components and determines the types and brands of application software you can use
Device that can be attached to a computer to extend the computer's functionality, such as adding printing or video capabilities
A component, internal or external, that stores information and flies permanently for future use
Device often used for online applications such as web browsing or email, but not great for creating complex spreadsheets
Random Access Memory (RAM)
Temporary storage used to store data and run programs (including your operating system) while your machine is running
An add-on device that extends a computer's functionality; for example, by adding printing, scanning, or video capturing capabilities
Computing device that is more expensive than a desktop, but highly functional and very portable, likely to be used by a traveling salesperson who constantly needs to update a database on the road
Computers need this hardware to connect to a network
Company that offers Internet access to individuals and businesses
Bluetooth is a technology often used in this type of network
This device connects two or more networks and directs the flow of information along the network
Network technology best suited to networks of ten or fewer computers
Your computer needs a(n) ___ to access a network
Bluetooth, 3G, and WiMAX are examples of ___.
Wireless LANs and public hotspots use ___ technology to connect to the Internet.
____ allows computers to be networked through ordinary telephone wires.
____is a newer standard for cell network communications
Many display devices are ___ monitors.
A ___ lets you display computer output on a wall.
Printers produce ___ output.
A ___ is an audio output device that converts texts to speech.
Displays produce ___ output.
move an object on the screen
use your fingers to zoom the display
issue a command
select an object on the screen
display a shortcut menu
a word-processing document of 500 words and with an illustration
a word processing document of 500 words and no illustration
ROM, EEPROM, flash, BIOS
external hard drive
Complete PC backup
internal hard drive
Operating system and application software
DVD or BD disks
full length movie
corporate data backup
USB flash drive
a few files to be transferred from one computer to another
Applications that are installed on your computer's hard drive
Applications that run on smartphones and tablet computers
Applications that you access over the Internet
Applications that are stored on and run from removable storage devices like CDs, DVDs, or flash drives
what you need to change to make words appear bigger on the page
this defines what text characters look like
the document formatting feature you use to make paragraphs line up with the left side of the page
you adjust this to control the amount of white space in between rows of text
shadowing and reflection are examples of this
text that describes the contents of another cell or cells in a worksheet
a group of adjacent or nonadjacent cells
the park of a worksheet that displays the cell address of the active cell
an equation that performs a calculation to generate a value
the intersection of a single row and column in a worksheet
all of the fields for a single database entity
a data entry tool you use to input data into a database
the display format that you choose when working with a database object on the screen
a collection of records
a data retrieval tool that finds specifies data within a database
An electronic channel that transfers data in multiple directions
the smallest unit of time a processor can measure
sets the speed at which the CPU executes instructions
the "brain" of a computer
performs arithmetic and logic functions in the CPU
a complex integrated circuit consisting of millions of electronic parts
High-speed, easily accessible storage space used by the CPU
A test to determine processor speed
The number of these in a CPU help determine processor performance
Bus width is measured in these
electronic devices such as card readers use ____ operating systems
a server, also called a(n) ____, operating system is a multiuser operating system because it controls a central computer that can support many users
a(n) ____ operating system has features similar to a desktop operating system, but is simpler and significantly smaller
UNIX is called a(n) ___ operating system because it can run on a desktop PC or a server
personal or desktop
Operating systems installed on a single computer are called ____ operating systems
Part of the hard drive that the operating system uses as additional RAM
a key task that operating systems perform to use RAM efficiently
a processing technique an operating system uses to divide one task among many processors
a processing technique an operating system uses to process many parts of a single program
a processing technique an operating system can use if the computer has many processors
what windows and linux use to identify each storage device on a computer
part of a file name that usually reflects the file format
type of file containing instructions that tell your computer how to perform specific tasks
the file format that an application can always open
a name collection of data on a storage medium such as a hard disk, CD,DVD, or USB flash drive
file ___ refers to the organization and layout of data in a file
a(n) ___ cannot be modified or deleted
Most file names include a(n) ___ a short identifier separated from the main part of the file name by a dot
The ___ property is sometimes indicated in kilobytes or megabytes
a(n) ___ is a special type of file that allows you to restore data to the original storage location