Computer Technology Vocabulary 2
Powerful desktop computers designed for specialized tasks such as design tasks ( medical imaging and computer-aided design)
A portable microcomputer
A computer that handles requests for data, e-mail, file transfers, and other network services from other computers (clients)
Whatever is put into a computer system supplied by environment, person, other computer.
Information consisting of text, numbers, sounds, and images that is entered into the computer to be processed.
Processing results produced by the computer
Each piece of information.
One integrated unit that cannot easily be removed from the computer.
A small and portable kind of disk.
Prepares a disk for use on a specific type of drive; imprints a disk with the information it needs to work in that particular kind of drive.
Disk that can store up to 680 MB of data; data can only be read from it.
The number of pixels or dots that a monitor can display.
Graphic images or symbols that represent applications (programs), files, disk drives, documents, etc.
Infects a set of instructions in a mini program.
A computer or software on a network that supplies the network with data and storage.
A small, pocket-sized computer designed to run on its own power supply and provide users with basic applications.
A method for representing numbers using only two digits, 0 and 1.
Base 2 binary code
The words, numbers, and graphics used as the basis for human actions and decisions.
The case or box that contains the computer’s power supply, storage devices, main circuit board, processor, and memory
A measure of frequency equivalent to 1 million cycles per second.
The smallest unit in a graphic image or computer display.
An operating system that runs two or more programs at the same time.
A unique identifying number assigned to each computer connected to the Internet.
Floppy disk technology manufactured by Iomega available in 100 MB and 250 MB versions.
An acronym for compact disc-rewritable.