6th Grade Computer Vocab Part 3
A device that can read text or illustrations printed on paper and translate the information into a form the computer can use.
A camera that stores images digitally rather than recording them on film. Once a picture has been taken, it can be downloaded to a computer system
Abbreviated IM, a type of communications service that enables you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet
The act of sending an e-mail to a user falsely claiming to be an established legitimate enterprise in an attempt to scam the user into surrendering private information that will be used for identity theft.
Using a personal computer or workstation to produce high-quality printed documents.
Normal postal mail, where an actual physical letter or package is delivered. The term didn't exist until electronic mail (e-mail) became so prevalent that there was a requirement to differentiate the two.
A smiley is often used in text communications to convey an emotion with a message
Electronic junk mail or junk newsgroup postings.
Contraction of Internet etiquette, the etiquette guidelines for posting messages to online services, and particularly Internet newsgroups
Pronounced WIZ-zee-wig. Short for what you see is what you get. A WYSIWYG application is one that enables you to see on the display screen exactly what will appear when the document is printed.