Computer terms 1-10
Small computer made possible by the microprocessor
a high-end desktop computer with massive computing power which is less expensive than a minicomputer. Workstations are the most powerful of the desktop computers.
Laptop or Notebook
A flat-screen, battery-powered portable computer that you can rest on your lap.
A super-fast, super-powerful, and super-expensive computer used for applications that demand maximum power.
Expensive, room-sized computer, used mostly for large computing jobs.
a computer especially designed to provide software and other resources to other computers over a network. In a local area network under the client/server model, a high speed, high capacity computer containing data and other resources to be shared with client computers
a portable computer small enough to be tucked into a jacket pocket.
- Loading the non-ROM part of the operating system into memory
Information taken in by the computer
A choice of two values, such as yes and no or zero and one.