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CheckPoint, Key Computer Terms Week 2

Research definitions using the Internet, You will write a definition of each term and provide at least two examples of the component or technology. Provide citations and references for all resources.

Key Computer Terms| Definition| References| Examples (At least two)| Hardware| the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical devices that make up a computer system| http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/hardware| Tower and keyboard| Software| organized collections of computer data and instructions, its often broken into two major categories, system software and Application software| http://www.openprojects.org/software-definition.htm| operating system , networking and software suites| Data management technology| The software that controls the organization of data on physical storage media.| http://wps.prenhall.com/bp_laudon_essmis_8/86/22117/5661977.cw/index.html#D| Data storage and data software| Networking | Two or more computers connected to each other, that allows you to share files, information and communication between different computers in different locations| http://www.techterms.com/definition/network| Internet, phone lines and Ethernet cables | Telecommunications| The sending of information electronically , such as words, sounds, or images, over great distances| http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/telecommunications| Television, Internet and radio| Technology services| services that make use of modern technology | http://www.techterms.com/definition/technologyservices| telephone and cable TV and Web hosting, e-mail, and social networking| Personal digital assistants| A small light weight personal computer that is easily portable | http://it.unm.edu/pda/| Blackberry and Smart Phones | Personal computers| A computer that is made for one person at a time for word processing and gaming and internet use| http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Personal_computer|...
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