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Computers Are Your Future © 2005 Prentice-Hall, Inc. Excerpts for V22.0004 -New York University
Computers Are Your Future Chapter 1 Slide 2© 2005 Prentice-Hall, Inc. Keyboard Mouse – pointing device Microphone – speech - recognition Digital Cameras Input Devices
Computers Are Your Future Chapter 1 Slide 3© 2005 Prentice-Hall, Inc. Motherboard Central Processing Unit – CPU Random Access Memory– RAM Expansion Card Processing Devices
Computers Are Your Future Chapter 1 Slide 4© 2005 Prentice-Hall, Inc. Monitor Printer Speakers Output Devices
Computers Are Your Future Chapter 1 Slide 5© 2005 Prentice-Hall, Inc. Hard Drive Floppy Disk Drive Zip Drive CD/DVD Drive Jaz Drive Tape Drive Micro Drive Storage Devices
Computers Are Your Future Chapter 1 Slide 6© 2005 Prentice-Hall, Inc. Modem Network Interface Card – NIC Communications Devices
Computers Are Your Future Chapter 1 Slide 7© 2005 Prentice-Hall, Inc. Desktop – PC, iMac Notebook – Laptop Workstation Personal Digital Assistant Types of Computers Computers for Individuals Internet Appliance All-in-One
Computers Are Your Future Chapter 1 Slide 8© 2005 Prentice-Hall, Inc. Types of Computers Computers for Organizations Servers are not designed for individuals. They make programs available for network users. Minicomputers handle the computing for small corporations Mainframes handle gigantic processing jobs for large corporations or agencies. Supercomputers are ultra-fast and handle huge amounts of scientific data.
Computers Are Your Future Chapter 1 Slide 9© 2005 Prentice-Hall, Inc. The Internet and World Wide Web A global information system composed of computers and networks All computers connected to it can exchange data with each other.
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