CGS 2060 Chapter 1

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Information
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Conveys meaning and is useful to users.
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User Interface
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You interact with a program through this, thereby controlling how you enter data and instructions and how information is displayed on the screen.
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Point
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A mouse operation where you move the mouse until the pointer is positioned on the item choice.
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Internet
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A worldwide collection of networks that connects millions of businesses, government agencies, educational institutions, and individuals.
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Chrome
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NOT a popular programming language.
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Desktop Computer
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A type of personal computer designed so all of it components fit entirely on or under a desk or table.
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Spreadsheet
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A kind of software that is NOT usually included by an installed operating system.
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Vaporware
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NOT an example of malware
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All-in-one
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A kind of desktop that uses the same case to house the screen and processing circuitry.
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Drag
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A mouse operation where you point to an item, hold down the left mouse button, move the item to the desired location on the screen, and then release the left mouse button.
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Double-Tap
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A gesture where you quickly touch and release one finger two times.
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Computer
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An electronic device, operating under the control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data, process the data according to specific rules, produce results, and store the results for future use.
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Pinch
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A gesture in which you move two fingers together.
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Slate
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A style of tablet that does not contain a physical keyboard.
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Creating web apps instead of desktop apps
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NOT a strategy that supports green computing.
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Steve Jobs
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Apple’s cofounder
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Enterprise
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Each employee or customer who uses a computer in a large business is this kind of user.
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Mobile Computer
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A personal computer that users can carry from place to place.
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Double-Click
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A mouse operation where you quickly press and release the left mouse button twice without moving the mouse.
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Stretch
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A gesture where you move two fingers apart.
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Digital Literacy
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Entails having knowledge and understanding of computers, mobile devices, the Internet, and related technologies.
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Bill Gates
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Microsoft’s founder
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Press and Hold
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A gesture that displays a short menu
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DOS
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NOT an operating system used by today’s computers and mobile devices.
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E-Book
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An electronic version of a printed book, readable on computers and other digital devices.
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Enterprise users
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A category of users
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Data
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A collection of unprocessed items, which can include text, numbers, images, audio, and video.
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Communications Device
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A kind of device that hardware is capable of transferring items from computers and devices to transmission in media and vice versa.
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Swipe
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A gesture where you press and hold one finger and then move the finger horizontally or vertically not the screen.
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Media Message
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NOT a type of message you can send with a smartphone
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RSS
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A specification that enables web content to be distributed to subscribers.
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Facebook
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A popular social networking site.
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Right-Click
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A mouse operation where you press and release the secondary mouse button.
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Digital Literacy
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Entails having the knowledge and understanding of computers, mobile devices, the Internet, and related technologies.
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DOS
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NOT an operating system used by today’s computers and mobile devices.
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Software
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Consists of a series of related instructions that tells the computer what tasks to perform and how to perform them.
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Memory
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Consists of electronic components that store instructions waiting to be executed and data needed by those instructions.
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Optical
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A disc that is a type of storage media that consists of a flat, round, portable metal disc made of metal, plastic, and lacquer that is written and read by a laser.
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Resources
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Collections allow computers to share these.
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Slide
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A gesture where you press and hold one finger on an object and then move the finger to the new location.
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Power
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A kind of user requires the capabilities of a powerful computer.
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Mobile
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A category of users that works on a computer while away from a main office, home office, or school.
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Notebook Computer
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An alternate term for a thin laptop.
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Network
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A collection of computers and devices connected together, often wirelessly, via communications devices and transmission media.
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Magnetic Media
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The spelling disk is used in this.
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Green Computing
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This involves reducing the electricity consumed and environmental waste generated when using a computer.

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