INFORMATION SUPPORT AND SERVICES 2.01 UNDERSTAND HOW COMPUTERS AND HIGH TECH COMMUNICATION DEVICES WORK.
WHAT WILL WE LEARN? This lesson will teach you about different types of computing devices and the associated hardware (physical equipment).
COMPONENTS OF THE COMPUTER 1. CPU/Processor 2. Memory (RAM) 3. Storage 4. Input / Output Devices
DESKTOP COMPUTING Desktop computers are single-user systems designed with microprocessor technology where an entire CPU is contained on a single chip. Designed to fit on or under a desk. Can either contain a built-in monitor (AIO- all in one) or a separate display that plugs into the computer.
MOBILE COMPUTING Mobile computing devices Long-lasting batteries to allow them to be portable Notebook computers Portable, light-weight computers comparable to a desktop in capability Tablet PCs Similar to pad/pencil Write on screen with stylus (pen) Handwriting recognition software Runs the same software as a desktop computer Example: Surface Pro, a tablet running Windows 8 Tablet Computer Very similar to a tablet PC except that it runs special software different from a desktop computer. Examples: iPad, Android tablet, Surface RT or any Windows RT tablet.
MOBILE COMPUTING Mobile computing devices Handheld computers PDAs (Personal Data Assistant) Palm-sized Contains applications for storing contact information, schedules, lists and games. Uses stylus for input Almost completely replaced by smart phones. Smart phones Cellular phones that behave very similar to tablet computers and often can run the same software. Have cameras, video, mp3 players, and other computer like features. Can use a stylus or finger for input Examples: iPhone, Samsung Galaxy S4, Nokia Lumia 920
MOBILE COMPUTING Mobile computing devices Wearable computer Designed to be worn In clothing Wristband MP3 players, hands-free cell phones Monitor health problems Example: Google Glass, Apple’s rumored iWatch
THE SERVER COMPUTER A server is used to manage or provide services for other computers. Examples: File Server (provide storage access to multiple users) Web Server (host a website) Print Server Domain Controller (a special server which runs a network- used in businesses). Media Server a special type of file server most common in a home which hosts files that can be played on multiple displays are devices through the home
The conceptual model of an information handling system such as a computer. IPO+S MODEL INPUT PROCESSING OUTPUT STORAGE
THE PERSONAL COMPUTER Base Unit (can be a tower, minitower, or desktop) Contains many storage devices such as a DVD or Blu-ray drive, and a hard disk drive.
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- Lucy DIllard
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