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Unformatted text preview: : Specific – use Business App. Software CH. 2 System Unit: Inside the Box Motherboard: main piece of a computer : Microcomputer Configurations The central processing unit: The (Intel) chip – goes right into the motherboard. The chip is measured in gigahertz Worldwide we use Unicode. ASCHII: American Standard Code for Info Interchange The new standard for electricity is 80+ standard (Know the slide of system storage – primary and secondary storage!) RAM is primary storage, RAM is volatile Firmware (the program on a CMOS chip that looks for system software that turns on the operating system (platform)) is unchangeable NO human interaction WORD is application software DRIVER – a program that runs devices like printers, Ipods, etc. : Input Devices It will translate what we type as a human into 1s and 0s (output) Remember the word translation...
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- Fall '10
- Computer program, Word processor, project management software, Database Software