Manoj.docx - 1 Develop your own definition of software being certain to explain the key terms Software directs the hardware what to do the software is

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1. Develop your own definition of software being certain to explain the key terms. Software directs the hardware what to do, the software is needed or else the hardware wouldn't be functional. 2. What are the primary functions of an operating system? The functions are managing the hardware resources of the computer, providing the user-interface components, and providing a platform for software developers to write applications. 3. Which of the following are operating systems and which are applications: Microsoft Excel, Google Chrome, iTunes, Windows, Android, Angry Birds. The operating systems would be: Android, and windows. The applications would be Microsoft Excel, Google Chrome, Itunes, and Angry Birds. 4. What is your favorite software application? What tasks does it help you accomplish? My favorite software application is CCleaner, allows me to use my laptop faster and get things done faster. 5. How would you categorize the software that runs on mobile devices? Break down these apps into at least three basic categories and give an example of each.

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