Essential Intro. To Computers Flashcards

USB flash drive
Terms Definitions
CD-R
CD-RW
Ppm
Pages per minute
Pixel
Individual picture element
Kilobyte(kb)
Equal s 1000 bytes
Control Unit
Interprets the instructions.
Laser Printer
High-speed, high-quality nonimpact printer that employs copier-machine technology. It converts data from the computer into a beam of light that is focused on a photoconductor drum, forming the images to be printed.
wide area network
large geographical network
Megabyte (MB)
Equals one million bytes.
Sectors
Pie-shaped sections, which break the tracks into small arcs.
Mouse
Pointing device that fits comfortably under the palm of your hand. (control movement of the pointer, often called the mouse pointer) on the screen and make selections on the screen.
Transmission media
telephone lines, cables, cellular radio networks, and satellites.
Memory
Also called Random Access Memory (RAM). This consists of electronic components that temporarily store instructions waiting to be executed by the processor, data need by those instructions, and the results of the processed data (information).
Kilobytes (K or KB)
Equals 1000 bytes.
Floppy Disks
Inexpensive portable storage medium, the most widely used floppy disk is 3.5 inches wide and typically can store up to 1.44 MB of Data.
Components of a computer
Six primary components -Input devices -The processor ( control unit and arithmetic/logic unit) -Memory -Output devices -Storage devices -Communication devices
Backup
Duplicate of file, program or disk that you can use in case the original is lost, damaged, or destroyed.
Web page
Contains text, graphics, audio, and video, and has built-in connections, or links, to other web documents
network
is a collection of computers and devices connected together, often wirelessly, via communications devices and transission media.
Booting
when the operating system is loaded into the computer's memory from auxiliary storage
Monitor
Output device that projects what goes on the screen like web pages .
Display Device
Output device that visually conveys text, graphics, and video information.
System unit
Is case that contains electronic components of the computer used to process data.
A byte
One memory location or one character
Formatting
Process of dividing the disk into tracks and sectors so the computer can locate the data, instructions and information on the disk.
Motherboard
Sometimes called a system board, is the main circuit board of the system unit. This is where you attach extra components.
Processor
Interprets and carries out the basic instructions that operate a computer.
Magnet disk
Use magnetic particles to store items such as data, instructions, and information on a disk's surface. Floppy, and hard drive.
Floppy disk
Also call diskettes they are an inexpensive portable storage medium. The most widely use floppy disk is 3.5 inches wide and can typically store up to 1.44 MB.
Hard disk
Storage device that contains one or more in flexible, circular platters that magnetically store data, instructions, and information.
Keyboard
An input device that contains keys you press to enter data into the computer. A desktop computer keyboard typically has 101 to 105 keys
What is information?
Useful to one or more people
operating system,
An important part of system software is a set of programs called the operating system, instructions in the operating system tell the computer how to perform the functions of loading, storing, and executing an application program and how to transfer data.
web site
is a related collection of web pages
What are the parts of the information processing cycle?
Inputprocessoutputstorage
CD-ROM
(compact disk read only memory) is a type of optical disk that users can read but not write on or erase. To read a CD-ROM, insert the disc into a CD-ROM drive.
Stylus
A metal or plastic device that looks like a pen but used pressure to move pointer on the screen.
Database Software
allows the user to enter, retrieve, and update data in an organized and efficient manner.
Information processing cycle
The four basic computer operations: input, process, output, and storage
Head Crash
When a read/write head touches a platter, usually resulting in loss of data or sometimes the entire drive.
Impact printer
Prints by striking an inked ribbon against the paper
Magnetic disks
Use magnetic particles to store items such as data, instructions, and information in a disk's surface.
Access time
The time required to access and retrieve data .
CRT
Cathode ray tube. The surface of the screen is composed of pixels.
What does PPM mean?
Number of pagers per minute.
Storage device
Is used to store instructions, data, and information when they are not being used in memory.
Hard Disks
Storage Device that contains one or more inflexible , circular platters that magnetically store data ,instructions, and information.
Input Devices
Any hardware component that allows you to enter data, programs, commands, and users responses into a computer.• Keyboard• Mouse• Digital Camera• Scanner• Microphone
Track
Is a narrow recording band that forms a full circle on the surface of the disk.
Flat panel monitor
LCD monitor the most popular monitor type of flat panel monitor.
What is a computer?
Is an electronic device, operating under the control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data (input), process the data according to the specified rules (process), produce results (output), and store the results (storage) for future use.
Word processing software
used to create, edit, format, and print documents. 
Graphical user interface(GUI)
provides visual cues such as icon symbols to help the user.
Operating system
tell the computer how to perform the functions of loading, storing, and executing an application program and how to transfer data.
Flash Memory Cards
a solid-state media, which means they consist entirely of electronics(chips, wires, etc.) and contain no moving parts.
Examples of hand-held computers
Smart phones, pdas, and tablet pcs.
Non-Impact Printer
Print by means other than striking a ribbon against paper. Examples: Ink Jet and Laser.
Storage devices
Is used to store instructions, data , and information when they are not being used in memory
Ink-Jet Printer
Forms a character or graphic by using a nozzle that sprays tiny drops of ink on to the page
Kilobyte
Also known as KB, is equal to 1,000 bytes
What's backup?
Duplicate of a file, program, or disk that you can use in case the original is lost, damaged or destroyed.
Ink jet
Forms a character or graphic by using a nozzle that sprays tiny drops of ink onto the page.
A track
Is a narrow recording band that forms a full circle on the surface of the disk
What are users?
People who use the computer directly or use the information it provides are called computer users, end users, or sometimes, just users.
Computer program or software
A set of detailed instructions that tells a computer exactly what to do.
USB flash drive
sometimes called a pen drive or thumb drive, is a flash memory storage device that plugs into a USB port on a computer or mobile device.
Smart card
similar in size to a credit card or ATM card, stores data on a thin microprocessor embedded in the card.
Miniature mobile storage medias
is rewriteable media usually in form of a flash memory card, USB flash drive, or a smart card.
To write a DVD
you need a recordable or rewriteable DVD-ROM drive
How much bytes does a megabyte have?
Equals one million bytes.
What are the 5 storage devives?
system unit, card reader/writer, USB flash drive, external hard drive, CD/DVD drive, Hard disk drive.
What is a Keyboard?
An input device that contains keys you press to enter data into the computer. A desktop computer typically has 101 to 105 keys.
Computer program or software a detailed set of instructions that tell the computer exactly what to do These are six primary components
components of a computer• Input devices• Output devices and processor• Storage devices• Control unit• Memory• Arithmetic logic unit
What are the six Components of a Computer?
*Input Devices*Processor(Control unit , Arithmetic unit)*Memory*Output Devices *Storage Devices*Communications Devices
A wireless Internet service provider (WISP)
is a company that provides wireless Internet access to computers and mobile devices such as smart phones and PDA`s
What are the components of a computer?
Input devies, processor (control unit and arithmetic / logic unit), memory, output devices, storage devices, and communications devices.
What are the storage devices?
CD / DVD drive, hard disk drive, card reader / writer, USB flash drive, system unit and external hard disk.
Where do you find the processor memory and storage devices?
Within a box-like case called the system unit.
What's the definition of a monitor?
A display device that is packaged as a separate unit.
What are some examples of of handheld computers?
• Smart phones • PDA• Tablet PCs
Where do you find the storage parts of the computer?
Within a box like case called the system unit
Megabyte(MB)
Equals 1,000,000 bytes.
Hardware components
Printer-outputPortable media player-outputMonitor-outputPc video camera-inputMouse-inputKeyboard-inputMicrophone-inputDigital camera-inputScanner-inputCd/dvd drive-storageHard disk-storageExternal hard disk-storageUSB flash drive-storageCard reader/writer-storageSystem unit-processor, memory, and storageModem-communication
CD- Rom Drive
CD- Rom player
Megabyte
Mb; equals 1 million bytes
Kilobyte(K or KB)
Equals , 1,000 bytes
What is the main communication device?
The Modem.
internet
is a worldwide collection of networks that connects millions of businesses, government agencies, educational institutions, and individuals.
DVD-R and DVD=R
competing DVD-recordable formats, each with up to 4.7 GB storage, both allow writing once and reading many times.
Digital camera
An input device that takes pictures.
Name the input devices.
-PC video camera-scanner-digital camera-keyboard-mouse-microphone
Examples of handheld computers?
Smartphone ,PDA(personal digital assistant)Tablet PC'S
What is data?
A collection of unprocessed items, which can include, text, numbers, images, audio, and video.
Application software
consists of programs designed to make users more productive and/or assist them with personal tasks.
Optical disk
is a portable storage medium that consists of a flat, round, portable disc made of metal, plastic, and lacquer that is written and read by a laser.(CD-ROM,CD-R)
What is one processor, memory, and storage device?
System unit
Communications device
a hardware component that enables a computer to send (transmit) and receive data, instructions and information from one or more computers, a widely used communications device is the telephone or cable modem
Magnetic Disk
Use magnetic particles to store items such as data, instructions, and information on a disk's surface.
Impact printers
Prints by striking an inked ribbon against the paper one type of impact printer is the dot-matrix printer.
the Internet
, which is a worldwide collection of networks that connects millions of businesses, government agencies, educational institutions, and individuals
Online service provider(OSP)
Provides access to the internet, but it also provides a variety of other specialized content and services such as news, weather, financial data, email, games and more.
Common Types of Flash Memory
Compact Flash(CF), Secure Digital(SD), xD Picture Card, and Memory Stick.
LCD monitor
The most popular type of flat panel monitor, uses a liquid display crystal, similar to a digital watch, to produce images on the screen
CRT Monitors
Cathode ray tube, the surface of the screen in either is composed of pixels.
What's a pixel?
The little images that makeup a picture/graphic.
Pixels
The surface of the screen of either a CRT monitor or LCD monitor is composed of individual picture elements
Miniature mobile storage media
are rewriteable media usually in the form of a flash memory card, USB flash drive, or a smart card.
Flash memory cards- solid
state media, which means they consist entirely if electronics(chips, wires, ect.) and contain no moving parts
presentation graphics software
allows the user to create slides for use in a presentation to a group.
what is informaton?
Conveys meaning and is useful to one or more people.
Blu-Ray and HD DVD
two newer, more expensive DVD’s with more storage capacity than the standard.
Components of the Computer
There are six primary components. • Input devices • The processor( Control unit and Arithmetic/logic unit)• Memory• Storage devices• Output devices• Communication devices
Cathode Ray Tube
(CRT) The television like monitor is composed of individual picture elements called pixels
Flat panel
Takes up much less desk space and have gained significant popularity over the past few years
Portable storage medium
Means you an remove the medium from one computer and carry it to another computer.
What are the 6 Input Devices?
PC Video Camera, Microphone, Scanner, Digital Camera, Keyboard, Mouse,
What is a Stylus?
A small metal or plastic device that looks like a ballpoint pen, but uses pressure instead of ink to write, draw, or make selections.
Types of miniature mobile storage media:
Flash memory cardUSB flash driveSmart cards
Floppy disk drive
A device that can read from and write on a floppy disk. Drives can either be built in to the unit, or external units and connected via a cable.
What is the information processing cycle?
The four basic operations - input, output, and storage
What can people who use the computer directly be known as?
Computers users, end users, or users.
What are computer users, end users, users?
People who use the computer directly or use the information it provides
Where Do You Find The Possessor, Memory and Storage Devices
In a box-like case called the System Unit
Where do you find the processer, storage and memory devices?
In a box like case called the system unit.
Byte
One memory location.
List 3 Output Devices
*Printer*MP3 Player*Monitor
What is a communication device?
Modem.
List 6 Input Devices
*Mouse*Scanner*Keyboard*PC Video Camera/Webcam*Digital Camera*Mircrophone
CD-RW
(compact disc rewriteable) is an erasable disc you can write on multiple times.
CRT monitor
Stands for Cathode Ray Tube
Sector
The disk's storage locations consist of pie shaped sections, which break the tracks into small arcs
Database
allows the user to enter, retrieve, and update data in an organized and efficient manner
DVD-R and DVD+R
competing DVD-recordable formats, each with up to 4.7GB storage cap.
Name some storage divices.
-hard disk-CD/DVD drive-system unit(processor and memory too)-UBS flash drive-external hard disk
Example of Hardware Components?(Input Device)
PC Video CameraMouseMicrophone ScannerDigital Camera Keyboard
System software
programs to control the operations of computer equipment
WEB
one of the more popular segments of the internet which contains billions of documents called web pages.
CD-ROM DRIVE
the device used to read a CD-ROM
KilobyteMegabytegigabyte
( k or kb) equals approximately 1000 memory location and one megabyte ( mb ) equals approximately on million memory locations. One gigabyte ( gb ) equals approximately one billion memory locations.
The Motherboard
Sometimes called a system board, is the main circuit board of the system unit. This is where you attach extra components (possessor, memory, and expansion slots).
Ink-jets
Forms character or graphics by using a nozzle that sprays tiny drops of ink onto the page.
Ink Jets
Forms characters or graphics by using a nozzle that sprays tiny drops of ink onto paper
Input device
Any hardware component that allows you to enter data, programs, commands, and user responses into a computer. Ex. Keyboard, mouse, scanner, microphone, webcam, or digital camera
Back up
A duplicate of a file, program, or disk that you can use incase the original is lost damaged or destroyed.
Consumer to consumer (C2C)
involves one consumer selling directly to another,
What are other devices? (ex: communications)
Modem and system unit.
what is a mouse?
Pointing device that fits comfortably under the palm of your hand. Control movement of the pointer on computer screen
How much bytes does a kilobyte have?
Equals 1,000 bytes.
Floppy disks or diskette
An inexpensive portable storage medium and the most widely used floppy disk is 3.5 inches wide and typically can store up to 1. 44 MB
Nonimpact printers
Such as ink- jet printers and laser printers, form characters by means other than striking a ribbon against paper. Examples include ink-jet and laser. A laser printer is a high-speed, high-quality nonimpact printer that employs copier-machine technology. It converts data from the computer in to a beam of light that is focused on a photo-conductor drum, forming the images to be printed.
What device is a Processor, Memory and Storage Device?
The System Unit.
Processor (Central Processing Unit-CPU)
Interprets and carries and the basic instructions that operate a computer.
Online service provider (OSP)
provides access to the Internet, but it also provides a variety of other specialized content and services such as news, weather, financial data, e- mail, games, and more.
What are Input devices?
Any hardware component that allows you to enter data, programs, commands, and user responses into a computer.Some examples are the keyboard, mouse, digital camera, scanner, microphone, and Webcam.
Web browser
Visitors to a web site access and view Web pages using this software
What is a system unit?
a case that contains electronic components of the computer used to process data.
What are the input devices?
PC video camera, mouse, keyboard, scanner, digital camera, and microphone.
Presentations Graphics Software
allows the user to create slides for use in a presentation to group.
Scanner
An input device that is used to take a picture and download it to your computer.
Memory location or byte
Usually stores one character such as the letter A. Therefore, a computer with 512 MB of memory can store approximately 512 million characters.
Tape Drive
is used to read from and write on a tape
CD-ROM driver
to read a CD-ROM insert the disc in a CD-Rom drive or CD-ROM player
What is a Stylus
A small metal or plastic device that looks like a ballpoint pen, but uses pressure instead of ink to write with, draw, or make selection.
Example of handheld devices
smart phones, PDAs, and tablet PCs
CD-ROM(compact disc read-only memory)
is a type of optical disc that users can read but not write on (record) or erase-hence the name read only. Holds from 650 MB to 1 GB of data, instructions, and information.
CD-Rom (Compact disc read-only memory)
is type of optical disc that users can read but not write on (record) or erase. 
Where do you find the processor, memory & storage devices ?
In a box-like case called the system unit.
Where do you find process, storage and memory devices?
Within a box-like case called the system unit.
Where do you find the processor, memory, and storage devices?
In the system unit, a box like case.
what does an imput device allow you to do?
its a hardware component that allows you to enter data,programs, commands, and user respones into a computer.
output devices
printer,portable media player,monitor
Example of Hardwood Components?(Communications Device?
Modern
Kilobyte (kb)
Equals 1 thousand bytes
Wireless
no physical lines or wires
Gigabyte(GB)
Equals approximately one billion memory locations.
Kilobyte K or KB
Equals 1,000 bytes
DVD-R
DVD-R and DVD+R are competing DVD-recordable formats, each with up to 4.7 GB storage capacity.
Tape
a magnetically coated ribbon of plastic housed in a tape cartridge capable of storing large amounts of data and information at a low cost, tape is primarily used for long-term storage and backup.
Computer
An electronic device that operates under the control of instructions stored in it's own memory, that can accept data (input), process the data according to specified rules (process) ,produce results (output), and store results for future use( storage).
Laser
A high speed, high-quality nonimpact printer that computer into a beam of light that employs copier-machine technology.
Byte (Memory location)
Carries one character (letter).
Name some output devices.
-printer-portable media player-monitor
Gigabyte (GB)
Equals one billion bytes
other
system unit,which has a processor and memory
Business to Business (B2B)
services to other businesses
Blu-ray
Blu-ray(BD-ROM) and HD DVD are more newer and more expensive. They have higher quality and more capacity than standard DVDs.
DVD-Rom
is a very high-capacity optical disc capable of storing from 4.7 GB to 17 GB 
Memory Stick Duo
Digital cameras, smart phones, handheld gaming consoles
List 5 Storage Devices
*CD/DVD Drive*USB Flash Drive*External Hard Disk*Hard Disk Drive*Card Reader/Writer
Computer Program/Software
A set of detailed instructions that tells the computer exactly what to do.
Communication device
a hardware component that enables a computer to send(transmit) and receive data, instructions, and information to and from one or more computers.
Computer software
the key to productive use of computers, with a correct software a computer can become a valuable tool, software can be categorized into two types, system software and application software
Display Devices
An Output Device that visually conveys text, graphics, and video information
What are six Input devices?
PC video camera, Scanner,Digital camera, Keyboard, Microphone, Mouse
Wide area network(WAN)
A network that covers a large geographical area, such as one that connects the district offices of a national corporation.
Mother board
The main circuit board of the system unit. This is where you attach extra components such as processor, memory, and expansion slots.
Examples of handheld Computers
• Smart phones• PDAs• Tablet PCs
What are sectors?
Pie shaped sections that break that tracks into small arcs. Two types of magnetic disks are floppy & hard disks.
Two types of magnetic disks
Floppy disks and Hard Disks
Motherboard (system board)
The main circuit board of the system unit. This is where you attach axtra components.(Processor, memory, expansion slots)
Examples of hand held computers
• Smart phones• PDA's (personal digital assistant )• Tablet PC's
Business to consumer(B2C)
involves the sale of goods to the general public.
Local area network(LAN)
a network that connects computers in a limited geographic area, such as a school computer laboratory, office, or group of buildings
What are the output devices?
Printer, Portable media player, and Monitor.
Electronic spreadsheet software:
allows the user to add, subtract, and perform user-defined calculations on rows and columns of numbers. If the numbers are changed they can be recalculated quickly
Hard disk drive
A storage device that holds the main memory for the computer.
What is a Motherboard?
Sometimes called system board ,is the main circuit board of the system unit . This is where you attach extra components such as processor , memory and expansion slots.
A Smart Card,
which is similar in size to a credit card or ATM card, stores data on a thin microprocessor embedded in the card.
What's a hard disk?
A storage device that contains one or more inflexible, circular platters that magnetically store data, instructions & information.
Processor (Central Processin Unit or CPU)
Interprets and carries out the basic instructions that operate a computer.
What are the six primary components of a computer?
• Processor• Input• memory• output• storage devices
How does an impact printer work?
Print by striking an inked ribbon against the paper. One type of impact printer used with personal computers is the dot-matrix printer.
What is a computer program or software?
A set of detailed instructions that tells the computer exactly what to do.
Where do you find the processing memory and storage devices?
A boxed like case called a system unit.
Where do you find the processingMemory and storage devices ?
A board like case called a system unit
Where do you find the Processor Memory & Storage devices?
Housed in a box-like case called the system unit.
storage
CD/DVD,Hard disk driver,card reader/writer,USB flash driver,External hard disk,system unit
Mega-byte
Equals one million bytes
What is used as a communications device?
Modem
Example of a handheld computer
PDA (personal digital assistant)
World wide web-web
Billions of documents called web pages
Memory locations
Or byte usually stores one character such as the letter A. for example, a computer with 512 MB of memory can store approximately 512 million characters.
Name 2 types of magnetic disks:
*Floppy disks*Hard disks.
Non-Impact Printers
They form character by means other than striking a ribbon against paper; Examples are in-jet printers and laser printers
The Mouse
Is a pointing device that fits comfortably under the palm of your hand. With the mouse you can control the movement of the pointer, often called the mouse pointer, on the screen and make selections from the screen.
Printers:Impact printers
Prints by striking an inked ribbon against the paper.
Nonimpact printer
Print by means other than striking a ribbon against the paper. Examples include an ink jet or laser.
A web page
can contain text, graphics, audio, and video, and has built- in connections, or links, to other web documents.
What is the computer?
An electronic device, operating under the control of instructions stored in its own memory, that can accept data (input), process the data according to specified rules (process), produce results (output), and store the results (storage) for future use.
Flat-panel Monitor
LSD. More popular than an CRT monitor. The surface of the screen is composed of pixels.
what is a processor?
Also called random access memory(RAM), consists of electronic components that store instructions waiting to be executed by the processor.
What are display devices?
Output devices that visually conveys text, graphics, and video information.
Example of Hardwood Components?(Storage Device?
CD/DVD Drive Hard Disk DriveExternal Hard DiskCard Reader/WriterSystem Unit (Processor , Memory and Storage Device)USB Flash Drive
6 Components of a computer
There are 6 primary components• Input devices• Processor (control and arithmetic/logic unit)• Communications • Storage• Output• Memory
Electronic spreadsheet software
allows the user to add, subtract and perform user- defined calculations on rows and columns of numbers. 
What are five storage devices?
CD/DVD drive, System unit, Card reader/ writer, USB flash drive, External hard disk.
wireless internet service provider(WISP)
is a company that provides wireless internet access to computers and mobile devices such as smart phones and PDAs.
Examples of PC operating systems:
• Microsoft Windows Vista• Windows XP• Apple Mac OS X• Linux 
Non impact printer
Print buy means other then striking a ribbon on paper, others include ink jet and laser.
What is storage devices?
This is used to store instructions, data, and information when they are not being used in memory.
CD-RW (Compact disc- Rewriteable)
is an erasable optical disc you can write on multiple times. 
What is an imput device?
It is any hardware component that allows you to enter data, programs, commands, and user responses into a computer. Typically it has 100 - 105 keys.
what can people use the computer directly or use the information it provides?
Computer users and end users
CRT (cathode ray tube)
The surface of the screen is composed of pixels.
What does CRT stand for?
Cathode Ray Tube, the surface of the screen of either is composed of individual pixels.
DVD- ROM (digital Versatile disk- read only memory)
is a very high- capacity optical disc capable of storing from 4.7 GB to 17 GB- more then enough to hold a telephone book containing every resident in the united states
What is a flat panel monitor?
Also referred to as a LCD monitor, the most popular type of flat panel monitor, uses a liquid display crystal, similar to a digital watch.
Giga-byte
Equals one billion bytes
Laser Printers
High-speed, high-quality nonimpact printer that employs copier-machine technology. It converts data from the computer into a beam of light that is focused on a photo-conductor drum, forming the images to be printers.
Megabyte MB
Equals approximately one million bytes.
presentation graphics
Presentation graphics software allows the user to create slides for use in a presentation to a group.
Memory Stick
Digital cameras, digital video cameras, PDAs, photo printers, smart phones, handheld gaming consoles, notebook computers
Gigabyte
Equals approximately on billion memory locations
Online
when a computer connects to a network
What are some output devices?
PrinterPortable media playerMonitor
Icons
a small picture that represents an application, file, or document where data is stored
A network
is a collection of computers and devices connected together often wirelessly, via communications devices and transmission media. When a computer connects to a network, it is online
World wide web
also called the web, which contains billions of documents called web pages.
What are some storage devices?
CD/DVD driveHard disk drivecard reader/writerUSB flash driveExternal hard diskSystem unit
Examples of hand held computerstylus
Smart phones PDAS(personal digital assistant),and tablets pc'sA stylus is a small metal or plastic devices that looks like a ballpoint pen , but uses pressure instead of ink to write, draw , or make selections
What's track?
A narrow recording band that forms a full circle on the surface of the disk.
The Keyboard
Is an input device that contains keys you press to enter data into the computer. A desktop computer typically has 101-105 keys.
What are three Output devices?
Printer, Portable media player, and Monitor.
local are network(LAN)
A network that connects computers in a limited geographic area, such as a school computer in a laboratory, office, or group of buildings
What are ink-jets?
Form characters or graphic by using a tiny nozzle that sprays tiny drops of ink onto the page
Flash memory cards are solid
state media, which means they consist entirely of electronics (chips, wires, etc.) and contain no moving parts 
What is the Motherboard?
It is sometimes called a system board, and is the main circuit board of the system unit. This is where you attach extra components such as the processor, memory, and expansion slots.
Computer Program or Software
A set of detailed instructions that tells the computer exactly what to do
What is a Computer Program/Software?
Set of detail instructions that tells the computer exactly what to do
An ISP (Internet service provider)
is an organization, such as a cable company or telephone company, that supplies connections to the internet for a monthly fee.
What are some examples of hand held computers?
PDAs, smart phones, and Tablet Pcs.
How much can a floppy disk store up too?
Or diskette, portable storage medium. Can typically store up to 1.44 megabytes of data.
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