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Nov 8, 2013 (4 years and 4 days ago)

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CLASSIFICATION STATION

Jay P.

Computer Input


An input
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whatever is typed, submitted, or
transmitted to a computer system.


Computer Output




An output
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the result produced by a
computer.


Application Software


Application software
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a set of computer
programs that helps a person carry out a task.




System Software


System software
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to help the computer
monitor itself to work efficiently.



Computer Classification


Personal computer
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microprocessor
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based
computing device designed to meet the
computer needs of an individual.


Computer Classification


Workstation
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an ordinary personal computer
that is hooked to a network. Also a powerful
desktop computer used for high
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performance tasks.

Computer Classification


Videogame console
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similar to a personal
computer but it can be used to play games.

Computer Classification


Server
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to serve computers on a network by
supplying them with data.

Computer Classification


Client
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any software or digital device, such as
a computer, that requests data from a server.

Computer Classification


Mainframe computer
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large and expensive
computer capable of simultaneously
processing data for hundreds and thousands
of users.

Computer Classification


Supercomputer
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one of the fastest computers
in the world.

Computer Classification


Handheld computer
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a PDA enhanced with
features such as removable storage, e
-
mail,
Web access, voice communication, built in
camera, and GPS.

Computer Classification


PDA
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a pocket
-

sized digital appointment
book with a small qwerty keyboard or a
touch
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sensitive screen.

Computer Classification


Smart Phone
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a cell phone that includes voice
communication, keyboard, text messaging,
e
-
mail, web access, and much more.

Computer Classification


Portable Media Player
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a device that can
store music, videos, and photos that is
portable.

Computer Classification


Microcontroller
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special
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purpose
microprocessor that is built into the machine
it controls.