Computer in Everyday Life

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Computer in Everyday Life by Mind Map: Computer in Everyday Life

1. Objectives Overview

1.1. Differentiate among the seven forms through which software is available

1.2. Explain how the operating system and utility programs work with application software

1.3. Identify the four categories of application software

1.4. Describe characteristics of a user interface

1.5. Identify the key features of widely used business programs

1.6. Identify the key features of widely used graphics and multimedia programs

1.7. Identify the key features of widely used home, personal, and educational programs

1.8. Discuss the advantages of and ways to access Web applications

2. Application software

2.1. To make business activities more efficient

2.2. To assist with graphics and multimedia projects

2.3. To support home, personal, and educational tasks

2.4. To facilitate communications

3. Business software

3.1. Word Processing

3.2. Spreadsheet

3.3. Database

3.4. Presentation

3.5. Note taking

3.6. Personal information manager

3.7. Business software for phones

3.8. Business software suites

3.9. Project management

3.10. Accounting

3.11. Document management

3.12. Enterprise computing software

4. Graphics and Multimedia Software

4.1. Computer-aided design (CAD) software

4.2. Desktop publishing software

4.3. Paint/Image editing software

4.4. Professional photo editing software

4.5. Video and audio editing software

4.6. Multimedia authoring software

5. Software for Home, Personal, and Educational Use

5.1. Personal DTP software

5.2. Personal paint/image editing software

5.3. Personal photo editing software

5.4. Clip art/image gallery

5.5. Video and audio editing software

5.6. Home design/landscaping software

5.7. Travel and mapping software

5.8. Reference software

5.9. Educational software

5.10. Entertainment software

6. Web Applications

6.1. Application Software for Communications

6.1.1. Instant Messaging

6.1.2. E-Mail

6.1.3. Web Browser

6.1.4. Chat Room

6.1.5. Text, Picture, Video Messaging

6.1.6. RSS Aggregator

6.1.7. Blogging

6.1.8. Newsgroup/Message Board

6.1.9. FTP

6.1.10. Video Conferencing