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Chapter 1 Introduction to computer by Mind Map: Chapter 1 Introduction
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Chapter 1 Introduction to computer

Basic computer concepts

Computers are everywhere

A computer is an electronic device

operating under the control of instructions stored in its own memory

Components of a computer

Input Device

Output Device

System Unit

Storage Device

Communications Device

Networks and the Internet

A network is a collection of computers and devices connected together

The Internet is a worldwide collection of networks

People use the Internet for a variety of reasons

Communicate

Research and Access Information

Shop

Bank and Invest

Entertainment

Download Music

Share Videos

Web Application

A social networking Web site encourages members to share their interests with other registered users

categories of computers, computer users, and computer applications

Personal computers

Mobile computers and mobile devices

Notebook computer

Tablet PC

Smart phone

PDA

Handheld computer

Portable media player

Game consoles

Servers

Mainframes

Supercomputers

Embedded computers

Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Computers

Advantages

Speed

Reliability

Consistency

Storage

Communications

Disadvantages

Health Risks

Violation of Privacy

Public Safety

Impact on Labor Force

Impact on Environment

computer software

Software, also called a program,

System Software

Application software

Installing is the process of setting up software to work with the computer

element of information system

Portable media player

Software

Data

People

Procedures