CIS 111 Chapter 8

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Each "cell" in a cellular network is a geographic area centered on a__________ station, which is a large communications tower. base transceiver
A __________ runs a full-featured operating system and weighs less than two pounds. netbook
DRM-free music is music that has been released without any digital rights management. TRUE
There are cameras on the market that can play both music and videos. TRUE
Ensuring that two devices, for example, a PC and a cell/smartphone, have the same files is the process of: synchronizing
VoIP stands for_________. Voice over Internet Protocol
Another name for Short Message Servise (SMS) is__________. Text messaging
The most full-featured and powerful cell phones are put in the category of: smartphones
A __________ is included in a cell phone to handle the compression of data for it to be quickly transmitted to another phone. digital signal processor
Text prediction __________ provides a list of popular words and save typing time when using text messaging. algorithms
To keep your cell/smartphone number private, you should consider assigning your device a __________ phone humber. virtual
which of the following uses radio waves to transmit data signals over short distances and is not hampered by needing a direct line of sight. Bluetooth
Some cell phones come equipped with a keyboard for faster typing of e-mail and text messages. TRUE
The most common file types supported by digital cameras are raw uncompressed data and__________. Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG)
Which of the following allows you to download and play with restrictions enforced about its use? Tethered downloads
__________ refers to the study of molecules and structures with sizes ranging from 1 to 100 nanometers. nanoscience
__________, or temporary, memory loses its contents when the power source is removed. Volatile
__________ is a form of voice-based internet communication that turns a standard internet connection into a means to place phone calls, including long-distance calls. VoIP
An iPod is an example of a: personal media player (PMP)
A virtual phone number can be assigned to your cell/smartphone to keep your true number private. TRUE
WML refers to the format used to create Web content for cell/smartphones. TRUE
A microbrowser is a special internet browser made for mobile devices. TRUE
Napster used the technique of__________sharing to allow users to download files and transfer them to other users. peer-to-peer
PMP stands for__________ portable media player
When you send an SMS message, an SMS calling center receives the message and delivers it to the appropriate mobile device using _____ technology. store-and-forward
_____ memory is nonvolatile memory used by most MP3 players to expand their storage. Flash
All of the following are advantages of VoIP EXCEPT reliability
Wi-Fi is less susceptible to interference than EDGE or 3G is. FALSE
Which of the following statements is NOT true about the JPEG file format? JPEGs are larger than raw files
_______competes with radio and television in that it allows users to download audio and video so they can review them at another time. podcasting
_____, a technology that uses radio waves to transmit signals, allows you to synchronize your cell/smartphone with your desktop computer wirelessly. bluetooh
_______ is the use of equipment to provide voice communications over a distance. Telephony
______ is a special copyleft license used for software. GNU
A specialized chip called a ______ is included in a cell phone to handle digital data compression. digital signal processor
Which of the following describes the number of times an analog wave is measured each second during an analog-to-digital conversion? sampling rate
Flash memory, used by most MP3 players, is a type of: nonvolatile memory
Files saved in the Microsoft video file format have an extension of .avi or______. .wmv
The Apple iPhone uses a Microsoft operating system. FALSE
Netbooks are also referred to as: subnotebooks
When using a cell phone, a base transceiver station picks up a request for service and then passes the request to a central location called a_______. mobile switching center
SMS delivers message to the appropriate mobile device using _____ technology. store-and-forward
Not all PMP devices are necessarily just music players. TRUE
Digital formats are descriptions of signals as: a long strings of numbers
Cell phones do not require special providers to connect to the internet. FALSE
To synchronize a cell/smartphone to a desktop computer, you need a sync cable, Bluetooth, or a______. cradle
Which of the following is specialized software made to display WEb pages on a cell phone? microbrowser
Connecting your cell phone to the internet requires that you have a___. wireless internet service provider (ISP)
A _____ is a special internet browser made for mobile devices. microbrowser
A ______ is a computer that weighs less than two pounds and runs a full-featured operating system. netbook
______ is a single cable that carries all audio and video information from devices connected to a TV to the TV itself. HDMI
Digital camera resolution is measured in_______. megapixels
The language used to create Web documents that are shown on mobile devices is called______. wireless markup language
Some cell/smartphones come with a hidden keyboard and a_______screen, which allows you to tap or write on the screen. touch-sensitive
In terms of cell phone connectivity, EDGE stands for________. enhanced data rate for global evolution
According to copyrights laws, a ______ is based on an original work but is modified in some way. derivative work
The operating system of a cell phone is stored in: ROM
The Apple iPhone uses a version of ______ as an operating system. Mac OS X
The two technologies that might replace Wi-Fi for internet connectivity on mobile devices because they are more reliable and less susceptible to interference are EDGE and________. 3G
The newest cell/smartphone displays are ______, which allow bright, sharp imaging and draw less power. OLED
Symbian is: an operating system for cell/smartphones
Avid readers may want to purchase a Sony Reader Digital book or an Amazon_______. Kindle DX
LogMeln is an example of a: remote access service for mobile devices
Web content specially designed for viewing via a cell/smartphone is written in a format called: WML (wireless markup language)
You can send messages that include text, sound, images, and video clips using SMS. FALSE
MMS allows you to save all, none, or part of a message. TRUE
MMS stands for_______. mulitmedia message service
MPEG-4, H.264 and DivX are all examples of: codecs
The _______ is the number of times that an analog wave is sampled in an analog to digital conversion. sampling rate
A _______ is a navigational tool used to track missing hikers or stolen cars, or to find directions to a location. GPS (global positioning system)
Opera Mobile is an example of: a microbrowser
Tet prediction algorithms provide a list of popular words and save typing time when using text messaging. TRUE
Which of the following is the process of sharing files between two or more computers? peer-to-peer sharing
_______ is a term used to refer to various licensing plans that enable copyright holders to grant certain rights to the work while retaining other rights copyleft
Text messaging is also called: short message service (SMS)
GPS stands for: global positioning systemf
Connecting your mobile device to your home PC to make sure the data on two devices is exactly the same is referred to as _______. synchronizing
_______ are rules that squeeze the same audio and video information into less space. codecs
The _______ of a digital camera refers to the number of data points recorded for a captured image. resolution
A portable media player can play files with all of the following file extensions EXCEPT: DOC
An analog-to-digital converter chip: converts the sound waves from a voice into a digital signal
When using a cell phone, an_______ changes your voice's sound waves into digital signals. analog-to-digital converter chip
Current testing of _______ networks in two cities promises mobile connection speeds of up to 50 Mbps. 4G
Images are a representation of sound and light waves called______ or continuous waves. analog
Cell phones can fall victim to viruses. TRUE
_______ would allow us to create microscopic computers, the ultimate in portable devices. Nanotubes or nanoscience
FUll-featured GPS systems can play MP3 files, display photos, and connect to the internet. TRUE
Internet connectivity plans are usually known as _______. data plans
A base transceiver station receives a request for cellular service and passes that request to a central location called a: mobile switching center
Read-only memory (ROM) retains its contents when the power source is removed. This means that it is _______, or permanent, memory. nonvolatile
Symbian OS and Windows Mobile are ______ for cell/smartphones. operating systems
A ________ is a lightweight, portable device that has no cell phone features, but allows you to carry files, music, and videos and provides internet services. internet tablet
MMS stands for Multimedia Message Service. TRUE
MP3 files can be played only on iPods. FALSE
An advanced version of SMS is _______, which allows you to send video and pictures in addition to text to other phones or email addresses. MMS
The Apple iPhone uses a version of _______ as its operating system. MAC OS X
SMS stands for _______. short message service
_______ is the video standard adopted internationally in 2000 and recognized by most video player software. Motion Picture Experts Group (MPEG)
To transfer files from your computer to a portable media player, (PMP), most newer PMPs use a ________ port or a FireWire port. USB 2.0
There are more virus attacks on cell/smartphones than there are on PCs. FALSE
Broadcasting your video to a live audience over the Web is referred to as: Webcasting