CIS 111 Chapter 8

Total Flash Cards » 100
 
1. 

Each "cell" in a cellular network is a geographic area centered on a__________ station, which is a large communications tower.

 

base transceiver

 
2. 

A __________ runs a full-featured operating system and weighs less than two pounds.

 

netbook

 
3. 

DRM-free music is music that has been released without any digital rights management.

 

TRUE

 
4. 

There are cameras on the market that can play both music and videos.

 

TRUE

 
5. 

Ensuring that two devices, for example, a PC and a cell/smartphone, have the same files is the process of:

 

synchronizing

 
6. 

VoIP stands for_________.

 

Voice over Internet Protocol

 
7. 

Another name for Short Message Servise (SMS) is__________.

 

Text messaging

 
8. 

The most full-featured and powerful cell phones are put in the category of:

 

smartphones

 
9. 

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

 
10. 

Text prediction __________ provides a list of popular words and save typing time when using text messaging.

 

algorithms

 
11. 

To keep your cell/smartphone number private, you should consider assigning your device a __________ phone humber.

 

virtual

 
12. 

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

 
13. 

Some cell phones come equipped with a keyboard for faster typing of e-mail and text messages.

 

TRUE

 
14. 

The most common file types supported by digital cameras are raw uncompressed data and__________.

 

Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG)

 
15. 

Which of the following allows you to download and play with restrictions enforced about its use?

 

Tethered downloads

 
16. 

__________ refers to the study of molecules and structures with sizes ranging from 1 to 100 nanometers.

 

nanoscience

 
17. 

__________, or temporary, memory loses its contents when the power source is removed.

 

Volatile

 
18. 

__________ 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

 
19. 

An iPod is an example of a:

 

personal media player (PMP)

 
20. 

A virtual phone number can be assigned to your cell/smartphone to keep your true number private.

 

TRUE

 
21. 

WML refers to the format used to create Web content for cell/smartphones.

 

TRUE

 
22. 

A microbrowser is a special internet browser made for mobile devices.

 

TRUE

 
23. 

Napster used the technique of__________sharing to allow users to download files and transfer them to other users.

 

peer-to-peer

 
24. 

PMP stands for__________

 

portable media player

 
25. 

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

 
26. 

_____ memory is nonvolatile memory used by most MP3 players to expand their storage.

 

Flash

 
27. 

All of the following are advantages of VoIP EXCEPT

 

reliability

 
28. 

Wi-Fi is less susceptible to interference than EDGE or 3G is.

 

FALSE

 
29. 

Which of the following statements is NOT true about the JPEG file format?

 

JPEGs are larger than raw files

 
30. 

_______competes with radio and television in that it allows users to download audio and video so they can review them at another time.

 

podcasting

 
31. 

_____, a technology that uses radio waves to transmit signals, allows you to synchronize your cell/smartphone with your desktop computer wirelessly.

 

bluetooh

 
32. 

_______ is the use of equipment to provide voice communications over a distance.

 

Telephony

 
33. 

______ is a special copyleft license used for software.

 

GNU

 
34. 

A specialized chip called a ______ is included in a cell phone to handle digital data compression.

 

digital signal processor

 
35. 

Which of the following describes the number of times an analog wave is measured each second during an analog-to-digital conversion?

 

sampling rate

 
36. 

Flash memory, used by most MP3 players, is a type of:

 

nonvolatile memory

 
37. 

Files saved in the Microsoft video file format have an extension of .avi or______.

 

.wmv

 
38. 

The Apple iPhone uses a Microsoft operating system.

 

FALSE

 
39. 

Netbooks are also referred to as:

 

subnotebooks

 
40. 

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

 
41. 

SMS delivers message to the appropriate mobile device using _____ technology.

 

store-and-forward

 
42. 

Not all PMP devices are necessarily just music players.

 

TRUE

 
43. 

Digital formats are descriptions of signals as:

 

a long strings of numbers

 
44. 

Cell phones do not require special providers to connect to the internet.

 

FALSE

 
45. 

To synchronize a cell/smartphone to a desktop computer, you need a sync cable, Bluetooth, or a______.

 

cradle

 
46. 

Which of the following is specialized software made to display WEb pages on a cell phone?

 

microbrowser

 
47. 

Connecting your cell phone to the internet requires that you have a___.

 

wireless internet service provider (ISP)

 
48. 

A _____ is a special internet browser made for mobile devices.

 

microbrowser

 
49. 

A ______ is a computer that weighs less than two pounds and runs a full-featured operating system.

 

netbook

 
50. 

______ is a single cable that carries all audio and video information from devices connected to a TV to the TV itself.

 

HDMI

 
51. 

Digital camera resolution is measured in_______.

 

megapixels

 
52. 

The language used to create Web documents that are shown on mobile devices is called______.

 

wireless markup language

 
53. 

Some cell/smartphones come with a hidden keyboard and a_______screen, which allows you to tap or write on the screen.

 

touch-sensitive

 
54. 

In terms of cell phone connectivity, EDGE stands for________.

 

enhanced data rate for global evolution

 
55. 

According to copyrights laws, a ______ is based on an original work but is modified in some way.

 

derivative work

 
56. 

The operating system of a cell phone is stored in:

 

ROM

 
57. 

The Apple iPhone uses a version of ______ as an operating system.

 

Mac OS X

 
58. 

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

 
59. 

The newest cell/smartphone displays are ______, which allow bright, sharp imaging and draw less power.

 

OLED

 
60. 

Symbian is:

 

an operating system for cell/smartphones

 
61. 

Avid readers may want to purchase a Sony Reader Digital book or an Amazon_______.

 

Kindle DX

 
62. 

LogMeln is an example of a:

 

remote access service for mobile devices

 
63. 

Web content specially designed for viewing via a cell/smartphone is written in a format called:

 

WML (wireless markup language)

 
64. 

You can send messages that include text, sound, images, and video clips using SMS.

 

FALSE

 
65. 

MMS allows you to save all, none, or part of a message.

 

TRUE

 
66. 

MMS stands for_______.

 

mulitmedia message service

 
67. 

MPEG-4, H.264 and DivX are all examples of:

 

codecs

 
68. 

The _______ is the number of times that an analog wave is sampled in an analog to digital conversion.

 

sampling rate

 
69. 

A _______ is a navigational tool used to track missing hikers or stolen cars, or to find directions to a location.

 

GPS (global positioning system)

 
70. 

Opera Mobile is an example of:

 

a microbrowser

 
71. 

Tet prediction algorithms provide a list of popular words and save typing time when using text messaging.

 

TRUE

 
72. 

Which of the following is the process of sharing files between two or more computers?

 

peer-to-peer sharing

 
73. 

_______ 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

 
74. 

Text messaging is also called:

 

short message service (SMS)

 
75. 

GPS stands for:

 

global positioning systemf

 
76. 

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

 
77. 

_______ are rules that squeeze the same audio and video information into less space.

 

codecs

 
78. 

The _______ of a digital camera refers to the number of data points recorded for a captured image.

 

resolution

 
79. 

A portable media player can play files with all of the following file extensions EXCEPT:

 

DOC

 
80. 

An analog-to-digital converter chip:

 

converts the sound waves from a voice into a digital signal

 
81. 

When using a cell phone, an_______ changes your voice's sound waves into digital signals.

 

analog-to-digital converter chip

 
82. 

Current testing of _______ networks in two cities promises mobile connection speeds of up to 50 Mbps.

 

4G

 
83. 

Images are a representation of sound and light waves called______ or continuous waves.

 

analog

 
84. 

Cell phones can fall victim to viruses.

 

TRUE

 
85. 

_______ would allow us to create microscopic computers, the ultimate in portable devices.

 

Nanotubes or nanoscience

 
86. 

FUll-featured GPS systems can play MP3 files, display photos, and connect to the internet.

 

TRUE

 
87. 

Internet connectivity plans are usually known as _______.

 

data plans

 
88. 

A base transceiver station receives a request for cellular service and passes that request to a central location called a:

 

mobile switching center

 
89. 

Read-only memory (ROM) retains its contents when the power source is removed. This means that it is _______, or permanent, memory.

 

nonvolatile

 
90. 

Symbian OS and Windows Mobile are ______ for cell/smartphones.

 

operating systems

 
91. 

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

 
92. 

MMS stands for Multimedia Message Service.

 

TRUE

 
93. 

MP3 files can be played only on iPods.

 

FALSE

 
94. 

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

 
95. 

The Apple iPhone uses a version of _______ as its operating system.

 

MAC OS X

 
96. 

SMS stands for _______.

 

short message service

 
97. 

_______ is the video standard adopted internationally in 2000 and recognized by most video player software.

 

Motion Picture Experts Group (MPEG)

 
98. 

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

 
99. 

There are more virus attacks on cell/smartphones than there are on PCs.

 

FALSE

 
100. 

Broadcasting your video to a live audience over the Web is referred to as:

 

Webcasting