Was only used for calculations
Was lightweight and easy to move around
Was designed in 1937
Was completed after 3 years of design
Machine capable of executing instructions of data
Machine that consists of a keyboard, monitor and CPU
Machine that is designed for large businesses to save time
Machine that operates from a set of instructions stored on a flash drive
Data Storage Cycle
Information Processing Cycle
Illustrate the need to businesses to keep up-to-date technology so that they can remain competitive.
Compare the advantages and disadvantages of buying a new or used computer system
Examine what items should be considered when purchasing a computer system
Indicate the need for technology to become more user friendly.
Should be considered before any other computer component is examined
Are gaining popularity as screens used for movies and slideshows
Are low priced and need to be updated on a frequent basis
Allow a user to upgrade and enhance overall visual performance for an economical price.
Games and other graphical programs do not need the newest and greatest video cards to function
Video cards change on a frequent basis
Department stores such as Wal-Mart and K-Mart carry the most common video cards
Most computer systems need an upgrade from the standard video card that is installed at the factory.