Computers

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Digital Cameras Written by Klyment Tan December 17, 1996 Ever wanted a cheaper way to capture a memory or advertise in a newsletter or paper? How about having acquiring instant digital images without a scanner? If any of this applies to you, follow this article carefully. You will learn what are digital cameras, similarities and differences between digital cameras and film cameras, and their advantages and disadvantages over the film camera. Digital Cameras: loss of control or flash of the f

REVIEW OF OPERATING SYSTEMS, DOS AND WINDOWS 95 1) It is necessary to install an operating system on every microcomputer because you need user interface. 2) 5 Functions of an operating system are: · Communicates with the user · Scheduling jobs · Control of input and output · Keeping a log of all programs · Primary storage management 3) Advantages and Disadvantages of WINDOWS95 & DOS: · Windows is easier · You can do multita

MICROPROCESSOR REVIEW 1) Define each of the following terms a) MICROPROCESSOR a A computer with its entire CPU contained on one integrated circuit. b) PIXEL a Short for picture element. A pixel is the smallest logical unit of visual information c) that can be used to build an image. Pixels are the little squares that can be seen when a graphics image is enlarged. The more pixels in an image, the better its resolution. c)

The year 2000 represents more than just an end to the 1900s. For computers worldwide, it can mean major problems. When software for many of the business computers in use today was in development, many programmers tried to save space by programming computers only to deal with years in the 20th century. Today, though, many computer users discover problems anytime they are dealing with a date that falls after the next turn-of-the-century. When calculations involving the year 2000 or after come u

Charles Babbage I Charles Babbage A. Was born in London 1. He was born on December 26, 1792 2. He was the son of Benjamin Babbage, who was a London banker. 3. Babbage stayed a bachelor all of his life and never got married. 4. Babbage became his own instructor of algebra, he loved solving mathematical problems. B. Charles Babbage attended Trinity College in Cambridge in 1811. 1. It was about that time that Babbage first acquired the interest in calculating machinery that became his

Do you have a computer or know someone who does? If you do then you are probably familiar with how rapidly the computer software industry grows and how quickly products become outdated. Presently the average life of a product before it is outdated is eighteen months(1). This means that if a company does not continue to produce cutting-edge products it will soon be forgotten. This is the determining factor of many companies that base their success on one product and do not spend the time and mone

-The essay's broken down into different parts.... - Describing the Issue Getting On-line for a couple of hours is common. Normally, this is just an occasional thing, but for some it becomes and obsession. These people are addicted to the Internet. The Internet Addiction Disorder (IAD) is one of the many results of the widespread of the Internet. Although quite common, many people do not recognize its existence, and by doing so do not allow the addicted to get help. There are many diff

***note - bibliography and citations included!!!*** Identifying the Need ====================== Although computers can be used as a tool to spread awareness about problems in the environment, they cause a lot of environmental problems themselves. Pollution caused by the production of computer hardware, as well as from the cleaning agents used to clean computers, is a great hazard to the environment and the people that live in it. People leave their computers on non stop resulting in a

The Computer has been changed, and changed throughout history, but it has still done what everyone wanted it to do. This is what people say to be the best invention ever produced. The history of computers starts about 2000 years ago, at the beginning of time. It used a wooden rack holding two horizontal wires with beads strung on them. When these beads are moved around they are used to figure out simple mathematics. "Blaise Pascal is usually credited for the building the firs

Evolution of The Internet The structure and makeup of the Internet has adapted as the needs of the community have changed. Today's Internet serves the largest and most diverse community of network users in the computing world. Since it was created, the Internet has grown in size and become something that the entire world is almost completely dependent on. The Internet started as an experiment in the late 1960s by the Advanced Research