ICT GCSE Edexcel Chapter 1 - Living in a Digital World - Mobile Phones

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  • Chapter 1 - Living in a Digital World - Mobile Phones
    • Multifunction Phones/Smart Phone Features
      • GPS
        • Global Positioning System
      • WiFi
      • Games
      • Bluetooth
      • 3G
      • Touchscreen
      • Alarm
      • Email
      • Camera
      • Radio
      • Calculator
      • Memo
    • When choosing a phone you should look at...
      • Picture resolution
        • The quality and ddetail that can be seen on the screen of the mobile. The higher the resolution, the better the resolution.
        • Measured in pixels
      • Camera resolution
        • The amount of detail the camera can take in one picture. The higher the resolution, the better the image and the bigger the size of the file
        • Measured in Mega-Pixels (MP)
      • Storage Capacity
        • The amount of internal memory the phone has to store images, videos etc
        • Measured in gigabites (GB)
      • Memory Card
        • A secondary storage device that is used to back up, store and share files.
        • SD and SDHC cards
          • SD - Seecure Digital cards can store up to 2 GB of data
          • SDHC - Secure Digital High Capacity cards can hold up to 32GB of storage and are suitable for video cameras
        • Memory card sizes are measured in gigabites (GB)
    • Music and Video Player
      • Standard feature on most phones
      • Music files are usually in MP3 or WAV format
      • Video files are usually in MP4, 3GP or AVI formats
      • File Format - the particular code that a file is stored in. Different software and devices use different formats, which can cause problems f another device cannot decode it
    • Connectivity
      • Bluetooth
        • allows the exchange of data over short distances
      • WiFi
        • Wireless Fidelity - It is similar to bluetooth in that it is used to exchange data, but it can do it over greater distances
      • To connect to the internet or to share information with other phonees, mobile phones need conneection
      • Because they are 'mobile' phones the connections need to be wireless
      • If you want to access online email accounts, your phone needs to support POP3 or IMAP4.
        • POP3 allows you to download you inbox
        • IMAP4 allows you to view you entiree inbox and subfolders
    • Network Bands
      • Mobile phones operate on different frequencies in different countries
        • Dual Band - picks up 2 frequencies
        • Tri Band - picks up 3 frequencies
        • Quad Band - picks up 4 frequencies, can use this in all 5 continents
    • Mobile Phone Designs
      • Fashion Phones
        • Features often include high-res cameras, large storage space for pictures and speakers
        • Can be different shapes, customised and fashionable
      • Business Phones
        • Slim, sleek design, usually black. Large screens and full qwerty keyboards
        • Features include speaker phone, GPS, 3G and voice activated calling
      • Multifunctional Phones
        • Combine both fashion and business, appealing to the mass market
    • Cons of Mobile Phones
      • Texting too much can cause Repetative Strain Injuries
      • Mobile phones have nto been around for long fo there are unknown risks
      • Overuse of 'text-speak' could cause people not to speak properly and may affect english grades
      • Bullying
  • Memo

Comments

Adiba

this is really really good and really helped me in my exam thank you

Ray

Thank you. Do you have mind maps for the rest of the chapters ?

ranya88

this is really good thank you, but can you make mind maps for the other chapters too please

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