Personal Digital Devices

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  • Personal Digital Devices
    • Uses
      • Communicate
      • Leisure
      • Work
      • When Traveling
    • Using them
      • Audience
      • Want Vs. Need
      • Cost
      • Battery Life
      • User Interface
      • Security
      • Reliability and support services offered
      • Storage/ memory
      • Convinience
      • Speed
      • Purpose
    • Common Features
      • Processor
      • Internal Memory
      • Flash Memory
        • Micro SD Cards
        • USB Flash Drive (Memory Stick)
        • SDHC (High Capacity) Card
        • SDXC (Extended Capacity) Card
        • What is it?
          • Type of peripheral ideal for portable digital devices
          • Doesn't loose data when turned off
          • Solid State
            • No moving parts
            • Cannot easily be damaged
          • Removable
          • Can be used to transfer data between devices
    • Input and Output Devices
      • Peripherals
        • Storage Devices
        • Input Devices
        • Output Devices
      • Input Devices
        • Mouse
        • Keyboard
        • Webcam
        • Game Controller
        • Touch Screen
        • Microphone
        • Joystick
        • Graphics Tablet
        • Scanner
        • Touch- Sensitive Jog Dial
      • Output
        • Speakers
        • Docking Sation
        • Headphones
        • Printer
        • Headset
        • Screen
    • Connectivity
      • Data Cable Connection
      • Bluetooth
      • Untitled
      • Synchronisation
      • Cloud synchronisation
    • Personal Computers
      • Desktop
        • Needs periherals
        • Powerful Processors
        • Good connectivity
        • Easy to upgrade and enhance by adding extra functions
        • Have hard drive disks and optical drives
      • Laptop
        • Monitor, mouse and webcam built in
        • Good connctivity
        • Less easy to dismantle and upgrade
        • Notebooks are similar but even more compact
        • Have hard drive disks and optical drives
      • Netbook
        • Strong and robust
        • Small and lightweight
        • Boot up quickly
        • Don't have hard disk or optical drives
        • Designed for using the internet and "cloud computing"
      • Tablets
        • Very light and portable
        • Battery powered
        • Touch screen
        • Virtual on screen keyboard
        • Camera
        • Can download and run apps
      • Health Risks
        • Eye strain
        • RSI(Repeated Strain Injury)
        • Neck and Back Problems
        • Pain in knees and legs
      • Features
        • Processor Speed
        • Sound/Graphics card
        • WiFi
        • RAM
        • Storage Capacity
        • Number of USB ports
        • Battery Life
    • Cameras and Camcorders
      • Features
        • Zoom
          • Optical
          • Digital
        • Take photos, record sound and video
        • Download files to computer
        • View images/videos
        • Store files on SD cards
        • Crop and edit
        • View on TV
      • Resolution
        • More pixels= more detailed
        • More pixels= can be enlarged better
        • More pixels= larger file size
      • GPRS Reciever
      • WiFi
      • Personal Camcorders
    • Media Players
      • Key Features
        • Small, light, portable
        • Songs don't skip when jolted
        • Long battery Life
        • Hold  lot of media
        • Playlists
        • Can lock
        • Jog wheel
      • File Formats
        • Audio
          • MP3
          • WMA
        • Images
          • JPEG
          • GIF
          • PNG
        • Videos
          • MPEG-4
          • WMV
      • Digital Rights Managment
      • Downloading and Streaming
    • Games Consoles
      • Features
        • Connctivity
        • Multi-Player online
        • Optical Drives
        • High resolution
      • Peripherals
        • Wireless controllers
        • Wireless Headsets
        • Hard drive transfer cable
        • Webcam/ Speaker/ Mic
        • Motion sensors
        • HD Equipment
      • Health Risks
        • Overuse
        • Obesity
        • muscle and Joint Problems
        • Eye Strain
    • Home Entertainment Systems
      • Digital Television
        • More channels
        • High Quality
        • Radio stations accessible
        • Electronic Programme Guide(EPG)
        • Accessible
          • Subtitles
          • Audio
          • Sign Language descriptions
        • Interactive Features
        • Greater control
          • Live Pause
          • Rewind
          • Save/record
          • Reminders
        • Smart TV/ games consoles= internet
        • Apple TV
      • Enhancements
        • Digital Projectors
        • Home cinema/ theater systems
        • Personal video recorders- record TV programs
        • Blu-Ray
      • Integration
        • Using Wi-Fi
        • DLNA
          • Digital Living Netwok Alliance
          • Compatible straight out of the box
    • Satellite Navigation
      • Sat Navs use GPS
      • Uses of Sat Navs
        • Route Planning
        • Check speed/ warn about cameras
        • Live traffic reports- avoid congestion
        • Find scenic routes or service stations
        • Book mark locations- save time
      • Risks
        • Drivers take eyes off road
        • "Blind Spot" on device
        • Incorrect destination
        • Hard to nativagte roads- device doesn't know
      • Geocatching
        • Outdoor, high-tech treasure hunt
        • Locate hidden containers called geocatches using GPS devices
        • Users can then share their experiences online
      • Convergence
        • Where digital devices take on functions normally found in other devices
        • Smartphones and media players now have GSP and free dowloadable maps
        • In response Sat Nav Manufactures are producing..
          • Apps
          • Larger Sat Nav screens
          • 3D dispays
          • Lane assist with images of actual junctions
          • Bluetooth links to mobiles so they can be used for voice calls
          • eco-route planning to save petrol
        • Sat Nav Apps
          • Advantages
            • Always have mobile- always have sat nav
            • Portable
            • If you already own a smartphone, you can just buy the app
          • Disadvantages
            • Apps can be expensive
            • Subject to charges- mobile internet usage and roaming charges when abroad
            • GPS runs the battery down quicky
            • Does not always update quickly enough
      • Accessibility
        • Provide locations of disabled parking areas
        • Local info i.e. disbaled toilets and facilities in public places
        • Sat Navs for blind people will speak their location
    • Impact on Organisations
    • Mobile Phones
      • Send texts and make calls on the move
      • Camera/Video
        • Take still images
        • Capture videos
        • Make video calls
      • Internet browsing
        • Social Networking
        • Stream media
      • GPS
        • Find position on map
        • Use as a navigational device
        • Get local info like weather
      • Entertainment
        • Play games
        • Music/videos
      • Productivity
        • Learning
        • Financial Management
        • Entertainment and Travel
        • Save time, get more done
      • Data Storage
        • Store media
        • Removable storage allows easy transfer
      • Security
        • Hide phone
        • Lock SIM card
        • Set a PIN/password
        • Record the unique IMEI number
          • Service provider can block phone
        • Restrict Bluetooth useage
      • Responsible Use
        • Don't send bullying messages
        • Don't use in quiet places
        • Look where your going when using
        • Don't use when driving
        • Recycle old phones
        • Don't take someones photo without permission
        • Don't overuse
  • Uses
    • Communicate
    • Leisure
    • Work
    • When Traveling
  • Personal Computers
    • Desktop
      • Needs periherals
      • Powerful Processors
      • Good connectivity
      • Easy to upgrade and enhance by adding extra functions
      • Have hard drive disks and optical drives
    • Laptop
      • Monitor, mouse and webcam built in
      • Good connctivity
      • Less easy to dismantle and upgrade
      • Notebooks are similar but even more compact
      • Have hard drive disks and optical drives
    • Netbook
      • Strong and robust
      • Small and lightweight
      • Boot up quickly
      • Don't have hard disk or optical drives
      • Designed for using the internet and "cloud computing"
    • Tablets
      • Very light and portable
      • Battery powered
      • Touch screen
      • Virtual on screen keyboard
      • Camera
      • Can download and run apps
    • Health Risks
      • Eye strain
      • RSI(Repeated Strain Injury)
      • Neck and Back Problems
      • Pain in knees and legs
    • Features
      • Processor Speed
      • Sound/Graphics card
      • WiFi
      • RAM
      • Storage Capacity
      • Number of USB ports
      • Battery Life

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