If something is added on one device that item is automatically available on the other devices, only exists on the internet.
- iCloud by Apple
- Micorsoft Cloud Computing
Advantages of Cloud Computing
- Everything is saved in the same place
- Backed up by the provider automatically
- is very reliable
Disadvantages of Cloud Computing
- Don't have control of your server, must rely on the provider
- Have to pay monthly or annually
- You need an internet connection
- Shows for example what a person would look like in a certain piece of clothing.
- Similar to Xbox Kinect
- Body parts can be used to interact like the iPad
The divide between the young generations who have access to computers and knowledge about them and the elderly who do not.
Different stages of Web Development
Web 1.0- Boring, Static Pages
Web 2.0- Anything interactive, e.g. entering details, kiosks
Device for the disabled
Brail Keyboard- for the visually impared, used so the visually impared have the ability to use a keybard.
Foot Mouse- mouse operated by the foot, used by the physically impared
Puff- Suck Switch- Mouth operated switch for use by the physically impared
- Web Cam
- Chip and Pin Reader
- Touch- Screen Monitor
- Remote Control
- Printer ( Laser, Inkjet, Dot Matrix)
- Digital Projecter
- Blu- Ray
- Floppy Disk
- Flash Memory
- Magnetic Hard Disk
- SD Card
DVD- Digital Versatile Device, up to 4.7 GB can be stored
BD- Blu- Ray disk, up to 25 GB approx. can be stored on a standard disk.
Types of Software
- Operating Systems- Linox, Windows, Mac, ios, android, Unix, DOS
Network Interface Card- Allows your devide to connect with a network
MODEM- Tries to connect to a network
Router- Digital device that sends connection to computers and creates your own network.
HUB- Main point where other device connect to it e.g. all of the computers in a network connect to.
Different types of Networks
Ring Network- Very fast and data flows in one direction but if central cable breaks network stops.
Star Network- used to connect multiple servers together and still works if one breaks but is very expensive. used in schools.
Bus network- also known as a line network, is cheap and easy to buy but if one part breaks the whole things does. in households.