ICT in the Home

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What are the uses of ICT in terms of Home Entertainment?
Smart TV, Mobile Phones, Digital Radio, MP3 Players, Digital Photography, Chat Rooms, Online Dating and Online Gaming.
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What are the other use of ICT in the Home not for entertainment purposes?
Online Dating, Online Voting, Online Shopping, Online Banking,
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What are the advantage to Smart TV?
On demand, record, pause, forward; more control over what to watch & when. More channels / choice.
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What are the disadvantages of a Smart TV?
Closure of cinemas / video shops, etc – no need to go out to watch a film when you can watch it in your own home
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What are the advantages to Mobile phones ?
Constant contact, mobile internet, Tracking
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What are the disadvantages to Radiation, Health Risks, Connection
Radiation / health risks / connection
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What are the advantages to Digital Photography?
Tagging, editing, photoshop, storage, multiple shots – only print best, delete unwanted, upload online, share with friends.
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What are the disadvantages to Digital Photography?
Expensive equipment, can require training – not open to all
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What are the advantages to MP3 Players?
Portable, small, hold lots of song, high quality, shared easily
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What are the disadvantages to MP3 Players?
Downloading copyrighted music and depriving performers of payment
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What are the advantages to Chat rooms?
Contact with people across the world, access to ask questions, share info and keep in touch
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What are the disadvantages to Chat rooms?
Young children could be groomed to meet undesirable people Cyber bullying – Children could be depressed. Spending too much time at a computer distracts you from working.
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What is the disadvantages to Gambling?
Addiction to gambling can lead to debt
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What is the advantage to Online Gaming?
Gaming with others over internet
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What are the disadvantages to Online Gaming?
Social isolation.lead to RSI, Health problems – incorrect posture, Addiction to computer games – can affect schoolwork.
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What is the advantages to online dating?
Access to a wider range of people for a wider area. Allows specific personalities to be matched so do not waste time.
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What is the advantages to online voting?
Easier for people to vote – may increase the number of people who do vote.Increases access to allow more people to have there say, Useful if you are unable to get out of the house
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What are the advantages to Online Shopping to the Customers?
Available 24/7 (customer but not given twice). Easier to find information because of search engine. Greater choice. Saves on travel costs / shop from home. Can be used by disabled customers. Price comparisons. Read reviews.
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What are the advantages to Online Shopping to the Company?
Always accessible (both) / Available 24/7 (customer). Low start up and running costs (company). Save money on rental space. Cheaper to update website than a catalogue / Easier to update. Global marketplace. Other income sources / advertising.
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What are the advantages to Online Banking to the Bank?
Purchase financial goods online, transfer money between accounts, take out loans. Available 24/7. Paperless billing / account statements. Greater Flexibility with money.
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What are the disadvantages to Online Banking to the Bank?
Less Bank workers, Hacking of credit card/ debit card details, Have to pay telephone charges whilst online Phishing, Introduction of viruses, No physical cash, Lack of local Branch
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What are the advantages to Online Banking to the Customers?
Can buy 24 hours a day, 365 days a year No need to handle cash, Can print off an on screen receipt Delivery process can often be tracked online Goods are often discounted, Instant refund, less time at checkout
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What are the advantages to Online Banking to the Business?
Process is almost paperless Transactions are automatic, saving staff costs Connectivity between the stock database and sales also allows for automatic stock control. Now the money is there before customer takes the goods away, Track spending patterns
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What are the four types of Card Crimes?
Using stolen debit and credit cards, Credit card fraud, Card copying- Skimming, Applying for a card using a stolen identity
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How can we prevent the use of stolen credit cards?
Photos on cards, Lower the amount that can be spent using cards before seeking authorisation, Details of stolen cards put on POS terminals, PIN numbers, Spending patterns, Camera at ATM
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How can we prevent the use of credit card fraud?
Use agreed words on some sites, Use a secure service (Paypal), CVV number.
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How can we prevent the use of Skimming / Card copying?
Programmable smart cards to make data difficult to copy, Use of holograms to make cards Difficult to copy.
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How can we prevent the use of applying for a card using stolen identity?
Shredding of personal information
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