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Bluetooth
Bluetooth is the name given to a radio technology which allows signals to be transmitted wirelessly over short distances between telephones, computers and devices.
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Wi-Fi
A type of network that makes use of radio channels to connect either to a local area network (LAN) or a router linked to the Internet. Companies often have a Wi-Fi system installed inside their buildings. They are nowhere near as fast as standard
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LAN
A LAN is a network of computers which are connected together in a limited area, usually the same building or a couple of nearby buildings. LANs are usually high speed and they make use of connected periperhals such as printers.
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Gigabyte (GB)
A Gigabyte is a measurement of computer memory capacity. It is equivalent to 1024 Megabytes although you will commonly see it referred to as 1,000 Megabytes (which isn't correct).
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Nibble
The name given to 4 bits or half a byte.
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RAM/Random Access Memory
Random access memory (or simply RAM) is the memory in a computer that is used to store computer programs while they are running any information the programs need to do their job. Information in the RAM can be read and written quickly in any order.
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Report
A report is a document (paper or electronic) that presents data in an easy-to-read, professional format. Reports can be created within database applications such as Access. It is presented in a tidy format.
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Record
A database term. A record is all of the data about one person or one thing. A record is made up of one or more 'fields'. For example a name and address database could have one record such as this: "Joe Blogs", "34 Wyvern Road" , "Manchester", "UK"
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Field
Challenge see if you can find out one extra fact on this topic that we haven't already told you Click on this link: Database Field
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Fibre Optic
Fibre-optic cable allows data to be transimitted by making use of light. The cable has an extremely transparent central glass core, which is surrounded by cladding.
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A type of network that makes use of radio channels to connect either to a local area network (LAN) or a router linked to the Internet. Companies often have a Wi-Fi system installed inside their buildings. They are nowhere near as fast as standard

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Wi-Fi

Card 3

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A LAN is a network of computers which are connected together in a limited area, usually the same building or a couple of nearby buildings. LANs are usually high speed and they make use of connected periperhals such as printers.

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Card 4

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A Gigabyte is a measurement of computer memory capacity. It is equivalent to 1024 Megabytes although you will commonly see it referred to as 1,000 Megabytes (which isn't correct).

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Card 5

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The name given to 4 bits or half a byte.

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