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What digital devices allow people to communicate at any time and where ever they are?
-text message(short message service,SMS) -social networking sites -instant messaging -voice calls -video calls -emails
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What do people use digital devices on the move for?
-to find the route using sat nav and Global Positioning System (GPS)
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What can digital devices be used for leisure?
-reading with ebook readers -playing games with consoles or computing -downloading music -streaming films -keeping in touch through social networking sites
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When choosing a digital device (e.g a phone) what factors should you take into place?
-the battery life -user interface -connectivity -security - speed of internet connection and processor -the propose -storage capacity/memory
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Name 3 types of flash memory
-Security Digital (SD)card -Micro SD cards -SDXC (Extended Capacity) card -USB flash drive or memory stick -SDHC (High Capacity card)
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What is flash memory?
falsh memory is a type of PERIPHERAL that is ideal for portable digital devices
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Why is flash memory good for portable devices?
-it doesn't lose data when turned off -it has no moving parts so cannot be easily damaged -it is removable and can be used to transfer data between devices.
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Name 4 types of Input Devices
-Touch-sensitive jog dial -Mouse -Keyboard -Game controller -Webcam -Touch screen -Joystick
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Name 3 types of output devices
-Speakers -Headphones -Headset -Screen -Printer
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Define synchronising
when two devices, such as a media player and a computer, are connected they can AUTOMATICALLY EXCHANGE DATA.
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what is Wi-Fi?
-Wi-Fi is another method of wireless communication using radio waves
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What is bluetooth
-bloothoth is a technology allowing devices to comunicate with each other WIRELESSLY. They communicate over short distances using radio waves
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What are the core functions of a mobile phone?
-To allow people to make voice calls when they were 'on the move' - later, using the number keys, people were able to send short text messages using SMS
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What featues have been added to the core functions of a mobile phone?
- GPS receiver -Internet browsing -Productivity -Entertainment -Data storage -Camera/video camera
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Name 5 ways to keep your phones secure
-Hide the phone -Set a pin (password) -lock the SIM card -Record the unique IMEI number -Restrict Bluetooth usage
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Name 2 ways to use a phone safely
- dont use phones whilst driving -don't walk along using a mobile phone -
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Name 4 features of a desktop computer
-Good connectivity -Powerful processors -Easy to upgrade and enhance by adding extra functions -Need input and output peripherals such as monitor, mouse and speakers.
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Name 3 features of a laptop computer
-Battery powered or can use an electricity supply -have Bluetooth and Wi-Fi built in -Less easy to dismantle and upgrade
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Name 2 features of Netbook computers
- strong and robust -Small and lightweight -Wi-Fi built in for Internet connection
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Name 4 features of a tablet computer
-Very light and portable -Battery powered -Touch screen interface -Cameras for still and moving images. - can download and run apps as on a mobile phone
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Name 5 features if a camera
- Store files with SD and micro SD cards - View images/videos immediately on LCD screen -Zoom in using OPTICAL or DIGITAL ZOOM -Take photos, record sound and HD video -Downloading files to a computer using USB or Bluetooth
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Name 3 features of a media player
-small, light, and easy to carry -long battery life -can set playlists -can lock to prevent accidental activation
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What are 2 advantages of using a smartphone for GPS
-They are generally small, light and easy to carry around -you are always likely to have your mobile phone with you
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What are 3 disadvantages of using a smartphone for GPS
-You might have to pay for an expensive sat nav app if your phone does not come with one-Using GPS on your mobile phone runs the battery down quickly-Smartphone sat nav does not always update quickly enough, which could cause you to miss instructions
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What do people use digital devices on the move for?

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-to find the route using sat nav and Global Positioning System (GPS)

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What can digital devices be used for leisure?

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When choosing a digital device (e.g a phone) what factors should you take into place?

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Name 3 types of flash memory

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