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smart phone?
a phone offering advanced features e.g. the ability to send emails, surf the internet
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Multifunctional
having the ability to do many things using the same device
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SD and SDHC cards
Secure digital (SD) cards are one type of flash memory card which store up to 2GB of data. Secure digital high capacity (SDHC) cards are another type of flash memory card and they are ideal for video cameras because they can store up to 32 GB of data
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File format
the particular code that a file is stored in. Different software and devices use different formats, which can cause problems if a device cannot decode the information
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Compatible
the ability of a device to communicate and share information with another device
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Bluetooth
allows the exchange of data over short distances from fixed and mobile devices. in order for devices to communicate they must be able to understand the bluetooth rules (protocols)
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WIFI
wireless fidelity. it is similar to bluetooth in that it is used to exchange data, but the signals can travel further distances.
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GPS (global positioning system)
a navigational system used in many devices which gives current location directions from current location to specifed destinations and distances from a current location to specific destination using signals from satellities
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User interface
the way in which a user interacts with a system such as a computer or mobile phone e.g. keypad, screens, ,menu and icons.
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RSI (repetitive strain injury)
damage caused to the muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves or joints, usually because of repeating the same action.
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Etiquette
a set of rules that poeple try to abide bby out of respect for other people around them.
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public domain
materials that are avaliable for anyone to use for any purpose (not subject to laws of copyright)
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Desktop computer
a stationary computer, usually consisting of a tower and seperate monitor. it is generally more powerful and has a larger storage capacity than a portable computer.
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Portable computer
designed to allow the user to use the computer on the move, e.g. laptop,notebook,netbook and PDA
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Specification (spec)
the technical details of a device or system
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Primary storage
built-in storage designed to be directly accessed by the central processing unit (CPU)
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Network
devices connected together to allow communication and exchange of data.
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Peripherals
external devices connected to a computer, e.g. printer, microphone
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software
programs that give insttructions to a computer and which allow the user to carry out different tasks
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future proofing
anticipating future developments when you buy something in the hope thst it will not go out of date quickly. fure proofing can be expensive as buying something top of the range will cost more than if you wait a short while.
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Real time
the actual time during which something takes place, without noticeable delays
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emoticon
the use of icons or text to portray mood or facial expressions e.g. when youre happy or sad
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3G
third generation wireless communication allows high-speed wireless data transfer.
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latency
the time delay between the moment something is initiated and the moment it becomes detectable
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having the ability to do many things using the same device

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Multifunctional

Card 3

Front

Secure digital (SD) cards are one type of flash memory card which store up to 2GB of data. Secure digital high capacity (SDHC) cards are another type of flash memory card and they are ideal for video cameras because they can store up to 32 GB of data

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

the particular code that a file is stored in. Different software and devices use different formats, which can cause problems if a device cannot decode the information

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

the ability of a device to communicate and share information with another device

Back

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