ICT- Key Terms


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Bandwidth
The amount of data that can fit through an internet connection. Measured in bps.
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Why is blu-ray better than a CD?
More than 5 times the amount of storage than a traditional CD.
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Convergence
When one device is developed to carry out functions that were originally performed by several devices.
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Digital Rights Management
Allows the copywriter to control them. Eg, iTunes don't allow you to burn songs onto DVD's.
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Fire Format
The particular code a file is sorted in. Can cause problems if a device cannot decode the information.
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Hot Desking
Sharing desks or workspaces between workers. Saves space and resources.
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Malware
Software that is designed to cause problems for users.
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Outsourcing
Using an external service provider to carry out a business function.
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Spyware
Installed software which collects you details and sends it to another computer.
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Why is blu-ray better than a CD?

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More than 5 times the amount of storage than a traditional CD.

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Convergence

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Digital Rights Management

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Fire Format

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