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Instructions
The steps a computer follows to complete a task
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Program
The instructions given to a computer to complete a specific process
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General Purpose Computer
These are computers that run a wide cariety of programs, which make them do different things.
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Personal Computer
It is a general purpose computer and comes in a variety of forms such as a PDA
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WiFi
a system for connecting electronic equipment such as computers and electronic organizers to the internet without using wires
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Webcam
a camera that records moving pictures and sound and allows these to be broadcast on the internet as they happen
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Standards
A level of quality.
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Smart Phone
It is a device that's mainly concerned with phone functions but also has email,internet and others.
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System
It is a collection of parts that work together for a particular purpose.
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Dedicated Computer
A computer designed to just work in one particular situation.
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Embedded System
Most modern electronic devices have computer systems inside them that control them
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Processor
the part of a computer that performs operations on the information that is put into it
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RAM
Random Access Memory. Stores data in bits in the form of binary digits.
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Control Unit
This is part of the processor that runs programs and directs operations.
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Arithmetic Logic Unit
This is where the processor carries out calculations and comparisons.
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ROM
Stands for Read Only Memory.
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The instructions given to a computer to complete a specific process

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Program

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These are computers that run a wide cariety of programs, which make them do different things.

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It is a general purpose computer and comes in a variety of forms such as a PDA

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a system for connecting electronic equipment such as computers and electronic organizers to the internet without using wires

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