Personal Digital Devices

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How digital devices has improved the way companies work and operate.
(1) Specialist software = greater productivity / more work being done. (2) People can work from home = saves money on transport = lower carbon footprint. (3) Access online data = collaborate on the same documents.
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How digital devices has improved the way companies work and operate.
(4) Video conferencing = meetings can be organised quicky / you can have meetings all over the world / you save money on transport or accommodation.
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Benefits of personal digital devices in education.
(1) Use of computers for producing + presenting work. (2) Use of Internet (on computers / tablets / mobile phones) for research. (3) Subject-specific sogtware for subject teaching. (4) Use of digital projectors + interactve whiteboards in teaching.
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Benefits of personal digital devices in education.
(5) Use of various digital devices e.g. computers, smartphones + tablets for email communication. (6) Use of educational apps on smartphones + tablets. (7) Use of digital devices for datalogging.
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Benefits of personal digital devices in education.
(8) Use of varios digital devices e.g. computers, smartphones + tablets with VLEs to allow effective communication amoung students, teachers + parents, to allow teachers to publish lesson content + to allow students to hand in work.
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Benefits of personal digital devices in education.
(9) Use of digital cameras for projects, experiments, etc.
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ECONOMIC impact on people with LIMITED access to digital devices.
(1) Limited skills development + understanding of the use of technology. (2) Limited awareness / skills can impact jobs. (3) More difficult to access banking + other online services. (4) Good cost more (often cheaper to buy goods / services online).
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ECONOMIC impact on people with LIMITED access to digital devices.
(5) Less choice (a wider range of options regarding goods / services online).
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SOCIAL impact on people with LIMITED access to digital devices.
(1) Digital exculsion. (2) Poorer online (less immediate) access email / other communications (also applies to mobile phones etc. not just broadboad). (3) Poorer accesss to 'now' society (immediate contact / acces to news).
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SOCIAL impact on people with LIMITED access to digital devices.
(4) Exculsion (opportunity to link into social networking / developing friendship / common interest groups).
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EDUCATIONAL impact on people with LIMITED access to digital devices.
(1) Poorer access to info (many educational resources now freely available online) + online courses. (2) No access to online training (would need to access community rsources + would have to leave home to do this).
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EDUCATIONAL impact on people with LIMITED access to digital devices.
(3) Limited opportunity to develop skills (ICT + other functional skills).
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CULTURAL impact on people with LIMITED access to digital devices.
(1) Poorer access to resources e.g. a) Music (MP3 players / downloads / streaming). b) Video on demand (BBC iPlayer + similar).
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Processor
There is a processor in all digital devices. It controlls the functions of the device. There are specialist microprocessors for different devices.
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Adv of a HARD DISK DRIVE rather than an SD card.
(1) Greater storage capacity. (2) Faster data access.
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Adv of SD CARD rather than a hard disk drive.
(1) SD card is smaller + lighter. (2) No moving parts that can be damaged. (3) Easily removable + can be used to transfer data between devices.
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Why an inbult webcm is more convenient than an external one when video conferencing.
(1) Inbuilt webcam cannot be lost. (2) Inbuilt webcam = there are no additional cables. (3) No need to install additionl software / no set up time required. (4) An inbuilt webcam is less likely to get damaged than an external one.
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Adv of a headset.
(1) Provides better quality / excludes outside noice / noise cancellation. (2) Means that she has her hnds free = enabling her to take notes or perform other tasks. (3) Less distracting for other people in the surroundings.
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Adv of connecting a laptop with an inbuilt screen to your monitor.
(1) Allows you to display 2 files side by side so you can work on them at the same time. (2) Gives you a higher resolution screen. (3) Allows easier sharing of laptop info with other users (assuming laptop screen is small).
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