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Which invention has made computers compact enough to fit in your pocket?
Microchips Before microchips, some computers would be the size of a room. Microchips are still used in computers today.
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Which of these describes a desktop computer?
Reasonably powerful, usually with a separate tower and monitor Desktop computers are normally fairly powerful and having a separate tower and monitor makes them easy to upgrade.
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Which of these describes a laptop computer?
Fairly powerful, very portable and with the screen built into the computer By having the computer and the screen built in, a laptop is much more portable than a traditional desktop PC.
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Which of these would you ALWAYS get with a laptop but NOT with a games console?
A keyboard While a laptop comes with a keyboard built in, keyboards for games consoles are usually an optional extra.
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Which of these is NOT an operating system?
Microsoft Office Microsoft Office will let you create documents, but it won't manage your computer hardware.
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Which of these operating systems is free to use?
Linux Linux is open source, so you can install and use it for free. There are lots of 'flavours' of Linux to choose from.
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Which of these storage devices is regularly used today?
The Cloud Storing data online means you can get to your data wherever you are as long as you have a good internet connection.
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Which of these was an early way to connect to the internet?
Dialup Dialup meant connecting your computer to the phone line which was slow and meant you couldn't use your phone!
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What device for business people was like a smartphone, but without the phone?
PDA A PDA, or Personal Digital Assistant, used a touch screen and a stylus to let you use it like a small computer.
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What media did the Sony Walkman use for listening to music?
Cassette tapes Cassette tapes were used to store songs before CDs were invented. The Sony Walkman was the first portable media player.
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Which of these describes a desktop computer?

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Reasonably powerful, usually with a separate tower and monitor Desktop computers are normally fairly powerful and having a separate tower and monitor makes them easy to upgrade.

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Which of these describes a laptop computer?

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Which of these would you ALWAYS get with a laptop but NOT with a games console?

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Which of these is NOT an operating system?

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