Unit 1: Hardware/Software Storage Media

Unit 1: Hardware/Software Storage Media. Created by Karen Haley Russellville High School. Bluetooth. wireless technology to transfer data. Burner. a CD or DVD writer; can be internal or external. Cloud computing .
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Unit 1: Hardware/SoftwareStorage MediaCreated by Karen HaleyRussellville High SchoolBluetooth
  • wireless technology to transfer data
  • Burner
  • a CD or DVD writer; can be internal or external
  • Cloud computing
  • use of web services to perform functions that were traditionally performed with software on an individual computer,
  • Flicker
  • Picasa
  • Google Docs
  • Picnik
  • Compact disk (CD)
  • an optical storage medium made of molded polymer for electronically recording, storing, and playing back audio, video, text, and other information in digital form
  • also CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW
  • Digital Video Disk (DVD)
  • an optical disk with a capacity of 47 Gb or more that can hold a full-length commercial movie
  • also DVD-ROM, DVD-D+\-R, DVD+\-RW, Blu ray
  • Drawing software
  • program used to create vector graphics; provides fir freehand as well as geometric shapes
  • Flash drive
  • a plug-and-play portable storage device that uses flash memory and is lightweight enough to attach to a key chain
  • pen drive, keychain drive, thumb drive, jump drive
  • Flash memory
  • Flash memory – sometimes called "flash ram"; is solid-state memory that can be erased and reprogrammed
  • gets its name because the microchip is organized so that a section of memory cells are erased in a single action or "flash"
  • Gigabyte (GB)
  • a unit of storage measuring roughly one billion bytes
  • Image editing software
  • software designed to edit, manipulate or modify digital photographs
  • Kiosk
  • a free-standing electronic system that allows transactions or provides information,
  • DVD Rental, ATM, gift registry, photo development
  • Megabyte (MB)
  • a unit of storage measuring roughly one million bytes
  • Optical storage
  • storage device that records data by burning microscopic holes in the surface if the disk with a laser
  • Painting software
  • programs used to create bitmap images; useful in creating original art because they provide the tools used by artists
  • such as brushes and pens
  • Point-and-shoot cameras
  • a still camera used for simple operations
  • Scanner
  • an input device that converts hard copy, such as photos and documents, to a digital copy
  • SLR (a single lens reflex) camera
  • camera that has a detachable lens
  • Terabyte (TB)
  • a unit of storage measuring roughly one trillion bytes
  • Universal Serial Bus (USB) port
  • a connection port used to connect various outside devices, i.e. flash drives, USB cables
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