Computers Understanding Technology Essay

1196 Words5 Pages
Identify the Process The process that is illustrated here is the information processing cycle. This process has four functions which are: Input- this is where data enters the computer and is the first step in the processing cycle. The next function is processing, which happens in the computer’s electrical circuit. And next is output, it’s create from the processing and then sent out to devices, called monitors and printers. And last is storage, which is made up of hard drives, compact disks, and flash drives. Label the Drawing Keyboard- input Computers electrical circuit – processing Monitor and printer- output Hard drive, compact disc, and flash drive- storage Research and Writing Question 1: Uses for a computer 1. E-mail 2. Photos 3. Videos 4. Social Network 5. News 6. Finances 7. Music 8. Instant-Messages 9. School Homework The computer system that I would have to go with would be Hewlett-Packard Envy x2. This is a 2-in-1 tablet and notebook device with an 11.6-inch detachable screen and an Intel i5 processor. I would choose this computer system because I would be able to use for homework and my children could use it as a tablet for their games they play. I could also use it for watching movies and not have to worry about keeping it upright to watch the movie. Question 2: | BlackBerry Storm | Google G1 | IPhone 3G | Weight | 5.5 oz | 5.6 oz | 4.7 oz | Screen Resolution | 480 x 360 pixels | 480 x 360 | 480 x 360 | Keyboard | Virtual with feedback | Physical | Virtual | Wi-Fi? | No | Yes | Yes | Claimed Talk Time | 5.5 hrs. | 5 hrs. | 5 hrs. | Camera Resolution | 3.2 Megapixels | 3.2 Megapixels | 2.0 Megapixels | Storage | 9 GB (Expandable) | 1 GB (Expandable) | 8 GB or 16 GB (Fixed) | Price | $200 (after mail-in rebate) | $179 | $199 or $299 | Screen Size | 3.25” | 3.17” | 3.5” |

More about Computers Understanding Technology Essay

Open Document