COMPUTER BASICS - TERMINOLOGY Application – A computer program that does specific tasks such as word processing or spreadsheets. Bit – Represents a binary digit which is the amount of information obtained by asking a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ question. This is also the smallest unit of information stored on a computer as a 0 or 1. Blinking Cursor – This is a vertical blinking bar that locates the position on the screen where text can be inserted or deleted. This appears most frequently in text or dialog boxes. Byte – Data is stored on a computer in Bytes. A byte is one character, which may be a number or letter. A byte is composed of 8 consecutive bits. 1,000 bytes = 1 kilobyte (K or KB) 1,000 KB = 1 megabyte (MB) 1,000 MB = 1 gigabyte (GB) 1,000 GB = 1 Terabyte (TB) Cache This is a type of memory and is similar to RAM. Cache is used by the computer to move data between the RAM and CPU. CD-ROM – A removable disk that stores data. A CD-ROM can only be read. You cannot record (save) data onto one. You may however record (save) onto a CD-Rewritable disk. This is most often called a CD. A CD looks like a music CD, but contains data instead of music. Computer – A collection of electronic parts that allow software programs to run that perform certain tasks. A computer can accept input, change data, store data and display data. CPU – The CPU (central processing unit), is the brain of the computer. New Windows-based programs use a Pentium processor primarily. Cursor – A synonym for the pointer, which is controlled by the mouse. The cursor may take different shapes. DVD (Digital Versatile Disc) – Technology that store more information than a CD-ROM and can be written upon. The disk resembles a CD-ROM but has approximately seven times the storage capacity. File – A collection of data with a name.[NewsNaira]
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