01:198:110 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Usb, Central Processing Unit, Internet Service Provider

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Hardware necessary details that are eliminated from you needing to know it (for example: you don"t see bits but they are necessary to the computer) Includes the cpu, ram, storage devices, peripherals, and. The programs and other operating information used by a computer. Radio-frequency identification - uses electromagnetic fields to automatically track and identify tags attached to objects. Microprocessor (cpu) central processing unit - brain of the computer, machine cycle = fetch instructions from memory, decode instructions, execute instructions, store results. Small box that allows multiple computers to join the same network. Basic input output system - a set of computer instructions in firmware that control input and output operations. A chip with two or four independent cores that read and execute cpu instructions such as add, move data, and branch. Random access memory - main memory that stores the computer"s programs and data temporarily while power is still on.