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Best Drive to store temporary information
Center of PC stores operating systems software, data, etc
Antiquated drive to store digital information
Optical Disc (DVD)
Best drive to store information
A computer input device that allows one to hand-draw images and graphics, similar to the way one draws images with a pencil and paper
A form of writable memory, usually RAM, dedicated to the purpose of holding the information necessary for the graphics card to drive a display
An optical drive that uses laser light or electromagnetic waves near the light spectrum to read or write data to or from optical disks
A user interface control GUI element similar to a list box which allows the user to choose one value from a list.
When a drop-down list is inactive it displays a single value.
When active it displays drop-down list of values
A type of graphical user interface element that allows the user to choose only one of a predefined set of options.
A type of graphical user interface element (widget) that permits the user to make multiple selections from a number of options
A text box's purpose is to allow the user to input text info to be used by the program
In Computer Science, code generation is the process by which a compiler's code generator converts some internal representation of source code into a form that can be readily executed by a machine
HyperText Markup Language
* Predominant markup language for web pages.
* Creates means to create structured documents
A textual data format, with strong support via Unicode for the language of the world
*Widely used for the representation of arbitrary data structures
A series of software operating systems and graphical user interfaces produced by Microsoft
A computer operating system originally developed in 1969 by a group of AT&T employees at Bell Labs
A free and open source web browser
* Derived from Mozilla App and managed by Mozilla Corporation
Mac OS X Leopard
Apple's desktop and server operating system for Macintosh Computers
A word processor designed by Microsoft
A computer operating system based on the Debian GNU/Linux