Essays Tagged: "Graphical user interface"

Cognitive Artifacts and Windows 95. Refers to the article by David A. Norman

d completion of tasks. These principles and theories that Norman speaks about may be applied to any graphical user interface, however I have chosen to relate the article to the interface known as Wind ... actions from happening without conscious attention.'The artifacts discussed above using Windows 95 graphical user interface are very similar to the theories and principles that Norman suggests in his ...

(3 pages) 34 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Benefits of ecu installation.

selections, the program is said to have a menu-driven interface. Programs that display information graphically and require a pointing device for user interaction have graphical user interfaces.There ...

(5 pages) 37 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Advances Of Computer Mice- This report tells you who first made the computer mouse and how technology has advanced at made these mice better

the first mouse. It was made of wood and was twice the size of a hockey puck. This paved the way to graphical user interface and a way to transform the way we people use computers. Throughout the year ... f the parts inside the mouse are made of wood too. After he made the mouse it paved the way for the graphical user interface and transforming the way we use computers today. When it first came out not ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

An operating system is a program that acts an intermediary betweena user of a computer and the computer hardware.

hat controlsthe basic functions of personal computers. Windows started life asMicrosoft?s take on a graphical user interface (GUI). Windows 3.0,Window 3.1, and Window 3.11 were the three earliest vers ... lthough some DOS features areincluded for compatibility. One advantage of Windows 95 is its improvedgraphical user interface, which makes working with files and programseasier than earlier versions. A ...

(3 pages) 181 1 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

A Breif History of Unix

ntages and some disadvantages. Currently intensive development effort is being done on all of these Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs).Vendors providing UNIX also have done a work to improve the user in ...

(6 pages) 132 2 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

The four major functions of an operating system are

kernel. There are three different types of user interface. These are command-line, menu-driven, and graphical interface.2.a) How did Linus get the attention of so many people willing to volunteer thei ...

(2 pages) 42 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Xerox PARC

all the good ideas in computing currently in use can be traced back to PARC, including: The graphical user interface: such as the Macintosh and Windows operating systems. Ethernet: a co ... used to manipulate text, graphics and numbers.For WYSIWYG to be possible it was necessary to have a Graphical User Interface Graphical User Interface (GUI): an interface in which the cursor can ...

(2 pages) 42 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

U.S vs. Microsoft

area to gain leverage in another market where thy have stiff competition. Microsoft would use their graphical user interface (Windows) to sell their operating system (DOS) by offering discounts to man ...

(2 pages) 26 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Nokia Brand dimensions.

e person with whom to spend time.A case in point - Nokia 5110, the first mobile phone that utilizes Graphical User Interface, shows an easily understandable icon next to words that describe it quickly ...

(13 pages) 188 0 4.5 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Computer Interfacing

rface.The software controls functioning of the interface system. The parallel interface, mouse, and graphical user interface must be controlled by the software. The interface software sends appropriat ... e is required to allow the user to input information and control the interface such as the printer. Graphical User Interface consists of clickable boxes, and visual representation of the peripherals o ...

(1 pages) 145 0 2.3 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Computer Science

use Windows as their operating system. The pointer that is used to control the screen is called the Graphical User Interface (GUI) and it is used to click on a file that you saved before, like a docum ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

What is human computer interface? What is the future of human computer interface?

working, learning, communicating, and recreational lives.Toward this end, technologies such as the graphical user interface, virtual environments, speech recognition, gesture and handwriting recognit ... lication of design methodologies to real-world problems. Their work often revolves around designing graphical user interfaces and web interfaces.Researchers in HCI are interested in developing new des ...

(2 pages) 86 0 3.7 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

End User Support, Improve End-User Support.

differences between the old and new systems which result from advances and are not features of the graphical user interface.b) From these differences suggest the training necessary for a member of th ...

(7 pages) 85 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Analysis of the necessary steps to produce software

the customer requirements; the user classification and the identification of the task scenarios.1. Graphical User Interface DesignGraphical User Interface Design has become an element of choice to ob ... ional Requirements is presented in appendix D5. Design MethodologyThe chosen methodologies were the Graphical User Design and Windows 2000 style, because this two complement each other and are very si ...

(17 pages) 49 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Compare, Contrast Systems: Windows XP, Windows 2000 Advance Sever, and Windows Server 2003

old DOS commands; if a text command is typed the computer responds according to the command, or the graphical user interface or GUI operating system similar to the current Windows that everyone is fam ... * Two distinct editions Home and Professional* Windows XP introduced a new visual style with a more graphical appearance* Windows interface isolates the user from the inner working of the computer, ma ...

(6 pages) 188 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Computer Mouse

The computer mouse is an input device that uses a graphical user interface. Computers that incorporate the graphical user interface into their system ... erent applications including engineering and computer games. When using the computer mouse with the graphical user interface you move the mouse along a flat level surface. The arrow on the computer mo ... t advancement for the computer mouse came out of the Apple computer. The Apple Lisa computer used a graphical user interface and it helped create the technology used for the computer mouse. The Macint ...

(3 pages) 19 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Apple Computer Inc.: Passion, Design And The Futur

terest in the development of new products, including the Lisa and the legendary MacIntosh, with its graphical interface and 3.5 inch floppy disk.The passion Apple is so famous for was clearly evident ... Intosh. Project teams worked around the clock to develop the machine, in addition to its innovative graphical user interface (GUI) operating system (Mac OS). Based loosely on a design developed by the ...

(5 pages) 125 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Brief History of Microsoft and Apple

nnovations started when they hired some people from the Xerox Company who had some ideas of the new Graphical User Interface (GUI) and the mouse driver that company was working on. Steve Jobs visited ...

(3 pages) 63 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science


ferings, Windows was still based upon the Disk Operating System (DOS), but it brought a much needed Graphical User Interface (GUI) to the mainstream computer market and began and evolution (or revolut ... e KDE Desktop customized for Knoppix. KDE is the default desktop for Knoppix 5.1.1, and the Windows Graphical User Interface.KDE and Windows XP refer to the left-most button differently. In Windows XP ...

(20 pages) 126 1 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Final Economics Project

rgins and market share.Microsoft first surfaced in 1983 by announcing its development of Windows, a graphical user interface for its own operating system (MS-DOS) that had produced for IBM PC and comp ... its own operating system (MS-DOS) that had produced for IBM PC and compatible computers. Microsoft graphical user interface was a mock-up the Apple's Mac Operating System. Microsoft Corporation now d ...

(13 pages) 45 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management