Essays Tagged: "Personal computer"

Tthe impact that the personal computer has made during the past 10 years on the the community. Includes detailed history, information about the internet, and about future possibilities

This report is about the impact that the personal computer has made during thepast 10 years on the the community. It is a report that include ... g thepast 10 years on the the community. It is a report that includes detailedinformation about the personal computer and the way it has worked its wayinto a lot of peoples everyday lives. It includes ... troythe future. There is a description on how it is developed and an in-depthlook at how it works.A personal computer is a machine that lets you do do just about everything youcould think of. You can ...

(3 pages) 148 1 4.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Computer Literacy

ng with the famous ENIAC, a revolution has been taking placein the United States and the world. The personal computer has changed the way manypeople think and live. With its amazing versatility, it ha ... rd processor,running a specified program, and using a modem to check e-mail and access the Internet.Personal computers now have a tremendous entertainment value due to theirversatility. Not only can a ...

(2 pages) 63 0 4.3 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

How to buy a computer

Knowledge is PowerBuying a personal computer can be as difficult as buying a car. No matter how much one investigates, how many ...

(6 pages) 161 0 3.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Polymorphic and Cloning Computer Viruses

mpossibilities of yesterday. With the help of modern telecommunications and the rapid growth of the personal computer in the average household we are able to talk to and share information with people ... ters in the world; however, for simplicity's sake, this paper will focus on the most common form of personal computers, the 80x86, better known as an IBM compatible machine. The computer itself is run ...

(7 pages) 72 0 4.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Computer crimes need to be prevented and halted through increased computer network security measures as well as tougher laws and enforcement of those laws in cyberspace

any crime accomplished through special knowledge of computer technology. All that is required is a personal computer, a modem, and a phone line. Increasing instances of white-collar crime involve com ... the complex process of writing a program to change data already in the computer. With the advent of personal computers to manipulate information and access computers by telephone, increasing numbers o ...

(13 pages) 688 6 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The PC: Friend or Foe

f the past because now the most common instrument to write, collect, or exchange information is the Personal Computer. The P.C. made its introduction into the marketplace at the beginning of the 1980' ... rate of 300,000 per year and soon every home in North America will have a computer or two for their personal pleasure or home business. Maintenance is a key word in protecting this investment and prop ...

(3 pages) 56 0 4.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Bad Influence.

Child pornography, hackers reading how to hack into your web site or personal computer and children reading explicit details in the Starr Report; these are all examples ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

This is a case study about the Compaq Corporation.

xas Instruments and invested $1,000 each to form their own company. Their first idea was a portable personal computer that was sketched on a paper placemat in a Houston pie shop. The founders presente ... pany. Compaq is the second largest computer company in the world and the largest global supplier of personal computers. Compaq develops and markets hardware, software, solutions, and services, includi ...

(13 pages) 379 1 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Robotic development in 21st Century.

In the past two decades, personal computers, the World Wide Web, and mobile phones became everyday vocabulary, which shows th ... lives in ways we had never imagined thirty years ago. In the year of 2000, 87% of U.S families have personal computer in the home, and 79% of these families have Internet access at home (Ignatius 76). ... nternet and computer boom, so what will come next? According to Pollack, "In 2001, robots are where personal computers were in 1980-poised to break into the marketplace as common corporate tools and u ...

(7 pages) 151 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Electrical Engineering

Essay Title: Computer Revolution

d. For over fifty years, a revolution has been taking place in the United States and the world. The personal computer has changed the way many people think and live. With its amazing versatility, it h ... tem, Apple introduced a new line of computers called the Macintosh. Steve Jobs innovative idea of a personal computer led him into revolutionizing the computer hardware and software industry. When Job ...

(6 pages) 175 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Microsoft monopoly

is being sued by the Justice Department joined by 19 states.As we all know, Microsoft dominates the personal computer's operating system. Almost every computer in schools, libraries, offices, and home ... ng acquired by America Online.Basically Microsoft is being sued for having an illegal monopoly over personal computer's operating system and repeatedly quashed competition to preserve its market domin ...

(3 pages) 151 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Computer literacy

popular movement for educational reform in the early 1980s coincided with the mass marketing of the personal computer as a needed new tool and the consequent surge in computer sales. Through the mass ... ol, the business will go on as well in his absence as in his presence, because the authority is not personal" -- exactly the type of training needed to keep industrial workers working hard without clo ...

(8 pages) 90 1 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Apple Computer

ion to "change the world through technology." More specifically, the company sought out to make the personal computer an accessible and affordable device to the mass market. The proliferation of new s ... tegy today? Apple's mission is to deliver a highly innovative and superior solution to a customer's personal computing needs. Apple's present day competitive strategy is a return to differentiation. K ...

(24 pages) 1436 1 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

PAIBOC Principle and its application in Atari Game manuals

hich required greater physical endurance with comfort by using consoles or the increasingly popular personal computer.Well, definitely they have changed the way we look at games and sports. On one sid ...

(7 pages) 58 2 4.9 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

You have $2,000.00 to get the best computer system you can get for the money. What system will you buy?

croprocessors built into them. However, the computer that everyone thinks of first is typically the personal computer, better known as the PC.A PC is an information processing device. It can take info ...

(7 pages) 72 0 3.9 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Monitoring.... Not Spying (Reading employees emails and monitoring websites)

eading it other than the recipient. Of course, I believe this is true only when they use his or her personal computer. At the workplace, on the other hand, I believe it is morally acceptable for an em ... r to read his or her employers email. One of the deontological issues concerning this is privacy of personal communication and the strongest utilitarian consideration is that if employer's email is mo ...

(2 pages) 94 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Managing Quality while Outsourcing: How much needs to be compromised? - Aseem Jain

bout transistor densities on silicon chips. But during the 1980s, thanks to the amazing rise of the personal computer, Moore's Law took on a larger meaning. It became the symbol for exponential gains ...

(4 pages) 96 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

History and development of Operating Systems

nPage 2-3 : History of Operating SystemsPage 3 : Timesharing and Multiprogramming 1960sPage 4 : The personal computer eraPage 4-5 : The Significant types of Operating SystemsPage 5-6 : The Functions o ... ycle until the program is free of syntax errors thereby reducing development time significantly.The personal computer eraEarly personal computer operating systems were very diverse. Each vendor was pr ...

(8 pages) 207 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Computer Technology and what parents should look for when buying a home computer.

Computer Technology Parents are different in many ways when it comes to shopping for a personal home computer for their children. Nowadays, many parents believe that children need a compu ... educated parents or the technical parents. The status symbol parents will approach buying a personal computer as if they were buying a pair of designer-jeans, looking for the latest fashion an ...

(3 pages) 23 0 2.2 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Invention of the computer

Invention Of the ComputerBy Kenneth H. RussellThe invention of the personal computer took place about 50 years ago. Steve Jobs and others had developed the Apple+. Sin ... rld has affected by itin the following ways:1. Computers balance financial transactions such as our personal bank account.2. On a larger scale the IRS keeps track of every American in a variety ways b ...

(1 pages) 27 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science