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Meaning of Software Software is a general term for the various kinds of program used to operate computers and related devices. This permits users to use. and to redistribute it in modified or unmodified forms. It cannot be picked up or weighed but is required to make hardware do anything.
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Meaning of Hardware In general term. hardware refers to the physical artifacts of a technology or physical components of a computer system in form of computer hardware.0 Introduction Meaning of Open Source Software (OSS)
Open source software (OSS) is defined as computer software for which the source code and certain other rights normally reserved for copyright holders are provided under a software license that meets the Open Source Definition or that is in the public domain. Software is often divided into application software (programs that do work users are directly interested in) and system software (which includes operating systems and any program that supports application software). change. A computer's hardware consists of the physical components necessary to operate and interact with a computer.1.
and to redistribute it in modified or unmodified forms. the Fedora Linux has been the best place to track the leading edge of Linux and Open Source Software. Operating systems perform basic tasks.2 Examples of Open Source OS Kubuntu Linux A user friendly operating system based on KDE. 2. and controlling peripheral devices such as disk drives and printers. and distribute. the Fedora was released the latest of its project. Improved desktop. Kubuntu is the GNU/Linux distribution for everyone. the K Desktop Environment.2. Every generalpurpose computer must have an operating system to run other programs. sending output to the display screen. A Linux-based operating system that showcases the latest in free and open source software. such as recognizing input from the keyboard. But in 10 May 2010. keeping track of files and directories on the disk. Fedora is always free for anyone to use. and improve the software.
. With a predictable 6 month release cycle and part of the Ubuntu project. The Fedora Project is open and anyone is welcomed to join.1 Meaning of Open Source OS Open Source Operating System is the most important program that runs on a computer that is free to use. updated applications and increased usability features are just a few of the surprises with this latest released on 8 June 2011. Fedora Linux
Since its first version. in 2003. It is built by people across the globe who work together as a community: the Fedora Project.0 The Latest Open Source Operating System (OS)
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and spreadsheets. spreadsheet manipulation.2 Examples of Open Source Application Software Open Office An office application set (for word processing. and to redistribute it in modified or unmodified forms.1 Meaning of Open Source Application Software Open Source Application Software (also called as end-user programs) includes database programs. word processors. The latest Open Office was capable to support over 110 languages. change. Squirrel Mail
The latest of Squirrel mail was released on July 2009 which is an email application (for reading and writing email through a web client program) supporting IMAP and SMTP and available for Windows and Mac as well as Linux and other UNIX systems. As November 2009.
. It is free to use. picture drawing and data base access) compatible with all other major office application sets such as Office and available for Windows and Mac as well as Linux and other UNIX systems. 3. the latest of Open Office were distributed. and improve the software.0 The Latest Open Source Application Software
junk fax block. It work more productively. PictBridge™ compatible digital cameras or USB Flash drive and fast borderless photos on popular photo sizes. Memory Stick Pro.0 The Latest Development in ICT
4. Fax forwarding & print. Multi Media. Lexmark X9575 Professional let users gain freedom and flexibility with built-in 802. confirmation. automatic redial. This printer also allows users to print fast. In addition.1 Hardware (Lexmark X8350 and Lexmark X9575 Professional) Lexmark X8350 is a printer that can prints up to 19 ppm colour and up to 25 ppm black. 16-bit grayscale. Memory Stick Duo with adapter. call waiting disable capability. this printer also can fax with 89 speed dials and 10 groups with 30 numbers per group.4" (6 cm) color display.4. scan. It is up to 33 ppm black and 28 ppm color printing. Lexmark Productivity Studio Software makes it easy to crop. improved Camera
. users can fax up to 50-pages capacity Auto Document Feeder (ADF) for multiple page faxing and copying.6 Kbps modem speed 99-speed dials. Mini Secure Digital (Mini SD). supports caller ID and up to 100-page fax memory. edit with unrivalled power. New features propagating productivity include streamlined interface. plus 1-touch color fix and red eye reduction. It also can print Microsoft Office documents and PDFs directly from USB Flash drives. error and activity reports. resize photos and apply photo effects. Microdrive. print directly from digital memory card. The printer can support Compact Flash Type I & II. Standalone black and color faxing with 33. reduce and enlarge photos and documents. Users also can adjust ringer volume. Secure Digital. Share the Lexmark X9575 among multiple computers. High quality printing from virtually anywhere over a secure wireless network. Compatible with Wi-Fi certified IEEE 802.11g/b/n. and composite with breakthrough tools. It introduced universal binaries for all major programs for the Apple Macintosh. copy. Memory Stick. fax. broadcast transmission and delayed transmission. rotate. automatic redial. Adobe Creative Suite 3 (CS3) was announced on March 27.
4. This printer also can print. BVRP Host Fax Solution. The exclusive Lexmark Photo Editor Software enhances photos. User also can view and edit photos as large as 2. It also have function that can copy with 1-touch PC-free copying (color or black) 1 to 99 copies at a time. Caller ID and distinctive ring detection.2 Software (Adobe Photoshop CS3 and CS4) Adobe Photoshop CS3 is marketed with three main components of improvement over previous versions. SmartMedia and XD cards. Print-to-Fax via Lexmark N4000e or N4050e print server with send only. 2007. The resolution is up to 1200 x 4800 dpi optical resolution.11g wireless technology. This printer can also scan flatbed scanner with 48-bit color depth. Beside that. auto Answer Button and scan before dial. 5 quick dial buttons.
enhancing video. and better management with Adobe Bridge. 2008. get print-quality output with the new ray-tracing rendering engine. and high end film and video users. Photoshop CS4. CS3 Extended contains all features of CS3 plus tools for editing and importing some 3D graphics file formats. the new Adjustment and Mask Panels. The successor to Photoshop CS3. enhanced PDF support. add depth to layers and text. content-aware scaling. Editing tools new to CS3 are the Clone Source palette and nondestructive Smart Filters. Adobe released Photoshop CS4 Extended. convert gradient maps to 3D objects. and comprehensive image analysis tools. The Black and White adjustment option improves users control over manual grayscale conversions with a dialog box similar to that of Channel Mixer. Adobe Photoshop CS4 was announced on September 23. better control over print options. It was officially released on October 15. utilizing MATLAB integration and DICOM file support. is the first 64-bit Photoshop on consumer computers. CS4 features additions such as the ability to paint directly on 3D models.Raw.
. wrap 2D images around 3D shapes. and other features such as the Brightness/Contrast adjustment and Vanishing Point module were enhanced. and Fluid Canvas Rotation and File display options. 2008 as the successor to Adobe Creative Suite 3. 3D. On 30 April. Compositing is assisted with Photoshop's new Quick Selection and Refine Edge tools and improved Image Stitching Technology. which includes all the same features of Adobe Photoshop CS4 with the addition of capabilities for scientific imaging. and enjoy exporting to supported common 3D formats.
Many PDAs can access the Internet via Wi-Fi. It is the idea that almost any device. also known as a palmtop computer.1 Meaning of pervasive computing The idea that technology is moving beyond the personal computer to everyday
devices with embedded technology and connectivity as computing devices become progressively smaller and more powerful. For others. pervasive computing is the result of computer technology advancing at exponential speeds . and/or a built-in full keyboard or external USB keyboard and VGA connector.like functionality. a smartphone is simply a phone with advanced features like e-mail.5. Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
A personal digital assistant (PDA) is a handheld computer. 5. from clothing to tools to appliances to cars to homes to the human body to your coffee mug. Internet capability and artificial intelligence. it is a miniature computer that has phone capability. Pervasive computing goes beyond the realm of personal computers.a trend toward all man-made and some natural products having hardware and software. or portable media players. In other words.
. web browsers. is to create an environment where the connectivity of devices is embedded in such a way that the connectivity is unobtrusive and always available. There is no industry standard definition of a smartphone. Internet and e-book reader capabilities. Also called ubiquitous computing. enabling them to be used as mobile phones. Newer PDAs also have both color screens and audio capabilities. For some. or Wireless Wide-Area Networks (WWANs).2 Examples of pervasive computing Smartphone A smartphone is a mobile phone offering advanced capabilities. voice recognition. can be imbedded with chips to connect the device to an infinite network of other devices. often with PC. The goal of pervasive computing.0 Pervasive Computing
5. Many PDAs employ touch screen technology. a smartphone is a phone that runs complete operating system software providing a standardized interface and platform for application developers. which combines current network technologies with wireless computing.
Open Source can be used by anyone and because it has no copyright claims.au/2007/11/26/pentium-3-vs-pentium-4/ http://www. Besides that.org/en/PracticeNote.com/question/index?qid=20080719211451AA9NFvs http://en.org/wiki/Human-computer_interaction http://www.wikipedia.edu/~ovpit/presentations/ipcres/tsld005.html http://www. Pervasive Computing is to make our lives easier because we can interact with computers.articlealley.aspx?id=3182 http://etbe.0 Reference
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7.webopedia. we can easily give the computer commands and the computer will grant your wish. so users are free to use.wikipedia.org/Open_Source_Operating_Systems http://en.htm http://downloadpedia. and improve the software.6.