If you are considering the overall cost of a device (that is, the cost over its lifetime), what...

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If you are considering the overall cost of a device (that is, the cost over its lifetime), what factor (in addition to the initial cost of the device) should you consider first when choosing a printer?

Wired or wireless connectivity

The operating system of host computer

The cost of replacement ink or toner cartridges

The printing quality

You have been diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome in your wrists (related to extensive computer usage). What might be a solution for reducing stress on your wrists?

Use a keyboard with internal lighting to support work in low-light conditions.

Use a flat waterproof keyboard

Use a keypad that is projected on an external flat surface

Use a split-style keyboard that separates and angles groups of keys into right- and left-hand portions

What are the two basic categories of input?

Storage and commands

Language and memory

Text and graphics

Data and instructions

Which of the following is not a capability of a multifunction printer?

Video

Printing

Scanning

Faxing

What are the four basic categories of output?

Text, graphics, audio, and video

Memory, storage, drives, and language

Instructions, pictures, commands, and graphics

Commands, responses, programs, and data

If you want to create a home network and want the greatest flexibility regarding where to locate various computers and other connected equipment around your house, which transmission medium provides the most flexibility and the least installation effort?

Coaxial cable

Wireless radio waves

Telephone line

Fiber optic cable

To protect the data you send and receive over the network, what other component is critical to install in your home network?

A wire, cable, or fiber optic connection between computers

A hardware or software firewall

Parental controls

An uninterruptible power source

Wireless radio waves

These are waves transmitted from an antenna and can be received by another antenna. Data can be send via these waves. One of the most widely used types are mobile networks and local area networks.

Answer and Explanation: 1

The answers and explanations are below:

1. The cost of replacement ink or toner cartridges

The cost of replacement ink or toner cartridges can be very high, actually way more higher than the printer's cost in the long run. So, a printer needs to be chosen considering this criteria.

2. Use a split-style keyboard that separates and angles groups of keys into right- and left-hand portions

Carpal tunnel is becoming common among people who use keyboard a lot. A person needs to lower the stress on the wrists while typing.

3. Data and instructions

It can either be data or instruction although data can have multiple forms.

4. Video

Printing, scanning, and faxing is the basics for a multifunction printer.

5. Text, graphics, audio, and video

Output can have different forms such as text, graphics, audio, and video

6. Wireless radio waves

Actually any type of wireless network can give you this flexibility.

7. A hardware or software firewall

Currently, firewall is a standard for a protection


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Computer hardware is the collection of physical parts of a computer system. This includes the computer case, monitor, keyboard, and mouse. It also includes all the parts inside the computer case, such as the hard disk drive, motherboard, video card, and many others. Computer hardware is what you can physically touch.


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