Personal Digital Services

Ellie Lapage
Mind Map by Ellie Lapage, updated more than 1 year ago
Ellie Lapage
Created by Ellie Lapage about 4 years ago


Mind Map on Personal Digital Services, created by Ellie Lapage on 03/19/2016.

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Personal Digital Services
1 uses of digital devices
1.1 leisure
1.1.1 reading with kindles
1.1.2 playing games such as Xbox
1.1.3 downloading music
1.1.4 digital photo frames
1.2 travel
1.2.1 Sat Nav and GPS
1.2.2 track the location of cars and vans
1.2.3 geotag images
2 using digital devices
2.1 audience and purpose
2.1.1 a teenager might want internet access for accessing social media sites
2.1.2 a business person might want a qwerty keyboard so they van easily send emails
2.1.3 an older person might want a large screen
2.2 wants and needs
2.2.1 want - a big widescreen tv
2.2.2 need - something that can be easily carried
3 common features
3.1 processor
3.1.1 in all digital devices, it controls all the functions of the device. There are specialist microprocessors for different devices
3.2 Internal memory
3.2.1 different devices hold different amounts of internal memory which is measured in bytes
3.3 Flash memory
3.3.1 doesn't lose data
3.3.2 cannot be easily damaged
3.3.3 removable and can transfer data between devices
3.3.4 peripheral device
4 Input devices
4.1 keyboard
4.2 game controller
4.3 webcam
4.4 mouse
4.5 touch screen
5 output devices
5.1 speakers
5.2 docking station
5.3 headphones
5.4 printer
5.5 monitor
6 Bluetooth
6.1 uses radio waves
6.2 devices can connect to peripherals such as printers or speakers using bluetooth
6.3 one device to one device
7 Wifi
7.1 one device to many
7.2 long distance range unlike bluetooth
8 Synchronising
8.1 when two devices, such as a media player and computer, are connected they can automatically exchange data
8.2 cloud synchronisation
8.2.1 allows people to store their data on a remote server
8.2.2 when you download something to the cloud off one device, you can then access that same data on all your devices
9 multifunctional mobile phones
9.1 GPS
9.2 internet browsing
9.3 entertainment
9.4 data storage
9.5 take pictures and videos
10 how to secure mobile phone
10.1 hide phone - over 50% of phones are stolen in cars when they are left in plain sight
10.2 set a password
10.3 lock the sim card
11 responsible phone use
11.1 don't use your phone when driving
11.2 recycle old phone
11.3 don't cyber bully
11.4 don't overuse
12 when buying a computer, consider the features
12.1 processor speed (quick)
12.2 RAM - lots of it
12.3 storage capacity
12.4 number of USB ports
12.5 battery life
13 Ergonomics - the science of designing equipment so that it is comfortable and user friendly
14 Media file formats
14.1 audio: MP3 and WMA
14.2 still images: JPEG, GIF & PNG
14.3 video: MPEG-4 and WMV
15 digital rights management (DRM)
15.1 prevents you from making copies of audio and video files you have downloaded
16 feature of games consoles
16.1 high resolution
16.2 CD DVD and Blu-ray optical drives
16.3 connectivity
16.4 multi-player online games
17 Gaming health risks
17.1 overuse injuries
17.2 obesity
17.3 muscle and joint problems
17.4 Eye strain
18 Technology in Education
18.1 laptops allow access to online learning resources
18.2 internet for better research
18.3 apps and games make learning enjoyable
18.4 VLEs allow access to learning resources and let students hand in homework at any time
18.5 Online registrations improve efficiency
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