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Computer Science
Post-Graduate
01/15/2017

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According to technology journalists, which electronic device ushered in the Post-PC era?
Definition
Tablet
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An e-Reader is basically which type of device that is primarily designed for storing and reading ebooks?
Definition
Tablet
Term
Which of the following devices functions more as a computer than as the device it is intended to be?
Definition
Smartphone
Term
Which fitness monitor technology allows the device to measure the intensity of the wearer’s workout?
Definition
Accelerometer
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Which technology allows users to easily read e-Reader books in bright sunlight?
Definition
E-ink
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Which of the following is the best description of Google Glass?
Definition
It is a mobile device worn on the user’s face like a pair of eyeglasses.
Term
What is the best description of a tablet?
Definition
A touchscreen mobile device larger than a smartphone, but smaller than a typical laptop
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What is the purpose of an accelerometer in a mobile device?
Definition
To adjust the display when it detects that the user has re-oriented the device
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A phablet is a hybrid device that is essentially which type of device?
Definition
A large format smartphone
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What is a phablet?
Definition
A hybrid of two devices combine to provide the functionality of both, but with the form factor of neither one
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Which open-source mobile operating system was acquired by Google?
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Android
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What are KitKat, Lollipop, and Marshmallow all examples of?
Definition
Android operating system versions
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Which feature allows users to use their phones as navigation devices?
Definition
GPS
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Which type of mobile device is likeliest to use e-ink technology?
Definition
An e-Reader
Term
How is internal storage handled in a tablet?
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A series of flash chips
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Which type of phone features a voice-controlled software assistant called Siri?
Definition
An iphone
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What does a user have to do in order to initiate or launch a tablet computer’s on-screen keyboard?
Definition
Tap into a text field
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What type of product would a Fitbit tracker be classified as?
Definition
A fitness monitor
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What is the most defining quality of a smart watch?
Definition
It runs computer applications and syncs with the user's phone
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What are the two most common operating systems used in the vast majority of modern smartphones?
Definition
Android and iOS
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The distinction between smart watches and fitness monitors is not always clear. Which feature set distinguishes fitness monitors from smart watches with a few fitness capabilities?
Definition
Advance health and fitness metrics
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What is the primary advantage of e-Readers over tablet computers?
Definition
The ability to be easily read in bright sunlight
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What is the primary purpose of a GPS?
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To provide navigational directions to reach specified destinations
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What technology does a smart watch use to communicate with a smartphone?
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Bluetooth
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How do global positioning system (GPS) devices identify a user’s exact location?
Definition
Multiple satellite signals
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Which of the following is the best description of a phablet?
Definition
A cross between a smartphone and a tablet to provide the benefits of each
Term
Which type of mobile digital device is designed primarily for reading e-books and digital publications?
Definition
An e-Reader
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Which type of information does a smart camera add to photos that could compromise the security of the photographer or the photographer’s subjects?
Definition
GPS
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Identify the defining characteristic of tablet computers that sets it apart from laptop or notebook computers.
Definition
The lack of a physical keyboard
Term
Glasses and headsets require connectivity to smartphones and tablets. Which protocol do these devices use for connectivity?
Definition
Bluetooth
Term
A smart camera is a camera that does NOT include which of the following features?
Definition
Phone
Term
What are the Apple iPad and Amazon Kindle Fire examples of?
Definition
Tablets
Term
How would a tablet user zoom in on an area of a picture or an area of text?
Definition
Put the thumb and index finger on the screen and move them apart
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Which type of device is likeliest to run iOS as its operating system?
Definition
An Apple iPad
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