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TECH TERMS - HARDWARE

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What is hardware?

Definition: The mechanical and electrical parts of a computer system, including attached devices such as printers, cables, modems, and so forth.  The collection of compute hardware is also called a "platform".


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MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU AND YOURS!!!


TECH TERMS - GPU

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What is a GPU (Graphics Processing Unit)?

Definition: A special processor dedicated to calculating the graphics in a game. A GPU allows for better looking console games and takes the load off of the CPU during gameplay. Think of it as a video card in a PC, but for consoles.



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TECH TERMS - CONSOLE

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Definition: Dedicated device for playing video games, a console is generally connected to a television.



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TECH TERMS - OLD SCHOOL/NEW SCHOOL TECH GAMES

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Old School Game:  Rock-Papers-Scissors

 

Definition: Simple game where two players simultaneously show their hands, having chosen either rock (which beats scissors), paper (which beats rock), or scissors (which beats paper).


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New School Game:  Video Games

 

Definition: A game played using computer power and a video display. Can be computer, cell phone, or console game.   Sometimes used to describe console-based games only


Survey: More than Half of U.S. adults are gamers

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