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microcomputer

A computer with the arithmetic logic unit and control unit contained in a microprocessor.
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In order to respond to such requirements, the company has introduced a microcomputer series with mounted ReRAM, featuring low power consumption and high-speed rewriting.
Thus, the microcomputer presents an opportunity for the CPA to perform management advisory services, ranging from basic evaluation of a proposed turnkey system to participation in the implementation of a complete accounting system, for a much larger clientele.
When the only microcomputers were found in the boss's office, it was easy to lock the office door to prevent access to the computer.
In a LAN, the microcomputers and the peripherals that are connected by the network will be located in the same room or distributed around the building.
The file server is a computer that contains the programs and data files that all microcomputers on the network share.
Microcomputers are popular for three primary reasons: They are powerful, inexpensive, and easy to use.
For example: Although microcomputers have a yet-to-be determined physical life cycle they have a three-to-five-year "high utility" life cycle.
This section identifies a number of significant contributions to the literature which provide insight into the topics of microcomputer use in general and the use of microcomputers in the logistics area of the firm.
Six months or approximately two quarters represents a significant passage of time within the field of microcomputers. In general, a reasonable expectation over six months or two quarters would be that machines based on a particular microchip would increase in terms of average capabilities, while decreasing in terms of average cost.
* improved methods of linking microcomputers via local area and wide area networks.
First, the premise: What is revolutionary about microcomputers? The decentralization of computing capability is key; the power of the computer no longer resides exclusively in the centralized mainframe, resulting in a diffusion from the center to the periphery.
Teaching the user about information management using microcomputers. Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 5(2), 27-35.

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