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In home personal I have considered how ICT affects my own life within the home but with a personal touch with the use of software, services and products.

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Assignment 8 Home Personal In home personal I have considered how ICT affects my own life within the home but with a personal touch with the use of software, services and products. In home personal you will be wanting to do general research from local sources, play games, watch DVDs and digital formats including Advanced Streaming Format (ASF), Audio-Video Interleaved (AVI), Digital Video (DV), Motion Picture Experts Group (MPEG), Windows Media Video (WMV), MP4 formats and even play music such as MPEG Audio Layer-3 (MP3) and Windows Media Audio (WMA) formats using ICT, take digital pictures as well as audio and video with a digital camera/camcorder.You can play games on a standard computer with suitable processor power, graphics card and RAM. ICT is changing day-in and day-out with new and more wonderful and powerful products coming out every day, such as the new Archos AV340 Personal Handheld, it is the first handheld personal entertainment centre, it retails for around �559.99 and allows 80 hours of quality MP4 video playback, has the functionality of listening of MP3 music, allows you to sore up to 2,000 hours of recorded voice and be able to store 400,000 photos and has a 40GB USB2.0 hard disk. ...read more.


Another item for home social has got to do with the above but instead of talking by text they can talk thru there microphone or thru there web cam. This allows the party's to be able to hear and see what the person they are talking to looks like and sounds like which brings it down to reality that just some silly text on the screen. The above what I have typed serves my needs in every single possible way that I would want it to serve me. School Personal In school personal I have considered how ICT affects my own life within the school, when I bring in my work from home I always bring it in via a 1.44mb floppy disk. At school I use a office suit called Microsoft Office, which consists of the following programs, work, publisher, access, excel, FrontPage, outlook, PowerPoint, all the programs have its uses. I use publisher to create flyers, booklets, newsletters etc, I use access to create databases, I use excel to create advance spreadsheets, I use FrontPage express, not the one that comes with the office suit to create web sites, I use outlook for email ...read more.


Another school social is the use of the internet to interact with other schools sharing information, pictures and stuff. Legislations Data Protection Act 1998 The Data Protection Act 1998 is enforced for anyone processing personal data must comply with the eight enforceable principles of good practice. They say that the data must be: * Fairly and lawfully processed * Processed for limited purposes * Adequate, relevant and not excessive * Accurate * Not kept longer than necessary * Processed in accordance with the data subject's rights * Secure * Not transferred to countries without adequate protection Personal data covers both facts and opinions about the individual. It also includes information regarding the intentions of the data controller towards the individual, although in some limited circumstances exemptions will apply. With processing, the definition is far wider than before. For example, it incorporates the concepts of 'obtaining', holding' and 'disclosing'. Computer Misuse Act 1990 The computer misuse act in a nutshell is a legislation that a law for any persons that is guilty of an offence if he does any act which causes an unauthorised modification of the contents of any computer and at the time when he does the act he has the requisite intent and the requisite knowledge. Steve Richardson 11.F Document1 ...read more.

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