ICT GADGETS ICT (Information and Communication technology) is an umbrella term that includes any communication, encompassing; radio, television, cellular phones, computer and network hardware and software, satellite systems and so on as well as the various services and applications associated…

ICT AS A TRANSFORMATIONAL TOOL ICT covers any product that will store, retrieve manipulate transmit or receive information electronically in a digital form. E.g. computers, digital television, email. Information Technology (IT) refer to the systems used to store and manage…

THE PAINT This is a graphic program that can be used to create drawing on a blank page or on top of other pictures in the computer. Paint is incorporated with windows. It is also used to open and edit…

GRAPHIC PACKAGES Graphic is a symbol produced by a process such as drawing, writing, sketching etc. Computer graphics are symbols that are displayed on the screen of a Visual Display Unit (VDU) which are considered as diagrammatic that includes pictures,…

Example 1: A BASIC program has the following Line number(s) (b) Remark (REM) (c) Assignment (LET, INPUT, DATA) (d) Output statement (PRINT, WRITE) (e) Terminators (END, STOP) (f) Conditional statement (IF, ELSE, AND, OR, etc) REM Program to write (or…

BASIC PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE ORIGIN The original BASIC language was designed on May 1, 1964 by John Kemeny and Thomas Kurtz and implemented by a team of Dartmouth students under their direction. The acronym BASIC comes from the name of an…

PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE Program: A program is a set of instructions that the computer needs to execute a task or series of tasks. Programming Language: This is a computer language that is a standard means of communication technique for expressing instructions…

Conversion of other bases to denary system. To convert numbers in the other bases to denary system, expand the given number in power of its bases. Examples: 1. Convert 35416 to denary 35416 = 3 x 162 + 5 X…

NUMBER BASES Number bases refer to ways of counting numbers. Counting started way back in the ancient times when began counting first, with his fingers. He counts in tens maybe because he has ten fingers and this is called decimal…

An application program (app or application for short) is a computer program designed to perform a group of coordinated functions, tasks, or activities for the benefit of the user. Examples of application include a word processor, a spreadsheet, an accounting…