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9IPT: T&R Software + NCB Methods

posted Jul 26, 2011, 2:18 PM by Eddie Woo
Lots to cover today. Let's begin:
  1. Outline the features of an FTP client.

  2. Explain the functions of an email application with reference to the protocols it uses (SMTP, POP and IMAP).

  3. Describe the ways that a streaming media player operates differently to an ordinary media player.

  4. Classify the following non-computer-based methods for transmitting and receiving in terms of their signal direction and signal timing:
    • Mail
    • Phone
    • Radio
    • Television
    • Fax

  5. Explain how computer-based systems have adjusted, updated or replaced each of the NCB methods listed above. In each case, evaluate the advantages and disadvantages brought about by the adoption of computer-based systems.
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