Technology in Action, 9e Chapter 4 (Application Software) -- Buzzwords

Technology in Action, 9e Chapter 4 (Application Software) -- Buzzwords

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble.
application softwarepresentationsystem software
beta versionproductivity softwaretemplates
financial planning softwaresharewareWeb-based applications
freewaresoftware piracywizards
illustration softwaresoftware suiteword processing
image editing softwarespreadsheet 
integrated helpsystem requirements 

Instructions: Fill in the blanks using the words from the Word Bank above.

Roxanne has just enrolled in college and is deciding which software she must have. She knows she’s going to need some (1) applications applications for all the different tasks she’ll have to do at school and at home. She has been told it’s better to buy these applications as a(n) (2) instead of individually since it’s usually less expensive. In picking out which bundle of software to purchase, she looks for the one that has a(n) (3) program to help her write papers, (4) software to help her create slide shows, and a(n) (5) program for her finance classes. Roxanne is also aware of many interesting (6) such as Google Docs and Dropbox that are available on the Internet and that she can access anywhere she has an Internet connection. Lastly, to keep track of her finances, Roxanne knows she’ll need some type of (7) .
As a graduation present, Roxanne received a new digital camera. She needs to install the (8) that came with her camera to edit and manage her digital pictures. Although she’s used the software a couple of times on her parents’ computer, she is still glad for the (9) feature to assist her with specific feature-related questions and the (10) that provide systematic guides to help her do things.