ICT Gadgets


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In today’s Computer Science class, We will be discussing ICT Gadgets. We hope you enjoy the class!


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A gadget is a small technological device or an appliance that has a particular function. Examples of ICT gadgets include Computer, Automated teller machine (ATM), Dispensing machine, Radio sets, Television set, Fax machine, Telephone, GSM, etc.

  1. Fax Machine (Facsimile Machine):

This transmits texts and graphics messages from one location to the other; it might be within the country or outside a country with the use of a series of number called Fax number. It is a combination of a telephone and a photocopier.

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A Fax machine


Sending a fax using a Fax machine

To send a fax with your fax machine:

  1. Place the document you want to send in the document feeder.
  2. Enter the fax number you want to send to.
  3. Press Send or Go (depending on your fax machine model)
  4. Wait for the fax to finish scanning and sending your document


  1. Telephone:

A telephone, or phone, is a telecommunications device that permits two or more users to conduct a conversation when they are too far apart to be heard directly. A telephone converts sound, typically and most efficiently the human voice, into electronic signals suitable for transmission via cables or other transmission media over long distances and replays such signals simultaneously in audible form to its user.

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  1. Cell Phone (GSM):

Cellular or cell phone generally referred to as GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications, originally Groupe Spécial Mobile) can be used as a normal telephone to make or receive calls and also send and receive text messages. The latest cell phone technology allows one to send and receive e-mail and digital photographs.

Creating messages with a Cell phone (GSM)

To create a message with a mobile phone, follow the steps below:

  1. Select the message menu
  2. Select the create message submenu
  3. Type the message
  4. Enter the recipient’s number
  5. Press ok/Send/Yes key
Retrieving Message with a Cell phone (GSM) 

To retrieve a message with a mobile phone, follow the steps below:

  1. Select the message menu
  2. Select the inbox submenu.
  3. Scroll to the message you want from the list of displayed messages.
  4. Press OK/YES to read the message.




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2 thoughts on “ICT Gadgets”

  1. Atsenokhai Emesomi .C.

    Your class was very helpful, but I would suggest adding some differences, incase it is given as an assignment to students outside this circle of learning. Thanks.

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