Computers For Seniors Glossary: G

gadgets: Usually larger than icons, gadgets display information, such as the time (in a clock) or the current weather report.

gaming computers: Computers with more sophisticated sound and image capabilities. These gaming or multimedia models typically require a larger hard disk to handle these functions.

gridlines: When you look at a Microsoft Excel worksheet onscreen, you see faint, gray-blue lines — gridlines — that separate the rows and columns.

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