Hardware-computer components

Computing Hardware

I will be describing the following hardware terminolgy and giving examples of use.

Drives, monitors, CPU, RAM/ROM, Motherboards, Inputs/Outputs, Touch Screens. i will also provide a history of computing and will look ath Alan Turning, Tim Berners-Lee and the four generations of computers.

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The key board

The computer keyboard is important because it is the most effective input tool for letters and characters. Computer keyboards are analogous to the keys on a typewriter. Even if the technology has the ability to create letters and symbols, the keys are necessary to tell it which ones to create.

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computer screen

The monitor is the piece of computer hardware that displays the video and graphics information generated by the computer through the video card.

Monitors are very similar to televisions but usually display information at a much higher resolution.

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Computer Basics: Hardware