Computer Systems

What makes a Mac a computer system

What is a computer system?


    A complete, working computer. Computer systems will include the computer along with any software and peripheral devices that are necessary to make the computer function. Every computer system, for example, requires an operating system.


What makes a Mac a Computer System

OS X is the operating system that powers every Mac. Built on a rock-solid UNIX foundation, it’s engineered to take full advantage of what the hardware is capable of. It’s designed to be as easy to use as it is beautiful to look at. It comes with an amazing collection of apps you’ll use — and love — every day. And it enables your Mac and iOS devices to work wonderfully together.

What are a Macs inputs


    In computing, an input device is a peripheral (piece of computer hardware equipment) used to provide data and control signals to an information processing system such as a computer or information appliance. Examples of input devices include keyboards, mouse, scanners, digital cameras and joysticks.


Data Processing

A Mac process data when you the user clicks on the mouse/trackpad or types on the Keyboard then the information goes through the processor. the processor tells what the computer to display for its out puts

Mac outputs

Mac out puts would be things such as the monitor, the computer mirroring its display onto a TV with airplay, and finally using your thunderbolt port to use other monitors for example Dells or HP monitors

What is a PC and what is a Mac

    What is a PC

    A personal computer (PC) is a small, relatively inexpensive computer designed for an individual user. In price, personal computers range anywhere from a few hundred dollars to thousands of dollars. All are based on the microprocessor technology that enables manufacturers to put an entire CPU on one chip.

    What is a Mac

    A mac is a Type of PC and you have Dell and HP or Hewlett Packard

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