Computer Hardware

By Muna Abdi

Alan Turing

 Alan Turing was an English mathematician, wartime code-breaker and pioneer of computer science.

Sir Tim Berners-Lee

Tim was born 8th june 1955, he is a British computer scientist , he is best known as the inventor of the world wide web.In 2004, Berners-Lee was knighted by Queen Elizabeth for his pioneering work.In April 2009, he was elected a foreign associate of the  United States National Academy of Sciences

The 4 Generation of Computer

There have been lots of computers but there are mainly 4 generations


A  motherboard is a printed circuit board containing the principal components of a computer or other device, with connectors for other circuit boards to be slotted into.

Touch Screen

A touchscreen panel is a display screen that acts like an input device when you press buttons on the screen to instruct the device, and like an output device when it gives you feedback by displaying an image.


An output device is any piece of computer hardware equipment used to communicate the results of data processing  carried out by an a computer  which converts the electronically generated information into english words or sentences.


Input  device is a computer mouse,  monitor and keybord


The monitor displays the video and graphics information generated by the computer through the vidoe card.Monitors are very similar to televisions but usually display information at a much higher resolution.

Optical Drive

An optical drive is a piece of equipment that uses a to laser read or write information on a disc.

Hard Drive

A Hard Drive is a   storage device that permanently stores all data on the computer.


computer hardware are clever bits of computer which store important bits of information .

Hard Drive