Hardware and Software
What is Hardware and Software?
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Hardware - Hardware is the parts that you can hold of a computer system. This includes the mouse, keyboard, monitor, hard ware drive and so on.
Software - Software is the codes that tells the computer what to do. Computer Software is non tangible. For example, Microsoft Word or Microsoft Powerpoint.
Computer Hardware and Software need each other to work and neither can be realistically used without the other
Input and Output - Hardware
Input is putting in something. Things used for input that are hardware are:
- Touch Screen
Output tells the computer to write/do. Things used for output that are hardware:
There are two types of storage devices used within computers: a primary storage device, such as RAM, and a secondary storage device, like a hard drive. Secondary storage can be removable, internal, or external storage.