About Computers

By Lucy

What is a Drive

Alternatively referred to as a hard disk drive and shortend as HD or HDD, it is the computer main storage media device that stores all data on the computer.


Are two types of memory – RAM stands for random access memory and the main memory. ROM stands for read only memory and is the information.


A computer monitor shows signals on a computer screen.


CPU stands for central proceeding unit


Is the main printed circuit (whats inside)


AKA I/O – a network camera that can be connected to any device that toggles to a open circuit

Touch Screens

A touch screen is a computer display that enables the user to touch places of the screen.

Alan Turning

Is a mathmation and a computer scientist

tim burnes-lee

also known as "TimBL," is a British computer scientist, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web.

the four generations of computers

The first generation computers: were huge, slow, expensive, and often undependable.

The second generation of computers: the transistor computer did not last as long

The third generation of computers: Transistors were a tremendous breakthrough in advancing the computer.

The fourth generations of computers: Are the most modern and the best so far.

The video below

This video explains the basics of computer hardware.

Enjoy! :)

Computer Basics Ch 1 - Computer hardware

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