Hardware And Software!

Information About Hardware And Software

Hardware And Software

This leaflet will tell you all about hardware and software in a easy to understand way


Software on a computer , phone or any other electronic device is something that you cant physically touch . Such as word , Hardrive, Powerpoint , Google , Exel, Publisher and lots more .For example, a video game, which is software, uses the computer processor ,CUP, memory RAM, Hard Dive, and video card to run.


Hardware is something that you can physically touch like , so like bits and small and big parts in a computer or an electronic device.

  • Keyboard and Mouse help you navigate you way around a computer
  • USB Stick saves your work for you , so you don't have to write it out by hand
  • PC and Laptop can be used in school or work to help you get information , or to do work that have been set to you, however a PC has more storge
  • A barcode can help you in shops because its come up on a computer the price of the item that you want to pay for.
  • Printer , so we write it on word , powerpoint etc. , that means you don't have to write it out by hand , however if are computer crashes then we don't have written copy , so we rely on computers too much
iPhone - Hardware & Software

Input and Output

Input is data that a electronic device receives and Output is data that a electronic device sends to another P.C Input data could be when you recive a email and output could be when you send an email.

Stroage Devices

A piece of computer equipment on which information can be stored for example:

  • PC
  • Laptop
  • Phone
  • USB Stick
  • Apple Watch
  • Tablet
  • IPod
Computer Storage Devices
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A computer program written in an object-oriented style. A computer program, or just a program, is a sequence of instructions, written to perform a specified task on a computer. A computer requires programs to function, typically executing the program's instructions in a central processor.

Operating System

An operating system is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs. The operating system is a component of the system software in a computer system.
Operating Systems 1 - Introduction