Tuesday, February 23, 2010

INput, OUTput, and Storage DEvices

INput Devices would be something that inputs data IN the computer, such as a keyboard or a scanner.

OUTput devices would be something that can transfer that same data OUT of the computer, such as a printer or speakers.

a Storage Device is a device that doesn't necesarily have to be a computer and that STORES data that you can later review, or look at.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

what are the parts of a computer?

these are the parts of a computer:
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
Power Supply
Hard Disk
Operating System
Integrated Drive Electronics (IDE) Controller
Accelerated Graphics Port (AGP)
Sound Card
Graphics Card
Real-time Clocks
Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor
Fans, Heat Sinks and Cooling Systems

5 Types Of Computers:
PC (Personal Computer)
PDA's (Personal Digital Assistance)

Monday, February 8, 2010

What Is A Computer?

a computer is a huge machine that organizes data. a computer doesn't necsesarily have to be an electronic device, its just a something or a someone who carries out "computations".