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  • computers are all around us, from laptop computers to smartphones to smart watches.

  • They're changing the way that we live our lives.

  • But have you ever asked yourself, What exactly is a computer?

  • A computer is an Elektronik device that manipulates information or data.

  • The computer sees data as ones and zeros, but it knows how to combine them into much more complex things, such as a photo movie, website game and much more.

  • Computers use a combination of hardware and software.

  • Hardware is any physical part of the computer, which includes the internal components and the external.

  • Parts like the monitor and keyboard software is any set of instructions that tells the hardware what to do, such as a Web browser, media player or word processor.

  • When most people say computer, they're talking about a personal computer, this could be a desktop computer or a laptop, which has basically the same capabilities.

  • But in a more portable package, personal computers come in a few different styles.

  • The most common type uses the Windows operating system Max or Macintosh computers feature the Mac OS operating system, while Chromebooks run on chrome os smartphones and other mobile devices mostly used the IOS or Android operating systems.

  • We'll talk more about operating systems in a later video.

  • Computers come in many other shapes and sizes.

  • TVs, game consoles and even appliances like refrigerators can have built in computers.

  • Although they may not do everything a desktop or laptop can.

  • There's another type of computer that plays an important role in our lives Servers.

  • A server sends information to other computers on a network.

  • In fact, every time you used the Internet, Web servers deliver the Web pages that you want to see to your computer.

  • Servers are also used in many offices to store and share files.

  • As you can see, there are many types of computers out there in each one plays a part in our modern world g c f global creating opportunities for a better life.

computers are all around us, from laptop computers to smartphones to smart watches.

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Computer Basics: What Is a Computer?

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/13
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