Saturday 15 August 2015

Information Technology

What is hardware?
Hardware is the term used for the physical parts of the computer that you can see and touch. It is the collective name given to all the devices that make up the computer system. Without any hardware, a computer would not function.

Categories of Hardware
The five general categories of hardware that make up a computer are:

  • Input Devices
  • Output Devices
  • Memory Devices (Primary Storage)
  • Storage Devices (Secondary Storage)
  • Processor (Central Processing Unit)
Examples of Hardware
There are different kinds of hardware. Some examples are:

  • Keyboard 
  • Printer
  • Mouse
  • Scanner
  • Monitor
  • Speaker
  • Camera

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