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Types Of Computer Hardware – Input Devices

Input devices are hardware components or peripherals that are used to enter data or feed the computer with data for processing. Input devices are also used to send command signals or controls to the computer. Input devices take…

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Types Of Computer Hardware – Inside The System Unit

In our previous post we began a discussion on the computer hardware and the role it plays with the software to make the computer perform its functions. We also mentioned the different kinds or collections of hardware devices….

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Types Of Computer Hardware – The System Unit

Computer hardware refers to the collection of the physical elements that make up the computer system. The hardware of the computer is the tangible parts or components including the monitor, mouse, keyboard, motherboard, hard disk drive (HDD), memory…

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The Role And Impact Of Information Technology On Everyday Life.

Collecting, storing, manipulating and sharing data and information has become easier for us today thanks to computers and telecommunication devices. Sometimes we barely notice the effects of ICT on our lives due to how integral it has become…

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Classification Of Computers By Type

After classifying computers based on their sizes/capacities and their purposes, we can also have a different classification based on the type of data a computer handles. There are different ways in which data can be generated in a…

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Classification Of Computers By Purpose

In our previous post we looked at the different ways in which computers can be classified. We also dealt with classifying computers based on their sizes and capacities. Computers can also be classified based on their purposes and…

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Classification Of Computers By Size And Capacity

Today computers come in a wide variety of sizes, capabilities, designs and what have you, that it makes it difficult for one to easily classify them. We have types of computers today ranging from : tiny computers embedded…

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Responsible Use Of Computers

Generally, ethics is a system of standard moral behavior governing the appropriate conduct for a person or group in the society. For example, considering proper and ethical use of school or company resources, many schools and businesses have…

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Threats To Computers And Users

Computer systems today are under attack from a number of sources. This range from natural, human and health threats. These attacks can have negative impact on your computer system and your life. Examples of these threats include heat,…

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Attributes Of A Good Information System

For information to be useful to the decision maker, it must have certain characteristics and meet certain criteria. Some of the characteristics of good information are as follows: completeness, timeliness, accuracy, clarity and concise, relevance, trustworthiness, cost-effective and…

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