5 Hardware, Hardware Modem- connects your computer to the Internet CPU- Central Processing Unit is the brain of your computer.The Brain!!!!!!!
6 Input, Output, & Storage Devices Input device: hardware that allows you to communicate with your computer.Output device: hardware that allows your computer to communicate with the userStorage device: allows you to store or retrieve information
8 Computer Output Devices Monitor: screen that displays information such as text, numbers, and pictures.SoftcopyPrinter: gives you information from the computer in printed form.HardcopySpeakers: allow you to hear voice, music, and other sounds from your computer.
9 STORAGEBesides saving to the hard drive, here are some other ways to save:1. CD-ROM(Compact Disk- Read Only Memory)/2 “ Floppy Disk(“A” Drive)3. External Storage( Flash Drive, Memory Stick, etc.)
10 Memory ROM- Read Only Memory RAM- Random Access Memory (Temporary or working memory)One unit of computer memory is called a “byte”.
11 Units of Memory 1 byte stores one character of data 1 1000 bytes is a kilobyte10001 million bytes is a megabyte1,000,0001 billion bytes is a gigabyte1,000,000,000