Presentation on theme: "Unit 1- Recognizing Computers. Understand the importance of computers Define computers & computer systems Classify different types of computers."— Presentation transcript:
In groups, make a computer history timeline of events Use an online timeline maker, poster paper, Word, etc. Mark at least 10 significant events ◦ Use your own words to describe
Massive ENIAC Designed for military & government
Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak created the first user-friendly personal computer, called the Apple, with a built-in keyboard, display screen, and storage unit. ◦ The term personal computer refers to a computer designed to be used by one person at a time.
Bill Gates worked with IBM ◦ Developed DOS IBM computer in 1981 released Pictured- $3500
IBM made the general design available to competing companies, resulting in many clones or “compatibles.” Today, the term PC often refers to computers running Microsoft’s Windows operating system.
AOL (as a service) ◦ 1993 Internet (as we know it) ◦ Mid 1990’s iPod ◦ 2001 First Smartphone ◦ 1994 ◦ 2001- is US
Same as before… Receives data, processes data, outputs information, stores data Hardware Software Data People
Managing a web site would be best maintained on which type of computer? ◦ Web Server Your friend says she just got a device that includes the Android OS. What device(s) could she have? ◦ Tablet or Smartphone What’s another name for a desktop? ◦ Microcomputer What computer was massive in the 40’s, took up a city block, but was not as powerful as today’s iPhone? ◦ ENIAC
What’s the biggest advantage of using a notebook? ◦ Portability T/F. A server is designed to share resources & data. ◦ True Which type of computer provides services to other PCs? ◦ Servers Animated movies & SFX are usually rendered on what type of computer? ◦ Workstations