Definition of a Computer
Simplest definition of a computer: A device that processes input and generates
Modern Computers are electronic, complex, and interactive, but can be reduced
to simple input-output processing devices
History of Computers: 3000 BC to Present
History of Computers – Long, Long Ago
History of Computers – Way Back When
History of Computers – 19th Century
Charles Babbage – 1792-1871
Analytical Engine 1833
With over a decade of experience in building the world’s most advanced custom gaming computers, every gaming PC is hand built by skilled technicians. Everything from inventory allocation, assembly, testing, and quality assurance are done in-house to ensure we provide only the very best for our customers. It’s what makes a gaming computer truly special, being handmade with perfection and finished with utmost care.
Putting together a custom gaming pc is only part of the process, our expert technicians are obsessed with squeezing every ounce of performance from our computers. Anyone can put a system together by attaching parts, however to unlock maximum performance, factors such as: the wiring job, chassis airflow, power delivery, and layout of components represent the core foundation of a true custom PC.
High-performance hardware needs to be properly tested for bottlenecks and stability issues. Our team of technicians test every custom gaming
Children’s Library Center Kiosk Solutions
Kids’ Education Station
The best solution for children’s library centers is our kiosk systems, the Kids’ Education Stations.
Now available with Windows 10, this computer offers over 100 educational programs and games for toddler to teen. Includes optional timed session and Internet safe browsing.
Packed with so much fun it is often used in children’s library centers and doesn’t need Internet support unless desired.
Kids Learning Station
This kids computer makes a perfection addition to any school or library.
A classical desktop computer unit with the same software solutions as the Education Station, but at half the cost.
We accept purchase orders on all computer systems from public libraries and daycare centers.
Computers For Kids
Looking for the most cost effect children’s Kiosk system? See our solution for refurbished computers.
We recycle computer systems sent
In the current world, it’s almost impossible to imagine that someone can live without computers. They have become an electronic device of almost every day use for individuals of every age, and essential in almost all the business dealings that are made nowadays.
The most that any industry has gained from the discovery of the computer is the business industry because of its nature.
In recent years they have gained significance as they have improved the efficiency and productivity of work done. Large amounts of information in industrial and business sectors as well as in the personal lives are stored on servers.
Uses of computer
Computing can help businesses by making their staff efficient and productive and also save their valuable time in any business or office.
In schools they will help the learners to comprehend the basic concepts better with the help of video or audio examples.
Learn about each of the five generations of computers and major technology developments that have led to the computing devices that we use today.
The history of computer development is a computer science topic that is often used to reference the different generations of computing devices.
Each one of the five generations of computers is characterized by a major technological development that fundamentally changed the way computers operate.
Most major developments from the 1940’s to present day have resulted in increasingly smaller, cheaper, more powerful and more efficient computing devices.
What Are the Five Generations of Computers?
In this Webopedia Study Guide, you’ll learn more about each of the five generations of computers and the advances in technology that have led to the development of the many computing devices that we use today. Our journey of
This chapter is a brief summary of the history of Computers. It is supplemented by the two PBS documentaries video tapes “Inventing the Future”
And “The Paperback Computer”. The
chapter highlights some of the advances to look for in the documentaries.
In particular, when viewing the movies you should look for two things:
- The progression in hardware representation of a bit of data:
- Vacuum Tubes (1950s) – one bit on the size of a thumb;
- Transistors (1950s and 1960s) – one bit on the size of a fingernail;
- Integrated Circuits (1960s and 70s) – thousands of bits on the size of a hand
- Silicon computer chips (1970s and on) – millions of bits on the size of a finger nail.
- The progression of the ease of use of computers:
- Almost impossible to use except by very patient geniuses (1950s);
- Programmable by highly