COMPUTER STUDY NOTES ICS FORM FOUR
A Computer is an electronic device that operates (works) under the control of programs stored in its own memory unit.
A computer is an electronic machine that processes raw data to give information as output.
An electronic device that accepts data as input, and transforms it under the influence of a set of special instructions called Programs, to produce the desired output (referred to as Information).
A computer automatically accepts data & instructions as input from an Input device, stores them temporarily in its memory, then processes that data according to the instructions given, and finally transfers the processed data (Information) to an Output device.
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Parts of a Computer
A computer is made up of a collection of different components that are interconnected together in order to work as a single entity.
A Computer consists of the following parts/devices: –
- The System Unit.
- Input devices.
- Output devices.
- Storage devices.