Hardware, Software

Hardware, Software

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What is hardware?
1) hardware is a physical component that you can touch
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What is software?
1) Software is the applications needed to enable the software to run
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Name 3 examples of system software
1) Operating system, Utilities, User Interface
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What is a peripheral
1) any hardware device that connects to a computer and controlled by the CPU e.g mouse
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Name 3 advantages of stadards
1) more choice from a variety of manufacturers 2) can be purchased from any retailer 3) devices will work together
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Name 3 disadvantages of standards
1) you cannot compare equipment 2) there is a lack of competitive pricing, which can result in higher prices 3) less encouragement for technical development
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1) Software is the applications needed to enable the software to run

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Name 3 examples of system software

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