Definition - What does Computer mean?
A computer is a machine or device that performs processes, calculations and operations based on instructions provided by a software or hardware program. It is designed to execute applications and provides a variety of solutions by combining integrated hardware and software components.
Techopedia explains Computer
A computer is made up of multiple parts and components that facilitate user functionality. A computer has two primary categories:
- Hardware: Physical structure that houses a computer's processor, memory, storage, communication ports and peripheral devices
- Software: Includes operating system (OS) and software applications
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