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Computers 101 – What’s Inside of Your Computer?

The last post in this series discussed tablets and other mobile devices. Today is the final lesson in this series and we are going to talk about the components that are inside of your computer. We’re going to try to keep this as non-technical as possible. The idea is that you should have a foundational … Continue reading Computers 101 – What’s Inside of Your Computer?

Computers 101 – Tablets and Other Mobile Devices

The last post in this series discussed some of the components that laptops are made of. Today, we’re going to talk about tablets and other mobile devices like e-readers, smartphones, and wearable technology. What is a mobile device? Mobile devices are typically an extremely portable device that can fit into your hand. Sometimes these are … Continue reading Computers 101 – Tablets and Other Mobile Devices

Computers 101 – Laptops

The last post in this series discussed peripherals that you can use with your computer to add extra functions. Today, we’re going to talk about the components that make up a laptop computer. Many of the components we’ve previously discussed carry over, so we won’t spend a lot of time here. What is a Laptop? A … Continue reading Computers 101 – Laptops

Computers 101 – Computer Peripherals

The last post in this series discussed buttons and ports that you may find on your computer. Today, we’re going to talk about some of the peripherals that you may use with your computer. These peripherals allow you to enhance what your computer is able to do. This is obviously not an exhaustive list, but a … Continue reading Computers 101 – Computer Peripherals

Computers 101 – Buttons and Ports

The last post in this series discussed basic parts of a computer. Today, we’re going to talk about some of the buttons and ports that you may find on your computer. Again, we’re staying basic here. These foundational concepts are going to be very important as we move forward through our lessons. Power Button All … Continue reading Computers 101 – Buttons and Ports

Computers 101 – Basic Parts of a Computer

The last post in this series discussed what a computer is. Today, we’re going to talk about some basic components of computers. Don’t worry -- we’ll stay pretty basic for this one. It’s important that you understand the foundational concepts before we get in too deep. In a future post, we will discuss what components … Continue reading Computers 101 – Basic Parts of a Computer

Computers 101 – What is a Computer?

In this first lesson, we are going to talk about what a computer is and some differences between the types of computers you may use. A computer is an electronic device that is used for storing and processing data. A computer is made up of many different parts that all work together so you can play … Continue reading Computers 101 – What is a Computer?