This action might not be possible to undo. Are you sure you want to continue?
The computer processes input through input devices like mouse and keyboard. The computer displays output through output devices like color monitor and printer. The size of a computer varies considerably from very small to very big. The speed of computers also has a very large range. Computers have become indispensable in today’s world. Millions of people use computers all over the world. There are several uses of computers: •
Word Processing - Word Processing software automatically corrects spelling and grammar mistakes. If the content of a document repeats you don’t have to type it each time. You can use the copy and paste features. You can printout documents and make several copies. It is easier to read a word-processed document than a handwritten one. You can add images to your document. Internet - It is a network of almost all the computers in the world. You can browse through much more information than you could do in a library. That is because computers can store enormous amounts of information. You also have very fast and convenient access to information. Through E-Mail you can communicate with a person sitting thousands of miles away in seconds. There is chat software that enables one to chat with another person on a real-time basis. Video conferencing tools are becoming readily available to the common man. Digital video or audio composition – Audio or video composition and editing have been made much easier by computers. It no longer costs thousands of dollars of equipment to compose music or make a film. Graphics engineers can use computers to generate short or full-length films or even to create three-dimensional models. Anybody owning a computer can now enter the field of media production. Special effects in science fiction and action movies are created using computers. Desktop publishing - With desktop publishing, you can create page layouts for entire books on your personal computer. Computers in Medicine - You can diagnose diseases. You can learn the cures. Software is used in magnetic resonance imaging to examine the internal organs of the human body. Software is used for performing surgery. Computers are used to store patient data. Mathematical Calculations - Thanks to computers, which have computing speeds of over a million calculations per second we can perform the biggest of mathematical calculations. Banks - All financial transactions are done by computer software. They provide security, speed and convenience. Travel - One can book air tickets or railway tickets and make hotel reservations online. Telecommunications - Software is widely used here. Also all mobile phones have software embedded in them. Defense - There is software embedded in almost every weapon. Software is used for controlling the flight and targeting in ballistic missiles. Software is used to control access to atomic bombs.
• • • •
.Software can examine content for plagiarism. Washing Machines . Aeroplanes – Pilots train on software. ATM machines .You can send and receive greetings pertaining to different occasions. It is difficult to imagine a world bereft of computers. Sports – Software is used for making umpiring decisions. One can do trading online. Planning and Scheduling . Accounting is done using computers. Microwave Oven . which calculate the bills. Plagiarism . There are fully automated factories running on software. News-There are many websites through which you can read the latest or old news. Greeting Cards . May computers continue to shower their blessings to us.They operate using software.The computer software authenticates the user and dispenses cash. Software is used in major stock markets. This revolutionary technology is indeed a boon to the human race. Gambling-You can gamble online instead of going to a casino. scheduling appointments and deadlines.Robots are controlled by software. You can check your examination results online. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Computers have leapfrogged the human society into another league. They will spearhead the human quest of eradicating social problems like illiteracy and poverty. Classmates-There are many alumni websites through which you can regain contact with your classmates. Computers in Business . Marriage .There are matrimonial sites through which one can search for a suitable groom or bride. Weather analysis – Supercomputers are used to analyze and predict weather.Shops and supermarkets use software. There are four main uses: word processing. Computers are also to identify flaws in techhnique.Different types of certificates can be generated. Examinations-You can give online exams and get instant results. There are simulation software using which a sportsperson can practice his skills. Robotics .Software can be used to store contact information.• • • • E-Learning – Instead of a book it is easier to learn from an E-learning software. Computers are helpful because they offer a wide range of functions and services that are not available anywhere else. which simulates flying. Certificates . It is used in each and every aspect of human life. It is very easy to create and change layouts. Taxes can be calculated and paid online. One can predict future trends of business using artificial intelligence software. generating plans.They are operated by software.
digital video/audio composition. each with the ability to access any of the others. and unique way to get information or to communicate with others. The Internet is one of the greatest inventions of humanity. then it is painstakingly laborious. and desktop publishing. Plus it is easier to read a wordprocessed document than one written by hand. Using the Internet. They can automatically correct your spelling and grammar mistakes. and if so. It is a massive network of computers. It is the ultimate form of media. or even to generate short or fulllength films. numerous software titles are available for desktop publishing. New uses are being found for the Internet every day. Graphics engineers can use computers to create three-dimensional models. Now emerging musicians have the ability to compose their own songs and publish them without having to obtain a record contract. These reasons are why . Word processors are the perfect writing device because you can compose quickly and make changes easily. radio. Computers have so many uses that cannot be found anywhere else. The cutting and pasting features are incredibly simple and very useful for revision. Internet and communications. Video conferencing tools are becoming readily available to the public. The Internet provides a fast. digital video and audio composition. Amateur filmmakers can produce work from their own homes. Audio/video editing and composition have been made much easier by computers. Although one can create a typed paper with a typewriter. the computer has more features to do it with. free.internet/communications. whether it is with text or voice. and desktop publishing are all features that are only offered on computers. The word processing capabilities of computers are amazing. television. a combination of newspaper. you can create page layouts for entire books on your home computer. Ungodly amounts of information can be found on the Internet. With desktop publishing. Computers supply an affordable solution to nonprofessional audio and video composition. All of these things help writers get the job done. If you want to add pictures to your writing. With these tools human society has progressed exponentially. high school yearbook classes now use desktop publishing software for the creation and design of their yearbooks. and as the average bandwidth is increasing. For example. Anybody who owns a computer can now enter the field of media production. Having a digital backup is an added benefit. Cutting and pasting is no longer comprised of using scissors and tape on large reels of film. Most of this cannot be done by hand. It no longer costs thousands of dollars of equipment to make a film or to compose music. any two people anywhere can communicate for free.
Many online games are available. communicating. Let’s discuss the advantages of computers. To mention a few of the resources. It may consist of text messages with attachments of audio-visual clips. thesaurus and dictionary. playing and also writing. The speed of performance of a computer is incomparable. A computer is an electronic device that stores and processes data. humankind is entering a new era of enlightenment. there are electronic mail (e-mail). overall a computer allows the user to create documents. check weather conditions. A PC can be a desktop or a laptop computer and can be used at home or at office. installed in the computer. With the aid of computers. it takes less time to proofread a written document and also. As per the requirement of the user. As compared to telephonic conversation. Online gaming is another important resource of the WWW. In addition. A computer operated by an individual without any specific computer operator is called as a personal computer (PC). print. file transferring and sharing. one can read current news. softwares are installed in a PC. Advantages of Computers Because of the many advantages of a computer. plan vacations and make hotel and travel . E-mail is a method of communication used globally and is provided with a system of creating. Internet is a network of computers that communicates via the Internet Protocol Suite (TCP/IP). storing and forwarding mails. it has become an important household item. both e-mail and online chat are cost saving. online chat and gaming. There are also facilities like online chatting available on the Internet. The World Wide Web (WWW) or simply web is a huge resource of information that can be accessed via the Internet. The Internet allows people from around the world to share knowledge. In fact. Thus. There are tools like spelling and grammar checker. One can write more effectively by means of a computer. which are of common interest for any age group. Typing is much faster than writing on a paper. Thus. It allows a user to manipulate data easily. One can also download or upload files using the Internet. edit. ideas and experiences in any field. The present global age is the consequence of the computer age. and store them so that they can be retrieved later.computers are so helpful in modern society. If there is a need for reorganizing the sentences or paragraphs. The computer and Internet have affected our way of working. Using a computer. one can cut and paste and make the necessary changes. computers are used in every aspect of life today. one can remain connected to the world through Internet. according to a list of instructions. there is no need to open up a dictionary book to look for meanings of words.
Computer means much more than a PC. What Is The Importance Of Computers In Everyday Life These days every single person is known with the word-computer. prepare office sheets and manage daily planners. a set of instructions can be given to a computer to perform several operations. One can take the benefit of such online degree programs staying at home without the need of relocation. Nowadays. it is important for parents to keep a check on the browsing habits of their children as some websites are not meant for their viewing. seek jobs. This feature is a point of distinction for the computers. conduct transactions. Computers Vs Calculators . Computers viruses are harmful to the systems and can be transferred from one computer system to another. which is very advantageous for those people staying in the remote areas and for the disabled. Computers are also used for training purposes. As a matter of fact. computer education has been made compulsory to spread awareness about computers. These commanded instructions are known as programs and computers execute these programs to do an operation. computers have become a learning tool for children. But this is just a page of the book of computers. At a time. in spite of the many advantages of computers.reservations. Also. Also. on which they can see movies. A computer can simply be defined as a machine which takes instructions and perform computations and operations accordingly. buy products. learn about specific countries and their cultures. However. In schools. The easy access to information via Internet has made students lazy in terms of their education since they are able to download information without exploring their topic of research. We can find computers at everywhere around us. simultaneously. find out about diseases and treatment methods. They also use computers for mathematical tables and calculations without actually solving the problems. In fact. It’s almost impossible to even imagine the modern facilities without the use of computers. For many individuals computer means PC. online education is one of the most flexible and convenient forms of learning. Many companies use them to train their staffs. Other disadvantages include identity theft and virus threat. there are some disadvantages that cannot be ignored. In fact modern world will be incomplete without computers and their applications. computers are widely used for education and training purposes. there are many universities that provide online degrees. etc via the Internet. play games.
In modern word everything around us like GPS. ticket transactions. . The biggest proof is present at our surroundings. Computer services Many types of computers are available these days. Computers provide outputs for respective inputs in a predecided manner. So computers are involved in every sector of life with different forms and different applications. to conduct decent flow of telecommunication and many more complex operations can be controlled. entertainment etc. Just having a look around at our surroundings will be enough to prove the involvement of computers in everyday lives. security analysis etc. banking. security. transportation. because technology is getting advanced day by day. ATM machines. day planner. Shopping.Just like computers. petrol pumps. so they are used as controlling units of banking transactions. to keep records of railway and air transportations. Supercomputers are capable of doing trillions of calculations in fraction of seconds. record maintenance. government affairs etc. so a computer can work as a continuous worker. literature. cell phones. entertainment. In coming days computers are even going to be more pervasive. And even computers (PC) are also used to do home based general activities like office sheet maintenance. computers play a crucial role as an application device in application based services like banking. portable play stations and all other modern devices use computer controlling units to conduct their featured operations. On the other hand computers are also used in conducting simple operations like billing. Conclusion Surely computers have very elaborated role in daily day life of humans. a computer can process various inputs simultaneously. But computers can be installed with a set of instructions. so there is no need to enter one input at a time. Computers can be designated as one of the most creative innovations of human beings. private sector. traveling. Depending on their usage and service application they can be classified in various categories. Because of this exclusive feature. almost everywhere computers are playing their roles efficiently. public sector. But a calculator can give response to a recent and immediate input only. calculators also take an instruction as an input and provide output results accordingly. organized and conducted by using supercomputers. stocking.
This action might not be possible to undo. Are you sure you want to continue?
We've moved you to where you read on your other device.
Get the full title to continue reading from where you left off, or restart the preview.