Input, Output, and More: The Basics of Computing and Processing
A computer must perform four major tasks:
In this chapter, you learn the basics of these essential tasks. This chapter covers CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ exam Objective 1.3: Illustrate the basics of computing and processing.
In technology terms, an input is a command or information that is made available to a computer. Before information can be processed by a computer, it must be input.
Any of the following activities can be considered inputs:
Typing text or numbers into a computer program
Selecting menu options with a mouse, touchpad, or touchscreen
Transferring photos or videos from a digital camera, tablet, ...