What is meant by 'Generations' of Computers ? How many computer generations are there till now ? Explain. Ans. Generation of Computer : "Generation" in computer term is a step in technology. It provides - a framework for the growth of computer industry. Originally, the term "generation" was used to distinguish between varying hardware technologies.…

Differentiate between microcomputer and minicomputer   Micro Computers Mini Computers 1. Micro Computers, personal Computers (PCs), are small, lightweight, and portable. 1. Mini Computers were much smaller and much less expensive than Mainframe. 2. Micro computers are more powerful than the mainframes and mini computers. 2. Mini computers were less powerful than Micro Computers. 3.…

Define the term 'computer'. Ans. The word "Computer" originated from the word "Compute" which means to "Calculate". Originally, computer was considered to be a calculating device that can perform arithmetic operations at enormous speed. Today, computers have become an essential part of everybody's life. Computers are being used in almost every field now and everyday…