QUOTE(sana86 @ Jan 19 2012, 06:21 AM)
What are the different kinds of computers?
PC : Personal Computer
Mainframe : Computers with large Hard Drives, lots of Memory (RAM), multiple CPU running together, does lots of computing depending upon the speed of processors used and memory used.
Super Computer : A computer with lots of processors, ALU's, Memory (RAM), etc. Usually in scientific research work. Capability of 14,000 micro computers.
Laptop : Compact, portable version of a PC. Usually in a notebook shape.
Micro Computer : A very small computer, usually used in cameras.
PDA : Personal Digital Assistant or Palmtop
Analog : Old, out dated computers. They calculate physical Quantities. eg. ammeter, voltage meter, etc.
Digital : They use binary digits for processing. eg. PC
Hybrid : They comprise the best of capabilities of digital and analog computers.