Desktops, Laptops, And Special Devices Essay

821 Words Feb 26th, 2016 4 Pages
Computers are great for almost anything; they fulfill every aspect of our lives. We use them to play games, watch movies, send emails, surf the internet, write essays, and troll people for fun when we’ve had a bad day. They are versatile and amazing, but they are all different and I 'm not talking about Macs and PCs. This essay is about desktops, laptops, and special devices that you would not think of as computers in the normal sense; these are called the special class or SC for short. They are categories of computers and other such devices.
Desktops are the epitome of computer; just the name computer invokes a vision of a white monitor with a thick black and a white modem, probably with green characters on the screen. While that might be the case in the 80’s desktops have changed a lot in the world. They became prominent in the 80’s and 90’s with them being used in cubicle farms and home use with the IBM Personal Computer and the Apple Mac. They started it out with the processing power of a modern microwave, but they started to advance, they have become slightly smaller but immensely more powerful than the originals. At this point in time most families have a desktop on their premises, and use them for a variety of things; people use them to watch movies they are also used because you can easily monitor who uses the computer and how much they use it. The desktop is also the best for programming and other work related tasks. In short desktops are the most suited for in…

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