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What are the different kinds of computers?
  

I am started using computer from two days I am new in computer field. I want more information about computer. What is super computer, micro computer? What are the different types of computer? Please give me information about different types of computers.

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Re: What are the different kinds of computers?

There are seven types of computers. The types of computers are:-
• Personal Computer
• Laptop
• Micro computer
• Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
• Analog computer
• Digital computer
• Hybrid computer
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Re: What are the different kinds of computers?

Laptop is a portable type of the computer. This is the compact version of the computer. This is also known as notepad. Laptop is used as mobile device. The laptop includes:-
• Keyboard
• Pointing device (Touch pad)
• Display
• Speakers
This all feature are merged into single device. Laptop contains rechargeable battery.
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The size of the micro computer is very small. A micro computer is the compact type of the computer. The size of the micro computer is very less compare to other types of computer. This computer is developed after the mini computer. Microprocessor is used in this type of computer as CPU.
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When multiple processors are used in the computer then that computer is called as Super computer. Super computer has many ALU and RAM. For the Complicated calculation and extra ordinary tasks Super computer is used. This Super computer was developed in the 1960s. Seymour Cray designed the very first model of Super computer. Super computer needs more amount of electricity which is further converted into heat. Therefore cooling is essential for the super computer.
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PDA is also known as palmtop computer. This is the mobile device type of the computer. New models of the PDA computer are able to connect to the network. The first PDA computer was introduced by Nokia. New Version of the PDA computer has Bluetooth. Using Bluetooth we can connect several accessories such as keyboard, mouse, etc. PDA computers are also able to transfer the file using Bluetooth network.
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An analog computer is a type computer. this type of computer is now out dated computers. Analog computer are able to calculate physical Quantities. Voltage meter, ammeter, etc. are the expale of the physical quantities. Mechanical analog computers were very important in gun fir control in Word War2. this computer has complicated framework.
An analog signal is composed of four basic components:
• DC
• AC
• Magnitudes
• phase
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Digital computer
In between 1940 to 1945 the first model of the digital computer was introduced. The energy requirement is more in this type of computer. The size of this computer is very very large compare to current types of computer. Binary digits are used in this computer for processing.
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Hybrid computer:-
Hybrid computers are those computers which has good capabilities of Digital computer as well as analog computer. This computer has good processing speed. This computer is able to solve differential equations very quickly.
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