Hardware is the computer’s physical parts that can be seen and touched, while software is the operating system and applications consisting of coded instructions enabling the computer to perform complex tasks. Hardware co... More »

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Hardware refers to the physical parts of a computer that can be seen and touched, while software is simply a collection of programs, data and procedures that perform various tasks on the computer system. Software can be ... More »

While there is not much difference between firmware and software in terms of how the different programs are coded, the terminology is typically used differently in terms of its applications in computers. While software g... More »

Hardware refers to the physical parts of a computer that can be seen and touched, while software is simply a collection of programs, data and procedures that perform various tasks on the computer system. Software can be ... More »

A device driver is a component that a computer’s operating system uses to interact with a hardware device, such as a network adapter or modem. A driver interacts with the device through a communications subsystem to whic... More »

Computer hardware is a physical portion of a computer system and is generally tasked with functions specific to that type of equipment, while software is a set of instructions for hardware to follow in performing a speci... More »

CPU stands for central processing unit, the part of a computer's hardware that performs the instructions of programs and controls the operations of the system. Simply put, it is the brain of the computer. More »