A device is an object, mechanical or electronic equipment, or a machine has been designed for a specific purpose and reason. For example a computer, smartphone, computer storage etc.
Especially, in the context of computer technology, a device is a computer part or component whether it’s internal or external.
Generally, it includes computer storage such as SDD and HDD, optical disk drive, monitors, mouses, keyboards, printers, speaker and so on. These devices are capable of producing input and output information for a user to operate or use it.
In the laptop world, most of these devices has been upgraded into a small part and more physically integrated with the other component hardware of laptop computers such as a motherboard and processor.« Back to Glossary Index