Hardware is a general term for the physical components that make up a computer system, for example the mouse, keyboard, monitor, and etc. it can be internal or external.
Internal hardware devices:
- RAM: Random Access Memory
- ROM: Read-Only Memory
- The Motherboard
- SSD: Solid State Drive
- HDD: Hard Disk Drive
Software is a general term for the computer program that control the computer system. Application and system are two type of software.
Programs that allow the user to do specific tasks.
Programs that allow the hardware to run properly and allow the user to communicate with the computer.