As we mentioned in our article on Uses of Computers, an article will not be enough to even barely scratch the surface of the millions of uses for computers. Hence this article will continue about the uses of computers.
Computers have increasingly becoming useful at homes and other entertainment destinations as a multimedia device. Computers are being uses as the entertainment centers of the house and replacing the traditional entertainment center, the television. If not replacing, then computer are being built into televisions or attached in the forms of set top boxes that download content video from the internet and project it on the television. Not just to view content, but also to design content. Computers are being used to develop animated movies and content that is increasingly finding its way to replace other real movies. It has also helped in a great deal the music industry by helping to distribute content and play content over computers. We cannot forget online shopping when we are discussing the uses of internet here. Anything brought from your next door mall cannot be easily brought online and without wasting money on travel costs. This has gone so far as to replace cyber Monday as the biggest shopping day instead of the traditional black Friday as the year’s largest shopping day. Other uses of computers include the ATM machines which are basically computers that spit out money of you have any. Then there are uses such as publishing and animating by the use of softwares such as word and Photoshop.
We could also include digital photography into the uses of computers since without computers people would still be using the old cameras. Computers have helped made many advancements in medicine by helping people diagnose diseases and helping doctors and researchers to find cures of various diseases with the aid of bio-informatics.