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Q: Difference between general-purpose and special-purpose applications
A: Special purpose computers are designed to do specific kinds of jobs. A TV, a washing machine, an iPod etc. are all forms of computers, but they have only a small range of things that they can do, and are designed specifically to do them. [ A PC or a Mac and other types of computers, can do a huge amount of things. They can be used by different people for completely different kinds of jobs. They
are general purpose computers ]
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