by Mrs. Gemstone
Article by Neil Carlson
Computers used to come with a small mono speaker placed in the back. All they were used for were short beeps that communicated messages from the BIOS. One beep would mean the computer is functioning properly while two beeps would refer to a boot issue. This is still the case with many computers. Computer speakers have come a long way since they were first created. From that first diagnostic beep to full multimedia capabilities computer speakers have matured alongside the personal computer.