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How Computers Work

How Computers Work (Paperback, 10th edition)

By White, Ron
By Downs, Timothy

How Computers Work, Tenth Edition is your full-color, fully-illustrated guide to your whole modern world of computing: your PC, your notebook, your tablet, your smartphone, all of it! With nearly 2 million copies sold, this is one of the world's most popular computer books: long ...admired for Tim Downs' exquisitely detailed illustrations, and Ron White's brilliance in simplifying complex technological concepts so everyone can understand. No other book on the planet covers everything you'll find here, and none rival it in elegance or flair. Now, White and Downs have completely updated their legendary classic for today's computing environment, and today's technologies. Their new Tenth Edition takes you under the hood with: * iPads and iPhones * Android tablets and smartphones * eReaders like Kindle, including eInk technology * Windows 8 * Touchscreens, LEDs, and LCDs * New flash memory and low power chips * Twitter, Facebook, and Skype * Fiber Internet * Texting * Multiplayer gaming, and much more How Computers Work, Tenth Edition covers all the ways you use your technology now: from how your browser streams video to how game consoles generate 3D worlds. It demystifies everything from the Internet and your home network to spyware and security software. A marvel in book publishing for two decades, there's never been anything like it -- and it's now better than ever!
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ISBN 9780789749840
Released NZ 1 Nov 2012
Publisher Pearson Education (US)
Format Paperback, 10th edition
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ISBN-13 9780789749840
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Pearson Education (US)
Imprint Que Corporation,U.S.
Released 1 Nov 2012
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback, 10th edition
Edition 10th edition
Author(s) By White, Ron
By Downs, Timothy
Category PCs (IBM-compatible personal computers)
Applications of Computing
Number of Pages 384
Dimensions Width: 200mm
Height: 250mm
Spine: 10mm
Dewey Code 004
Weight 776g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Microcomputers
NBS Text Computing: Professional & Programming
ONIX Text College/higher education