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How Computers Work:

ISBN-10: 078974984X
ISBN-13: 9780789749840
Edition: 2014
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Description: 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  More...

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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson P T R
Binding: Cloth Text 
Pages: 432
Size: 5.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.266
Language: English

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 iPhonesAndroid tablets and smartphoneseReaders like Kindle, including eInk technologyWindows 8Touchscreens, LEDs, and LCDsNew flash memory and low power chipsTwitter, Facebook, and SkypeFiber InternetTextingMultiplayer gaming, and much moreHow 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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