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Computing Now

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ISBN-10: 0073516856

ISBN-13: 9780073516851

Edition: 2012

Authors: McGraw-Hill Staff

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McGraw-Hill’s Computing Now! 2012Today’s Computing Concepts How are you keeping up with today’s technology?How are you integrating today’s technology into your personal life?How is today’s technology changing the world around us?What will you learn about today’s technology that will help you succeed?Computing Now! 2012 offers students of today an engaging resource designed to provide current, intriguing information about computing concepts. With society’s ever-changing technology, isolating need-to-know information is imperative so that only accurate, realistic concepts are emphasized. Computing Now! provides a fresh new design via its magazine- style approach to enhance student learning…    
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Book details

List price: $106.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 2/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

Introduction to Computers
Computers and Their Uses
What Is a Computer?
Types of Digital Computers
Computers in Society
Looking Inside the Computer
The Parts of a Computer
Essential Computer Hardware
Software Brings the Machine to Life
Data and Users
The Ins and Outs of Computing
Input Devices
User Interfaces
Common Input Devices
Inputting Data in Other Ways
Ergonomics and Input Devices
Output Devices
Sound Systems
Other Output Devices
Operating Systems and Application Software
Operating System Basics
Operating System Types and Functions
Moving Data Around the Computer
Common Operating Systems
Data, Files, and Utility Programs
Application Software
Acquiring and Installing Software
Productivity Software
Graphics Software
Meeting Your Computing Needs
Choosing the Right Computer
Determining Your Computing Needs
Storage Devices and Options
Selecting a Manufacturer and Vendor
Mobile Gear
Mobile Devices
Handheld Devices
Mobile Networks and Communications
Mobile Access to Your Data
Bringing the World to You
The Internet
The Internet's History and Structure
Overview of Internet Services
The Internet at Home
The Internet at School
The Mobile User
Mobile Software
Effective Mobile Business
Safe and Courteous Computing
Safe Computing in a Connected World
Social Media and Cloud Computing
Making Your Mark on the Web
Online Income and E-Commerce
Cloud Computing for Individuals and Businesses
Computer Security and Online Privacy
Basic Security Concepts
Safeguarding Your Hardware
Keeping Your Data Secure
Protecting Yourself and Your Identity
Making Connections
Networking and Information Systems
Computer Networks
Information Systems: What and Why
Types of Information Systems
Networks, Hardware, and Data Management
Computing Ethics
Digital Piracy
Personal Computing Ethics
Professional Computing Ethics
Your Future in Computing
Computing and Careers
Computing in Your Field
Emerging Careers
The Future of Computing
Advancements in Computing and Technology
Effects of Computing
What's Next