Now available in two versions rather than three, this introduction to computers book is one that users will engage with -- maintaining the encyclopedic approach in the popular magazine style. It is refreshing, accurate, and easy to learn from-written to today's reader. The Eighth Edition moves the emphasis to connectivity and includes loads of new research to ensure that the statistics in the book are current. This edition emphasizes emerging technologies while de-emphasizing older technologies. The Introductory version is chapters 1-9 (with a Spotlight following each of chapters 1-7). Covers such topics as: Computers & Ethics, Internet/Web, E-commerce, Wired and Wireless Communications, Home Networks, System Software, File Management, Application Software, Microsoft Office, Inside the System Unit, Buying and Upgrading, Input, Output, and Storage, Multimedia Devices, Networks, and Privacy and Security. For anyone wanting a basic knowledge of computers to apply to their jobs or lives.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 8. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0131488023