How computers work: the evolution of technology

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The Evolution of Technology Having sold more than 2 million copies over its lifetime, How Computers Work is the definitive illustrated guide to the world of PCs and technology. In this new edition, you'll find detailed information not just about PCs, but about how changes in technology have evolved the giant, expensive computer dinosaurs of last century into the smaller but more powerful smartphones, tablets, and wearable computing of today. Whether your interest is in business, gaming, digital photography, entertainment, communications, or security, you'll learn how computing is evolving the way you live. A full-color, illustrated adventure into the wonders of TECHNOLOOGY This full-color, fully illustrated guide to the world of technology assumes nothing and explains everything. Only the accomplished and award-winning team of writer Ron White and artist Tim Downs has the unique ability to meld descriptive text with one-of-a-kind visuals to fully explain how the electronic gear we depend on every day is made possible. In addition to all the content you've come to expect from prior editions, this newly revised edition includes all-new coverage of topics such as: * How smartphones and tablet PCs put the power of a desktop computer in your hands-literally * How computing technology is linking our homes, work place, entertainment, and daily communications * How advances such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, eBay, and smartphones are expanding our universe of friends, knowledge, and opportunity * How increased miniaturization leads to new products, such as smartphone, smartwatches, and Google Glass * How computing technology takes advantages of quantum physics and innovations no one even imagined a few years ago For two decades, How Computers Work has helped newbies understand new technology, while hackers and IT pros have treasured it for the depth of knowledge it contains. This is the perfect book about computing to capture your imagination, delight your eyes, and expand your mind, no matter what your technical level! Beautifully detailed illustrations and jargon-free explanations walk you through the technology that is shaping our lives. See the hidden workings inside computers, smartphones, tablets, Google Glass, and the latest tech inventions.

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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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Descripción Softcover. Estado de conservación: New. The Evolution of TechnologyHaving sold more than 2 million copies over its lifetime, How Computers Work is the definitive illustrated guide to the world of PCs and technology. In this new edition, you’ll find detailed information not just about PCs, but about how changes in technology have evolved the giant, expensive computer dinosaurs of last century into the smaller but more powerful smartphones, tablets, and wearable computing of today. Whether your interest is in business, gaming, digital photography, entertainment, communications, or security, you’ll learn how computing is evolving the way you live.A full-color, illustrated adventure into the wonders of TECHNOLOOGYThis full-color, fully illustrated guide to the world of technology assumes nothing and explains everything. Only the accomplished and award-winning team of writer Ron White and artist Tim Downs has the unique ability to meld descriptive text with one-of-a-kind visuals to fully explain how the electronic gear we depend on every day is made possible. In addition to all the content you’ve come to expect from prior editions, this newly revised edition includes all-new coverage of topics such as:• How smartphones and tablet PCs put the power of a desktop computer in your hands–literally• How computing technology is linking our homes, work place, entertainment, and daily communications• How advances such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, eBay, and smartphones are expanding our universe of friends, knowledge, and opportunity• How increased miniaturization leads to new products, such as smartphone, smartwatches, and Google Glass• How computing technology takes advantages of quantum physics and innovations no one even imagined a few years agoFor two decades, How Computers Work has helped newbies understand new technology, while hackers and IT pros have treasured it for the depth of knowledge it contains. This is the perfect book about computing to capture your imagination, delight your eyes, and expand your mind, no matter what your technical level!Beautifully detailed illustrations and jargon-free explanations walk you through the technology that is shaping our lives.See the hidden workings inside computers, smartphones, tablets, Google Glass, and the latest tech inventions. Nº de ref. de la librería BAA-B-3295795

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Descripción Pearson Education (US), United States, 2014. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 10th Revised edition. 251 x 201 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The Evolution of Technology Having sold more than 2 million copies over its lifetime, How Computers Work is the definitive illustrated guide to the world of PCs and technology. In this new edition, you ll find detailed information not just about PCs, but about how changes in technology have evolved the giant, expensive computer dinosaurs of last century into the smaller but more powerful smartphones, tablets, and wearable computing of today. Whether your interest is in business, gaming, digital photography, entertainment, communications, or security, you ll learn how computing is evolving the way you live. A full-color, illustrated adventure into the wonders of TECHNOLOOGY This full-color, fully illustrated guide to the world of technology assumes nothing and explains everything. Only the accomplished and award-winning team of writer Ron White and artist Tim Downs has the unique ability to meld descriptive text with one-of-a-kind visuals to fully explain how the electronic gear we depend on every day is made possible.In addition to all the content you ve come to expect from prior editions, this newly revised edition includes all-new coverage of topics such as: * How smartphones and tablet PCs put the power of a desktop computer in your hands-literally * How computing technology is linking our homes, work place, entertainment, and daily communications * How advances such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, eBay, and smartphones are expanding our universe of friends, knowledge, and opportunity * How increased miniaturization leads to new products, such as smartphone, smartwatches, and Google Glass * How computing technology takes advantages of quantum physics and innovations no one even imagined a few years ago For two decades, How Computers Work has helped newbies understand new technology, while hackers and IT pros have treasured it for the depth of knowledge it contains. This is the perfect book about computing to capture your imagination, delight your eyes, and expand your mind, no matter what your technical level! Beautifully detailed illustrations and jargon-free explanations walk you through the technology that is shaping our lives.See the hidden workings inside computers, smartphones, tablets, Google Glass, and the latest tech inventions. Nº de ref. de la librería AAK9780789749840

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Descripción Pearson Education (US), United States, 2014. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 10th Revised edition. 251 x 201 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The Evolution of Technology Having sold more than 2 million copies over its lifetime, How Computers Work is the definitive illustrated guide to the world of PCs and technology. In this new edition, you ll find detailed information not just about PCs, but about how changes in technology have evolved the giant, expensive computer dinosaurs of last century into the smaller but more powerful smartphones, tablets, and wearable computing of today. Whether your interest is in business, gaming, digital photography, entertainment, communications, or security, you ll learn how computing is evolving the way you live. A full-color, illustrated adventure into the wonders of TECHNOLOOGY This full-color, fully illustrated guide to the world of technology assumes nothing and explains everything. Only the accomplished and award-winning team of writer Ron White and artist Tim Downs has the unique ability to meld descriptive text with one-of-a-kind visuals to fully explain how the electronic gear we depend on every day is made possible.In addition to all the content you ve come to expect from prior editions, this newly revised edition includes all-new coverage of topics such as: * How smartphones and tablet PCs put the power of a desktop computer in your hands-literally * How computing technology is linking our homes, work place, entertainment, and daily communications * How advances such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, eBay, and smartphones are expanding our universe of friends, knowledge, and opportunity * How increased miniaturization leads to new products, such as smartphone, smartwatches, and Google Glass * How computing technology takes advantages of quantum physics and innovations no one even imagined a few years ago For two decades, How Computers Work has helped newbies understand new technology, while hackers and IT pros have treasured it for the depth of knowledge it contains. This is the perfect book about computing to capture your imagination, delight your eyes, and expand your mind, no matter what your technical level! Beautifully detailed illustrations and jargon-free explanations walk you through the technology that is shaping our lives.See the hidden workings inside computers, smartphones, tablets, Google Glass, and the latest tech inventions. Nº de ref. de la librería AAK9780789749840

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Descripción Pearson Education (US). Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, How Computers Work (10th Revised edition), Ron White, Timothy Edward Downs, The Evolution of Technology Having sold more than 2 million copies over its lifetime, How Computers Work is the definitive illustrated guide to the world of PCs and technology. In this new edition, you'll find detailed information not just about PCs, but about how changes in technology have evolved the giant, expensive computer dinosaurs of last century into the smaller but more powerful smartphones, tablets, and wearable computing of today. Whether your interest is in business, gaming, digital photography, entertainment, communications, or security, you'll learn how computing is evolving the way you live. A full-color, illustrated adventure into the wonders of TECHNOLOOGY This full-color, fully illustrated guide to the world of technology assumes nothing and explains everything. Only the accomplished and award-winning team of writer Ron White and artist Tim Downs has the unique ability to meld descriptive text with one-of-a-kind visuals to fully explain how the electronic gear we depend on every day is made possible. In addition to all the content you've come to expect from prior editions, this newly revised edition includes all-new coverage of topics such as: * How smartphones and tablet PCs put the power of a desktop computer in your hands-literally * How computing technology is linking our homes, work place, entertainment, and daily communications * How advances such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, eBay, and smartphones are expanding our universe of friends, knowledge, and opportunity * How increased miniaturization leads to new products, such as smartphone, smartwatches, and Google Glass * How computing technology takes advantages of quantum physics and innovations no one even imagined a few years ago For two decades, How Computers Work has helped newbies understand new technology, while hackers and IT pros have treasured it for the depth of knowledge it contains. This is the perfect book about computing to capture your imagination, delight your eyes, and expand your mind, no matter what your technical level! Beautifully detailed illustrations and jargon-free explanations walk you through the technology that is shaping our lives. See the hidden workings inside computers, smartphones, tablets, Google Glass, and the latest tech inventions. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780789749840

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