Technology in Action, Introductory

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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A Computer Concepts Text Focused on Todayrs"s Student!Technology in Actionengages students by combining a unique teaching approach with rich companion media. History of the personal computer, virtual computer tour, blogging, file compression and management, installing RAM, installing a computer network and firewall, PDArs"s, computer architecture, creating and improving an Access database, and constructing a simple Web page. For professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge of computer concepts and literacy.

Table of Contents

Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Computer The History of the Personal Computer
Blogging Creating a Web-Based E-mail Account
The Best Utilities for Your Computer Welcome to the Web
Finding Information on the Web Connecting to the Internet
Creating Web Queries with Excel
Using Speech-Recognition Software
Enhancing Photos with Image-Editing Software
Customizing Windows
Vista File
Management File
Compression Hard Disk Anatomy
Interactive Letting Your Computer Clean Up After Itself
Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Computer
Using Windows Vista to Evaluate CPU
Performance Memory Hierarchy
Interactive Installing RAM Hard Disk Anatomy
Interactive CD and DVD Reading and Writing
Interactive Installing a CD-RW Drive Port Tour: How Do I Hook It Up? Letting Your Computer Clean Up After Itself
Installing a Computer Network
Installing a Personal Firewall Securing Wireless Networks Protecting Your Computer
PDAs on the Road and at Home Connecting with Bluetooth Tablet and Notebook Tour
Binary Numbers Interactive Where Does Binary Show Up? Memory Hierarchy Interactive Computer Architecture
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