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Ideal for students and professionals seeking a comprehensive computer technology reference.
Computers Are Your Future provides¿extensive technology reference without being overwhelming. Extensive images paired with a definition-driven format supply the reader with a practical approach to computers.
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Table of Contents
|Chapter/Spotlight||Complete (14 Chapters/6 Spotlights)|
|1||Computers and You|
|2||Inside the System Unit|
|3||Input/Output and Storage|
|Spotlight 2||File Management|
|Spotlight 3||Buying and Upgrading Your Home Computer System|
|5||Application Software: Tools for Productivity|
|Spotlight 4||Web 2.0|
|6||The Internet & the World Wide Web|
|Spotlight 5||Cloud Computing|
|7||Networks: Communicating and Sharing Resources|
|8||Wired and Wireless Communication|
|Spotlight 6||Digital Life|
|9||Privacy, Crime, and Security|
|10||Careers and Certification|
|11||Programming Languages and Program Development|
|12||Databases and Information Systems|
|13||Systems Analysis and Design|