This book presents a complete survey of the computer technologies necessary for achieving basic technology literacy. It provides a strong foundation by giving the reader the background needed to make smart buying decisions about computer technology. It then gives a description of the hardware that is the foundation of all of the technologies used every day, whether it's a laptop, personal computer, smartphone, or other digital device. From there, it explains how the Internet actually works. It then guides the reader through engaging, step-by-step tutorials on how to use the Windows 7 operating system and the popular Office 2010 productivity tools, including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. The book is written in a conversational and engaging style. At the end of each chapter, there are review questions, and a project to apply what has been learned. --The latest version is called Mac OS X. Like Windows 7, the Mac OS operating system is easy to use ... Although you can buy a Linux package from a store, youa#39; re basically paying for the installation CDs or DVDs and user guide. ... Leta#39;s do a quick comparison of PCs with Macs: PCs are usually less expensive than Macs, but Macs are more reliable and better ... Once you decide whether to buy a PC or Mac, you can narrow your choice to a desktop, tower, laptop, or netbook computer.
|Title||:||PC Basics with Windows 7 and Office 2010|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2010-10-12|