New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2012: Introductory, 14th Edition

Book Description

Get Synched! Learning happens when you can effectively connect with the topic you are studying. NEW PERSPECTIVES ON CONCEPTS 2012 makes it possible. Creating a fully integrated and interactive learning environment, NEW PERSPECTIVES ON CONCEPTS 2012 combines a printed book with media-rich assets, enabling you to work in sync to explore, understand, and apply in everyday life.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 COMPUTERS AND DIGITAL BASICS
Section A: All Things Digital
Section B: Digital Devices
Section C: Digital Data Representation
Section D: Digital Processing
Section E: Password Security

CHAPTER 2 COMPUTER HARDWARE
Section A: Personal Computer Basics
Section B: Microprocessors and Memory
Section C: Storage Devices
Section D: Input and Output Devices
Section E: Hardware Security

CHAPTER 3 COMPUTER SOFTWARE
Section A: Software Basics
Section B: Popular Applications
Section C: Buying Software
Section D: Installing Software and Upgrades
Section E: Security Software

CHAPTER 4 OPERATING SYSTEMS AND FILE MANAGEMENT
Section A: Operating System Basics
Section B: Today’s Operating Systems
Section C: File Basics
Section D: File Management
Section E: Backup Security

CHAPTER 5 LANS AND WLANS
Section A: Network Building Blocks
Section B: Wired Networks
Section C: Networks
Section D: Using LANs
Section E: Security Through Encryption

CHAPTER 6 THE INTERNET
Section A: Internet Technology
Section B: Fixed Internet Access
Section C: Portable and Internet Access
Section D: Internet Services
Section E: Internet Security

CHAPTER 7 THE WEB AND E-MAIL
Section A: Web Technology
Section B: Engines
Section C: E-commerce
Section D: E-mail
Section E: Web and E-mail Security

CHAPTER 8 DIGITAL MEDIA
Section A: Digital Sound
Section B: Bitmap Graphics
Section C: Vector and 3-D Graphics
Section D: Digital
Section E: Digital Rights Management

Book Details

  • Title: New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2012: Introductory, 14th Edition
  • Author: ,
  • Length: 523 pages
  • Edition: 14
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2011-02-22
  • ISBN-10: 1111529086
  • ISBN-13: 9781111529086