Synopses & Reviews
Produced by the award-winning maranGraphics Group, Maran Illustrated? Computers ? Guided Tour is a valuable resource for all readers, regardless of experience. Maran Illustrated? Computers ? Guided Tour is packed with information useful to readers who are interested in purchasing their first computer and are learning about computers for the first time. Experienced computer users will find this book a comprehensive guide filled with the latest technologies. The easy-to-use maranGraphics format combines text with colorful, informative graphics for an unbeatable synergistic learning experience. You have the option of reading the book cover to cover, or simply reading the individual topics they are interested in.
Are you new to computers? Does new technology make you nervous? If so, then this title is designed with you in mind. It includes chapters dedicated to broad-based topics in computing such as application software, portable computers, operating systems and the Internet.
About the Author
Ruth Maran is one of a select few North American authors who can claim over 10 million books in print. Ruth has written bestselling user guides in a number of different computer topic areas including Windows, Access and Mac OS X.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Computers 2. Input and Output Devices 3. Processing 4. Storage Devices 5. Software 6. Operating Systems 7. Notebook Computers 8. Macintosh Computers 9. Networks 10. The Internet and the World Wide Web 11. E-Mail and Instant Messaging