Higher Education

Maran Illustrated Computers Guided Tour, 1st Edition

  • Ruth Maran
  • ISBN-10: 1592008801  |  ISBN-13: 9781592008803
  • 304 Pages
  • © 2005 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $15.00



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. Readers have the option of reading the book cover to cover, or simply reading the individual topics they are interested in.

Features and Benefits

  • Features a unique two-page spread, over 80 topics, dynamic illustrations, and useful tips that appeal to and engage visual learners and simplify the learning process.
  • Provides extensive coverage of all of the latest technologies and trends in the world of computers, including Bluetooth, wi-fi networking, blogs, DVD burners, USB flash drives, and media devices including MP3 players, digital cameras, and camcorders, making it a great reference for all skill levels.
  • maranGraphics trademark Diskman character provides a guided tour of each topic, making even the most challenging subjects fun and approachable
  • Written using Visual Grammar, a proven method that combines instructions with full-color screen shots to provide the best synergistic learning experience available.

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

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Ruth Maran

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.