By Ron White
The Evolution of Technology
Having bought greater than 2 million copies over its lifetime, How desktops Work is the definitive illustrated consultant to the realm of desktops and know-how. during this new version, you’ll locate distinctive details not only approximately computers, yet approximately how adjustments in expertise have advanced the large, pricey desktop dinosaurs of final century into the smaller yet extra strong smartphones, capsules, and wearable computing of this day. no matter if your curiosity is in company, gaming, electronic images, leisure, communications, or protection, you’ll learn the way computing is evolving how you live.
A full-color, illustrated event into the wonders of TECHNOLOOGY
This full-color, totally illustrated consultant to the area of expertise assumes not anything and explains every thing. in simple terms the comprehensive and award-winning crew of author Ron White and artist Tim Downs has the original skill to meld descriptive textual content with special visuals to totally clarify how the digital apparatus we rely on each day is made attainable. as well as the entire content material you’ve come to count on from past variations, this newly revised variation contains all-new insurance of subject matters such as:
• How smartphones and capsule computers positioned the ability of a laptop desktop on your hands–literally
• How computing expertise is linking our houses, paintings position, leisure, and day-by-day communications
• How advances corresponding to fb, Twitter, Google, eBay, and smartphones are increasing our universe of pals, wisdom, and opportunity
• How elevated miniaturization ends up in new items, akin to cellphone, smartwatches, and Google Glass
• How computing know-how takes merits of quantum physics and techniques nobody even imagined many years ago
For twenty years, How desktops Work has helped rookies comprehend new expertise, whereas hackers and IT execs have valuable it for the intensity of data it includes. this can be the precise booklet approximately computing to trap your mind's eye, satisfaction your eyes, and extend your brain, it doesn't matter what your technical level!
Beautifully targeted illustrations and jargon-free causes stroll you thru the expertise that's shaping our lives. See the hidden workings inside of desktops, smartphones, drugs, Google Glass, and the most recent tech inventions.