Computer terminology is constantly expanding, and the brand-new edition of this dictionary has been updated to keep pace with the latest important innovations in computer science and technology. Emphasis is on helpful information for non-technical home computer users. The book presents more than 3,200 computer-related terms with clear and succinct definitions. Revised features include up-to-date information on Windows Vista, networking, data storage, video, computer security and ethics, and personal computer hardware. Tables, charts, graphs, photos, and line illustrations.
Amazon.com Review With 1,800 definitions and an abundance of Internet and online terms, this dictionary is perfect for new and intermediate computer users. The entries range from basic to advanced computer terminology and include historical terms and software concepts. The reference even defines and illustrates concepts and terminology for several graphics applications. This pocket-sized dictionary is packed with illustrations, charts, and examples and the comprehensive cross-referencing and clear language make it easy to use. Off- the-shelf software users will find this guide particularly useful.