Technology in Action
Pearson/Prentice Hall, Jan 1, 2006 - Business & Economics - 649 pages
For introductory courses in computer concepts or computer literacy often including instruction in Microsoft Office.
A Computer Concepts Text Focused on Today's Student! Technology in Action engages students by combining a unique teaching approach with rich companion media.
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From the moment you turn on your computer to the time you shut it down, you are
interacting with system software. System software consists of two primary types of
programs: the operating system and utility programs. The operating system ...
FIGURE 5.2 Devices from the space shuttle to cars to cell phones use real-time
operating systems. FIGURE 5.3 Although PDAs use a single-user, single-task
operating system in which only one user can perform one task at a time, the ...
Palm OS, on the other hand, is found in a number of devices but is strictly an
operating system. If your PDA uses Palm OS as its operating system, you must
purchase and install separately any additional software you want to run on your
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