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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Universal serial bus (USB) ports are fast replacing traditional serial and parallel
ports as the means to connect input and output devices to the computer. This is
mainly because of their ability to transfer data quickly. USB 1.1 ports transferring
ports are slowly being phased out by faster ports, such as the USB port. A parallel
port sends data between devices in groups of bits and is therefore much faster
than a serial port. Parallel ports have traditionally been used to connect printers ...
FIGURE 6.40 If you don't have enough USB ports to support your USB devices,
consider getting an expansion hub, which can add four or eight USB ports to your
system. Which devices benefit most from high-speed ports? Any device that ...
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