Technology in Action
Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007 - Technology & Engineering - 491 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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FIGURE 5.8 (a) Example of a command- driven interface. Such interfaces were
not user- friendly, (b) Menu-driven interfaces were a step toward today's user-
friendly interfaces. FIGURE 5.10 Virtual memory borrows excess storage capacity
Another important advancement in personal computers was the introduction of
the graphical user interface (GUI), which allowed ... Until that time, users had to
use complicated command- or menu-driven interfaces to interact with the
MIDI port See Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) port mobile computing
devices Portable electronic tools such as cell phones, personal digital assistants
(PDAs), and notebooks. mobile switching center A central location that receives ...
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Understanding the Parts
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