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More Reference Books for Personal Computers

Book Cover Image: Title: Build the Ultimate Custom PC, Author: Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, Kathie Kingsley-Hughes

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Build the Ultimate Custom PC
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, Kathie Kingsley-Hughes
In this invaluable guide, the authors address issues and topics that are not found in any of the other titles on the subject. It includes detailed, in-depth photos of the build process, clear, easy to follow text. Includes extensive troubleshooting and "how the pros do it" tips, tricks, modifications, tweaks, and advice.


Book Cover Image: Title: Beginning Programming, Author: Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, Kathie Kingsley-Hughes

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Beginning Programming
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, Kathie Kingsley-Hughes
The goal of this book is to give non-programmers assistance in learning the basics of programming so that they might eventually become a professional developer, or a programming hobbyist. This book will not only help the reader gain new skills, but it will also be beneficial for readers as they want to expand their knowledge on the topic and use that experience to work with other programming languages.


Book Cover Image: Title: The Chip: How Two Americans Invented the Microchip and Launched a Revolution, Author: T.R. Reid

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The Chip: How Two Americans Invented the Microchip and Launched a Revolution
T.R. Reid
Barely 50 years ago, computers were gargantuan, expensive things that only a handful of scientists had ever seen. The world's brightest engineers couldn't even make them small and affordable, until Jack Kilby and Robert Noyce hit upon the stunning discovery that would lead to the silicon microchip and earn Kilby a Nobel Prize in physics in 2000. T. R. Reid tells the story of the chip, of how our digital age began, and of the men who invented it.


Book Cover Image: Title: How Computers Work, Author: Ron White, Timothy Edward Downs

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How Computers Work
Ron White, Timothy Edward Downs
If you're even slightly curious about how your computer (and the networks it's connected to) actually work, How Computers Work will show you -- in grand style. Author Ron White and illustrator Timothy Edward Downs take you under the hood of virtually every contemporary computer technology, explaining it all in plain English. Oh, heck, that's wrong. Not “plain” English. Splendidly written, fun-to-read English.


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Re: More Reference Books for Personal Computers

I hope it's ok to reply to this thread. Do you know of any OS X Tiger security books that are well written? Or any at all? I've got Maximum Security Mac OS X but it's from the year 2003. Tiger came out in 2005. Thanks!
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