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Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Computers. Special Feature: Timeline 2011. 2. The Internet and World Wide Web. Special Feature: Making Use of the Web. 3. Application Software. Special Feature: Digital Communications. 4. The Components of the System Unit. 5. Input. 6. Output. Special Feature: Digital Video Technology. 7. Storage. 8. Operating Systems and Utility Programs. Special Feature: Buyer's Guide 2011. 9. Communications and Networks. 10. Database Management. 11. Computer Security and Safety, Ethics, and Privacy. Special Feature: Digital Forensics. Appendices. A: Quiz Yourself Answers. B: Computer Acronyms. C: Coding Schemes and Number Systems.