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Personal Computers

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  • Raspberry Pi Home Automation with Arduino

    by Andrew K Dennis

    "Raspberry Pi Home Automation with Arduino" is an easy-to-follow yet comprehensive guide for automating your home using the revolutionary ARM GNU/Linux board. Even if you have no prior experience with the Raspberry Pi or home automation you can pick up this book and develop these amazing projects. Full of detailed step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and images this essential guide allows you to ... Read more

    $26.28 AUD

  • Upgrading and Fixing Computers Do-it-Yourself For Dummies

    by Andy Rathbone

    An illustrated, step-by-step guide to repairs and upgradesWhether you want to prepare your computer for Windows 7, avoid investing in a new one, or just "go green", this fully illustrated guide has what you need. You'll learn how to add printers and new keyboards, boost your PC's performance and increase memory, improve power consumption, rev up your multimedia capacity, and much more. Step-by ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

  • Fixing Your Computer Absolute Beginner's Guide

    by Paul McFedries

    series Absolute Beginner's Guide
    Fix your own computer—without becoming a technical expert! This book is the fastest way to save money on computer repairs, avoid unnecessary frustration, and keep using perfectly good equipment instead of throwing it away! Even if you’re completely non-technical, you’ll learn how to get the job done, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time. Computer repair and maintenance has never, ever been ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • Upgrading and Repairing PCs

    by Scott Mueller

    series Upgrading and Repairing
    This is the eBook version of the print title. Access to the media files found on the DVD included with print editions included with Upgrading and Repairing PCs, 21 Edition, is available through product registration—see instructions in back pages of your eBook.   For 25 years, Upgrading and Repairing PCs has been the world’s #1 guide to PC hardware: The single source for reliable information on tr. ... Read more

    $59.06 AUD

  • Build a Gaming Computer

    A Beginners Guide

    by Joel Smith

    Want to delve in to the world of PC Gaming but don't know where to begin? This beginners guide will let you hit the ground running. The illustrated build guide will take the guess work out putting together your own computer. Along with the build guide, you will learn what each component of a gaming PC does, and what to look for when sourcing parts for your build. This quick read will have you ... Read more

    $3.45 AUD

  • Build It. Fix It. Own It

    A Beginner's Guide to Building and Upgrading a PC

    by Paul McFedries

    BUILD IT. FIX it. OWN IT. A Beginner’s Guide to Building and Upgrading a PC   Build It. Fix It. Own It. is the ultimate beginner’s guide to building and fixing your own PC. With a friendly, knowledgeable tone, this book shows the beginning PC builder everything he or she needs to know to build a computer or upgrade an existing one. We step you through the... ... Read more

    $34.42 AUD

  • The Geeky Kids Guide! To Building Your Own Gaming PC

    by Geeky Kids Guides

    Welcome to the first all new Geeky Kids Guide!This is the first in a brand new series of Guides created especially for teenagers wanting to shortcut all the technical padding and get right down to the facts you need to know – fast!In this Geeky Kids Guide! you will learn how to spec up and build your own top end gaming machine that will look great and outperform factory-built machines for nearly ... Read more

    $1.24 AUD

  • iMac For Dummies

    by Mark L. Chambers

    The perfect companion for iMac usersYou've got a great iMac, but now it's time to take things to the next level. This easy-to-use guide shows you how to do stuff like setting up and configuring your iMac along with fun stuff like using the Photos, Messages, and iMovie apps.You'll also discover how to get down to business with productivity apps like Numbers, Pages, and Keynote. Finally, you'll find ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

  • Programming: 4 Manuscripts in 1 book : Python For Beginners - Python 3 Guide - Learn Java - Excel 2016

    by Timothy C. Needham

    This Box Includes 4 Manuscripts in 1 book:- Python For Beginners: A Crash Course Guide To Learn Python in 1 Week- Python 3 Guide: A Beginner Crash Course Guide to Learn Python 3 in 1 Week- Learn Java: A Crash Course Guide to Learn Java in 1 Week- Excel 2016: A Comprehensive Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft Excel 2016Python For Beginners: A Crash Course Guide To Learn Python in 1 WeekHere what you'll ... Read more

    Free

  • Electronics Cookbook

    Practical Electronic Recipes with Arduino and Raspberry Pi

    by Simon Monk

    If you’re among the many hobbyists and designers who came to electronics through Arduino and Raspberry Pi, this cookbook will help you learn and apply the basics of electrical engineering without the need for an EE degree. Through a series of practical recipes, you’ll learn how to solve specific problems while diving into as much or as little theory as you’re comfortable with.Author Simon Monk ... Read more

    $43.11 AUD

  • Easy PC Care

    The essential IT support reference for your home or work computer

    by Anthony Price

    series Teach Yourself
    Bill Gates' famously bold prediction -- that one day, every home would have a computer -- is now, if anything, a huge understatement, with many households (and certainly most buisinesses, however small) boasting multiple machines.Written by a working PC technician, this book takes you through the basics - the jobs you can do yourself with a bit of know how and a screwdriver. It tells you what you ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Designing Embedded Hardware

    Create New Computers and Devices

    by John Catsoulis

    Embedded computer systems literally surround us: they're in our cell phones, PDAs, cars, TVs, refrigerators, heating systems, and more. In fact, embedded systems are one of the most rapidly growing segments of the computer industry today.Along with the growing list of devices for which embedded computer systems are appropriate, interest is growing among programmers, hobbyists, and engineers of all ... Read more

    $40.47 AUD

  • Inside Steve's Brain

    Business Lessons from Steve Jobs, the Man Who Saved Apple

    by Leander Kahney

    Steve Jobs was an American visionary who immeasurably altered the way the world uses technology. From the Apple II to minimalist iMacs and from the foundation of Pixar to the invention of the iPad, Jobs' products and ideas confounded expectations perpetually redefined markets to make Apple the most successful technology company on the planet.Inside Steve's Brain is a unique and revealing look at ... Read more

    $12.64 AUD

  • Fill In The Blanks To Understanding Windows 8

    by Reginald Prior

    Learn all about Microsoft's Totally Revamped Version of Windows with "Fill in the Blanks to Understanding Windows 8". With Deeper Integration Of Social Media, The New Metro Interface, Microsoft Store Among Other Things, This Book Will Get You Up To Speed With Using A Lot Of The Features Microsoft Has Added To Windows 8 To Make This The Most Innovative Version Of Windows Yet! Learn How To: * ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Mac OS X Leopard Pocket Guide

    The Ultimate Mac OS X Quick Reference Guide

    by Chuck Toporek

    No matter how much Mac experience you have, Mac OS X Leopard requires that you get reacquainted. This little guide is packed with more than 300 tips and techniques to help you do just that. You get all details you need to learn Leopard's new features, configure your system, and get the most out of your Mac. Pronto.Mac OS X Leopard Pocket Guide offers an easy-to-read format for users of all levels. ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • The Beginner's Guide to Fixing Your PC: How to Solve the Commonest Computer Problems

    by Pete Neale and 1 more

    The computer won’t work. Before you pick up the phone or take it to the nearest repair shop, use this book. It could save you hours of frustration, not to mention money and lost days of work.In an easy-to-follow format, it deals with everything from everyday problems to major disasters. It also recommends ways to avoid trouble, from firewalls to dealing with phishing. A check list and avoidance ... Read more

    $7.91 AUD

  • Building a PC For Dummies

    by Mark L. Chambers

    Shows tech hobbyists how to build the perfect PC, whether they want to create the ultimate gaming machine or combine new and recycled parts to construct an inexpensive computer for a childThe do-it-yourself craze is sweeping through the tech community, and this guide is now significantly revised and updated to cover the wide array of new hardware and accessories availableStep-by-step instructions ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

  • Google Apps For Dummies

    by Ryan Teeter and 1 more

    Your key to making this revolutionary new approach work for you and your organizationGoogle Apps are Web-based, low-cost (or free!) office productivity tools that do everything those expensive applications do — and you can access them from any computer with an Internet connection. Google Apps For Dummies boosts your "app-titude" by giving you the low-down on choosing, setting up, and using these ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

  • Smartphones and Tablets Repairs

    Money Making Venture Skill

    by Chukky Oparandu

    Mobile Phones and Tablets Repairs, the first edition in the series was a 364 page complete manual that introduced beginners into the technology of mobile devices and the practical skills necessary to fix all kinds of faults on mobile devices. This second edition, Smartphones and Tablets Repairs is an upgraded edition with new advanced information for both beginners and professionals in the field ... Read more

    $13.81 AUD

  • Raspberry Pi for Secret Agents

    by Stefan Sjogelid

    A playful, informal approach to using the Raspberry Pi for mischief! Raspberry Pi for Secret Agents is for all mischievous Raspberry Pi owners whod like to see their computer transform into a neat spy gadget to be used in a series of practical pranks and projects. No previous skills are required to follow along and if youre completely new to Linux, youll pick up much of the basics for free. Apart ... Read more

    $21.88 AUD

  • Discovering Computers

    by Potter and 1 more

    This is the first book in a series of ten electronic books designed to educate young children and school-age students about information technologies and the digital world they live in. Who will benefit from this book? This book is most suitable for young people in their second or third grade level.It is also very helpful for teachers introducing ICT or integrating it into the curriculum. Contents ... Read more

    $11.52 AUD

  • Olympus Stylus 1: A Beginner’s Guide

    by Jacob Gleam

    This compact digital camera began shipping in December of 2013. Reviews on the new camera have raved the amazing horsepower; despite the miniature size. Since its introduction to the market, the Stylus 1 has become known for its ability to meet the needs of the avid photographer as well as the more average individual. Among its renowned features is the 10.7x zoom lens, a 1/1.7” sensor, built in ... Read more

    $4.21 AUD

  • Mac Hacks

    Tips & Tools for unlocking the power of OS X

    by Chris Seibold

    Want to take real control of your Mac? The hacks in this book help you dig below the surface to tweak system preferences, mount drives and devices, and generally do things with your system that Apple doesn’t expect you to do. With a little effort, you can make your Mac and its applications perform exactly the way you want them to.There are more than 50 hacks in this book that show you how to fine ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • The Windows 8 Beginner's Guide

    by Jonathan Moeller

    series Computer Beginner's Guides
    Intended for new Windows 8 users, this book gives you an overview of Microsoft's new tablet operating system. Lavishly illustrated with over 200 screenshots, this book will explain: -The differences between the editions of Windows 8. -How to get the most out of the Start Screen. -The difference between using a local account and a Microsoft Account with your Windows 8 computer. -Windows 8's ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD