Author: Russell Barnes
Publisher: Haynes Publishing UK
Release Date: 2015-06-15
Get the performance you want on a budget you can afford. With Build Your Own Gaming PC you'll find all the cutting-edge technology and guidance you need to make your perfect PC a reality. Whether you're looking to upgrade your current computer or building a new one from scratch, you'll be able to play the latest games in style and be ready to face the challenges of next year's hottest titles.
Author: Mark L. Chambers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-05-09
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 child The 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 available Step-by-step instructions and dozens of photos walk first-time computer builders through the entire process, from building the foundation, and adding a processor and RAM, to installing a video card, configuring a hard drive, hooking up CD and DVD drives, adding a modem, and troubleshooting problems
by Kyle MacRae, Gary Marshall Now in its fourth edition, this best-selling manual has been fully revised to bring you right up-to-date with technology. We explore the latest processors, memory, storage options and operating systems, discover what you need for Windows Vista and Windows 7 and of course we focus on the practical with plain English descriptions of what to get, where to get it at the best price and how to put it all together.
Author: Scott Mueller
Publisher: Que Publishing
Release Date: 2015-06-22
Access to 3 hours of troubleshooting videos as well as PDFs of previous editions are available through product registration—see instructions in back pages of your eBook. For more than 25 years, Upgrading and Repairing PCs has been the world’s #1 guide to PC hardware: The single source for reliable information on how PCs work, troubleshooting and fixing problems, adding hardware, optimizing performance, and building new PCs. This 22nd edition offers beefed-up coverage of the newest hardware innovations and maintenance techniques, plus more than two hours of new video. Scott Mueller delivers practical answers about PC processors, mother-boards, buses, BIOSes, memory, SSD and HDD storage, video, audio, networks, Internet connectivity, power, and much more. You’ll find the industry’s best coverage of diagnostics, testing, and repair—plus cutting-edge discussions of improving PC performance via overclocking and other techniques. Mueller has taught thousands of professionals in person and millions more through his books and videos—nobody knows more about keeping PCs running perfectly. Whether you’re a professional technician, a small business owner trying to save money, or a home PC enthusiast, this is the only PC hardware book you need! NEW IN THIS EDITION The newest processors, including Intel’s latest Core i Haswell processors and AMD’s Kaveri core processors. Everything you need to know about the latest GPU technology from NVIDIA and AMD, including developments in OpenGL, DirectX, and Mantle. New firmware innovations like the InSyde BIOS, Back to BIOS buttons, and all the updated settings available for the newest processors and chipsets. The latest in updated home networking standards, from blazing fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi to HomeGrid and G.hn powerline networking. Ever larger storage, thanks to new technologies like helium-filled hard disks, shingled magnetic recording, and Cfast and XQD for flash memory. Emerging interfaces such as mSATA, USB 3.1, and M.2 Updated coverage of building PCs from scratch—from choosing and assembling hardware through BIOS setup and troubleshooting
Build the Classic Furniture of Your Dreams If you're a woodworker, it's a good bet that you have admired certain examples of classic furniture. What furniture maker hasn't entertained the thought of building a tall clock, a chest-on-chest, or a secretary? Who hasn't stood in front of a highboy or a blockfront chest and thought, "I wish I could build that!" Well now you can! In this book and DVD, you'll find five exquisite examples of classic American furniture that you'll be able to call your own. These beautiful pieces incorporate time-honored joinery, graceful proportions, and eye-catching details. And there's no need to feel daunted by the challenge of making them. Hundreds of photographs take you through the building steps, while carefully rendered drawings and cutlists take the mystery and math out of the work. The accompanying DVD - a treasure trove in itself - includes full-size plans and in-depth instruction on shaping cabriole legs, mitering sticking, and other techniques you'll be able to add to your arsenal of skills.
Marketing expert Wendy Keller delivers the ultimate guide to helping business owners differentiate themselves from the competition through branded marketing, dialed-in content designed to attract the right audience, create customers, and ultimately turn them into raving fans.
Author: Jeff Heaton
Publisher: Heaton Research, Inc.
Release Date: 2006-06-01
Building a computer system lets users get exactly the computer system that they need. This book takes them through all of the steps to create a powerful computer system. Includes 120+ photographs to guide readers through the process. (Computer Books)
Author: Michael Gregg
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2015-08-10
The ultimate hands-on guide to IT security and proactive defense The Network Security Test Lab is a hands-on, step-by-step guide to ultimate IT security implementation. Covering the full complement of malware, viruses, and other attack technologies, this essential guide walks you through the security assessment and penetration testing process, and provides the set-up guidance you need to build your own security-testing lab. You'll look inside the actual attacks to decode their methods, and learn how to run attacks in an isolated sandbox to better understand how attackers target systems, and how to build the defenses that stop them. You'll be introduced to tools like Wireshark, Networkminer, Nmap, Metasploit, and more as you discover techniques for defending against network attacks, social networking bugs, malware, and the most prevalent malicious traffic. You also get access to open source tools, demo software, and a bootable version of Linux to facilitate hands-on learning and help you implement your new skills. Security technology continues to evolve, and yet not a week goes by without news of a new security breach or a new exploit being released. The Network Security Test Lab is the ultimate guide when you are on the front lines of defense, providing the most up-to-date methods of thwarting would-be attackers. Get acquainted with your hardware, gear, and test platform Learn how attackers penetrate existing security systems Detect malicious activity and build effective defenses Investigate and analyze attacks to inform defense strategy The Network Security Test Lab is your complete, essential guide.
Author: George Berkowski
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2014-09-04
Genre: Business & Economics
'A must read for anyone who wants to start a mobile app business' Riccardo Zacconi, founder and CEO King Digital (maker of Candy Crush Saga) 'A fascinating deep dive into the world of billion-dollar apps. Essential reading for anyone trying to build the next must-have app' Michael Acton Smith, Founder and CEO, Mind Candy THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO BUILDING AN APP-BASED BUSINESS - NOW REVISED AND UPDATED Apps have changed the way we communicate, shop, play, interact and travel and their phenomenal popularity has presented possibly the biggest business opportunity in history. In How to Build a Billion Dollar App, serial tech entrepreneur George Berkowski gives you exclusive access to the secrets behind the success of the select group of apps that have achieved billion-dollar success. Berkowski draws exclusively on the inside stories of the billion-dollar app club members, including Instagram, Whatsapp, Snapchat, Candy Crush and Uber to provide all the information you need to create your own spectacularly successful mobile business. He guides you through each step, from an idea scribbled on the back of an envelope, through to finding a cofounder, building a team, attracting (and keeping) millions of users, all the way through to juggling the pressures of being CEO of a billion-dollar company (and still staying ahead of the competition). If you've ever dreamed of quitting your nine to five job to launch your own company, you're a gifted developer, seasoned entrepreneur or just intrigued by mobile technology, How to Build a Billion Dollar App will show you what it really takes to create your own billion-dollar, mobile business.
Author: Gavin Harper
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2006-04-14
Genre: Technology & Engineering
One of the first in-depth resources for the booming car PC market Appeals to the huge combined audience of home electronics hobbyists and auto enthusiasts Car PCs are capable of controlling lights, regulating heat and air conditioning, running audio and video systems, navigating, ensuring security, and more Includes parts and required tools lists, troubleshooting tips, and a list of manufacturers where readers can purchase the parts best suited for their customized systems Companion website offers free software and demo versions of products to use with the car PC
Author: Eric Ward
Publisher: Entrepreneur Press
Release Date: 2013-03-01
Genre: Business & Economics
The web today is comprised of trillions of links: links between websites, links within social media venues like Facebook and Twitter, and even links in email inboxes. Who links to a site and how they link to it is one of the most important factors that search engines rely on when ranking results. But how do marketers control this? Link building expert Eric Ward provides the answers. Sharing little-known techniques for link building via social media platforms, blogs, partnerships, public relations, articles, and more, Ward teaches marketers which link-building techniques will maximize the quality links that point to their site, allowing them to charm both search engines and customers and which methods to avoid. This one-of-a-kind guide details a variety of link building tools, tactics, and techniques illustrated by case studies, expert interviews, and resources. Ward leaves no opportunity unexplored, and no link-building questions unanswered.
Discusses the skills, tools, and accessories needed to build a server; explains how to set up, configure, and troubleshoot a server; and covers related topics such as remote connectivity, security, backups, and networks.
Author: John St.Clair
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2004-05-07
You can go back, and here′s howRemember the days––and quarters––you spent pursuing aliens, fleeing ghosts, and gobbling dots in that beloved arcade? They′re hiding in these pages, along with diagrams, directions, plans, and materials lists that will enable you to build your very own arcade game. Construct joysticks, buttons, and trackballs; build the console and cabinet; install and configure the software; crank up the speakers; and wham! Step across the time–space continuum and enjoy all those classic games, plus dozens of new ones, whenever you like. Start Here 1. Plan for your space and budget 2. Design and build the cabinet 3. Construct the controllers 4. Build the console 5. Pick an old game′s brain 6. Install the emulator 7. Convince a PC it′s a game 8. Connect a monitor and speakers 9. Add a marquee 10. GO PLAY! Includes diagrams, detailed instructions, essential software, and more CD–ROM Includes ∗ Complete cabinet plans and diagrams ∗ MAME32 software ∗ Paint Shop Pro? evaluation version ∗ Links to hundreds of arcade cabinet projects
Author: Bryan Alexander Davis
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
Release Date: 2012-10-01
Everything you need to know to ferment and distill whiskey right the first time. A fun read, salt and peppered, with the science behind distilling. This authoritative guide book introduces whiskey-making in a easy step-by-step process.