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Title High definition [electronic resource] : an A to Z guide to personal technology.

Imprint Boston [Mass.] : Houghton Mifflin, c2006 (Boston, Mass. : Credo Reference, 2012.)

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Description 1 online resource (3194 entries) : 29 images, digital files.
Contents A-Z.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary Modern life is packed with information technology, but many technical terms leave us with puzzling questions. With many terms, this is the first dictionary to bring together both the basic and the not-so-basic vocabulary of home computers, cell phones, networks, CD and DVD players, monitors and TVs, and other devices found in houses, offices, backpacks, and handbags. Both the non-technically-minded and the techno-savvy will find the explanations and cross-references clear, straightforward, and informative.
High Definition will help readers not only to decipher confusing technological language, but also to bone up on the technical specifications of electronic products and why they matter. Explaining hundreds of abbreviations and acronyms, this thorough volume is an indispensable reference in a world full of technological shorthand.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Local Note Credo Reference.
Credo Reference General Reference
Subject Household electronics -- Dictionaries.
Electronic apparatus and appliances -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Credo Reference (Firm)
Other Form: Print version: 0618714898 9780618714896 (DLC) 2006019549 vi, 361 p. : ill.
ISBN 9781849722063 (online)
0618714898 (print)
9780618714896 (print)
9780618714896 (print)