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Personal Computers & Microcomputers

  • Take Control of iCloudby Joe Kissell

    TidBITS 2016; US$ 15.00

    Understand its many features and limitations, get set up, and use iCloud! iCloud is a simple idea -- all your data on all your devices, via the cloud -- that becomes complex in the real world when you want it to work seamlessly so you can spend your time enjoying your media or doing actual work, instead of just fiddling with your computer.... more...

  • Progress in Location-Based Services 2016by Georg Gartner; Haosheng Huang

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 206.85

    This book offers a selection of the best papers presented at the 13th International Symposium on Location Based Services (LBS 2016), which was held in Vienna (Austria) from November 14 to 16, 2016. It provides an overview of recent research in the field, including the latest advances in outdoor/indoor positioning, smart environment, spatial modeling,... more...

  • Sierra: A Take Control Crash Courseby Scholle McFarland

    TidBITS 2016; US$ 15.00

    Learn macOS 10.12 Sierra with Mac expert and former Macworld editor Scholle McFarland! Head into the wilds of Sierra with confidence with the detailed "What's New in Sierra" list found this this Crash Course. You'll also learn about big new Sierra features like Siri, app tabs, Desktop and Documents folder syncing, Universal Clipboard, and Apple... more...

  • Entertainment Computing and Serious Gamesby Ralf Dörner; Stefan Göbel; Michael Kickmeier-Rust; Maic Masuch; Katharina A Zweig

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 70.76

    The aim of this book is to collect and to cluster research areas in the field of serious games and entertainment computing. It provides an introduction and gives guidance for the next generation of researchers in this field. The 18 papers presented in this volume, together with an introduction, are the outcome of a GI-Dagstuhl seminar which was held... more...

  • Informatics in Schools: Improvement of Informatics Knowledge and Perceptionby Andrej Brodnik; Françoise Tort

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 46.80

    This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Informatics in Schools: Situation, Evolution, and Perspectives, ISSEP 2016, held in Münster, Germany, in October 2015. The 17 full papers presented together with 1 invited talk were carefully reviewed and selected from 50 submissions. The focus of the conference... more...

  • Entertainment Computing - ICEC 2016by Günter Wallner; Simone Kriglstein; Helmut Hlavacs; Rainer Malaka; Artur Lugmayr; Hyun Seung Yang

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 62.05

    This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Entertainment Computing, ICEC 2016, held in Vienna, Austria, in September 2016. The 16 full papers, 13 short papers, and 2 posters presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 46 submissions. The multidisciplinary nature of entertainment computing... more...

  • Serious Gamesby Tim Marsh; Minhua Ma; Manuel Fradinho Oliveira; Jannicke Baalsrud Hauge; Stefan Göbel

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.43

    This book constitutes the proceedings of the Second Joint International Conference on Serious Games, JCSG 2016, held in Brisbane, QLD, Australia, in September 2016. This conference bundles the activities of the International Conference on Serious Games Development and Applications, SGDA, and the Conference on Serious Games, GameDays. The total of... more...

  • Serious Gamesby Ralf Dörner; Stefan Göbel; Wolfgang Effelsberg; Josef Wiemeyer

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 65.31

    This textbook provides an introduction to the fundamentals of serious games, which differ considerably from computer games that are meant for pure entertainment.  Undergraduate and graduate students from various disciplines who want to learn about serious games are one target group of this book. Prospective developers of serious games are another,... more...

  • Nginxby Rahul Soni

    Apress 2016; US$ 35.92

    Teaches you to start up Nginx and quickly take your expertise to a level where you can comfortably work with various aspects of the web server and make informed design decisions for your web farm. Nginx powers more than 40% of the top 1000 websites and is among the handful of web servers that can handle more than 10K simultaneous connections. It has... more...

  • Macs For Seniors For Dummiesby Mark L. Chambers

    Wiley 2016; US$ 24.99 US$ 19.99

    Your ticket to entering the exciting world of Macs! If you've always thought computers were too complicated and intimidating, you're in for a pleasant surprise! Written and designed with your unique needs in mind, Macs For Seniors For Dummies makes it faster and easier than ever to experience all your Apple computer has to offer. In no time, you'll... more...