How Computers Work, 9th Edition, Multi-Touch Version Book Review Score: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars
How Computers Work, 9th Edition, Multi-Touch Version is a great book. Our editors rated it with a top 5 stars.
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Was very interested in an interactive book to teach my child the fundamentals of computers in an age which all he knows how to use is a touch screen.
Got a sample copy and was very impressed by the interactive features. However, for a book just recently published for iBooks - the content is dated and images/videos seem repurposed or ported from an older medium (some images are even pixilated on the latest retina displays).
One section talks about "tablet" pc's as if the technology is vapor ware and uses old tablet metaphors and concepts such as pen input or hand writing recognition as a demonstration of the technology. This in itself is reason enough to believe the publishers did not give much thought in having the content relevant and just wanted to transition dated content over to the new format. With that in mind, a few may find he interactive features interesting.