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Scott Mueller's Upgrading and Repairing PCs, 20th Ed. (Que)

Besides our fealty to Linux, there may be nothing else besides tinkering with our PCs that defines our Linux geek identity. Therefore, we know that books like Scott Mueller's Upgrading and Repairing PCs, now in its 20th edition, will appeal to many of our readers. Publisher Que calls Mueller's book "the definitive guide to the inner workings of the latest PCs" and "with nearly 2.5 million copies sold, it's the best-selling hardware guide ever". The book contains extensive information on troubleshooting problems, improving system performance and making the most of today's best new hardware. The latest hardware innovations and repair techniques since the previous edition have been added. Ninety minutes of DVD video is included, covering insider information about several key PC components, including hard disk drives, power supplies, motherboards and so on. Besides presenting comprehensive coverage of every PC component, Mueller also covers overclocking, cooling, PC diagnostics, testing and maintenance.

http://www.informit.com

SSVV Narasimha Rao's Sencha Touch 1.0 Mobile JavaScript Framework (Packt Publishing)

Narasimha Rao's Sencha Touch 1.0 Mobile JavaScript Framework teaches all one needs to know to get started with Sencha Touch and "build awesome mobile Web applications that look and feel native on Apple iOS and Google Android touchscreen devices", says publisher Packt Publishing. Beginning with an overview of Sencha Touch, the book guides users through increasingly complex sample applications. Other topics include styling the UI, exploring Sencha Touch components and working with animations and data packages using comprehensive examples.

http://www.packtpub.com

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