When Computing Got Personal: A history of the desktop computer (Matt Publishing)
Thursday, 13 March 2014

How a handful of geeks and mavericks dragged the computer out of corporate back rooms and laboratories and into our living rooms and offices. It is a tale not only of extraordinary innovation and vision but also of cunning business deals, boardroom tantrums and acrimonious lawsuits. Here you will find some of the most intelligent and eccentric people you could hope to meet.

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Author: Matt Nicholson
Publisher: Matt Publishing
Date: February 20, 2014
Pages: 302
ISBN: 978-0992777418

 

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Getting Started with Netduino

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Publisher: Make (O'Reilly)
Pages: 102
ISBN: 978-1449302450
Aimed at: Hardware beginner with a C# background
Rating: 4
Pros: A taster that will motivate the right reader
Cons: A very slim and slight treatment
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Author: Mark Murphy
Publisher: Apress
Pages: 612
ISBN: 978-1430232971
Aimed at: Java programmers new to Android
Rating: 4.5
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Cons: Some examples over-long and short on explanation
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