Any aspiring computer technician must be familiar with mobile devices. From smartphones to tablets and laptops, this course explores the unique hardware and software challenges of portable computers and phones.
Aspiring computer technicians must be familiar with the wide world of mobile devices. In this course, Computer Fundamentals: Mobile Devices, you will learn foundational knowledge of configuring, securing, equipping, networking, and synchronizing mobile devices. First, you will see the hardware components of laptops and tablets, including memory, storage, system board, and display. Then, you will discover procedures for performing field upgrades and repair. After that, you will explore the different connectors and ports on today’s laptops, tablets, and phones, as well as the accessories that make them more convenient and practical. Next, you will be shown how to configure both wired and wireless network connectivity and set up e-mail on portable devices. Finally, you will delve into how to ensure that settings and preferences are consistent across multiple computers, and back up data files for safety and disaster recovery. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of mobile computing needed to configure and support laptop, tablet, and smartphone users in a business environment.
Glenn is President of Independent Software Inc., a Denver IT consultancy. He has been teaching advanced computer seminars around the world since 1988. He developed official Server 2008 courseware for Microsoft. Glenn has written 18 commercial books for McGraw-Hill, Wiley, IDG and Sybex. He is also a sought-after expert witness.