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IT Professional Fundamentals: Mobile Devices

by Glenn Weadock

Any aspiring computer technician must be familiar with mobile devices. From smartphones to tablets and laptops, this course will teach you about the unique hardware and software challenges of portable computers and phones.

What you'll learn

Aspiring computer technicians must be familiar with the wide world of mobile devices. In this course, IT Professional Fundamentals: Mobile Devices, you will learn foundational knowledge of configuring, securing, equipping, networking, and synchronizing mobile devices. First, you will learn about the wide range of mobile devices, and see the hardware components of laptops and tablets, including memory, storage, system board, and biometric devices. Then, you will discover the many types of displays and display components, and learn about 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 Mobile Device Management and Mobile Application Management to ensure that settings and preferences are consistent across multiple devices, and you’ll learn how to 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.

About the author

Glenn E. Weadock (MDAA, MCAAA, MCT, MCSE, MCSA, MCITP, A+, Security+) is the president of Independent Software Inc., which he founded in 1982 after graduating from Stanford University's engineering school. ISI provides expert witness, consulting, and training services in the IT field with a focus on operating systems and networking technologies. Glenn is the author of 18 commercial books on topics such as Windows clients and servers, Microsoft certification, website design, troubleshooting, and ... more

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