Chapter 30. Understanding Input and Output Technology

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Understanding Interface Technology

The processor is the heart of any computer. For the processor to be capable of doing anything, it has to have data on which to operate. There are many ways in which data is moved into, out of, and within your Mac. To use a Mac, you do not need to understand the various technologies involved in this transfer of data among the various components of the system, such as the processor. However, if you add enhancements to your machine—whether they are external peripherals ...

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