Friday, September 16, 2011

Cool Tech: Gadgets, Games, Robots and the Digital World


Cool Tech: Gadgets, Games, Robots and the Digital World

by Clive Gifford
DK Publishers, 2011
144 pages, nonfiction

What did the first computer mouse look like? What was the very first thing sold on Ebay? How does a search engine work? All these questions and many others are answered in this slick new book about the tech world. Every page is packed with color pictures, factoids and tech trivia. Gifford includes time lines, charts, how-to ideas and diagrams on computers, robots and many other kinds of new and exciting technologies. This book is amazingly up-to-date with information about Facebook, Wii's and iPads. This is a great choice for reluctant reader boys or anyone who wants to learn fun facts about today's cyber world.

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