Computers For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Nancy C. Muir
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118232439
Release Date: 2012-10-26
Genre: Computers

The bestselling guide to choosing a computer and getting online, fully updated for Windows 8! Whether you use your computer for bookkeeping, making travel plans, socializing, shopping, or just plain fun, computers are now an essential part of daily life. But it can be overwhelming to keep up with the technology as it continually evolves. This clear, friendly guide not only gets you up to speed on computer basics, it also covers the very latest information, like the changes you?ll see with Windows 8. You'll learn to use the keyboard and mouse, navigate the Windows 8 operating system, access the Internet, create documents, keep safe online, and more. Packed with screenshots and illustrations, the new edition of this popular book is easy to follow, never intimidating, and always helpful. Starts with the basics and assumes no prior knowledge of computers Updates your current skills for the latest technology changes, such as the Windows 8 operating system Explains how to connect to the Internet, keep up with family and friends via e-mail and social media, find recipes and health information, book travel, manage your budget, and much more Shows you how to organize documents, work with files and folders, manage pictures and videos, and customize your desktop and system Offers tips and advice to help you avoid common pitfalls Take on technology with confidence and take advantage of all your computer can do with Computers for Seniors For Dummies, 3rd Edition!

iPad For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Jesse Feiler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119280163
Release Date: 2016-12-15
Genre: Computers

Break out your reading glasses—iPad instructions for seniors are here Why should the kids have all the fun? If you're ready to catch up on the latest technology, getting an iPad is a great first step. They're immensely popular tablets, and you're about to discover why! Using a larger font for both the text and its full-color figures, iPad For Seniors For Dummies makes it faster and easier to keep connected in your golden years. With this book to guide you, you'll soon be using your iPad to instantly stay in touch with loved ones, share family photos, surf the web, keep up with social media, stay on schedule with your Calendar, keep electronic grocery lists handy, and so much more. Navigate the screen and the built-in apps Use email, messaging, and FaceTime to stay in touch with family and friends Capture your memories with the camera Read newspapers and books, watch TV and movies, and keep sharp with fun games So, now it's time to 'wow' your friends—and even your grandkids—by showing them you're hip to the latest technology trends.

IPad 2 For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Nancy Muir
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118176788
Release Date: 2011-12-13
Genre: Computers

Provides instructions for seniors on how to use the iPad 2 and iPad, including getting it ready to use, Internet searches, e-mail, applications, audio, video, photographs, electronic books, troubleshooting, and accessories.

iPhone For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Nancy C. Muir
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119297390
Release Date: 2016-06-02
Genre: Computers

iPhone For Seniors For Dummies, 5th Edition (9781119293484) was previously published as iPhone For Seniors For Dummies, 5th Edition (9781119137764). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product. Learn to navigate the iPhone like a pro Learning to use new technology can be a bit of a challenge for seniors, especially now that smartphones are more like mobile computers. iPhone For Seniors For Dummies, 5th Edition is a full-color text that guides you through easy-to-understand lessons in iPhone features and functions. This step-by-step reference explains how to use the most basic of your phone's capabilities, such as making calls and sending text messages. Additionally, this newly revised book walks you through the most exciting features of your iPhone's hardware and software, from downloading new apps to keeping your data—and your phone—safe. With a larger font size and illustrations, this senior-friendly resource presents information in an accessible way. iPhones are among the most popular smartphones in the world, but learning how to use one can prove difficult if you're not up to date on the latest technology. To keep up with the cool kids and make sure to use a reference that fits your needs! Start from the very beginning by covering buying and getting started with your iPhone Explore your new phone's accessibility features, and dive into more complicated features as you build your understanding of the iPhone's technology Discover new forms of entertainment, such as surfing the web on mobile Safari, exploring new mobile apps, buying and reading iBooks, buying and listening to music on iTunes, and searching for interesting videos on YouTube Protect your new phone with key safety and maintenance best practices iPhone For Seniors For Dummies, 5th Edition guides you through the seemingly chaotic world of your new phone, helping you make sense of its features and functions.

iPad For Dummies

Author: Edward C. Baig
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118317051
Release Date: 2012-01-11
Genre: Computers

Your e-mail, photos, music, books, and games — everything you need is just a touch away with iPad! Part iPod touch, part MacBook, part e-Reader, and all amazing, the iPad combines the best of your favorite gadgets into one ultraportable touch device. From sending e-mail and surfing the web to taking pictures, watching and recording videos, playing games, downloading apps, and so much more, the fun begins right here with this friendly For Dummies guide Magic touch — navigate the multitouch screen, use the onscreen keyboard, and e-mail and surf the web with just the touch of a finger Picture perfect — turn your iPad into a digital picture frame, add cool effects to your photos, and make FaceTime video calls Get rhythm — organize your music collection, listen to your favorite tunes, and create cool custom playlists All those apps — download the latest apps, keep them up to date, and indulge your interests with games, e-books, and more Open the book and find: Steps for getting started with your iPad Easy ways to organize your e-mail, calendar, and contacts How to make a video call with FaceTime Advice on using the iPad's HD video camera How to increase productivity with folders and multitasking Fast and easy shortcuts and helpful iPad hints Tips for staying connected with Facebook and Twitter Learn to: Set up your iPad, use the multitouch interface, and get connected Surf the web, listen to music, watch movies, and video chat with FaceTime Utilize your iPad as an e-book reader, portable game console, or HD video camera

iPad For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Nancy C. Muir
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119141341
Release Date: 2015-12-11
Genre: Computers

Break out your reading glasses—iPad instructions for seniors are here! Tired of taking out the instructions for new tech gadgets, only to have the drab, eight point font prove basically illegible? Don't fret—the solution is finally here! iPad For Seniors For Dummies, 8th Edition uses a larger font for both the text and its full-color figures and drawings, making this the perfect resource for new iPad owners in their golden years. The updated content walks you through the setup process and introduces you to the iPad's new hardware. Additionally, it runs through all of the features and functions of your iPad, including accessibility features, notes, the calendar, maps, surfing the web, email, buying new apps, downloading iBooks and iTunes, watching videos, and more. iPads are immensely popular—and for great reason; iPads are wonderful means of communication and entertainment for all ages, including seniors. Learning to use your iPad's features and functions can greatly enrich your iPad experience! Access updated coverage specifically developed for the latest generation of iPad products Review the use of each function and feature, ensuring that you get the most out of your new iPad Explore information about software, hardware, and the latest features of the updated iOS Stay engaged throughout the entire book with a straightforward but fun writing style and plenty of full-color graphics iPad For Seniors For Dummies, 8th Edition is the perfect guide for the over-50 group who are either using an iPad for the first time or are upgrading to the latest iPad model.

Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Peter Weverka
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119310624
Release Date: 2016-08-18
Genre: Computers

The stress-free way to get up and running with Windows 10 If you're a first-time, over-50 Windows user looking for an authoritative, easy-to-follow guide to the basics of this new operating system, look no further. This no-nonsense book cuts through confusing jargon and covers just what you need to know, providing lots of helpful figures along the way! Whether you're upgrading to the new Windows 10 operating system with the hopes of keeping in touch with loved ones via webcam or social media, or simply want to make your life more organized and streamlined, all the help you need to make the most of Windows 10 is at your fingertips. You'll find out how to navigate the interface with a mouse or touchscreen, manage printers and other external devices, store files in the Cloud, send and receive email, listen to music, and so much more. Customize the desktop and set up a simple network Connect with family and friends online Protect your data, your computer, and your identity Learn faster and easier with the help of large-print text There's no easier way to get up and running on the new Windows operating system than with Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies.

Windows 7 For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Mark Justice Hinton
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470509463
Release Date: 2009-09-15
Genre: Computers

Windows® 7 For Seniors for Dummies Learn to: Use the Windows 7 desktop and create your first documents Connect to the Internet and browse the Web View, edit, and print photos Keep in touch by e-mail and play games online Mark Justice Hinton Author of Digital Photography For Seniors For Dummies You can learn to use Windows, get online, and start doing things today! You don't need a grandchild to teach you Windows 7 — with this friendly guide, you'll be using the mouse, working with folders, hooking up a printer, and cruising the Internet in nothing flat. Learn to use all the gizmos that come with Windows 7, shop online, view a slideshow of your favorite photos, send e-mail to a friend, enjoy music, and more! Tour the desktop — learn to use menus, the Start menu button, files, and folders Do it — create notes and letters, connect a printer, download photos from your digital camera, and put music on a CD Have some fun — discover Solitaire and other built-in games, listen to music, and watch a movie Use the accessories — display Gadgets on your desktop, draw with Paint, and use the Calculator To keep or not — install additional programs you want and remove those you don't need Protect your Windows — learn to use the Action Center, download and install virus protection software, and keep it up to date Have it your way — make your screen easier to see, open files with a single click, and even have your computer read to you The wide, wide Web — shop and explore online and learn to stay safe Open the book and find: What's on the taskbar Directions for creating and saving documents Steps for installing a printer and other peripherals How to connect to the Internet anywhere Backgammon and other games you can play online Guidance on protecting your computer from viruses How to send e-mail attachments Advice on backing up documents and photos

Fire Tablets For Dummies

Author: Nancy C. Muir
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119008255
Release Date: 2014-12-22
Genre: Computers

Leverage the power of the bestselling Amazon tablet— the Fire The Fire Tablet is hot—as Amazon's premiere tablet, it has access to a large music and video store, a growing app store, a massive library of e-books, and fast, easy one-click shopping. If you're the proud new owner of the latest version of this popular tablet, this fun and friendly guide fuels the fire by helping you make the most of its myriad features and capabilities. There's a ton of documentation and online support surrounding the Fire, but much of it is lacking—not to mention packed with jargon that could make even a tech-guru's head spin. In Fire Tablets For Dummies, you'll get easy-to-understand, thorough, and plain-English explanations of the features and topics you'll encounter as you cruise around your cool new device. Shows you how to set up your Fire, navigate with the touchscreen, and connect to Wi-Fi Offers clear instruction on browsing the web, receiving and sending email, and posting on Facebook Covers new services Amazon has instituted in the latest Fire Tablet model Provides up-to-date information on the latest and greatest apps available for your Fire tablet Whether you want to play music, watch movies, read e-books, shop online, or download apps from the Amazon Appstore—or anything in between—you'll want to keep Fire Tablets For Dummies close at hand to unlock the limitless potential of your tablet.

Windows 10 For Dummies

Author: Andy Rathbone
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119311065
Release Date: 2016-08-03
Genre: Computers

Get productive with Windows 10 Windows 10 For Dummies is the all-time bestselling computer how-to book—and it's been fully updated for the enhancements coming with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update! Free of confusing jargon and packed with lots of helpful step-by-step explanations, it quickly gets you started with exploring the Start menu, storing files on the Cloud, creating desktop shortcuts, connecting to a printer, using Windows social apps, organizing digital photos, interpreting error messages, and so much more. Windows 10 keeps your PC or tablet running, organizes your files, and provides a platform to run your important applications. In short, it's the brain and heart of your computer. The simple steps and friendly advice inside help you manage files and applications, connect to the Internet, customize your Windows experience, and make repairs when things go haywire. Fast answers to Windows 10 questions Steps for customizing your Windows 10 PC Tips for solving common Windows problems Covers using Windows 10 on a tablet If you're new to Windows or upgrading to its new operating system, grab this book to get to know Windows 10 a little better.