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.

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.

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!

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.

iPad For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Dwight Spivey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119417194
Release Date: 2017-11-16
Genre: Computers

Here's your shortcut to the tablet era! Getting an iPad is a great way to stay up to date with the latest technology, and connect with friends and family all over the world. If getting started with your new tablet seems overwhelming, this senior-friendly guide will help you set up, personalize, and start using your iPad in no time. Featuring larger text, full-color pictures, and step-by-step instruction, iPad For Seniors For Dummies will make it easy to get up and running with your Apple tablet. In this easy-to-use resource, you'll discover how to take and share pictures, download apps, manage appointments, stay in touch on social networking sites, read e-books, play games, and so much more. If you're ready to 'wow' your friends—and even your grandkids—by showing them just how tech savvy you are, everything you need is inside! Navigate and customize your iPad Browse the web and send emails Make FaceTime video calls Understand iCloud and the new iOS operating system With helpful information for first-time tablet users as well as those looking for guidance after upgrading from an older-generation iPad, this book helps you get the most out of working—and playing—with your new tablet.

IPad for Seniors in Easy Steps

Author: Nick Vandome
Publisher: In Easy Steps
ISBN: 9781840785364
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Computers

Provides instructions and advice for seniors on how to use the iPad, including the keyboard, apps, email, Safari, findind and reading books, buying music, and traveling with the iPad.

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.

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.

Macs For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Mark L. Chambers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118240571
Release Date: 2012-04-23
Genre: Computers

You're never too old to fall in love—with your Mac! You took a while, but you are now the proud owner of your first Mac computer. Macs For Seniors For Dummies is just for you. This friendly, accessible guide walks you through choosing a Mac and learning how to use it. You'll find yourself falling head over heels for your Mac in no time. Macs For Seniors For Dummies introduces you to all the basics that you need to know: turning the Mac on and getting connected; using the keyboard and mouse; working with files and folders; navigate around the Mac desktop and OS X Lion; setting up an Internet connection and e-mail; and much more. Shows Mac newbies how to surf safely with Safari, video chat with FaceTime, and connect with friends and family online Covers choosing the Mac that's right for you, setting it up, running programs and managing files, and hooking up a printer Features ways to have some fun, too, with digital photos and videos, music, movies, games, apps, and more Includes tips on troubleshooting and taking care of your Mac Your Mac can do so much more than you ever imagined and Macs For Seniors For Dummies shows you how!

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.

Windows 7 For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Mark Justice Hinton
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470564066
Release Date: 2009-08-14
Genre: Computers

This easy-to-understand guide helps seniors get started with Windows 7! Many seniors use a home computer to stay connected to family and friends. This fun and friendly guide shows how to use Windows 7, the most popular operating system pre-loaded onto personal computers and laptops, to write e-mails, connect with family via Windows Live Messenger, download pictures with Photo Gallery, and listen to music using Windows Media Player. Windows 7 For Seniors For Dummies uses a large font for the text that makes the book easier to read and it features magnified screen shots to help make the subject matter less intimidating. For Dummies author Mark Justice Hinton walks you through the basics of Windows 7, shows you how to customize the desktop so that it accommodates your needs, and explains how to use the webcam and instant messenger to keep in contact with family and friends. Plus, you'll get critical insight for protecting your personal information. Shows seniors how to stay connected to family and friends using the features of Windows 7 Explains how to use the Internet, send and receive e-mail, upload and download photos, view video, listen to music, play games, use webcam and instant messenger, and more Discusses the important topic of keeping data and personal information safe and secure Uses a larger font for text and includes more than 150 enlarged screen shots For seniors interested in getting started using the exciting features of Windows 7, Windows 7 For Seniors For Dummies is the ideal beginner guide!

Swift For Dummies

Author: Jesse Feiler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119022237
Release Date: 2015-02-24
Genre: Computers

Get up and running with Swift—swiftly Brimming with expert advice and easy-to-follow instructions, Swift For Dummies shows new and existing programmers how to quickly port existing Objective-C applications into Swift and get into the swing of the new language like a pro. Designed from the ground up to be a simpler programming language, it's never been easier to get started creating apps for the iPhone or iPad, or applications for Mac OS X. Inside the book, you'll find out how to set up Xcode for a new Swift application, use operators, objects, and data types, and control program flow with conditional statements. You'll also get the scoop on creating new functions, statements, and declarations, learn useful patterns in an object-oriented environment, and take advantage of frameworks to speed your coding along. Plus, you'll find out how Swift does away with pointer variables and how to reference and dereference variables instead. Set up a playground development environment for Mac, iPhone, iPad, and wearable computers Move an existing Objective-C program to Swift Take advantage of framework components and subcomponents Create an app that uses location, mapping, and social media Whether you're an existing Objective-C programmer looking to port your code to Swift or you've never programmed for Apple in the past, this fun and friendly guide gets you up to speed swiftly.