Author: Michael R. Miller
Publisher: Que Publishing
Release Date: 2015-10-09
Book + 2 Hours of Free Video + Content Update Program My Windows® 10 Computer for Seniors is an easy, full-color tutorial on the latest operating system from Microsoft. It includes 2 hours of FREE step-by-step video tutorials to help you learn how to navigate and customize the new Windows 10 desktop. In addition, this book is part of Que’s Content Update Program. As Microsoft updates features of Windows 10, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. The updates will be delivered to you via a FREE Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection. To learn more, visit www.quepublishing.com/CUP. Veteran author Michael Miller will help you learn to: Set up your computer with no fuss or aggravation Get productive fast, even if you don’t have computer experience Use Windows’ new touch features if you have a touchscreen device Safeguard your privacy, and protect yourself from online scams Find, install, and use easy new Modern apps Display up-to-the-minute news, weather, and stock prices Use new SmartSearch to find everything faster on the Internet Discover reliable health and financial information online Make free Skype video calls to friends and family Use Facebook to find old friends and see what they’re up to Store your pictures, fix them, and share them with loved ones Read eBooks on your PC—even enlarge text for greater comfort Watch TV or movies with Netflix, Hulu Plus, or YouTube Enjoy your music, and discover great music you’ve never heard Fix your own computer problems without help The DVD will contain 12 videos, each averaging 10 minutes each, for a total of approximately two hours of video instruction. The videos will show how to perform specific tasks in step-by-step function, or illustrate specific features visually. The following videos are included: 1. Connecting a New PC Hands-on guide to making all the necessary connections -- speakers, mouse, keyboard, monitor, USB peripherals. 2. Getting to Know Windows 10 General tour of Windows 10 and most useful features. 3. Personalizing Windows Presenting all of Windows 10's customizable interface features. 4. Making Windows Easier to Use Examining Windows 10's Ease of Access features 5. Browsing and Searching the Web Using the new Edge browser (and Google search engine) to browse and search the Internet 6. Protecting Yourself Online Tips and advice for safe and secure use of the Internet and email 7. Sites for Older Users Presenting the best websites for older users 8. Sending and Receiving Email Sending and receiving email with Win10's Email app (and a little bit on Gmail, too) 9. Connecting with Facebook Basic guide to Facebook for older users 10. Editing and Sharing Digital Photos Using Win10's Photos app to manage and edit digital photos. 11. Watching Movies and TV Shows on Your PC How to use Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, and other sites to watch streaming video online. 12. Working with Files and Folders Basic file/folder management.
Author: Michael R. Miller
Publisher: Que Publishing
Release Date: 2015-08-21
Make the most of your new Windows® 10 notebook or desktop computer–without becoming a technical expert! This book is the fastest way to get comfortable, get productive, get online, get started with social networking, make more connections, and have more fun! Even if you’ve never used a Windows computer before, this book shows you how to do what you want, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time. Computer basics have never, ever been this simple! Who knew how simple using computers could be? This is today’s best beginner’s guide to using your computer or tablet with the new Windows 10 operating system…simple, practical instructions for doing everything you really want to do! Here’s a small sample of what you’ll learn: Set up your new computer and use the Windows 10 Start menu and desktop Connect to the Internet and browse the Web with Microsoft Edge Get started with social networking on Facebook®, Twitter™, Pinterest™, and LinkedIn® Use Windows 10’s built-in apps–and find great new apps in the Windows Store Connect printers and external storage, and set up automatic file backup Create a home network in just minutes Go online to shop and sell–and smart search with Microsoft Cortana® Get your office work done fast Organize, view, and share photos Play music using Spotify®, Pandora®, iTunes®, and more Watch TV shows and movies online with Netflix® and Hulu™ Protect yourself against viruses, spyware, and spam Keep your system running reliably at top speed This book is part of Que’s Content Update Program. As Microsoft® updates features of Windows, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. See inside for details
Author: Nancy C. Muir
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2012-10-26
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!
My Microsoft® Windows® 10 is an easy, full-color tutorial on the latest operating system from Microsoft. This new edition covers the Fall Creators Update to Windows 10. This book is also part of Que’s Content Update Program. As Microsoft updates features of Windows 10, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. The updates will be delivered to you via a FREE Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection. To learn more, visit informit.com/CUP. Step-by-step instructions with callouts to Windows 10 photos that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into Windows 10 problems or limitations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your Windows 10 computer. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your Windows 10 computer working just the way you want. Learn how to · Get creative with innovative new features in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update · Create photo albums and video projects on the fly using your favorite pictures and songs · Use the new My People Hub to keep in touch with friends and family · Ask Cortana to help you find information, schedule appointments, create tasks, and more · Read ebooks or listen to audiobooks in the updated Microsoft Edge browser · Discover, download, and rate apps and ebooks from the Windows Store · Copy, move, and share files and folders using File Explorer · Use the Skype app to message your contacts and make easy—and free--audio and video calls · Make the most of new and enhanced gaming features using the Game bar and live game streaming · Create in three dimensions using Paint 3D and Remix 3D · Use OneDrive to access your files everywhere, on any device you choose · Make your computer more secure than ever, thanks to Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection
The ideal book for older adults that have already worked with an earlier version of Windows and want to get up and going with Windows 10, this guide covers all of the important basic functions, including browsing the internet safely, sending and receiving email, organizing files and folders, viewing photos and videos, and listening to music. The book allows users to learn step by step and at their own pace how to work with the new programs and features in Windows 10, as well as how to configure Windows 10 to make their computers more user-friendly. It offers additional exercises for practicing a variety of different tasks, and there are instructional videos available online on the book's support website.
Author: Michael Price
Release Date: 2015-09
Covers Windows 10, the latest Windows operating system released on July 29th, 2015. Windows 10 for Seniors in easy steps is written with the older generation in mind. It uses larger type for easy reading and takes you through the essentials a step at a time. It will help you to: Install or upgrade to Windows 10, and customize it to suit your needs; Master the key features of Windows 10 on your Windows device (including PCs, laptops and touch devices); Find your way around with the Start Button, the Start Menu, the new Task Bar; Use the Quick Access section - an area you can personalize with your favorite apps, programs, contacts and websites so you can quickly get to the functions and files you use most often; Search the web with the new Windows Edge browser; Learn about apps, find and download them, then resize and move them and maximize, minimize or close from their titlebars; Understand how cloud storage with OneDrive works, and use it for free storage and sharing files; Talk to Cortana, the voice-activated Personal Digital Assistant. This guide is filled with tips and shortcuts to help you get the most out of Windows 10, whatever your level of experience.
Author: Michael Miller
Publisher: Que Publishing
Release Date: 2014-12-15
The perfect book to help anyone 50+ learn Facebook--in full color! Whether you are new to Facebook or would like to explore more of its features, My Facebook for Seniors makes learning to use the world’s most popular social media site simple and fun. The full-color, step-by-step instructions make it easy to connect with family, friends, and colleagues; share digital photos; play social games on Facebook; and much more. Veteran author Michael Miller has written more than 100 nonfiction books and is known for his ability to explain complex topics to everyday readers. Michael wrote this book from the 50+ point of view, using relevant examples and covering all the most popular tasks. Here are just a few things you will learn how to do in this top-selling book: • Sign up for Facebook (it’s free!) and create a new account • Configure Facebook’s privacy settings to keep your personal information private • Find old friends who are also on Facebook • Use the News Feed to discover what your friends are up to • Discover how best to use Facebook to keep in touch with your kids and grandkids • Update your friends and family on your current activities • View your friends’ digital photos--and share your photos with friends and family • Personalize the Timeline page that your friends see • Use Facebook to schedule and manage real-world events--including birthdays • Chat privately with friends and family--via text or video • Find and follow pages from your favorite public figures and companies • Discover interesting topic-specific groups • Enhance Facebook with interesting apps and fun social games • Search Facebook for useful information • Find out what you should--and shouldn’t--share on Facebook • Use Facebook on your iPad, iPhone, or Android device
Author: Brian Knittel
Publisher: Que Publishing
Release Date: 2015-09-10
Windows 10 In Depth is just the guide you need. It will get you through the learning curve to become a Windows 10 expert. The authors of Windows 10 In Depth have scaled the steepest part of the learning curve for you, and give you great guidance from the first page to the last, from your first hour with Windows 10 to long-term management and maintenance tasks. In addition, this book is part of Que’s exciting new Content Update Program. As Microsoft updates features of Windows 10, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. The updates will be delivered to you via a FREE Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection. To learn more, visit www.quepublishing.com/CUP. This massive book includes detailed step-by-step procedures, which you through even the most complex configuration and management tasks. Whether you have a traditional PC or a souped-up tablet with a touchscreen, Windows 10 In Depth is just the guide you need. It will get you through the learning curve to become a Windows 10 expert. The authors have scaled the steepest part of the learning curve for you. From the first page to the last, and from your first hour with Windows 10, Brian Knittel and Paul McFedries share their 50+ years of combined Windows, networking, and security experience with you.
Author: Peter Weverka
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2018-04-20
Get up to speed on Windows 10 With Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies, getting familiar with Windows 10 is a painless process. If you're interested in learning the basics of this operating system without having to dig through confusing computer jargon, look no further. This book uses a step-by-step approach that is specifically designed to assist first-time Windows 10 users who are over-50, providing easy-to-understand language, large-print text, and an abundance of helpful images along the way! Work with Windows 10 on any device Upload, edit, and download pictures Play games and enjoy social media Keep your system secure Perform routine maintenance If you’ve just purchased your first computer or upgraded to a new model, Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies offers everything you need to make the transition as smooth as possible!
* Treats LISP as a language for commercial applications, not a language for academic AI concerns. This could be considered to be a secondary text for the Lisp course that most schools teach . This would appeal to students who sat through a LISP course in college without quite getting it – so a "nostalgia" approach, as in "wow-lisp can be practical..." * Discusses the Lisp programming model and environment. Contains an introduction to the language and gives a thorough overview of all of Common Lisp’s main features. * Designed for experienced programmers no matter what languages they may be coming from and written for a modern audience—programmers who are familiar with languages like Java, Python, and Perl. * Includes several examples of working code that actually does something useful like Web programming and database access.
Easy, clear, readable, and focused on what you want to do. Step-by-step instructions for the tasks you care about most. Large, full-color, close-up photos with callouts to iPhone photos that show you exactly what to do. Common-sense help when you run into iPhone problems or limitations. Tips and notes to help you get the most from your iPhone. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPhone working just the way you want. The tasks include how to: Connect to the Internet, Bluetooth devices, Wi-Fi networks, and other iPhones and iPads; take advantage of AirDrop to instantly share with other iOS and Mac users around you Use Siri to get information, write texts and emails, set reminders/appointments, and more just by speaking to your iPhone Customize your iPhone with folders, wallpaper, ringtones, and much more Use iCloud, Google, and other cloud services to have consistent calendar, contact, and other information on all your devices Communicate via phone calls, FaceTime videoconferences, conference calls, text, email, and more Make your text messages come alive by adding Digital Touches and effects and sharing photos and video Get the most out of Safari to browse the Web and Mail to manage all your email from one Inbox Listen to music, use the Wallet app to manage boarding passes and loyalty cards; pay for purchases safely and securely with Apple Pay; and use other great iPhone apps Capture and edit photos and video; use great camera features such as burst photos, time-lapse and slow-motion video, and Live Photos View your photos in Memories and use them for wallpaper and for your contacts or share them via email, AirDrop, or texts; use iCloud to automatically save and share your photos Find, download, install, and use iPhone apps to help you travel, get information, keep in touch, have fun, and more