Windows 10 The Missing Manual

Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491948316
Release Date: 2015-09-17
Genre: Computers

With Windows 8, Microsoft completely reimagined the graphical user interface for its operating system, which now runs on both desktop PCs and tablets, but the overhaul was not without hitches and its dueling UIs (one designed for touch, the other for keyboards and mice) created significant confusion for users. Windows 10 (a free update to users of Windows 8 or Windows 7) fixes a number of the problems introduced by the revolution in Windows 8 and offers plenty of new features along, such as the new Spartan web browser, Cortana voice-activated “personal assistant,” new universal apps (that run on tablet, phone, and computer), and more. But to really get the most out of the new operating system, you’re going to need a guide. Thankfully, Windows 10: The Missing Manual will be there to help. Like its predecessors, this book from the founder of Yahoo Tech, previous New York Times columnist, bestselling author, and Missing Manuals creator David Pogue illuminates its subject with technical insight, plenty of wit, and hardnosed objectivity for beginners, veteran standalone PC users, new tablet owners, and those who know their way around a network.

Windows 8 1 The Missing Manual

Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449371814
Release Date: 2013-11-26
Genre: Computers

Windows 8.1 continues the evolution of the most radical redesign in Microsoft’s history. It combines the familiar Windows desktop with a new, touchscreen-friendly world of tiles and full-screen apps. Luckily, David Pogue is back to help you make sense of it—with humor, authority, and 500 illustrations. The important stuff you need to know: What’s new in 8.1. The update to 8.1 offers new apps, a universal Search, the return of the Start menu, and several zillion other nips and tucks. New features. Storage Spaces, Windows To Go, File Histories—if Microsoft wrote it, this book covers it. Security. Protect your PC from viruses, spyware, spam, sick hard drives, and out-of-control kids. The network. HomeGroups, connecting from the road, mail, Web, music streaming among PCs—this book has your network covered. The software. Media Center, Photo Gallery, Internet Explorer, speech recognition—this one authoritative, witty guide makes it all crystal clear. It’s the book that should have been in the box.

Windows 7 The Missing Manual

Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449388874
Release Date: 2010-03-19
Genre: Computers

In early reviews, geeks raved about Windows 7. But if you're an ordinary mortal, learning what this new system is all about will be challenging. Fear not: David Pogue's Windows 7: The Missing Manual comes to the rescue. Like its predecessors, this book illuminates its subject with reader-friendly insight, plenty of wit, and hardnosed objectivity for beginners as well as veteran PC users. Windows 7 fixes many of Vista's most painful shortcomings. It's speedier, has fewer intrusive and nagging screens, and is more compatible with peripherals. Plus, Windows 7 introduces a slew of new features, including better organization tools, easier WiFi connections and home networking setup, and even touchscreen computing for those lucky enough to own the latest hardware. With this book, you'll learn how to: Navigate the desktop, including the fast and powerful search function Take advantage of Window's apps and gadgets, and tap into 40 free programs Breeze the Web with Internet Explorer 8, and learn the email, chat, and videoconferencing programs Record TV and radio, display photos, play music, and record any of these to DVD using the Media Center Use your printer, fax, laptop, tablet PC, or smartphone with Windows 7 Beef up your system and back up your files Collaborate and share documents and other files by setting up a workgroup network

Wikipedia

Author: John Broughton
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780596515164
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Computers

"Wikipedia may be the biggest group writing project ever, but the one thing you won't find in this amazingly comprehensive encyclopedia is easy-to-follow guidance on how to contribute. This Missing Manual helps you avoid beginners' blunders and get you so

OS X El Capitan The Missing Manual

Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491952160
Release Date: 2015-11-16
Genre: Computers

With El Capitan, Apple brings never-before-seen features to OS X—like a split-screen desktop, improved window controls, and amazing graphics. The new edition of David Pogue's #1 bestselling Mac book shows you how to use key new features such as swiping gestures, Notes, a new Spotlight search system, the Safari pinning feature, and Split View. Missing Manuals creator David Pogue is one of the most widely recognized technology authors in the world. A former New York Times technology columnist, he founded and now produces videos for Yahoo Tech.

WordPress The Missing Manual

Author: Matthew MacDonald
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449341879
Release Date: 2014-06-25
Genre: Computers

Whether you’re a budding blogger or seasoned Web designer, WordPress is a brilliant tool for creating websites, once you know how to tap its impressive features. The latest edition of this jargon-free Missing Manual shows you how to use WordPress 3.9’s themes, widgets, plug-ins, and souped-up editing and multimedia tools to build just about any kind of site. The important stuff you need to know: Create your site. Get hands-on, A-to-Z instructions for building all types of websites, from classy blogs to professional-looking ecommerce sites. Add features. Choose from thousands of widgets and plug-ins to enhance your site’s ease of use, looks, and performance. Mix in multimedia. Add picture galleries, slideshows, video clips, music players, and podcasts to your pages. Attract an audience. Create automatic content feeds, sign up site subscribers, and help readers share your posts on social media. Fine-tune your content. Analyze site statistics to improve your content and reach, and to optimize your site for search engines. Go Mobile. Choose a theme that automatically reconfigures your site for mobile devices. Build a truly unique site. Learn how to customize WordPress themes to create a site that looks exactly the way you want it to.

Your Money

Author: J. D. Roth
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780596809409
Release Date: 2010-03-11
Genre: Business & Economics

Guides readers with practical advice for getting -- and keeping -- their finances in order, covering all the money-management bases, from saving and spending to getting out of debt to investing, and planning for retirement.

Windows 8 The Missing Manual

Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449357580
Release Date: 2013-02-27
Genre: Computers

With Windows 8, Microsoft completely reimagined the graphical user interface for its operating system, and designed it to run on tablets as well as PCs. It’s a big change that calls for a trustworthy guide—Windows 8: The Missing Manual. New York Times columnist David Pogue provides technical insight, lots of wit, and hardnosed objectivity to help you hit the ground running with Microsoft’s new OS. This jargon-free book explains Windows 8 features so clearly—revealing which work well and which don’t—that it should have been in the box in the first place.

QuickBooks 2016 The Missing Manual

Author: Bonnie Biafore
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
ISBN: 149191789X
Release Date: 2015-10-31
Genre:

How can you make your bookkeeping workflow smoother and faster? Simple. With QuickBooks 2016: The Missing Manual, you’re in control: you get step-by-step instructions on how and when to use specific features, along with basic bookkeeping and accounting advice to guide you through the learning process. Discover new and improved features like the Insights dashboard and easy report commenting. The important stuff you need to know: Get started fast. Quickly set up accounts, customers, jobs, and invoice items. Follow the money. Track everything from billable and unbillable time and expenses to income and profit. Keep your company financially fit. Examine budgets and actual spending, income, inventory, assets, and liabilities. Gain insights. Open a dashboard that highlights your company’s financial activity and status the moment you log in. Spend less time on bookkeeping. Create and reuse bills, invoices, sales receipts, and timesheets. Find key info. Use QuickBooks’ Search and Find features, as well as the Vendor, Customer, Inventory, and Employee Centers.

Photoshop Elements 10 The Missing Manual

Author: Barbara Brundage
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449317041
Release Date: 2011-09-21
Genre: Computers

Elements 10 offers much of Photoshop's power without the huge price tag. It's a great tool for most image-editing buffs—whether you’re a photographer, scrapbooker, or aspiring graphic artist. But Elements still doesn't come with a useful manual. This bestselling book helps you get the most out of the program, from the basics to advanced tips for both Windows and Mac users. The important stuff you need to know: Quickly learn your way around. Customize Elements to suit your working style. Get to work right away. Import, organize, and make quick image fixes with ease. Retouch any image. Learn how to repair and restore old and damaged photos. Add pizzazz. Give images more zip with dozens of filters, layer styles, and special effects. Design with words. Make text flow along a curved path or around an object or shape. Find your creative flair. Create scrapbooks, greeting cards, photo books, and more. Try out advanced techniques. Work with layers, blend modes, and other tools.

Photoshop Elements 10 The Missing Manual

Author: Barbara Brundage
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449317041
Release Date: 2011-09-21
Genre: Computers

Elements 10 offers much of Photoshop's power without the huge price tag. It's a great tool for most image-editing buffs—whether you’re a photographer, scrapbooker, or aspiring graphic artist. But Elements still doesn't come with a useful manual. This bestselling book helps you get the most out of the program, from the basics to advanced tips for both Windows and Mac users. The important stuff you need to know: Quickly learn your way around. Customize Elements to suit your working style. Get to work right away. Import, organize, and make quick image fixes with ease. Retouch any image. Learn how to repair and restore old and damaged photos. Add pizzazz. Give images more zip with dozens of filters, layer styles, and special effects. Design with words. Make text flow along a curved path or around an object or shape. Find your creative flair. Create scrapbooks, greeting cards, photo books, and more. Try out advanced techniques. Work with layers, blend modes, and other tools.

Droid X The Missing Manual

Author: Preston Gralla
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449303921
Release Date: 2011-01-20
Genre: Computers

Get the most from your Droid X right away with this entertaining Missing Manual. Veteran tech author Preston Gralla offers a guided tour of every feature, with lots of expert tips and tricks along the way. You'll learn how to use calling and texting features, take and share photos, enjoy streaming music and video, and much more. Packed with full-color illustrations, this engaging book covers everything from getting started to advanced features and troubleshooting. Unleash the power of Motorola's hot new device with Droid X: The Missing Manual. Get organized. Import your contacts and sync with Google Calendar and Microsoft Exchange. Go online. Get your phone to act as a portable hotspot or as a modem to get your laptop online. Play music. Purchase music from Amazon and sync your Droid X with Windows Media Player and iTunes. Shoot photos and video. Edit and share your photos, and use them as desktop or icon images. Record video and share it with your friends. Connect to Google Maps. Use geotagging and get turn-by-turn directions.

OS X Mountain Lion The Missing Manual

Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449343675
Release Date: 2012-07-25
Genre: Computers

What do you get when you cross a Mac with an iPad? OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Its 200 new features include iPaddish goodies like dictation, Notification Center, and Reminders—but not a single page of instructions. Fortunately, David Pogue is back, with the expertise and humor that have made this the #1 bestselling Mac book for over 10 years straight. Big-ticket changes. Twitter and Facebook intgration. Air-Play TV mirroring. Power Nap. Game Center. Documents in the Cloud. iMessages. Gatekeeper. If Apple wrote it, this book covers it. Mountain Lion Watch. This book demystifies the hundreds of smaller enhancements, too, in all 50 programs that come with the Mac: Safari, Mail, Messages, Preview… Shortcuts. This must be the tippiest, trickiest Mac book ever written. Undocumented surprises await on every page. Power users. Security, accounts, networking, build-your own Services, file sharing with Windows—this one witty, expert guide makes it all crystal clear. There's something new on practically every page of this new edition, and David Pogue brings his celebrated wit and expertise to every one of them. Apple's brought a new cat to town, and Mac OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual is the best way to tame it.