iPhone For Seniors For Dummies

iPhone For Seniors For Dummies Author Nancy C. Muir
ISBN-10 9781119297390
Year 2016-06-02
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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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.

IPhone For Seniors For Dummies

IPhone For Seniors For Dummies Author Dwight Spivey
ISBN-10 9781119280187
Year 2016-11-21
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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"Stay in touch with FaceTime; use iCal and Reminders to stay organized; share photos and read e-books"--Cover.

Computers For Seniors For Dummies

Computers For Seniors For Dummies Author Nancy C. Muir
ISBN-10 9781118232439
Year 2012-10-26
Pages 408
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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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!

Laptops For Seniors For Dummies

Laptops For Seniors For Dummies Author Nancy C. Muir
ISBN-10 9781119049562
Year 2015-10-19
Pages 432
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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The go-to guide for learning the ins and outs of laptop computers! Over 50 and still want to learn how to get the most out of your laptop? Laptops For Seniors For Dummies is your ideal guide. No experience? No problem! This book walks you step by step through the setup, navigation, software, email, using the Internet safely, and more. This new edition uses larger type and larger figures for easier reading, and each chapter opens with an outline of tasks covered so you can find the answers you need quickly. Tips, warnings, and notes are highlighted to help you develop positive habits and avoid common pitfalls, and the uncluttered layout makes navigation a breeze. You'll learn how to choose a new laptop, how to set it up, how to get around the Windows 10 operating system, and how to get things done. Coverage includes information on battery life, wireless printing, connectivity, online data storage, Internet safety, the new Windows OS, synching to your mobile phone, and more! Laptops allow you to do just about everything you can do on a traditional desktop computer, just without the bulky hardware and the tangled mess of cords. This book will show you everything you need to know about working — and playing —with your new device. Discover which laptop is best for you Get set up and start using the keyboard and mouse Find your way around Windows 10 and the Office applications Safely use the internet for shopping,social networking, emailing, research, and more Stop being chained to your clunky old desktop computer! Laptops For Seniors For Dummies is the clear, friendly guide to using your new laptop on the go, like a pro.

Macs For Seniors For Dummies

Macs For Seniors For Dummies Author Mark L. Chambers
ISBN-10 9781119245735
Year 2016-08-17
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Your ticket to entering the exciting world of Macs! If you've always thought computers were too complicated and intimidating, you're in for a pleasant surprise! Written and designed with your unique needs in mind, Macs For Seniors For Dummies makes it faster and easier than ever to experience all your Apple computer has to offer. In no time, you'll find out how to stay connected with family and friends, explore the Internet, create and print documents, watch your favorite movies, get apps from the App Store, and so much more. From advice on which Mac you should buy to getting started with set up and configurations, this hands-on, accessible guide covers everything needed to help you make the most of your new computer. You'll learn how to customize OS X El Capitan, work with files and folders, connect to a printer, use Safari to browse the web, and keep in touch through social media—and that's just the tip of the iceberg. Set up your Mac and move around the desktop Make FaceTime calls and send emails Store photos and files using iCloud Play videos, music, and games With the help of Macs For Seniors For Dummies, you'll soon discover that you don't have to be a millennial to make a Mac your minion!

Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies

Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies Author Peter Weverka
ISBN-10 9781119310624
Year 2016-08-18
Pages 312
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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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

Windows 7 For Seniors For Dummies Author Mark Justice Hinton
ISBN-10 9780470509463
Year 2009-09-15
Pages 408
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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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

iPad For Dummies

iPad For Dummies Author Edward C. Baig
ISBN-10 9781118317051
Year 2012-01-11
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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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

MacBook For Dummies

MacBook For Dummies Author Mark L. Chambers
ISBN-10 9781119151418
Year 2015-11-23
Pages 432
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Brush up on the next generation of MacBooks Learning how to use a new laptop can be as challenging as trying to decipher ancient hieroglyphics—but don't let that intimidate you! MacBook For Dummies, 6th Edition is your straightforward guide to all things MacBook, including setting up and configuring your laptop, navigating your way around the desktop, familiarizing yourself with the operating system, working with files and folders, using the Finder and Finder Tabs, working with Dashboard, Mission Control, and Spaces, searching your computer with Spotlight, surfing the Internet with Safari, syncing your data with iCloud, communicating with friends and family with email, Messages, and FaceTime, discovering new apps, and creating and printing documents. Additionally, this approachable, yet comprehensive text offers insight into working with Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, and more. MacBooks are incredibly popular for both their sleek, appealing hardware and easy to use, relevant software. Whether you're a PC convert or just want to brush up on the latest updates to the MacBook line, this helpful book gets you started in a snap. Get up and running on your new MacBook by starting with the basics Share and protect your data with insight regarding networking, sharing access and information, connecting with wireless devices, backing up and restoring your files, and troubleshooting common problems Satisfy your hunger for entertainment with iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, and GarageBand Explore both your MacBook's hardware and software, including the latest operating system, iLife, and iWork versions MacBook For Dummies, 6th Edition takes you on a tour of your next-generation MacBook, offering you the information you need to get your new laptop up and running.

IPhone For Seniors For Dummies

IPhone For Seniors For Dummies Author Nancy Muir
ISBN-10 111869290X
Year 2013-10-28
Pages 448
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Provides information for seniors on how to use the phone to make and receive calls, use Siri, browse the Internet with Safari, shop the iTunes store, play music, use social networking sites, and read books.

Windows 10 For Dummies

Windows 10 For Dummies Author Andy Rathbone
ISBN-10 9781119311065
Year 2016-08-03
Pages 456
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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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.

Android Phones For Dummies

Android Phones For Dummies Author Dan Gookin
ISBN-10 9781119310716
Year 2016-09-26
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Your full-color guide to putting your Android to work for you Your smartphone is essentially your lifeline—so it's no wonder you chose a simple-to-use, fun-to-customize, and easy-to-operate Android. Cutting through intimidating jargon and covering all the features you need to know about your Android phone, this down-to-earth guide arms you with the knowledge to set up and configure your device, get up and running with texting and emailing, access the Internet, navigate with GPS, synch with a PC, and so much more. Whether you're new to Android phones or have just upgraded to a new model, Android Phones For Dummies makes it fast and easy to make your new smartphone your minion. Written by bestselling author Dan Gookin, it walks you through the basics in a language you can understand before moving on to more advanced topics, like dialing tricks to forward calls, working with predictive text, accessing special characters, manipulating the touch screen, and using a USB connection to synchronize your stuff. Set up your phone and configure its settings Play games, listen to music, and start shooting photos and videos Join the conversation and have fun with social media Make your life easier with Google Voice typing No matter how you slice it, life with an Android phone is more organized and fun—and this book shows you how to make the most of it.