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Mac Computing for Seniors

Mac Computing for Seniors

In Easy Steps

  • Author: Nick Vandome
  • Publisher: In Easy Steps Limited
  • ISBN: 9781840784343
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 192
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Presents tutorials for older people on the basics of using a Mac, covering such topics as navigation, organizing files, managing photographs and music, and getting online, and is updated to include information on Mac OS X Lion.

Apple Computing for Seniors

Apple Computing for Seniors

Your Fast-Track to the Key Features!

  • Author: Nick Vandome
  • Publisher: In Easy Steps Limited
  • ISBN: 9781840786064
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 192
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Mac Computing for Seniors in Easy Steps begins with an overview of Mac computers, covering different types of desktops and laptops available and gives a tour around them so that the reader quickly feels confident about using them. It also covers customizing the desktop and takes an in-depth look at the latest Mac operating system, 10.9, detailing everything from working with programs to organizing folders and files. Mac Computing for Seniors in Easy Steps shows how to work with photos, videos, and music, using the popular iLife suite of programs. It also deals with the iPod, iPhone, and the new iPad and helps the reader with hassle-free use of the Internet and email. The final chapters of the book cover issues such as setting up a wireless network and also ensuring that the computer stays secure and virus free. This new edition shows how to put the fun back into computing experiences ? even Seniors can now enjoy the sleek and stylish world of Apple Macs.

Apple Computing for Seniors in easy steps, 2nd Edition

Apple Computing for Seniors in easy steps, 2nd Edition

Covers OS X El Capitan and iOS 9

  • Author: Nick Vandome
  • Publisher: In Easy Steps Limited
  • ISBN: 184078654X
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 192
  • View: 8718
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Computing is no longer a standalone activity on a single device. Apple Computing for Seniors in easy steps, 2nd edition will help you to explore the sleek and stylish world of Apple computing – whether you're using just a Mac computer or with an iPhone, an iPad or an iPod. In easy steps, it will show you how to: Get to grips with OS X, then customize your Mac and get organized Connect to the internet, then use the web for shopping, booking vacations and more Create letters, documents and budgets Have fun with photos, music, movies and stay in touch by messages or FaceTime Use iCloud for storage and Family Sharing Keep your Apple devices safe and in sync Presented in larger type for easier reading, use this guide to discover all at your own pace! Covers OS X El Capitan and iOS 9.

Mac Computing for Seniors in Easy Steps

Mac Computing for Seniors in Easy Steps

For the Over 50s

  • Author: Nick Vandome
  • Publisher: In Easy Steps Limited
  • ISBN: 9781840783353
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 192
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Presents a collection of tutorials on the basics of using a Mac, covering such topics as using the Dock, creating files, downloading photographs, accessing the Internet, shopping online, using email, and updating software.

Apple Computing for Seniors in Easy Steps

Apple Computing for Seniors in Easy Steps

Covers OS X El Capitan and IOS 9

  • Author: Nick Vandome
  • Publisher: In Easy Steps
  • ISBN: 9781840787238
  • Category: Computer science
  • Page: 192
  • View: 1187
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Apple Computing for Seniors in Easy Steps begins with an overview of Mac computers, covering different types of desktops and laptops available and gives a tour around them so that the reader quickly feels confident about using them. It also covers customizing the desktop and takes an in-depth look at the latest Mac operating system, 10.11, detailing everything from working with programs to organizing folders and files.

iPhone for Seniors in easy steps

iPhone for Seniors in easy steps

  • Author: Nick Vandome
  • Publisher: In Easy Steps
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 192
  • View: 4072
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In full-color and straightforward, jargon-free language, iPhone for Seniors in easy steps gives you all the information you need to get up and running with your new iPhone and quickly feel you are in control of it. • The iOS 8 operating system is explained so you can find your way around the iPhone screens and access the items you want • Settings are examined so you can customize your iPhone exactly to your style and requirements • The Multitasking Window shows how you can manage your open apps; and the Control Center provides quick access to frequently used functions. iPhone for Seniors in easy steps covers everything you need to know to keep fully connected. With your iPhone in your pocket you are only ever a couple of taps away from friends and family. Learn how to: • Make and receive phone calls • Text with the Messages app • Make video calls with FaceTime • Set up and use email accounts The new Family Sharing feature is covered, which enables you to share music, videos, apps, calendars and photos with up to six family members: a great way to stay in the loop with children and grandchildren. Apps are at the heart of the iPhone and iPhone for Seniors in easy steps gives a comprehensive introduction to using the preinstalled apps. It then shows how to find and download apps from the Apple App Store for: • Going on vacation • Online shopping • Social networking • Hobbies • Music and videos • Books • Photos • Keeping up-to-date with everyday tasks, through the use of the Notes, Calendar, Contacts and Reminders apps • Health and wellbeing, using the new Health app that is designed to collate a range of health and fitness information. An in-depth chapter on iCloud, Apple's online storage, sharing and backup service, explains how iCloud works and shows how it can automatically store your data and share your photos so you don’t have to worry about losing information should anything happen to your iPhone. iPhone for Seniors in easy steps takes the mystery out of using your iPhone and shows how it can become your most useful digital companion, ready to help keep you in touch, up-to-date and entertained.

Android Tablets for Seniors in easy steps

Android Tablets for Seniors in easy steps

Fully illustrated using Google Nexus. Covers Android Jelly Bean.

  • Author: Nick Vandome
  • Publisher: In Easy Steps
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 192
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Tablet computers are beginning to appear everywhere on the digital landscape and, at first sight, they can be slightly daunting in terms of what they can do and how to make best use of them. Tablets are by no means a passing gimmick, however, and in many ways they have the potential to replace desktop or laptop computers in many households. Tablets are powerful, portable and packed full of functionality for most computing tasks. Android is the operating system on a wide range of tablets and it is one of the major players in this market. As the appetite for mobile computing increases, the use of Android tablets is also likely to increase significantly. Android Tablets for Seniors in easy steps looks at the range of devices available and their specifications and functionality. It also explains the Android operating system and how to use it on your tablet in terms of navigating around, performing all of your favourite tasks, getting online and turning your tablet into a mobile library and entertainment centre. Android tablets offer an interactive, touch screen experience and the book shows how to get up and running with this so that you can quickly find your way around with Android. It also details how you can use the Android settings to ensure that your tablet looks and works in exactly the way that you want. Apps are the programs that give Android tablets their functionality and this is covered in depth, from using the preinstalled apps, to downloading and using the huge selection available from the Google Play Store, which is linked directly to Android tablets. It also shows how to get the best apps for popular activities such as travel, health and wellbeing, family history and online shopping. Online connectivity is a vital element for tablets and the book looks at connecting to the web via Wi-Fi, using email, making phone and video calls to family and friends with Skype and diving into the world of social networking. Security on tablets is just as important as on any other computer and this is covered in terms of preventing access to your tablet and staying safe online and when using your apps. Overall, Android Tablets for Seniors in easy steps shows the value of having one of these devices and presents clear and visually attractive advice, in larger type for easier reading, about joining the latest computer revolution so that you can feel confident about participating in the world of mobile computing. The book features the Google Nexus but is applicable to all tablets running the Android operating system.

Java in Easy Steps

Java in Easy Steps

  • Author: Mike McGrath
  • Publisher: In Easy Steps Limited
  • ISBN: 9781840783469
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 192
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Equally useful for newcomers with no previous knowledge of programming languages, hobbyists looking to explore Java's possibilities, and experienced programmers who wish to add Java to their skill set, Java In Easy Steps begins by explaining how to download and install the free Java Development Kit (JDK) so that the reader can quickly begin to create executable programs by copying the examples. Written in the clear, jargon-free style that has made the series successful, this book progressively builds knowledge of Java, so that by the end, readers will have gained a sound understanding of the Java language and be able to write their own Java programs and compile them into executable files that can be run on any Java-enabled computer. Every page is packed with confidence-building visual guides so that what readers see on their screens is exactly what appears in the book.

Windows 8.1 in easy steps

Windows 8.1 in easy steps

Covers Update 1

  • Author: Nick Vandome
  • Publisher: In Easy Steps
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 240
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Windows 8 was a revolutionary update of the popular operating system from Microsoft. With a brand new interface, new ways of getting around and accessing items and new possibilities for mobile devices, Windows 8 took the computing experience to the next level. However, there were still a few areas for improvement and these have been addressed with Window 8.1. Windows 8.1 in easy steps shows you how to get up to speed with this latest version of Windows and begins by detailing how to get to grips with the Windows 8.1 interface. It deals with the basics such as accessing items, personalizing your screen and using additional controls that are available from the sides of the screen. The books includes the new features that have been added since Windows 8: the return of the Start button; options for booting up to the Desktop; viewing up to four apps on screen at the same time; an enhanced SkyDrive feature for online storage and sharing; and a unified search facility that enables you to search over your computer and the Web. A lot of the functionality of Windows 8.1 is aimed at touchscreen devices, whether they are desktop computers, laptops or tablets. This is dealt with in terms of navigating around, as well as showing how everything can still be done with a traditional mouse and keyboard. Apps are at the heart of Windows 8.1 and the newly designed Windows Store has an app for almost everything you could want to do. The book shows how to access and download apps and then how to work with them, and organize them, when you have them. As well as the new features that are covered, all of the old favourites are looked at in detail, such as working with folders and files, accessing the Internet, using email, working with photos and video, networking with Windows and system security. Windows 8.1 will open your eyes to a new way of computing and Windows 8.1 in easy steps will help you see clearly so that you can quickly feel comfortable and confident with this exciting new operating system. Covers the 8.1 update released October 2013 and the Windows 8.1 Update 1 released April 2014.

Windows 8.1 for Seniors in easy steps

Windows 8.1 for Seniors in easy steps

Covers Windows 8.1 Update 1

  • Author: Michael Price
  • Publisher: In Easy Steps
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 240
  • View: 7300
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Windows 8 was a revolutionary update of the popular operating system from Microsoft. With a brand new interface, new ways of getting around and accessing items and new possibilities for mobile devices, Windows 8 took the computing experience to the next level. However, there were still a few areas for improvement and these have been addressed with Window 8.1. Windows 8.1 for Seniors in easy steps shows you how to get up to speed with this latest version of Windows and begins by detailing how to get to grips with the Windows 8.1 interface. It deals with the basics such as accessing items, personalizing your screen and using additional controls that are available from the sides of the screen. The books includes the new features that have been added since Windows 8: the return of the Start button; options for booting up to the Desktop; viewing up to four apps on screen at the same time; an enhanced SkyDrive feature for online storage and sharing; and a unified search facility that enables you to search over your computer and the Web. A lot of the functionality of Windows 8.1 is aimed at touchscreen devices, whether they are desktop computers, laptops or tablets. This is dealt with in terms of navigating around, as well as showing how everything can still be done with a traditional mouse and keyboard. Apps are at the heart of Windows 8.1 and the newly designed Windows Store has an app for almost everything you could want to do. The book shows how to access and download apps and then how to work with them, and organize them, when you have them. As well as the new features that are covered, all of the old favourites are looked at in detail, such as working with folders and files, accessing the Internet, using email, working with photos and video, networking with Windows and system security. Windows 8.1 will open your eyes to a new way of computing and Windows 8.1 for Seniors in easy steps will help you see clearly so that you can quickly feel comfortable and confident with this exciting new operating system. It is presented with the Senior reader in mind, using larger type, in the familiar In Easy Steps style. Covers Windows 8.1, Update 1.