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Windows 8.1 For Seniors For Dummies

Windows 8.1 For Seniors For Dummies

  • Author: Peter Weverka,Mark Justice Hinton
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 111882153X
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 384
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Seniors, here's what you need to get up and running on Windows 8.1 Microsoft, now a little older and wiser, is back with Windows 8.1, the revamped version that brings fresh changes and welcome improvements to the Windows 8 operating system. And now you savvy seniors can get the very most out of this easier-to-use Windows 8.1 with our friendly new guide. Using large print that makes the book easier to read plus magnified screen shots to help make Windows less intimidating, this book walks you through common tasks and show you how to get things done in fine style. Helps you get to know Windows 8.1, including the basics of PC hardware, the return of the Start screen, the desktop interface, Windows 8.1 applications, customizing, and more Explores how you can best use the Web, including directions on connecting to the Internet, using the e-mail app, connecting with social networks, and messaging Puts the fun in the fundamentals of how to find and install new apps, work with digital photos, and play music and videos Offers practical steps on troubleshooting and maintenance, connecting other devices, storing and organizing files, and backing up your computer Uses straightforward explanations, minimal chit-chat, and easy-to-read large print - perfect for seniors Work faster and smarter – and enjoy yourself, too – with Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 For Seniors For Dummies.

iPad For Seniors For Dummies

iPad For Seniors For Dummies

  • Author: Nancy C. Muir
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118728165
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 416
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Discover all the incredible things your iPad can do! So you have an iPad and you're excited to use it, but where do you begin? With this fun and friendly guide, of course! Veteran For Dummies author Nancy Muir walks you through using your iPad for e-mail, video, travel, navigation, reading, games, and more with this all-new update to the bestselling iPad For Seniors For Dummies. Written in the fun-but-straightforward For Dummies style, this helpful guide shares easy-to-follow tips and advice on the latest iPad hardware and operating system and introduces you to some of iPad’s most popular features like Siri, FaceTime, Safari, Maps, Reminders, and Photos to name a few. Covers the iPad Air, iPad with Retina Display, iPad 2, and earlier iPad models and is fully updated for iOS 7! Explains how to organize your calendar, update your contact list, set Reminders for appointments, create to-do lists, and browse the Internet Shows you how to download apps, buy and read e-books, play music, watch movies and TV shows, share photos and video, connect on Facebook, and keep in touch with FaceTime video calling Reassures you on the best ways to get help if you're stumped, set a password, protect the screen, and also shares other safety tips Features a larger font for text, plenty of images, and more callouts to make the book accessible and easy to read No matter if you’re an iPad newbie or already a tablet technology fan, iPad For Seniors For Dummies, 6th Edition puts the power of iPad in the palm of your hand!

iPhone For Seniors For Dummies

iPhone For Seniors For Dummies

  • Author: Nancy C. Muir
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118692896
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 448
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The fun and friendly full-color guide to finding your way around your iPhone Everywhere you look it seems like someone is using an iPhone. If you're feeling left out of the fun, don't despair. For Dummies to the rescue! Written in the accessible For Dummies style and packed with colorful illustrations, this book shows you how to use your iPhone to make and receive calls, send text messages and e-mails, read e-books, watch movies, play games, surf the web, and so much more. By the time you're through with this all-new edition of this perennial bestseller, you'll be completely comfortable downloading the latest apps, video chatting with FaceTime, finding your way with Maps, and just having some fun with your iPhone. Fully updated to cover the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, and iOS 7! Explains how to use the basic iPhone features, navigate the mutlitouch interface, and get connected Walks you through using your calendar, adding contacts, shooting photos and video, playing music, reading e-books, connecting on Facebook, and filling your iPad with all the things that matter to you Includes senior-friendly larger type and beautiful full-color images You'll learn to love your iPhone in no time with the help of iPhone For Seniors For Dummies, 3rd Edition.

What's New in Windows 8.1 For Dummies

What's New in Windows 8.1 For Dummies

  • Author: Underdahl
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118845250
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 100
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iOS App Development For Dummies

iOS App Development For Dummies

  • Author: Jesse Feiler
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118871073
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 576
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If you’ve got incredible iOS ideas, get this book and bring them to life! iOS 7 represents the most significant update to Apple’s mobile operating system since the first iPhone was released, and even the most seasoned app developers are looking for information on how to take advantage of the latest iOS 7 features in their app designs. That’s where iOS App Development For Dummies comes in! Whether you’re a programming hobbyist wanting to build an app for fun or a professional developer looking to expand into the iOS market, this book will walk you through the fundamentals of building a universal app that stands out in the iOS crowd. Walks you through joining Apple’s developer program, downloading the latest SDK, and working with Apple’s developer tools Explains the key differences between iPad and iPhone apps and how to use each device’s features to your advantage Shows you how to design your app with the end user in mind and create a fantastic user experience Covers using nib files, views, view controllers, interface objects, gesture recognizers, and much more There’s no time like now to tap into the power of iOS – start building the next big app today with help from iOS App Development For Dummies!

Guitar All-In-One For Dummies

Guitar All-In-One For Dummies

  • Author: Hal Leonard Corporation,Jon Chappell,Mark Phillips,Desi Serna
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 111887210X
  • Category: Music
  • Page: 656
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Make your music come alive with this indispensable guitar guide There's no denying that guitar players have cachet. The guitar is an ever-present part of our collective musical heritage, and the sound can be sensual, aggressive, or a million things in between. Whether you're hoping to conquer Free Bird, Bourée, or Bolero Mallorquin, you need to learn to walk before you can run. Even once you can run, you need something to help you clear hurdles along the way. That's where Guitar All-In-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition, comes in. It's your complete compendium of guitar instruction, written in clear, concise For Dummies style. It covers everything from positioning and basic chords to guitar theory and playing styles, and even includes maintenance advice to keep your instrument sounding great. It's an amazing resource for newbies and veterans alike, and offers you the opportunity to stretch beyond your usual genre. Forge the sound of rock, blues, classical, and more Understand the music theory behind guitar mastery Express yourself through your own compositions Perform practice exercises for muscle memory and dexterity Guitar All-In-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition, includes access to audio tracks and instructional videos to guide you through the lessons and inspire you to play often, which is the number-one key to success. You get advice and instruction from some of the most respected guitar teachers in the business, plus online resources, for less than the cost of a single lesson. Guitar All-In-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition, is the key to bringing your music to life.

Computers For Seniors For Dummies

Computers For Seniors For Dummies

  • Author: Nancy C. Muir
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118232437
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 408
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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!

Infographics For Dummies

Infographics For Dummies

  • Author: Justin Beegel, MBA
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118792270
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 320
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Create stunning infographics with this hands-on guide Infographics For Dummies is a comprehensive guide to creating data visualization with viral appeal. Written by the founder of Infographic World, a New York City based infographic agency, and his top designers, the book focuses on the how-to of data, design, and distribution to create stunning, shareable infographics. Step-by-step instruction allows you to handle data like a pro, while creating eye-catching graphics with programs like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. The book walks you through the different types of infographics, explaining why they're so effective, and when they're appropriate. Ninety percent of the information transmitted to your brain is visual, so it's important to tickle the optic nerves to get people excited about your data. Infographics do just that. Much more exciting than a spreadsheet, infographics can add humor, interest, and flash while imparting real information. Putting your data in graphic form makes it more likely to be shared via Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and other social media sites, and the visual interest makes it less likely to be ignored. Infographics For Dummies provides a tried-and-true method for creating infographics that tell a story and get people excited. Topics include: Talking to clients about the data Discovering trends, outliers, and patterns Designing with mood boards and wireframes Launching and promoting your infographic The book, written by Justin Beegel, MBA, founder of Infographic World, Inc., describes the elements of a successful infographic, and stresses the must-have ingredients that get your data noticed. Humans are visual creatures, telling stories in a visual way. In today's world filled with data and messaging, an infographic is one of the best ways to get your point across.

Photoshop Elements 13 For Dummies

Photoshop Elements 13 For Dummies

  • Author: Barbara Obermeier,Ted Padova
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118964659
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 448
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Take your photos from "meh" to "wow!" with Photoshop Elements 13 and this expert guide Photoshop Elements 13 For Dummies is your guide to picture perfection using Adobe's Photoshop Elements. This full-color manual walks you through the process of photo editing, from basic color corrections to advanced filter effects, drawing, and more. Work through from beginning to end for a complete lesson, or keep it handy as a quick reference for unfamiliar tools and techniques. Designed for beginner and intermediate Photoshop Elements users, this book provides straightforward instruction in a fun, richly illustrated, easy-to-read style that makes learning feel like play. Combining powerful tools with a user-friendly interface has made Photoshop Elements the number-one selling photo editing software. Photoshop Elements 13 For Dummies shows you how to take advantage of everything the software has to offer, helping you create high-quality images for print, e-mail, and the web. Even with no digital image editing experience at all, you'll learn how to take your photos from bland to beautiful and have a blast along the way. Adjust resolutions, color modes, and file formats to best suit the project Work with layers, filters, effects, styles, type, and more Correct color, contrast and clarity for a simple photo makeover Optimize for print, or share on Facebook, Flickr, and other social networks The power and simplicity of Photoshop Elements makes it the perfect solution for amateurs seeking an affordable digital editing platform. The quicker you learn the tools, the sooner you'll be turning out photos to brag about – and Photoshop Elements 13 For Dummies will get you there in a flash.

OS X Yosemite For Dummies

OS X Yosemite For Dummies

  • Author: Bob LeVitus
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118991222
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 512
  • View: 3040
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Get the most out of the latest version of OS X Updated and revised for the latest OS X release from Apple, OS X Yosemite For Dummies gives you fun, easy-to-understand coverage of the key features and tools needed to get the most out OS X. Inside, you'll get up and running on OS X basics; customizing your workspace; working with the Dock; finding files with Spotlight; working with Mission Control and Launchpad; organizing your life with Calendar, Reminders, Notes, and Notifications; browsing the web with Safari; setting up, sending, and receiving e-mail; communicating through Messages; enjoying music, movies, and digital photos; writing documents with TextEdit; getting where you're going with Maps; and much more. Combining the power and stability of UNIX with Apple's legendary elegance and style, OS X is the default operating system installed on every desktop and laptop computer sold by Apple. OS X Yosemite For Dummies clearly explains the ins and outs of Apple's operating system in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the For Dummies series for more than twenty years. Richly illustrated in full color and updated to reflect the latest version of OS X Covers the key features and tools readers need to start using OS X Shows you how to use OS X to make your work and personal life more organized and fun If you're a first-time Apple consumer just switching over from a PC, or a beginner-to-intermediate Mac user upgrading to the newest version of OS X, this comprehensive and all-encompassing guide will have you whizzing around OS X like a pro in no time.