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Laptops and Tablets for Seniors for Dummies

ISBN-10: 1118095960
ISBN-13: 9781118095966
Edition: 2nd 2011
Authors: Nancy C. Muir
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Description: Easy-to-understand advice for seniors who want to get started using their laptops and tablets Laptop and tablet popularity is on the rise among computer buyers, including seniors. For anyone in the over-60 age group who is eager to get started with  More...

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Book details

List price: $17.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 10/14/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Easy-to-understand advice for seniors who want to get started using their laptops and tablets Laptop and tablet popularity is on the rise among computer buyers, including seniors. For anyone in the over-60 age group who is eager to get started with a laptop or tablet, this is the book for you! Laptops and tablets are ideal for seniors who travel and want to stay in contact with family and friends. You'll learn how to select the laptop or tablet that is right for you; get familiar with the hardware, operating system, and software; understand files and folders; and connect to other wireless technology. Featuring a larger font for text and larger sizes for images, this new edition of a bestseller begins with the basics and progresses to step-by-step coverage of how to establish positive habits and avoid common pitfalls. New content offers detailed information on battery life, setting up a wireless printer, connectivity, storing data online, downloading apps, and syncing your mobile phone. With this guide, you'll feel confident about staying safe online when banking, shopping, or chatting. Targets the growing number of seniors who are eager to get up and running with their laptop or tablet Covers the basics: selecting the right laptop or tablet for your needs, using the keyboard and mouse, finding your way around Windows 7, using the Internet, and more Assures you about staying safe online and keeping your information private when shopping, e-mailing family and friends, banking, researching, and more Features a large font and large images for easy reading This fun-and-friendly introduction is the perfect starting point for becoming a tech-savvy senior with your laptop or tablet device.

Introduction
First Steps with Your Laptop
Discovering the Laptop Advantage
Buying a Laptop
Setting Up Your Laptop
Managing Power
Opting for a Tablet Computer
Exploring Windows
Getting around the Windows 7 Desktop
Setting Up Your Display
Getting Help with Vision, Hearing, and Dexterity Challenges
Setting Up Printers and Scanners
Getting Help
Having Fun and Getting Things Done with Software
Working with Software Programs
Working with Files and Folders
Using the Desktop Gadget Gallery and Gadgets
Using Microsoft Works
Getting the Most from Movies and Digital Photos
Playing Music in Windows 7
Playing Games in Windows 7
Dabbling with Online Programs291
Exploring the Internet
Understanding Internet Basics
Browsing the Web with Internet Explorer
Staying Safe While Online
Keeping In Touch with E-Mail
Connecting with People Online
Getting Involved in the Social Net
Taking Care of Your Laptop
Laptop Security and Safety
Maintaining Windows
Index

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