Macs For Seniors For Dummies

  • Filename: macs-for-seniors-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9781118240571
  • Release Date: 2012-04-23
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Mark L. Chambers
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



You're never too old to fall in love—with your Mac! You took a while, but you are now the proud owner of your first Mac computer. Macs For Seniors For Dummies is just for you. This friendly, accessible guide walks you through choosing a Mac and learning how to use it. You'll find yourself falling head over heels for your Mac in no time. Macs For Seniors For Dummies introduces you to all the basics that you need to know: turning the Mac on and getting connected; using the keyboard and mouse; working with files and folders; navigate around the Mac desktop and OS X Lion; setting up an Internet connection and e-mail; and much more. Shows Mac newbies how to surf safely with Safari, video chat with FaceTime, and connect with friends and family online Covers choosing the Mac that's right for you, setting it up, running programs and managing files, and hooking up a printer Features ways to have some fun, too, with digital photos and videos, music, movies, games, apps, and more Includes tips on troubleshooting and taking care of your Mac Your Mac can do so much more than you ever imagined and Macs For Seniors For Dummies shows you how!

Macs For Seniors For Dummies

  • Filename: macs-for-seniors-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9780470498217
  • Release Date: 2011-08-10
  • Number of pages: 408
  • Author: Mark L. Chambers
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Over 50 and thinking about getting your first computer? A user-friendly Mac is a great choice, and Macs For Seniors For Dummies walks you through choosing one and learning to use it. You won’t even need your grandchildren to help! Macs For Seniors For Dummies introduces you to all the basic things you may not have encountered before—how to use the keyboard and mouse, work with files and folders, navigate around the Mac OS X desktop, set up an Internet connection, and much more. You’ll learn to: Choose the Mac that’s right for you, set it up, run programs and manage files, and hook up a printer Use all the programs that come with your Mac for creating documents and spreadsheets, playing movies and music, and more Surf the Internet with the Safari browser — safely Keep in touch with family and friends via e-mail Upload photos from your digital camera, edit and organize them with iPhoto, and share them by e-mail or as prints Play music with iTunes, put your favorite songs on a CD, or listen to online radio stations Use the Web to help plan trips, get maps, book hotels or RV campgrounds, or buy plane tickets Customize your Mac to make everything as easy and convenient as possible Even if you’ve never used a computer before, Macs For Seniors For Dummies makes it really easy to make friends with your Mac. Before you know it, you’ll wonder why you waited so long to get a computer!

Macs For Seniors For Dummies

  • Filename: macs-for-seniors-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9780470437797
  • Release Date: 2009-04-13
  • Number of pages: 360
  • Author: Mark L. Chambers
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Looks at the basics of using a Mac, covering such topics as the desktop, working with files and folders, using Pages, playing movies, organizing photos, playing music, browsing the Internet, and computer security.

Computers For Seniors For Dummies

  • Filename: computers-for-seniors-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9781118232439
  • Release Date: 2012-10-26
  • Number of pages: 408
  • Author: Nancy C. Muir
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



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!

iPad For Seniors For Dummies

  • Filename: ipad-for-seniors-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9780470883174
  • Release Date: 2010-07-20
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: Nancy C. Muir
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



The full-color guide to the exciting new iPad, written specifically with the needs of seniors in mind! The iPad is the perfect device for the senior market, combining the Web, e-mail, photos, video, and book reading into an intuitive, portable device. Written by veteran Dummies author Nancy Muir, this fun and friendly guide shows you how to use the many features and capabilities of the iPad to make life easier! You'll learn how to use the multitouch screen to zoom in and out on Web pages and choose a font and size that makes reading comfortable so that you can get directions, plan vacations, enjoy photos, keep in touch with family, obtain financial and legal information, and much more. Assumes no prior information or experience and begins with the basics of getting acquainted with your iPad and its features Introduces the intuitive touch methodology for interacting, zooming, and scrolling Walks you through organizing your calendar, finding and browsing sites, sending e-mails, sharing photos, buying and playing music, and more Focuses on subjects that are particularly helpful to seniors, such as getting directions, protecting personal information, setting passwords, maintaining and troubleshooting the iPad, and more You'll quickly discover that the iPad and iPad for Seniors For Dummies are the perfect combinations to get connected and stay connected!

Switching to a Mac For Dummies

  • Filename: switching-to-a-mac-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 1118051564
  • Release Date: 2011-02-04
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Arnold Reinhold
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Thinking of making the switch from your PC to a Mac? Congratulations! You’re in for a great, virus-free ride. And Switching to Mac For Dummies makes it smoother than you ever imagined. From buying the Mac that’s right for you to transferring your files to breaking your old Windows habits and learning to do things the (much easier) Mac way, it makes the whole process practically effortless. Whether you’ve been using Windows XP, Vista, or even Linux, you’ll find simple, straightforward ways to make your transition go smoothly. That will leave you plenty of time to get familiar with Mac’s prodigious and dynamic OS X capabilities. You’ll also connect with iLife, Mac’s amazing integrated software suite that lets you turn your computer into a powerful media center—not just for listening and watching, but for creating music, video, and much more. Discover how to: Decide whether the switch to Mac is right for you Choose the Mac that will change your life Keep and reuse elements of your old setup Go online with your Mac Connect to your home network—even that old PC Go media crazy with iTunes, iPhoto and more Take advantage of Mac’s business capabilities Complete with handy cheat sheet of common Mac short cuts and commands as well as a glossary of Mac world lingo, Switching to Mac For Dummies ensures that your switch will be the smartest thing you ever do.

Laptops For Seniors For Dummies

  • Filename: laptops-for-seniors-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9781119049562
  • Release Date: 2015-10-19
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Author: Nancy C. Muir
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



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.

Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies

  • Filename: windows-10-for-seniors-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9781119038597
  • Release Date: 2015-08-17
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Peter Weverka
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Your clear–cut, easy–to–follow guide to Windows 10 If you′re a first–time, over–50 Windows 10 user looking for an authoritative, accessible guide to the basics of this new operating system, look no further than Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies. Written by an all–around tech guru and the coauthor of Windows 8.1 For Seniors For Dummies, it cuts through confusing jargon and covers just what you need to know: navigating the interface with a mouse or a touchscreen, customizing the desktop, managing printers and other external devices, setting up and connecting to simple networks, and storing files in the Cloud. Plus, you′ll find helpful instructions on sending and receiving email, uploading, editing, and downloading pictures, listening to music, playing games, and so much more. Whether you′re upgrading to the new Windows 10 operating system with the hopes of keeping in touch with loved ones via webcam or instant messenger, viewing videos, or simply making your life more organized and streamlined, all the guidance you need to make the most of Windows 10 is at your fingertips. Customize the desktop and set up a simple network Connect with family and friends online Work with apps like a pro Safely protect your data, your computer, and your identity With large–print format for text, figures, and drawings, there′s no easier way to get up and running on the new Windows operating system than with Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook Pro

  • Filename: teach-yourself-visually-macbook-pro.
  • ISBN: 9781118677872
  • Release Date: 2014-01-27
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Guy Hart-Davis
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Clear instructions to help visual learners get started with their MacBook Pro Covering all the essential information you need to get up to speed with your MacBook Pro, this new edition provides you with the most up-to-date information on performing everyday tasks quickly and easily. From basics such as powering on or shutting down the MacBook Pro to more advanced tasks such as running Windows applications, this visual guide provides the help and support you need to confidently use your MacBook Pro to its full potential. Empowers you to perform everyday tasks quickly and easily Covers new hardware updates, the latest version of OS X, troubleshooting, iCloud, FaceTime, and more Walks you through working on the Mac desktop with Mission Control and Launchpad Explains how to download applications from the Mac App Store Teach Yourself VISUALLY MacBook Pro, Second Edition is an ideal, fully illustrated guide for learning how to make the most of all your MacBook Pro has to offer.

Laptops For Dummies

  • Filename: laptops-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9781119041818
  • Release Date: 2015-10-23
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Dan Gookin
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



The fast and easy way to get up and running with a laptop Are you new to the world of laptops? You've come to the right place! Laptops For Dummies covers the many topics and issues unique to laptops, including synchronizing with the desktop, coordinating email pick-up between two machines, remotely accessing the desktop, networking, power management, storage, security, and more. This new edition also provides updates to cover the latest technology, current processors, and steps to update memory and hard drive capacities. In business—while they spend most of their time in a desktop docking station—laptops are absolutely essential for providing mobility to professionals. In the home, they've begun to replace desktop PCs, as they now offer larger displays, longer battery power, and speeds equal to desktop computers. Plus, you can do just about everything with a laptop that you can do with a traditional desktop, minus the big, bulky machine and multiple cords. If you're just making the switch over to a laptop, this hands-on, easy-to-follow guide makes the transition easy! Covers the latest hardware and technology updates you need to get up and running with your laptop Includes updates on the new Windows 10 operating system, wireless networking, smartphone tethering, and using productivity applications on laptops Walks you through everything you need to deal with add-ons, networking procedures, and connectivity and communication Presents complex material in a way that makes it simple and accessible Whether you've never logged onto a laptop or are just looking to stay up-to-date with the latest information on operating systems and software, Laptops For Dummies has you covered.

Mac OS X Lion All in One For Dummies

  • Filename: mac-os-x-lion-all-in-one-for-dummies.
  • ISBN: 9781118022061
  • Release Date: 2011-09-13
  • Number of pages: 816
  • Author: Mark L. Chambers
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Features information on the features and functions of the operating system, covering such topics as customization, using iWork, networking, iPhoto, GarageBand, Apple Mail, Face Time, hardware, and AppleScript.

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