Is This Thing On?: A Friendly Guide to Everything Digital for Newbies, Technophobes, and the Kicking & Screaming
ISBN: 0761183809
EAN13: 9780761183808
Language: English
Publication Date: March 24, 2015
Pages: 496
Dimensions: 1.02" H x 8.90" L x 6.93" W
Weight: 1.37 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
This reassuring, jargon-free, and totally straightforward guide introduces late bloomers, grandparents, and technophobes to all the wonders of using a computer.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover A Personal Trainer for the Digitally Challenged Take and share digital photos and videos Enjoy the convenience of bargains of online shopping Search for recipes and health and travel information Look up old friends and make new ones Manage your finances online Keep up with the latest news, sports, weather, theater times, stock quotes Watch movies, listen to music, read ebooks And do it all from a tablet, computer or smartphone Abby Stokes is the hand-holding expert who knows how to teach the joys of technology to anyone who didn't grow up using a keyboard or mouse. You'll learn how to shop for a computer or tablet that's just right for you. How to sign up for Internet and email access. How to understand and use search engines, and get started with word processing and text messaging. How to choose a smartphone. How to participate in social media like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, and more. And, importantly, how to protect your online security, and what to do when things go wrong. Includes both Apple and PC keyboard shortcuts and more than 200 recommended websites and 100 free mobile apps.