The Internet for Dummies
ISBN: 1118967690
EAN13: 9781118967690
Language: English
Pages: 384
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
Get up and running on the Internet--the fast and easy way If you're an Internet newcomer and want to get up to speed without all the intimidating technical jargon, The Internet For Dummies has you covered. With over 5,000,000 copies sold*, The Internet For Dummies is the #1 choice for Internet newcomers. Inside, you'll discover how to make the most of the Internet, get accustomed to popular sites, find the information and items you need fast, and stay away from the bad stuff floating around online. Catches you up on the latest online trends, from social networking sites to blogs and more Includes the latest on Google Chrome, getting good search results, and sharing files Covers choosing and connecting to an Internet provider, establishing an e-mail account, getting on the web, and finding the sites that matter most Now in its 14 th edition, The Internet For Dummies covers the latest social networking tools, browser features, connection options, safety features, and so much more. Starting out with the basics, it walks you through getting online, picking an Internet provider, getting to know the different web browsers, dealing with e-mail and connecting with friends, finding the hottest sites to share photos and videos--and everything in between. *Includes all formats and all editions
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Learn to: Pick the web browser that works best for you Set up email and find anything with a web search Take advantage of Facebook (R) , Twitter (R) , and other social media sites Stream media on your PC or mobile device Need to stay connected? Here's your fun and easy road map to the Internet! The Internet is the home for commerce, entertainment, and instant communication. It's also a tool that changes so fast it needs a guidebook. The Internet For Dummies fills that need with advice on connecting with devices of all sorts, establishing email and social accounts, finding and sharing content, and staying safe and private while living online. What the Internet is -- get a handle on this amazing network of networks and see how to stay safe and protect your privacy Dive in -- follow simple steps to load software, choose an Internet provider, get your device configured, and venture onto the web Browse among the browsers -- check out different browser options, including Google Chrome (TM) Hang out -- establish an email account to communicate with friends and take advantage of phone and video conferencing options Be social -- set up Facebook and Twitter accounts and discover the world of social media Find what you need -- explore ways to get the best search results, locate people, discover cool sites, and shop Be part of it -- find out how to put your own writing, photos, and videos online Open the book and find: Simple advice for connecting to the Internet Cool online things for kids How to avoid computer viruses and email spam Tips on connecting to a wi-fi network Steps for joining leading social media sites All about banking, paying bills, and investing online How to share your thoughts on a blog Where to share photos, listen to music, and shop Tips for troubleshooting problems with your connection