Computer Basics Absolute Beginner's Guide, Windows 8.1 Edition

Computer Basics Absolute Beginner's Guide, Windows 8.1 Edition

by Michael Miller
     
 

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This year, millions of casual computer users will buy new Windows 8 "Blue" mobile devices, notebooks, and desktop PCs. They'll want to know how to find their way around, get comfortable, and get the job done - without jargon, complexity, or hassle. There's a book for them: Michael Miller's Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics, Windows 8 "Blue"Edition.

Overview

This year, millions of casual computer users will buy new Windows 8 "Blue" mobile devices, notebooks, and desktop PCs. They'll want to know how to find their way around, get comfortable, and get the job done - without jargon, complexity, or hassle. There's a book for them: Michael Miller's Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics, Windows 8 "Blue"Edition. It's the one book that covers everything today's beginners and near-beginners need to know: not just about Windows, but also about software, hardware, and the Internet. Through 100+ books, author Michael Miller has established an unparalleled track record in explaining complicated concepts simply and clearly, and empowering beginners. Now, he's thoroughly updated his best-selling Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics to cover today's user experience - with Windows 8 "Blue", Internet Explorer 10, and today's hottest online tools, from craigslist and Facebook to Twitter, Wikipedia, and Google Docs. The latest edition of Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics is updated with coverage of Windows 8 "Blue", which introduces the totally new Metro user interface. Given Metro's genesis as a mobile interface, and Microsoft's push towards a new breed of touchscreen computing devices, this new edition will include more hardware coverage than previous editions. In addition, this book will cover Windows 8 "Blue's" new Metro interface in depth, as well as feature increased coverage of social networking and cloud computing applications.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789752338
Publisher:
Que
Publication date:
01/28/2014
Series:
Absolute Beginner's Guide Series
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
1,124,468
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

Michael Miller is a successful and prolific author with a reputation for practical advice and technical accuracy and an unerring empathy for the needs of his readers.

Mr. Miller has written more than 150 best-selling books over the past two decades. His books for Que include Easy Computer Basics, My Windows 8.1 Computer for Seniors, My Facebook for Seniors, Facebook for Grown-Ups, Easy Facebook, My Pinterest, and The Ultimate Digital Music Guide. He is known for his casual, easy-to-read writing style and his practical, real-world advice–as well as his ability to explain a wide variety of complex topics to an everyday audience.

You can email Mr. Miller directly at abg@molehillgroup.com. His website is located at www.molehillgroup.com. Follow him on Twitter: @molehillgroup.

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