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The Internet for the Older and Wiser : Get Up and Running Safely on the Web
     

The Internet for the Older and Wiser : Get Up and Running Safely on the Web

by Adrian Arnold
 

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The Internet is not just for the youthful-it's for everyone!

With plenty of leisure time and disposable income, the over 50s are the fastest growing segment of Internet users. From booking holidays to shopping, joining clubs and researching family history, the Internet is where the people over 50 can indulge in their favorite pastimes and stay in touch with

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The Internet is not just for the youthful-it's for everyone!

With plenty of leisure time and disposable income, the over 50s are the fastest growing segment of Internet users. From booking holidays to shopping, joining clubs and researching family history, the Internet is where the people over 50 can indulge in their favorite pastimes and stay in touch with friends and family.

The Internet for the Older and Wiser is the ideal solution to get you up and running safely on the World Wide Web. This full-colour guide walks you step by step through the basics, while giving you the best advice on how to make the most of what the Internet has to offer.

  • Shows you how to safely search and shop online; research your family tree; stay in touch with family; join social networks; and manage your finances
  • Written in full colour with explanatory screenshots and an easy-to-read font
  • Includes brain-teaser sections, a glossary for easy reference, and a useful website directory.
  • Uses the latest release of Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows XP, and Internet Explorer 8-updates, including Windows 7, and training tutorials can be found online at pcwisdom.co.uk

If you want to get started online but don't know how, you won't find a better guide than The Internet for the Older and Wiser.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470748398
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/30/2009
Series:
Third Age Trust (U3A)/Older & Wiser Series , #2
Pages:
326
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Adrian Arnold qualified as a veterinary surgeon from Cambridge University in 1964. Having served as an assistant in general practices in Dunstable and Woking he set up his own veterinary practice in Crawley in 1968. Having created a four-man, two-centre practice the family decided to move to Colchester in Essex where he set up another new practice in 1987. Throughout this time he became a freelance journalist writing for both the local and veterinary press. In 1989 he became one of the first vets in the country to computerise his veterinary records and computing has remained a hobby ever since.

His other hobbies included light aircraft flying,digital photography, reading and travelling to meet friends and relatives in Europe, America, Africa and Asia.

Adrian and his wife, Jen, who still sits as a magistrate, have three children and four grandchildren while they enjoy his retirement in a small village in the Stour valley.

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