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Windows 8: Visual QuickStart Guide

by Barrie Sosinsky
 

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With Windows 8, Microsoft reimagines its popular OS for a connected and mobile world.  In the Windows 8: Visual QuickStart Guide, author Barrie Sosinsky shows you how to work with live tiles, navigate the Windows 8 touch interface, and take advantage of the cloud-connected Calendar, People, Mail, and Messages apps. You'll learn about:
  • The Charms

Overview

With Windows 8, Microsoft reimagines its popular OS for a connected and mobile world.  In the Windows 8: Visual QuickStart Guide, author Barrie Sosinsky shows you how to work with live tiles, navigate the Windows 8 touch interface, and take advantage of the cloud-connected Calendar, People, Mail, and Messages apps. You'll learn about:

  • The Charms bar
  • Using the Desktop
  • The new Windows Search functionality.
  • How to add a printer and print from the Start screen.
  • Internet Explorer 10
  • Windows Explorer
  • Working with Settings in the new touch interface
  • How to synchronize settings and back up to the Cloud
  • The New Task Manager
  • The Windows Store
And more.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780133132946
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
10/19/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
368
File size:
88 MB
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Meet the Author

In this life Barrie Sosinsky is a senior technical writer at Akamai Technologies, a content delivery network company. In previous lives, Barrie has worked as a technical writer for a large financial services firm, a WAN acceleration company, an automation software firm, and a couple of Windows magazines. Barrie is the author and coauthor of 36 computer books on topics ranging from operating systems, databases, computer hardware, productivity applications, and yes even (once upon a time) desktop publishing. 

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