Computers for Seniors: Email, Internet, Photos, and More in 14 Easy Lessons

Computers for Seniors: Email, Internet, Photos, and More in 14 Easy Lessons

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Overview

Computers for Seniors is a step-by-step guide that will take you all the way from pressing the "On" button on your new computer to being a confident user who can send email to family and friends, shop online safely, read the latest news, watch funny YouTube videos, share cute pictures of your grandkids, check the weather forecast, and much more.

You’ll learn to:
-Plug in, set up, and turn on your computer
-Print and share photos of your grandkids, vacations, pets, friends, and special life events
-Install helpful tools like a calendar, money manager, and weather tracker
-Search the internet for news, recipes, gardening tips, sports updates, and anything else that interests you
-Watch entertaining YouTube videos or educational lectures and make video calls to anywhere in the world
-Find and listen to new music (or your favorite classics) and read electronic books
-Email your friends and family
-Stay safe online and keep your private information secure

Computers for Seniors will show you how to get what you really want from your PC, with the help of full-color illustrations, friendly instructions, and a touch of humor. Each lesson has small exercises to test your skills and help you practice, to make sure you feel comfortable with what you’ve learned before you move on.

It’s never too late to have fun and get more out of your PC—Computers for Seniors will ease you into the computer generation by guiding you every step of the way.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593277925
Publisher: No Starch Press
Publication date: 10/17/2017
Pages: 332
Sales rank: 245,307
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Chris, Carrie, and Cheryl Ewin design and teach award-winning computer classes for seniors. Carrie holds degrees in education and psychology, Chris is a PhD student who also runs a computer business, and Cheryl is an experienced teacher.

Table of Contents

Ready, Setty, Go!: Understanding & Setting Up

Chapter 1: Getting Started
Chapter 2: Introducing Apps
Chapter 3: The Photos App
Chapter 4: Emails
Chapter 5: Introducing the Internet
Chapter 6: Exploring the Internet
Chapter 7: TV and Videos
Chapter 8: Downloading Apps
Chapter 9: Music and Books
Chapter 10: Skype
Chapter 11: Typing a Letter
Chapter 12: Organizing Files and Folders
Chapter 13: Staying Safe and Fixing Problems

Appendix: Hardware

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