Grandma Talks Tech: Baby Boomers Take to iPads, Too!: The Senior's Guide to Getting the Most Out of Your iPad

Grandma Talks Tech: Baby Boomers Take to iPads, Too!: The Senior's Guide to Getting the Most Out of Your iPad

by Sheila "Grandma" Griffith

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Overview

Synopsis



Introducing the iPad in every aspect, the senior's guide to getting the most out of your iPad for people of all ages - whether a tween, teen, gen x'er, or a senior like Grandma herself - welcomes the reader into a private classroom where they can kick off their shoes and get the tech low down without being overwhelmed by geek talk.

Presented by an experienced teacher in iPad use, Grandma has taught many other seniors at Coastal Carolina University's OLLI Program as well as privately. Here, in a user friendly and conversational tone, "Grandma Talks Tech: Baby Boomers Take To iPads, Too!" takes iPad users through from a basic introduction to the iPad to enjoying full functionality from these marvelous devices.



Learn About:



• Navigating Your iPad;
• Working with Email, Photos, and Other Built-In iPad Apps;
• Third Party Apps You Can't Do Without;
• Accessibility Features;
• What to Do If Your iPad Acts Up;
• and, Much More.


**Foreword Clarion Reviews**


Clarion Review


TECHNOLOGY



"Gone are the days when manufacturers provided written operating instructions for new electronic devices...Sheila 'Grandma' Griffith has written Grandma Talks Tech: Baby Boomers Take to iPads, Too! to address that need... Illustrations of screen images provide visual enhancement of these processes, and a table of contents efficiently summarizes the topics covered. Concluding glossaries explain popular terminology used in electronic communication...Griffith thoughtfully provides guidance for exporting contact information from both Mac and Windows to iPads...provides a balanced analysis of each phase of operation...the author succeeds in covering material pertinent to the current versions of iPads. Her casual, companionable writing style aims to put readers at ease...Grandma Talks Tech fills a useful gap in today's electronics market by providing readers with a reference book that eases the pain of learning to 'talk tech.'"

Margaret Cullison



What Readers Are Saying:



"... an in-depth book to help seniors learn their iPad presented in an easy to read and understand way. The author's extensive teaching experience with this subject matter really comes through...an in-depth book to help seniors learn their iPad presented in an easy to read and understand way. The author's extensive teaching experience with this subject matter really comes through...This book is a must have addition to enhance with your iPad experience."
Edward Pott - Computer System Architect and Program Manager

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781480009394
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 12/11/2012
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

About the Author

Sheila "Grandma" Griffith has worked with computers for over 30 years and has taught computer and iPad use both privately, through the family business The Write Solutions LLC, and at the Coastal Carolina University OLLI program.

A baby boomer/senior who has worked extensively with other seniors, she is a certified web developer and has a Masters degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. "Grandma" and her husband, George, live in Pawleys Island, SC and enjoy a quiet life in this seaside community as well as spending time visiting with their children, grandchildren, and great-granddaughters.

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