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Laptops & Tablets for Seniors for Dummies

By Nancy Muir, 1954-

Easy-to-understand advice for seniors who want to get started using their laptops and tablets Laptop and tablet popularity is on the rise among computer buyers, including seniors. For anyone in the over-60 age group who is eager to get started with a laptop or tablet, this is the book for you! Laptops and tablets are ideal for seniors who travel and want to stay in contact with family and friends. You'll learn how to select the laptop or tablet that is right for you; get familiar with the hardware, operating system, and software; understand files and folders; and connect to other wireless technology. Featuring a larger font for text and larger sizes for images, this new edition of a bestseller begins with the basics and progresses to step-by-step coverage of how to establish positive habits and avoid common pitfalls. New content offers detailed information on battery life, setting up a wireless printer, connectivity, storing data online, downloading apps, and syncing your mobile phone. With this guide, you'll feel confident about staying safe online when banking, shopping, or chatting. Targets the growing number of seniors who are eager to get up and running with their laptop or tablet Covers the basics: selecting the right laptop or tablet for your needs, using the keyboard and mouse, finding your way around Windows 7, using the Internet, and more Assures you about staying safe online and keeping your information private when shopping, e-mailing family and friends, banking, researching, and more Features a large font and large images for easy reading This fun-and-friendly introduction is the perfect starting point for becoming a tech-savvy senior with your laptop or tablet device.

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9781118095966


Format: Book
Author: Muir, Nancy, 1954-
Summary: Provides information on the basics of laptop and tablet computers, covering such topics as buying a laptop or a tablet, working with Windows 7, setting up printers and scanners, creating documents with Works, playing games, listening to music, exploring the Internet, using email, and computer security.
Title: Laptops & tablets for seniors for dummies / by Nancy Muir.
Publisher Date: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2011.
Subject: Laptop computers Tablet computers Computers and older people
Isbn: 9781118095966 1118095960
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 1
Call Number: 004.16 Mui
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Bib Id: 430624

Format: Book
Author: Muir, Nancy, 1954-
Summary: Provides information on the basics of laptop and tablet computers, covering such topics as buying a laptop or a tablet, working with Windows 7, setting up printers and scanners, creating documents with Works, playing games, listening to music, exploring the Internet, using email, and computer security.
Title: Laptops & tablets for seniors for dummies / by Nancy Muir.
Edition: 2nd ed.
Publisher, Date: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2011.
Description: xviii, 482 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series: --For dummies
Series: --For dummies
Subjects: Laptop computers
Subjects: Tablet computers
Subjects: Computers and older people
Other Author: Muir, Nancy, 1954- Laptops for seniors for dummies.
Other Title: Laptops and tablets for seniors for dummies
Notes: Rev. ed. of: Laptops for seniors for dummies. 2010.
Notes: Includes index.
LCCN: bl2011028520
ISBN: 9781118095966
ISBN: 1118095960
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Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: 004.16 Mui