The world of nanotechnology is ever changing and evolving; thisfun and friendly guide demystifies the topic for anyone interestedin how molecule-sized machines and processes affect our everydaylives. The authors begin with explaining the background ofnanotechnology and then examine industries that are affected bythis technology. Aiming to educate and simultaneously dispel commonmyths, the book explores the many nanotechnology-enabled consumerproducts available on the market today, ranging from socks to facelotion to jet skis to floor cleaners, to name a few.Serves as a fun and friendly introduction to the fascinatingtopic of nanotechnologyDiscusses the various issues involving nanotechnology in theareas of environment, medicine, defense, and othersProvides real-world examples of everyday nanotechnology usesuch as floor cleaners, flash memory drives, face lotion, computerprocessors, and more
Written in the accessible, humorous For Dummies style,Nanotechnology For Dummies, 2nd Edition provides aneasy-to-understand overview of nanotechnology and its real-worldimplementation.
A computer provides a great resource for learning new things and keeping in touch with family and friends, but it may seem intimidating at first. The bestselling Computers For Seniors For Dummies is here to help the 50+ set conquer and overcome any uncertainty with clear-cut, easy-to-understand guidance on how to confidently navigate your computer and the Windows 10 operating system. Featuring large text and images, it's never been easier for seniors to smoothly click their way around a new PC.
Even if you don't know a mouse from a megabyte, this book walks you through all the steps to choosing, setting up, and successfully using your new computer. Begin with learning how to turn the computer on and use the keyboard, and from there you'll progress to effortlessly finding your way around the new Windows 10 operating system. Explore all you can do with a computer:Research topics of interestKeep in touch with loved onesShop securely onlineFind recipes and diet tips
If you've just purchased your first computer and need a plain-English introduction to getting started, Computers For Seniors For Dummies has you covered.
Get your projects on track, manage resources, and share information online
Project 2007 helps you keep your projects on track by providing sophisticated tools for building task outlines and important timing relationships; efficiently assigning people, cost, and material resources; and keeping everyone and everything on schedule. Get an overview of the benefits of Project Server and Project Web Access for communicating with your team and managing your project online.
All this on the bonus CD-ROMTools for creating enhanced graphics and reports Strategic planning and brainstorming tools Project add-ons that improve your time reporting and tracking capabilities For details and complete system requirements, see the CD-ROM appendix.
Discover how toEmploy the powerful new features of Project 2007 Track down problems with Task Drivers Explore Project's new Visual Reports Get tips for saving time and money on your projects
Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
From its stunning color touchscreen to its ultrafast speed, theKindle Fire HD is sparking everyone's interest. This full-colorguide will have you blazing through the web, stayingentertained with the latest apps and games, watching your favoriteTV shows and movies, and, of course, reading magazines,newspapers, and books to indulge all your interests. Whether thisis your first tablet or you're upgrading from another device,you'll get to know your Kindle Fire HD and rekindle your loveof reading with Kindle Fire HD For Dummies!Covers the Kindle Fire HD and original Kindle FireHelps you navigate the interface, customize your settings, getconnected, and take advantage of Amazon CloudShows you how to work with the built-in apps and find new onesto to try out from the Amazon AppstoreExplains how to fill your Kindle Fire with cool stuff - frommovies and music to videos, photos, apps, e-books, and moreWalks you through using Amazon's incredibly smooth Amazon Silkweb browser to find anything you need online and keep intouch with e-mail, Skype, Facebook, and Twitter
Light 'er up and unleash the fun with Kindle Fire HD ForDummies!
The Kindle Fire HDX is Amazon's premiere tablet. With its new,more powerful Android operating system, this latest version hassome exciting bells and whistles along with the features that havemade the Fire a tablet fan favorite: access to the amazing AmazonAppstore, online music storage, a large music and video store, ahuge e-book library, and easy one-step ordering from Amazon. Thisfull-color, For Dummies guide shows you how to takeadvantage of all the Kindle Fire’s functionality includingbrowsing the web, sharing photos, watching videos, playing games,downloading apps, reading newspapers and magazines, andpersonalizing the device for your needs.Covers the Kindle Fire HDX and Kindle Fire HD tabletsWalks you through getting connected, navigating the touchscreeninterface, working with Kindle Fire's built-in apps, using AmazonCloud, and getting help from the Mayday featureHelps you stay in touch with social media, e-mail, and Skypeand find what you’re looking for online with Amazon’sSilk web browserShows you how to stay entertained with the latest apps, movies,TV shows, music, games, e-books, and other cool content for yourKindle Fire HDX or Kindle Fire HD
Blaze through Kindle Fire HDX For Dummies and starttaking advantage of the hottest tablet in town today!
As project management software, Microsoft Project allows you tooversee your business activities effectively. You can manageresources, share project info, perform modeling and scenarioanalysis, and standardize reporting processes. Thiseasy-to-understand guide is completely updated to cover the latestchanges and newest enhancements to Project 2010 and shows you howto get Project 2010 to work for you.
After an introduction to basic project management concepts,you’ll discover the mechanics of using Project software tocreate and manage projects. Other topics covered include workingwith calendars, using and sharing resources, budgeting, formattingtaskbars, gathering and tracking data, working with reports, andcreating templates.Microsoft Project allows you to manage resources, share projectinformation, perform scenario analysis, and standardize reportingprocessesOffers completely updated coverage of the new Project 2010,which is expected to implement the Office RibbonReviews formatting taskbars, gathering and tracking data, andworking with reportsAddresses using and sharing resources, creating templates, andmanaging projects
Let the friendly For Dummies writing style guide youthrough maximizing the new features of Project 2010.
Make lights dance to music, play with radio remote control, orbuild your own metal detector
Who says the Science Fair has to end? If you love building gadgets,this book belongs on your radar. Here are complete directions forbuilding ten cool creations that involve light, sound, orvibrations -- a weird microphone, remote control gizmos, talkingtoys, and more, with full parts and tools lists, safety guidelines,and wiring schematics.
Check out ten cool electronics projects, including
* Chapter 8 -- Surfing the Radio Waves (how to make your ownradio)
* Chapter 9 -- Scary Pumpkins (crazy Halloween decorations thathave sound, light, and movement)
* Chapter 12 -- Hitting Paydirt with an Electronic Metal Detector(a project that can pay for itself)
Discover how to
* Handle electronic components safely
* Read a circuit diagram
* Troubleshoot circuits with a multimeter
* Build light-activated gadgets
* Set up a motion detector
* Transform electromagnetic waves into sound
Companion Web site
* Go to ahref="http://www.dummies.com/go/electronicsprojectsfd"www.dummies.com/go/electronicsprojectsfd/a
* Explore new projects with other electronics hobbyists
* Find additional information and project opportunities
No lengthy theory here; Just the Steps For Dummies booksfocus on the steps necessary to accomplish key tasks. From the mostbasic things like turning on your PC and setting the date and timeto setting up and using a wireless network, you’ll findsimple steps that lead to great results. You learn how to:Set up your computerWork with the Start menuNavigate Windows VistaView the contents of a drive with Windows ExplorerCreate a passwordPlay movies with Windows Media PlayerSet up your Internet connectionSend and receive e-mailBrowse the Web with Internet ExplorerWork with sound and videoSet up a wired Ethernet networkTroubleshoot problems with hardwareRun Windows Update, and many more common PC tasks
It’s easy to find what you want to know, because everychapter lists the tasks it covers and the page on which each can befound. Tasks are presented with numbered steps and plenty ofillustrations that show you what you should be seeing on yourscreen. PCs Just The Steps For Dummies, 2nd Edition gets yougoing with that new PC in no time, and it’s a great referenceto keep handy.
Amazon's growing suite of tablets gives you the power to watch, work, and play wherever you roam. With access to a large music and video collection, a growing app store, a massive library of e-books, and fast, easy one-click shopping, the Fire Tablet is the hottest ticket in town. Whether you're the owner of the original Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Fire HDX, or one of the latest and greatest Fire tablet models, this fun and friendly guide will fuel your love of your tablet and help you make the most of its myriad features and capabilities.
Although there's a ton of documentation and online support surrounding Fire tablets, much of it is lacking—not to mention packed with jargon that could make even a tech-guru's head spin. In Fire Tablets For Dummies, you'll get easy-to-understand, thorough, and plain-English explanations of the features and topics you'll encounter as you cruise around your cool new device - no matter which model you choose. Burn through the basics of getting connected, going online, and navigating your tablet's built-in apps before moving on to filling your Fire Tablet with games, books, videos, TV shows, magazines, and more.Covers the key features of the original Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, and Kindle Fire HDX as well as the latest features of the new Fire HD and Fire HDX tabletsShows you how to set up your Fire tablet, navigate with the touchscreen, and connect to Wi-FiOffers clear instruction on browsing the web, receiving and sending email, and posting on FacebookWalks you through new Amazon services available on the latest Fire Tablet modelsProvides helpful advice on amazing apps to add fuel to your Fire tablet
From music to movies, e-books, apps, photos, and beyond, Fire Tablets For Dummies is your one-stop guide to getting more from your Fire Tablet.
Laptops For Seniors For Dummies makes it easier than ever for the 50+ set to enjoy a laptop or tablet PC by taking the intimidation out of working with a new device. Featuring larger text and images, this bestseller empowers you to keep up with your kids or grandkids with all the latest and greatest that technology has to offer.
Assuming no prior knowledge, this accessible guide starts from the beginning by helping you select the right laptop or tablet for your needs, shows how the various parts connect together, and illustrates how to use the keyboard and mouse. Once you've chosen your device and mastered the basics, this book will help you navigate your way around the Windows 10 operating system, show you how to use the touchscreen capabilities, and so much more. In no time at all, you'll wonder why you hadn't bought a laptop sooner!Keep in touch with family and friends through email and social networking sitesGet on the internet to shop and browse your favorite sitesEnsure your information is safe onlineUse the latest applications for work and play
Everything you love about your desktop computer can be conveniently taken on the go with a laptop. Laptops For Seniors For Dummies will help you have fun and feel successful with your new device.