Android Tablets for Seniors in easy steps, 3rd Edition:Looks at the range of devices available and their specifications and functionality. Explains the Android operating system and how to use it on your tablet in terms of navigating around, performing all of your favorite tasks, getting online and turning your tablet into a mobile library and entertainment center. Focuses on the latest version of Android, 7.0 Nougat, and shows the enhancements that have been made over previous versions, such as multi-view windows for viewing two apps at the same time, Quick Switch between apps, high-performance 3D graphics, a Doze feature for saving battery power, a new range of settings for customizing Android, replying to notifications without having to open a different app and enhanced safety and security features.
Android Tablets for Seniors in easy steps, 3rd Edition will show you how to:Get up and running with the interactive, touchscreen experience so that you can quickly find your way around with Android. Use the Android settings to ensure that your tablet looks and works in exactly the way that you want. Find your way around apps: the programs that give Android tablets their functionality – from using the preinstalled apps, to downloading and using the huge selection available from the Google Play Store, which is linked directly to Android tablets. It also shows how to get the best apps for popular activities such as travel, health and wellbeing, family history and online shopping. Connect to the web via Wi-Fi, using email, making phone and video calls to family and friends with Skype and diving into the world of social networking. Keep your tablet safe – security on tablets is just as important as on any other computer and this is covered in terms of preventing access to your tablet and staying safe online and when using your apps.
Android Tablets for Seniors in easy steps, 3rd Edition gives you the confidence to enter the world of the tablet and get the most out of your device, using Android 7.0 Nougat.
The book features the Google Nexus but is applicable to all tablets running the Android operating system. Presented in larger type for easier reading.
Covers the Android 7.0 Nougat operating system.
The MacBook is one of the most iconic devices of its kind and continues to develop as a stylish and powerful laptop computer. The MacBook now comes with the latest Apple operating system, macOS High Sierra, bringing an increased range of features and functionality. MacBook in easy steps, now in its 6th edition, gives a full rundown about using a MacBook and making the most of macOS High Sierra:
Demystifies Mac jargon and MacBook versions
Explains the Dock, Desktop and the Finder
Introduces the new Touch Bar (available on some models)
Shows how to use Family Sharing with other family members
Covers iCloud and the iCloud Drive for backing up and sharing files
Details getting started with macOS High Sierra
Covers new features of macOS High Sierra
Shows how to customize your MacBook
Demonstrates the Launchpad for viewing apps
Reveals all about finding and obtaining apps
Addresses battery issues and security
Covers using MacBook for work and for leisure
MacBook in easy steps, 6th Edition also covers the new features in the macOS High Sierra operating system, which include:
Internal enhancements designed to make your MacBook more responsive and efficient.
An improved file system, designed to meet modern computing needs.
An enhanced graphics processor for the best graphics on a MacBook yet.
Support for a wide range of virtual reality options.
Enhancements to exists apps, including Photos, Safari, Siri, Mail, FaceTime and Notes.
Use this guide to accelerate your learning and take control of your new MacBook!
Covers macOS High Sierra (OS X 10.13), released Autumn 2017.
Laptops for Seniors in easy steps – Windows 10 edition, shows how to:
Choose the right laptop for you, use and personalize the Windows interface to suit you;
Find, download and explore apps for having fun as well as for functional tasks
Get connected and enjoy Microsoft Edge, the new web browser from Microsoft
Master Cortana and Windows 10 essentials
Share your laptop without compromising privacy
Use your laptop to make travel easy and keep your folks at home updated on your adventure
Learn to troubleshoot common problems and keep your laptop working in tiptop condition
all in easy steps, for smart learning!
Effective Communications in easy steps offers clarity in the world of corporate communications. There is no blue-sky, synergy-based, customer-centric thinking here; just informed, clear, practical and common sense advice on how to use communications to actually get the right message across to the correct audience.
Written by two communications experts, with over 25 years experience between them, the book will show you how to:Create a practical Communications Strategy that worksUnderstand how, and why, to evaluate your strategyBuild and maintain websites that keep deliveringUnravel the mysteries of social mediaExplode the myths about communications at workGet your message across using the right channel to engage your audience.
Communications in the workplace should be a simple thing and, with Effective Communications in easy steps to guide you, it really can be.
Dreamweaver CS6 in easy steps caters for the growing number of people designing their own websites as well as for professionals who need to promptly master the key aspects of the new release. For all but the most experienced, it takes some time to become familiar with all of Dreamweaver’s features. Dreamweaver CS6 in easy steps helps clarify this process and ensures you can get the most out of this industry standard program. All of the main functions of Dreamweaver CS6 are covered, so that you can get up to speed as quickly as possible and start designing and producing high quality websites, including:Multiscreen PreviewFluid Grid LayoutsEditing HTMLUsing CSSCreating and using hyperlinks
Dreamweaver CS6 in easy steps shows you how to work with the different workspace views so that you can work in either design or code view. The book also looks at how to optimize a website for mobile devices using Fluid Grid Layout and the new Multiscreen Preview. CSS is integral to modern websites and this is covered in detail: from the basics of CSS, to creating and applying styles so that you can produce standards-based websites that have a consistent look and feel across all pages. Also, the new CSS3 Transitions panel shows you how to create original and engaging animated features with CSS.
Dreamweaver CS6 in easy steps simplifies each stage of website creation, from planning to loading and managing your site, helping you to unleash your creative potential effectively and is aimed at anyone who wants to produce high quality websites, across different platforms including for tablets and smart phones.
Presented in larger type for easier reading, use this guide to discover all at your own pace!
Covers OS X El Capitan and iOS 9.
But for a parent, the idea of your child using an iPad can be a daunting one: how do you know what they are using it for, what are they looking at on the web and how are they communicating with their friends?
A Parent's Guide to the iPad in easy steps is the guide that aims to put parents' minds at ease and lets them understand the iPad, while helping their child explore this exciting machine.
The book looks at the functionality of the iPad so that you can understand how your child is using it, and also make the most of yourself. It then covers a range of topics for which the iPad can be used: education, games, photos, music, creativity and social networking.
This third edition covers the latest operating system, iOS 7.
A Parent's Guide to the iPad in easy steps will inspire parents to use their iPad to encourage more learning!
Samsung Galaxy Tablet in easy steps shows how to customize the look and feel of your tablet. It gives a full rundown of the latest version of the Android operating system and how to use it on your tablet in terms of navigating around, performing all of your favourite tasks, getting online and turning your tablet into your own mobile entertainment centre.
Apps are a crucial part of Android tablets and this is covered in depth, from using the preinstalled apps, to downloading and using the huge selection available from the Google Play Store as well as Samsung Apps. It also shows how to use your Samsung tablet for your entertainment needs, including music, movies, photos, books and games.
Online connectivity is another vital element for tablets and the book looks at connecting to the Web via Wi-Fi, using email, setting up online contacts and using all of your favourite social networking sites at the tap of a button.
Security on tablets is just as important as on any other computer and this is covered in terms of preventing access to your tablet and staying safe online and when using your apps.
Samsung Galaxy Tablet in easy steps will help you to quickly get up and running with your Samsung tablet.
Covers the Android Jelly Bean operating system.
• Demystifies Mac jargon and MacBook versions
• Explains the Dock, Desktop and the Finder
• Highlights the new features in OS X Yosemite
• Shows how to customize your MacBook
• Guides you through Safari and Mail
• Demonstrates the Launchpad
• Illustrates how to enjoy the digital lifestyle
• Teaches how to manage music with iTunes
• Reveals all about finding and obtaining Apps
• Shows how to use Family sharing and Handoff
• Addresses battery issues and security
• Covers using MacBook for work & for leisure
Use this guide to accelerate your learning and take control of your new MacBook!
Covers OS X Yosemite.