Top 100 Windows 8.1 Apps

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Windows 8 and 8.1 are all about the new Modern interface and new full-screen Modern apps. There are more than 60,000 Modern apps in the Windows Store--so how do you find the ones that are best for you?

Here’s where to start: Top 100 Windows 8.1 Apps, by Michael Miller. As the title implies, this book points out the top 100 Modern Windows apps in ten different categories, from games to social media to sports to travel. Use this book to go right to the best apps in every category--and discover another couple of hundred “honorable mentions” worth considering, too!

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Step-by-step instructions with callouts to new Google Chromebook photos that show you exactly what to do

Help when you run into Chromebook problems or limitations

Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your brand-new Chromebook

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your Chromebook or ChromeboxTM working just the way you want. Learn how to:

Quickly set up your Chromebook or Chromebox, log in, and get productive Get comfortable with Google’s intuitive new Chrome Desktop interface Reliably connect to Wi-Fi or Ethernet networks Use Google Drive to access files from your Chromebook or any other computer Securely share files with Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ followers or friends Play and edit photos, music, and video online Browse and search the Web with the Google Chrome browser Safely share your Chromebook with other users Get started with free or low-cost web-based office productivity software Build shared calendars, schedule meetings, and manage email Find great new apps for business, education, entertainment, gaming, and more Print to your printer across the Internet with Google Cloud Print Configure your Chromebook for maximum security and privacy Optimize your Chromebook’s performance and battery life Work and play faster with Chromebook’s built-in keyboard shortcuts Evaluate the new top-of-the-line Google Chromebook Pixel Troubleshoot and recover from frozen apps and other problems

CATEGORY: PC Hardware

COVERS: Google Chromebook

USER LEVEL: Beginning-Intermediate

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Publisher
Que Publishing
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Published on
Mar 27, 2014
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Pages
252
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ISBN
9780133831801
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Operating Systems / Windows Desktop
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Book + 2 Hours of Free Video + Content Update Program


My Windows® 10 Computer for Seniors is an easy, full-color tutorial on the latest operating system from Microsoft. It includes 2 hours of FREE step-by-step video tutorials to help you learn how to navigate and customize the new Windows 10 desktop.


In addition, this book is part of Que’s Content Update Program. As Microsoft updates features of Windows 10, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. The updates will be delivered to you via a FREE Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection. To learn more, visit www.quepublishing.com/CUP.


Veteran author Michael Miller will help you learn to:

Set up your computer with no fuss or aggravation Get productive fast, even if you don’t have computer experience Use Windows’ new touch features if you have a touchscreen device Safeguard your privacy, and protect yourself from online scams Find, install, and use easy new Modern apps Display up-to-the-minute news, weather, and stock prices Use new SmartSearch to find everything faster on the Internet Discover reliable health and financial information online Make free Skype video calls to friends and family Use Facebook to find old friends and see what they’re up to Store your pictures, fix them, and share them with loved ones Read eBooks on your PC—even enlarge text for greater comfort Watch TV or movies with Netflix, Hulu Plus, or YouTube Enjoy your music, and discover great music you’ve never heard Fix your own computer problems without help

The DVD will contain 12 videos, each averaging 10 minutes each, for a total of approximately two hours of video instruction. The videos will show how to perform specific tasks in step-by-step function, or illustrate specific features visually. The following videos are included:


1. Connecting a New PC
Hands-on guide to making all the necessary connections -- speakers, mouse, keyboard, monitor, USB peripherals.

2. Getting to Know Windows 10
General tour of Windows 10 and most useful features.

3. Personalizing Windows
Presenting all of Windows 10's customizable interface features.

4. Making Windows Easier to Use
Examining Windows 10's Ease of Access features

5. Browsing and Searching the Web
Using the new Edge browser (and Google search engine) to browse and search the Internet

6. Protecting Yourself Online
Tips and advice for safe and secure use of the Internet and email

7. Sites for Older Users
Presenting the best websites for older users

8. Sending and Receiving Email
Sending and receiving email with Win10's Email app (and a little bit on Gmail, too)

9. Connecting with Facebook
Basic guide to Facebook for older users

10. Editing and Sharing Digital Photos
Using Win10's Photos app to manage and edit digital photos.

11. Watching Movies and TV Shows on Your PC
How to use Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, and other sites to watch streaming video online.

12. Working with Files and Folders
Basic file/folder management.

Book + 2 Hours of Free Video + Content Update Program


My Microsoft® Windows® 10 is an easy, full-color tutorial on the latest operating system from Microsoft. It includes 2 hours of FREE step-by-step video tutorials to help you learn how to navigate and customize the new Windows 10 desktop.

In addition, this book is part of Que’s exciting new Content Update Program. As Microsoft updates features of Windows 10, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. The updates will be delivered to you via a FREE Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection. To learn more, visit www.quepublishing.com/CUP.

How to access the free video and web edition: Follow the instructions within the book to learn how to register your book to access the 2 hours of FREE step-by-step video and the FREE Web Edition.

Author Katherine Murray has been writing about technology for more than 25 years and has worked with every consumer version of Windows since Windows 3.1. Murray will help you learn how to:

Master Windows 10 innovations you like and keep the older techniques you’re comfortable with Let Cortana, your new personal digital assistant, help you find what you need Adjust the Start menu so it works the way you want (not the other way around!) Learn to use Windows 10 on PC or tablet Streamline your browsing experience with Microsoft® Edge, the new state-of-the-art web browser Find, download, install, and work with the best new Windows Store apps Copy, move, and share files using File Explorer Use the Skype app to make super-easy, free video calls Access all your favorite media with the new Groove Music and Movies & TV apps
Make the most of your new Windows® 10 notebook or desktop computer–without becoming a technical expert! This book is the fastest way to get comfortable, get productive, get online, get started with social networking, make more connections, and have more fun! Even if you’ve never used a Windows computer before, this book shows you how to do what you want, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time. Computer basics have never, ever been this simple!

Who knew how simple using computers could be?

This is today’s best beginner’s guide to using your computer or tablet with the new Windows 10 operating system…simple, practical instructions for doing everything you really want to do!

Here’s a small sample of what you’ll learn:

Set up your new computer and use the Windows 10 Start menu and desktop Connect to the Internet and browse the Web with Microsoft Edge Get started with social networking on Facebook®, Twitter™, Pinterest™, and LinkedIn® Use Windows 10’s built-in apps–and find great new apps in the Windows Store Connect printers and external storage, and set up automatic file backup Create a home network in just minutes Go online to shop and sell–and smart search with Microsoft Cortana® Get your office work done fast Organize, view, and share photos Play music using Spotify®, Pandora®, iTunes®, and more Watch TV shows and movies online with Netflix® and Hulu™ Protect yourself against viruses, spyware, and spam Keep your system running reliably at top speed

This book is part of Que’s Content Update Program. As Microsoft® updates features of Windows, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. See inside for details

Everything casual users need to know to get the most out of their new Windows 7 PCs, software, and the Internet

The best-selling beginner's guide, now completely updated for Windows 7 and today's most popular Internet tools - including Facebook, craigslist, Twitter, and Wikipedia Easy step-by-step instructions cover setting up a new PC, getting online, working with digital media, using productivity tools, and much more By the world's #1 author of beginning technology books, Michael Miller

This year, you may be one of the millions of casual computer users that will buy a new Windows 7 notebook or desktop PC. You'll want to know how to find your way around, get comfortable, and get the job done - without jargon, complexity, or hassle. There's a book for you: Michael Miller's Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics, Windows 7 Edition. It's the one book that covers everything today's beginners and near-beginners need to know: not just about Windows, but also about software, hardware, and the Internet. Through 90+ books, author Michael Miller has established an unparalleled track record in explaining complicated concepts simply and clearly, and empowering beginners. Now, he's thoroughly updated his best-selling Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics to cover today's user experience - with Windows 7, Internet Explorer 8, and today's hottest online tools, from craigslist and Facebook to Twitter, Wikipedia, and Google Docs. Miller offers step-by-step instructions and friendly, practical advice for making the most of Windows 7's improvements, including the new taskbar, Action Center, and Aero Snap. He walks through setting up a new computer; connecting to the Internet; working with digital media; burning custom CDs; watching DVD movies; using Microsoft Office and other popular software; managing money online; setting up home networks; keeping PCs running reliably; and protecting them from spam, viruses, and spyware. This is the one indispensable book for today's PC novice.

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