Laptops and Tablets For Seniors For Dummies: Edition 2

John Wiley & Sons

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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About the author

Nancy Muir owns a writing and consulting company that specializes in technology and business topics. She has written over 60 books, including Computers For Seniors For Dummies, and helps those over 50 make friends with technology through her website, TechSmartSenior.com, and her column at Retirenet.com.
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Additional Information

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Sep 13, 2011
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Pages
504
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ISBN
9781118159941
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Hardware / General
Computers / Hardware / Personal Computers / General
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Available on Android devices
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