- Used Books
- Staff Picks
- Gifts & Gift Cards
- Sell Books
- Stores & Events
- Let's Talk Books
Special Offers see all
More at Powell's
Recently Viewed clear list
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Other titles in the In Easy Steps series:
Laptops for Seniors in Easy Steps, Windows 8 Edition (In Easy Steps)by Nick Vandome
Synopses & Reviews
Laptops are an excellent option for senior users: their mobility means that they can be used anywhere, and with the advent of wireless technology they can be used in a variety of public places to surf the Web, watch a movie and to keep in touch with family and friends.
Laptops for Seniors in easy steps includes:
Choosing and setting up your laptop
Navigating Windows 8 and working with apps
Wireless Networking and Hotspots
Protecting your laptop whilst on the move
Use this guide to become a fully paid up member of the mobile computing lifestyle!
Covering laptops using the Windows 8 operating system, Laptops for Seniors in easy steps - Windows 8 Edition begins by looking at some of the ergonomic issues surrounding laptops and shows how to be as comfortable as possible when using them and transporting them. It then gives an overview of the workings of laptops, including the software that is provided with them and some of the exciting new features in Windows 8. Issues such as using your laptop on vacation and sharing it with other family members are then looked at, to show how laptops are versatile and family-friendly.
Extensive coverage is also devoted to networking and using a laptop wirelessly, with particular attention given to accessing the Internet from wireless locations (Hot Spots) such as airports, coffee shops and libraries.
Laptops for Seniors in Easy Steps - Windows 8 Edition demonstrates that seniors can have the freedom to take their computing and wireless technology with them at all times and be fully paid up members of the mobile computing revolution.
About the Author
Nick Vandome is an IT writer and trainer who specializes in digital imaging and web authoring subjects. In addition to his writing, he also works designing websites and runs training courses. Before he started working with computers he wrote books about working and traveling abroad.
Nick is an established In Easy Steps author with several successful guides to his credit.
What Our Readers Are Saying
Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » Beginning and Reference