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Teach Yourself. WebTV. (Teach Yourself)

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Teach Yourself® WebTV® When you need on-the-spot answers — Teach Yourself! Learn fast with short, clear steps Find the answers you need easily Explore the Web for related topics
  • Set up your WebTV unit and master the basics with easy, step-by-step instructions
  • Stay in touch with friends and family, exchange photos, and more with WebTV's e-mail features
  • Navigate the Internet with confidence using searches, links, and favorites
  • Get the most out of Internet services, from shopping and stock trading to newsgroups
  • Personalize WebTV and have fun with pictures, printers, chatrooms, and more

Synopsis:

Watch your PC's monitor, or watch TV? Using the Teach Yourself method, this edition includes step-by-step instruction and the visuals you need to quickly master WebTV basics. After you power up your first WebTV unit, with this proven tutorial soon you'll be navigating the Web, editing text, filling out forms, and sending e-mail — by your television's remote or your unit's keyboard. You'll make the most of WebTV when you visit news and entertainment centers and, of course, watch TV. If you find that surfing the Web is more comfortable from your sofa, WebTV and its communities are the right choice for you.

About the Author

About the Authors Erica Sadun, Ph.D. is a user interface expert, technology consultant and computer book author. She wrote the critically acclaimed and best-selling JavaScript Cookbook (Charles River Media). Dennis R. Cohen is now a freelance programmer, editor, and writer who has been developing software for over 20 years, starting with the Deep Space Network at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and continuing through Ashton-Tate, Claris, and Aladdin Systems. He started writing magazine articles and reviews in 1981, doing technical edits of books in 1986, and writing computer books in 1994. When he is not working, he can usually be found with his Boston terrier, Spenser.

Table of Contents

PART I: Introducing WebTV.

Chapter 1: Acquiring Basic WebTV Skills.

Chapter 2: Editing Text.

Chapter 3: Filling out Forms.

PART II: Navigating the World Wide Web.

Chapter 4: Jumping into the Web.

Chapter 5: Using Favorites.

Chapter 6: Searching the Web.

Chapter 7: Exploring the Web.

PART III: Mastering Electronic Mail.

Chapter 8: Building Basic E-Mail Skills.

Chapter 9: Creating and Maintaining Your Address Book.

Chapter 10: Building Intermediate E-Mail Skills.

Chapter 11: Taking Charge of E-Mail Storage.

Chapter 12: Mastering Advanced E-Mail Techniques.

Chapter 13: Joining E-Mail Lists.

PART IV: Making the Most of WebTV.

Chapter 14: Introducing WebTV Centers.

Chapter 15: Watching TV with WebTV.

Chapter 16: Building Community.

Chapter 17: Administrating Your WebTV Account.

Appendix A: Personal Workbook Answers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764533976
Author:
Sadun, Erica
Author:
Cohen, Dennis R.
Author:
Cohen, Dennis R.
Publisher:
Wiley
Location:
Foster City, Calif. :
Subject:
Internet - General
Subject:
Television & Video
Subject:
Networking - General
Subject:
World Wide Web
Subject:
Internet - Browsers
Subject:
WebTV (Trademark)
Subject:
WebTV
Subject:
Internet Browsers (Netscape, IE, Opera)
Copyright:
Edition Description:
IDG
Series:
Teach Yourself IDG
Series Volume:
no. 154
Publication Date:
20000317
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
361
Dimensions:
8.97x8.01x1.14 in. 1.80 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Watch your PC's monitor, or watch TV? Using the Teach Yourself method, this edition includes step-by-step instruction and the visuals you need to quickly master WebTV basics. After you power up your first WebTV unit, with this proven tutorial soon you'll be navigating the Web, editing text, filling out forms, and sending e-mail — by your television's remote or your unit's keyboard. You'll make the most of WebTV when you visit news and entertainment centers and, of course, watch TV. If you find that surfing the Web is more comfortable from your sofa, WebTV and its communities are the right choice for you.
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