Synopses & Reviews
Laptops for Seniors in Easy Steps Windows 7 Edition covers everything seniors need to get started using a laptop. It starts with the important factors to consider when buying a laptop and includes the ergonomic issues surrounding them. It then gives an overview of the workings of laptops, including the software that is provided with them. Networking and using a laptop wirelessly are also covered extensively, with attention given to accessing the Internet from wireless locations, demonstrating that the over-50 crowd can be part of the mobile-computing revolution.
"Laptops for Seniors in Easy Steps" shows that portable computers are not just for kids. The book begins by covering the ergonomic issues involved with laptops and shows how to be as comfortable as possible when using and transporting them. It then gives an overview of the workings of laptops, including the software that comes with them. Topics such as using a laptop on vacation and sharing it with other family members are explored. The book also thoroughly describes networking and wireless use, with particular attention given to accessing the Internet from wireless locations (hot spots) such as airports, cafes, and libraries. "Laptops for Seniors in Easy Steps" demonstrates that anyone over 50 can have the freedom to take their computing and wireless technology with them at all times and be members of the mobile computing revolution.