Synopses & Reviews
Apple Computing for Seniors in Easy Steps begins with an overview of Mac computers, covering different types of desktops and laptops available and gives a tour around them so that the reader quickly feels confident about using them. It also covers customizing the desktop and takes an in-depth look at the latest Mac operating system, 10.9, detailing everything from working with programs to organizing folders and files. Apple Computing for Seniors in Easy Steps shows how to work with photos, videos, and music, using the popular iLife suite of programs. It also deals with the iPod, iPhone, and the new iPad and helps the reader with hassle-free use of the Internet and email. The final chapters of the book cover issues such as setting up a wireless network and also ensuring that the computer stays secure and virus free. This new edition shows how to put the fun back into computing experiences and#151; even Seniors can now enjoy the sleek and stylish world of Apple Macs.
Computing is no longer a standalone activity on a single device. Apple Computing for Seniors in easy steps
will help you to explore the sleek and stylish world of Apple computing and#150; whether you're using just a Mac computer or with an iPhone, an iPad or an iPod and#150; without being blinded by myriads of features on offer.
Choose your Mac and get to grips with OS X
Customize your Mac and get organized
Shop online and use the Web for fact-finding
Create documents and budgets
Have fun with photos, music and movies
Stay in touch by email, messages or Facetime
Master cloud computing and Family Sharing
Keep your Apple devices synchronized and safe
Presented in larger type for easier reading, use this guide to easily steer your Mac!
Although this book focuses on the use of Mac computers it also covers using mobile Apple devices with iOS 8, and the iCloud service.
Covers OS X Yosemite.
About the Author
is an IT writer and trainer who specializes in digital imaging and web authoring subjects. In addition to writing, he also designs websites and runs training courses. Before he started working with computers he wrote books about working and traveling abroad. Based in Perth, U.K., he's an established In Easy Steps
author with several successful guides to his credit.