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iPad for SENIORS
Do you own an iPad but do not yet know how to get the most out of it?

The book iPad for SENIORS will teach you how to surf the internet, send emails and much more!
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Windows 8 for SENIORS
Start enjoying your Windows 8 computer

Learn in rapid tempo how Windows 8 works!
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iPhoto, iMovie and Other Useful Mac Programs for SENIORS
Learn to work with the Mac's built-in programs

This book will help you get more out of programs such as iPhoto, iMovie, iTunes and Mail.
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New mini-survey about photo editing
Photo editing mini-survey

Give us your opinion. Fill in the new survey on our website.
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Do you own an iPad but do not yet know how to get the most out of it?
   
 

This comprehensive and invaluable iPad book will show you how to get the most out of your iPad. The iPad is a user friendly, portable multimedia device with endless capabilities. You can use it to surf the Internet, write emails, jot down notes and maintain your calendar.
But these are by far not the only things you can do with the iPad. This practical tablet computer also comes with built-in apps (applications) that allow you to listen to music, take pictures and make video calls. You can even look up addresses from well-known places around the world, with the Maps app.
In the Apple App Store you can choose from hundreds of thousands of apps to add extra functionality to your iPad. Many apps can be downloaded for free or cost practically nothing. Perhaps you are interested in new recipes, horoscopes, fitness exercises, news from around the world or podcasts? There is literally an app to do almost anything. With the step-by-step book iPad for SENIORS you can learn how to take full advantage of this highly functional tablet. Before you know it, you won't believe you ever lived without an iPad. Your world will open up and become a lot bigger!

 

Find out how easy it is to make a video call or snap a picture!

 
iPad for SENIORS

iPad for SENIORS

ISBN: 978 90 5905 108 9
Book type: Paperback, full color
Number of pages: 296
Price: US $22.95, Canada $25.95
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Learn how to:

  • navigate the screens
  • connect to a Wi-Fi or mobile data network
  • surf the Internet and use email
  • use built-in applications
  • download apps from the App Store
  • work with photos, video and music
 

Would you like to see the full list of topics discussed in this book? Take a look at the table of contents!

 

This book is suitable for: Suitable for iPad 2, the new iPad (third and fourth generation) and iPad Mini.

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

   
 
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Start enjoying your Windows 8 computer
   
 

Are you still struggling with a new Windows 8 computer? Then Windows 8 for SENIORS is the computer book you have been waiting for.
The book begins with the basics of the Windows 8 operating system. You proceed step by step, performing each carefully explained exercise right on your own computer, until you master the topic being covered. Not only will you learn how to use the computer and the mouse, you will soon be able to write letters, surf the Internet, and send and receive emails. You will be amazed at how fast you start actually having fun with your computer. The new skills and the information you acquire will help you stay in touch with family, friends and your own (digital) community!

 
 
Windows 8 for SENIORS

Windows 8 for SENIORS

ISBN: 978 90 5905 118 8
Book type: Paperback, full color
Number of pages: 368
Price: US $22.95, Canada $25.95
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A terrific beginner's book for people who want to get started right away with Windows 8!

 

Topics covered in this book:

  • become comfortable and enjoy using your computer
  • write letters and memos on the computer
  • send and receive messages by email
 
  • explore the World Wide Web
  • customize your computer settings

This book is suitable for: Windows 8 on a desktop or laptop computer.

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

   
 

Also available in the same series...

   
 
Windows 7 for SENIORS Windows Vista for SENIORS Windows XP for SENIORS

Windows 7 for SENIORS
ISBN: 978 90 5905 126 3

Windows Vista for SENIORS
ISBN: 978 90 5905 274 1

Windows XP for SENIORS
ISBN: 978 90 5905 044 0

   
 
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Learn to work with the Mac's built-in programs
   
 

All Mac computers come with an assortment of user-friendly programs that allow you to perform everyday tasks quickly and easily. You can organize and edit your photos with iPhoto and use iMovie to import, arrange and edit your video clips into a professional movie.
Become more proficient with programs you use on a daily basis, such as Safari to surf the web and Mail to send and receive email messages. Learn how to use Calandar to manage appointments and organize contact information with Contacts.
The Mac also contains a number of useful tools that help to make the Mac easier to use. For instance, you can use Launchpad to open programs (apps) from a single place. You can add your favorite apps to Launchpad yourself and organize similar apps into folders.
We hope you enjoy the multitude of practical and useful programs on your Mac!

 

Discover the tools that help to make the Mac easier to use.

 
iPhoto, iMovie and Other Useful Mac Programs for SENIORS

iPhoto, iMovie and Other Useful Mac Programs for SENIORS

ISBN: 978 90 5905 138 6
Book type: Paperback, full color
Number of pages: 256
Price: US $19.95, Canada $21.95
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Learn how to:

  • working with photos and videos with iPhoto and iMovie
  • playing music with iTunes
  • useful tips for Internet and email
 
  • creating an address book and calendar
  • creating backups

This book is suitable for: OS X Lion and Mountain Lion.

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

 

Take a closer look at some of the handy, built-in programmas that are already installed on your Mac.

 

Are you looking for a beginners book on working with the Mac? Then this is the book for you:

   
 
Mac for SENIORS

Mac for SENIORS
ISBN: 978 90 5905 008 2

   
 
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Photo editing mini-survey
   
 

Digital photography is one of today's most popular hobbies. You can easily enhance your photos with a photo editing program. You can remove red eyes, retouch photos and adjust the exposure. There are different programs for editing your photos. Are you editing your own photos? Which program do you use? Let us know by taking part in our mini-survey!

Mini-surevey

 

Give us your opinion. It takes less than a minute!


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