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Mac OS X Mavericks for SENIORS
Mac OS X Mavericks for SENIORS!

Learn step by step how to work with the new operating system of Apple; Mac OS X Mavericks.
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Digital Photo Editing with Picasa for SENIORS
Edit your photos with the free photo editing software Picasa!

This book shows step by step how to work with Picasa!
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Samsung Galaxy Tab for SENIORS
Get started with the Samsung Galaxy Tab

Discover the possibilities of this handy tablet!
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Tips and Tricks for the iPad for SENIORS
Tips and Tricks for the iPad for SENIORS

Get more out of the iPad.
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Mac OS X Mavericks for SENIORS!
 
 

The Macintosh line of desktop computers and laptops from Apple has enjoyed enormous popularity in recent years amongst a steadily growing group of users. Have you recently found your way to Apple's user-friendly operating system but are still unsure how to perform basic tasks? This book will show you step by step how to work with Mac Mavericks.
You will learn how to use basic features, such as accessing the Internet, using email and organizing files and folders in Finder. You will also get acquainted with some of the handy tools and apps included in Mac Mavericks that makes it easy to work with photos, video and music. Finally, you will learn how to set preferences to make it even easier to work on your Mac and learn how to change the look and feel of the interface. This practical book, written using the well-known step-by-step method from Visual Steps, is all you need to feel comfortable with your Mac!

 

The perfect computer book for people who want to work with Mac OS X Mavericks.

 
Mac OS X Mavericks for SENIORS

Mac OS X Mavericks for SENIORS

ISBN: 978 90 5905 090 7
Book type: Paperback, full color
Number of pages: 296
Price: US $22.95, Canada $27.55
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Learn how to:

  • Perform basic tasks in Mac OS X Mavericks
  • Use Internet and email
  • Work with files and folders in Finder
  • Work with photos, videos and music
  • Set preferences
  • Download and use apps

This book is suitable for: OS X Mavericks.

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

   
 
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Edit your photos with the free photo editing software Picasa!
   
 

Are you looking for an easy-to-use photo editing program? How about Picasa? This is a very popular and free photo editing program for managing and editing digital photos.
In the book Digital Photo Editing with Picasa for SENIORS you will get acquainted with some of the many things you can do with photos. You can sort and arrange your photos into albums. Edits can be applied manually or automatically. The contrast, color and exposure in a photo can be adjusted. It's also possible to rotate photos, eliminate scratches or blemishes and remove red eyes. You can add effects or even text to a photo and create something unique to print or send. Picasa also gives you the option to view slideshows, create collages or create movies from your photos. This is a great way to share your photos with family and friends!
In this book you will work with practice photos. Once you have become familiar with the sorting and editing options available in Picasa you can start to work with your own photo collection. At the end of the book you will learn how to import photos from a digital camera or other device to your computer.
With Picasa and this book you will have everything you need to manage, edit and share your photos.

 

Picasa gives you all the tools you need to manage and edit your photos. Create beautiful projects and share them with others!

 
Google Nexus Tablet for SENIORS

Digital Photo Editing with Picasa for SENIORS

ISBN: 978 90 5905 368 7
Book type: Paperback, full color
Number of pages: 272
Price: US $22.95, Canada $27.55
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Learn how to:

  • Sort and organize photos into albums
  • Enhance and retouch photos
  • Create collages and make gift CDs
  • Create movies and slideshows
  • Print and share photos online
  • Import photos

This book is suitable for: Windows 8.1, 8, 7 and Vista.

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

   
 
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Get started with the Samsung Galaxy Tab
   
 

Samsung Galaxy Tab for SENIORS is a great book for those who want to get started with the Samsung Galaxy Tab or Note. The book teaches how to operate the user friendly tablet and connect to Wi-Fi and mobile data network. You will also learn how to surf the Internet, send and receive emails, take notes, plan a trip, and keep a calendar. You can do all of this by using various built-in applications called apps. There are even apps that allow you to take pictures, shoot videos and listen to music.
You can also add additional apps from the Play Store. You can add apps to edit photos, read magazines, play games, do fitness exercises or add a magnifying glass app. With this handy book you will get thoroughly acquainted with your tablet!

 

The ideal book for anyone using a Samsung Galaxy Tab or Note.

 
Samsung Galaxy Tab for SENIORS

Samsung Galaxy Tab for SENIORS

ISBN: 978 90 5905 089 1
Book type: Paperback
Number of pages: 264
Price: US $19.95, Canada $22.95
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Learn how to:

  • Operate the Samsung Galaxy Tab and Note
  • Connect to Wi-Fi and mobile data networks
  • Surf and email
  • Use apps for a variety of tasks
  • Download and install new apps
  • Work with photos, video and music

This book is suitable for: Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, 3 and Note.

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

   
 
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Tips and Tricks for the iPad for SENIORS
   
 

The iPad offers numerous possibilities. Once you have mastered the basic operations of this handy device, there are many more possibilities to discover. For example, there are still several useful settings on the iPad that will make it easier to use. These settings involve the operation of the touch screen, sounds and messages, and the use of privacy options. It is very good to know more about these settings and how to edit them on the iPad!
Most apps also offer additional settings that you can apply. For example, you can decide whether or not to accept cookies in Safari, synchronize your calendar with your email account, choose which messages to display, set up home sharing in iTunes and set volume controls for the Music app.
Apart from the tips this book provides regarding the standard apps on your iPad, we also give you tips for apps that you can purchase or download for free in the App Store. Although this is a small selection of relevant apps, some of them may really suit you. Remember that the online store contains millions of apps. We highly recommend that you stay in touch with information about new apps, either in the App Store, on the Internet, or in newspapers and magazines.

 

Learn to create backup copies and adjust various image, sound, notifications, and privacy settings.

 
Samsung Galaxy Tab for SENIORS

Tips and Tricks for the iPad for SENIORS

ISBN: 978 90 5905 099 0
Book type: Paperback
Number of pages: 272
Price: US $19.95, Canada $23.95
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Learn:

  • To adjust various image, sound, notifications, and privacy settings
  • To make use of handy settings for working with the keyboard
  • To create backup copies
  • About all sorts of tips for your email, Internet, calendar, and contacts
  • How various apps cooperate with each other, and the settings you can use
  • About photos, video, music, ebooks, and other types of entertainment

This book is suitable for: iPad 2, the New iPad (3rd and 4th generation), iPad Air, iPad mini and iPad mini 2 with iOS 7.

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

 

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The Visual Steps books may be purchased online from any of the following booksellers:

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in Australia
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