Are you having problems reading this newsletter? Click here to read the newsletter online.

Visual Steps website
Visual Steps Newsletter
Twitter
Facebook
Visual Steps website - www.visualsteps.com
 
In this newsletter:
  |  Where to buy  |  Colophon  |  October 2014
iPad with iOS 8 for SENIORS
Now available: iPad with iOS 8 for Seniors

Our latest book features easy-to-digest, step-by-step instructions for all iPads with iOS 8.
Read more »

iPhone with iOS 8 for SENIORS
Start exploring your iPhone with iOS 8

Take full advantage of everything this versatile smartphone has to offer.
Read more »

Mac OS X Mavericks for SENIORS
Start enjoying your Mac computer with OS X Mavericks

Discover the new and updated features from Apple's latest release of the OS X operating system: Mavericks.
Read more »

Visual Steps instructional videos
Instructional videos for the book Windows 8.1 for SENIORS

Key concepts in Windows 8.1 are explained in instructive, animated videos from Visual Steps.
Read more »

 
     
 
Now available: iPad with iOS 8 for Seniors
 
 

This comprehensive and invaluable book shows you how to get the most out of an iPad with iOS 8. The iPad is a user-friendly, portable multimedia device with endless capabilities. This book will show you how to surf the Internet, write emails, jot down notes and maintain a calendar. Most of the iPad's built-in apps (applications) are also discussed. These apps allow you to listen to music, take pictures and make video calls. You will also learn how to use the App Store, where you can download other interesting applications free of charge or for a small fee. There are hundreds of thousands of apps to add extra functionality to your iPad. Each chapter of this book is broken down into small, concise, step-by-step instructions that can be followed at your own pace. With large-print type and an extensive index, this is a great resource for anyone wanting a thorough, and complete guide to their iPad.

 

Over 40,000 copies sold of iPad for SENIORS!

 
iPad with iOS 8 for SENIORS

iPad with iOS 8 for SENIORS
ISBN: 978 90 5905 350 2
Book type: Paperback, full color
Number of pages: 328
Price: US $22.95, Canada $27.99
pdf-bestand Table of contents
pdf-bestand Sample chapter

Buy now at IPG
Click here for more buying options


full color

Learn how to:

  • Navigate the screens
  • Connect to a Wi-Fi or 3/4G network
  • Surf the Internet and use email
  • Use built-in applications
  • Download apps from the App Store
  • Work with photos, video and music
  • Use Facebook, Twitter and Skype

This book is suitable for: all iPads with iOS 8 including the iPad 2, iPad 3rd and 4th generation, iPad Air, iPad mini and iPad mini with Retina display.

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

 

Learn how to work with an iPad with iOS 8!

 
[ top of page ]  
 
Start exploring your iPhone with iOS 8
   
 

In this comprehensive book you will get acquainted with the iPhone's core features as well as many of the additional options and settings that are available for this multifunctional smartphone. You will learn how to make phone calls, send and receive email, and surf the Internet.
Most of the standard, built-in apps are also discussed. Clear and concise instructions and full-color screenshots show you how to take pictures, shoot videos, listen to your favorite music, find a certain location, get travel directions and even maintain a calendar. The extra tips, notes and help sections will help you even further to get the most out of your iPhone.
This book also guides you in learning how to download apps from the App Store. There are hundreds of apps available for free or for a small charge.
Explore and discover the many great features and handy functions of the versatile iPhone with this practical book!

 
 
iPhone with iOS 8 for SENIORS

iPhone with iOS 8 for SENIORS
ISBN: 978 90 5905 380 9
Book type: Paperback, full color
Number of pages: 328
Price: US $22.95, Canada $27.55
pdf-bestand Table of contents
pdf-bestand Sample chapter

Buy now at IPG
Click here for more buying options


full color

Learn how to:

  • Make phone calls and send text messages
  • Connect to a Wi-Fi or cellular data network
  • Surf the Internet and use email
  • Use built-in applications
  • Download apps from the App Store
  • Work with photos, video and music

This book is suitable for: all iPhones with iOS 8 including iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 5s, 5c, 5 and 4S.

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

 

Get acquainted with this versatile smartphone!

 
[ top of page ]  
 
Start enjoying your Mac computer with OS X Mavericks
   
 

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!

   
 
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
pdf-bestand Table of contents
pdf-bestand Sample chapter

Buy now at IPG
Click here for more buying options


full color
 

The perfect book for anyone who wants to work with Mac OS X Mavericks.

 

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 »

   
 
[ top of page ]  
 
Instructional videos for the book Windows 8.1 for SENIORS
   
 

Visual Steps instructional videos Along with our step-by-step books, Visual Steps is introducing instructional videos. At the moment, these videos are available for the book Windows 8.1 for SENIORS. The videos can only be opened if you have this book.
On the book's website you will find an assortment of instructive, animated videos that refer to various sections in the book. The videos depict each mouse click or keystroke needed to carry out a specific task. By using our step-by-step book along with the instructional videos, you will have all the tools you need to fully understand many of the key concepts important to Windows 8.1.

 

Key concepts and basic tasks visually explained!

 

Topics covered in the videos by this book:

  • Minimizing, maximizing and closing a window
  • Opening and using an app
  • Saving a document
  • Opening an existing document
  • Selecting a word
  • Changing the display of the folder window
  • Copying files
  • Moving a file
  • Saving a web address
  • Switching between open apps
  • Saving a favorite in a folder
  • Creating an email message
  • Including an attachment
  • Cropping a photo
  • Importing photos from your digital camera
  • Playing a music CD
  • Moving apps and creating groups on the Start screen
  • Adding program tiles to the Start screen
  • Changing the background color of the Start screen
  • A different background for the desktop
 

Watch a video and repeat the steps as indicated in the book Windows 8.1 for SENIORS.

 
   
 
Learn all about the Windows 8.1 operating system
   
 
Windows 8.1 for SENIORS

Windows 8.1 for SENIORS
ISBN: 978 90 5905 118 8
Book type: Paperback, full color
Number of pages: 368
Price: US $22.95, Canada $27.95
pdf-bestand Table of contents
pdf-bestand Sample chapter

Buy now at IPG
Click here for more buying options


full color

Learn how to:

  • 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 8.1 on a desktop or laptop computer.

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

 

The perfect beginner's book for people who want to work with Windows 8.1.


[ top of page ]  
Follow Visual Steps on Twitter and Facebook
 
 

Visual Steps also has its own Twitter and Facebook page. Become a follower and keep up to date with the latest news, tips and information about our titles.

Would you like to follow Visual Steps on Twitter and/or Facebook? Then, just click on one of the links below:

To follow Visual Steps on Twitter:

click

Click Visual Steps op Twitter Follow Visual Steps on Twitter

To become a fan of Visual Steps on Facebook:

click

Click Become a fan of Visual Steps on Facebook Follow Visual Steps on Facebook

 

Are you following Visual Steps?

Twitter   Facebook
 
[ top of page ]  
 
Where to buy our products

Our books are distributed by Independent Publishers Group (www.ipgbook.com) and are available in bookstores across the USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. If a particular title is not available at your local book store, ask to have them place an order for you.

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

in the USA
Amazon
Barnes & Noble
Powell's Books

in Canada
Amazon (Canada)
Chapters Indigo

in the United Kingdom
Amazon (UK)
Waterstones

in Australia
Boomerang Books
Dymocks

Bookstores
By some of the following retailers, you can search for a bookstore location in the area where you live.

USA
Alibris
Book Passage
The Tattered Cover
Walmart

UK
Alibris
Foyels
Waterstones
Eason

 
 
[ top of page ]  
 

Colophon

If you have any question, comments or suggestions regarding any of the information in this newsletter, please email info@visualsteps.com

Email address changes
To change your email address you first need to unsubscribe by going to the following web page www.visualsteps.com/newsletter. Enter your old email address first to unsubscribe. Then enter your new email address to resubscibe. You will receive shortly thereafter a confirmation email. Open your email program and check for new mail. Activate your subscription by clicking the link in the confirmation email.
All Visual Steps books are available from the following online retailers: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Chapters Indigo, Dymocks and Boomerang Books. More information about where to buy our products is available on this web page: www.visualsteps.com/wheretobuy.

Send this newsletter to a friend
Do you want to send this newsletter to someone else so they can stay informed of the latest news from Visual Steps?
Send this newsletter to a friend or an acquaintance.

   
     
     
[ top of page ]  
 
  Visual Steps
News | Catalog | Computer Tips | FAQs | Coming soon |

Copyright Visual Steps
Reactions | Contact