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You and Your Windows 10 Computer
Straight off the press: You and Your Windows 10 Computer

Everything you need to know about your computer, Internet, digital photos and more.
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Creating a Website with WordPress
Creating your own website was never this easy!

With this book and the free program WordPress you can create your very own website.
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Digital Photo Editing with Picasa for SENIORS
Edit your photos from the holiday festivities with Picasa

Use the free photo editing software Picasa to enhance your photos.
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iPad with iOS 9 and higher for SENIORS
Learn all you need to know about the iPad with iOS 9

This book is for the beginning iPad user and teaches you step by step how to work with an iPad with iOS 9.
Read more »

 
     
 
Straight off the press: You and Your Windows 10 Computer
 
 

Are you taking full advantage of what your Windows 10 computer has to offer? Only if you really know what can be done with a computer and the Internet, will you be able to benefit from the fun and convenience it can give you.
This comprehensive book discusses many topics such as managing files, making useful settings, using email securely, working with Skype and social media services such as Facebook and Twitter. You will also get acquainted with photo and video editing and learn more about the safe use of the Internet and online shopping. But this is not all, there are plenty of other tips on offer in this user-friendly, step-by-step book. Get started right away and discover what is possible!

   
 
You and Your Windows 10 Computer

You and Your Windows 10 Computer
ISBN: 978 90 5905 432 5
Book type: Paperback, full color
Number of pages: 352
Price: US $24.95, Canada $29.95
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Topics include:

  • Basic concepts regarding the Internet, email and File Explorer
  • Managing folders and files
  • Useful settings
  • Handy use of the Internet
  • Safely using email and online shopping
  • Working with Facebook and Twitter
  • Making video calls with Skype
  • Photo and video editing
  • Maintaining and protecting your computer

This book is suitable for: Windows 10 on a desktop computer or laptop.

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

 

Learn how to utilize and work with the many useful options of a Windows 10 computer!

 

If you have little technical knowhow or have seldom or never used a computer before and want to learn to work with Windows 10, this is the best book to start with:

Windows 10 for SENIORS for the Beginning Computer User

Windows 10 for SENIORS for the Beginning Computer User
ISBN: 978 90 5905 461 5
Book type: Paperback, full color
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Price: US $22.95 - Canada $27.95

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Creating your own website was never this easy!
   
 

Are you thinking about creating your own website? For example, one about your family history or favorite genre of music, or a small business website or even one where you can post the latest news and events of a local club, sports team or other organization? How about using the free program WordPress? This is a wonderful, easy to use program for creating websites. By using our book Creating a Website with WordPress you will be up and running in no time at all! With clear and concise, step-by-step instructions and an extensive use of screen shots, it's nearly impossible to make a mistake.
This practical book will show you exactly what to do. You start off by choosing an attractive theme (template) with which to build your website. Then you fill the website in with your own text, pictures, videos and hyperlinks. You can even include a photo gallery, a pulldown menu with links to other pages, or an online form enabling people to contact you. These are just a few of the things that can be added to your website. WordPress offers a wide variety of plugins and widgets that can easily add extra functionality to your website. By using this book and the software from WordPress, you will have everything you need to create your own website!

 
 
Creating a Website with WordPress

Creating a Website with WordPress
ISBN: 978 90 5905 422 6
Book type: Paperback, full color
Number of pages: 264
Price: US $24.95, Canada $29.95
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Learn how to:

  • Choose a theme and layout
  • Add text, hyperlinks, images and videos
  • Configure the settings
  • Work with widgets and plugins
  • Finalize your website and go live

This book is suitable for: Windows 10, 8.1, 7, Vista and Mac OS X.

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

 

For anyone that wants to create their own professional website.

 
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Edit your photos from the holiday festivities with Picasa
   
 

Picasa, a very popular and free photo editing program, is one of today's best choices for managing and editing digital photos. In this book you will get acquainted step by step 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. For example, you can quickly and easily adjust the contrast, color and exposure in a photo. Other functions allow you 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 make collages, view slideshows or create movies from your photos. A great way to share photos with family and friends!
In the book Digital Photo Editing with Picasa for SENIORS you start off by working with practice photos. Once you have become familiar with the sorting and editing options available in Picasa you can then begin working with your own photo collection. At the end of the book you will also 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!

   
 
Digital Photo Editing with Picasa 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 enhance your photos and share them with friends and family!

 

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 10, 8.1, 7 and Vista.

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

   
 
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Learn all you need to know about the iPad with iOS 9
   
 

Another of our latest how-to books shows you how to get the most out of an iPad with iOS 9. You will learn how to surf the Internet, write emails, jot down notes and maintain a calendar. The iPad's many built-in apps (applications) are also discussed. These apps, for example, allow you to listen to music, take pictures and make video calls.
There is also a section that shows you how to use the App Store, where you can download other interesting applications free of charge or for a small fee. There are many apps available that can add extra functionality to your iPad. Each chapter of this comprehensive book is broken down into small, clear and concise, step-by-step instructions that can be followed at your own pace. With a large-print type and an extensive index, this is the best resource for getting acquainted with your iPad with iOS 9.

   
 
iPad with iOS 9 and higher for SENIORS

iPad with iOS 9 and higher for SENIORS
ISBN: 978 90 5905 681 7
Book type: Paperback, full color
Number of pages: 328
Price: US $22.95, Canada $27.95
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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 9.

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

 

Get the most out of your iPad with iOS 9!

 
 
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