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Mac OS X El Capitan for SENIORS
Mac OS X El Capitan for SENIORS is now available

A great book if you want to learn how to work with a Mac with El Capitan.
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Visual Steps mini-survey
Mini-survey about Windows 10

Give us your opinion. Fill in the survey on our website.
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Windows 10 titles
Learn how to work with Windows 10

Take a look at our books about Windows 10.
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Photo Editing on the iPad for SENIORS
What can you do with the photos on your iPad?

Learn how to enhance your photos and create a collage or slideshow!
Read more »

 
     
 
Mac OS X El Capitan for SENIORS is now available
 
 

Have you recently found your way to the Mac but are not sure how to perform basic tasks? This book will show you step by step how to work with Mac OS X El Capitan. OS X El Capitan is the most recent operating system for the Mac. An operating system (also known as OS) controls the computer, its programs, and devices such as the mouse and keyboard.
This book teaches you 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 OS X El Capitan 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 El Capitan for SENIORS

Mac OS X El Capitan for SENIORS
ISBN: 978 90 5905 711 1
Book type: Paperback, full color
Number of pages: 312
Price: US $24.95, Canada $29.95
pdf-bestand Table of contents
pdf-bestand Sample chapter

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Topics include:

  • Perform basic tasks in Mac OS X El Capitan
  • 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: Mac OS X El Capitan.

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

 

Curious about this book? Then take a look at the table of contents and sample chapter!

 
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Mini-survey about Windows 10
   
 

Have you already filled in our mini-survey? Give us your opinion. It takes less than a minute! This survey is about Windows 10. This latest operating system from Microsoft was released last year and is available as a free upgrade for Windows 7 and 8 users. Have you upgraded yet? Let us know by taking part in our online mini-survey.

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Learn how to work with Windows 10
   
 

Have you upgraded your computer to the Windows 10 operating system but are feeling a bit lost with this new version of Windows? Or are you thinking about upgrading to Windows 10 and want to know more about it? Then a book from Visual Steps is just the right thing for you! We currently have three titles available that cover Windows 10. We will explain the differences between these titles below.

 
 
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
Number of pages: 376
Table of contents | Sample chapter
Price: US $22.95 Canada $27.95
Website accompanying the book: www.visualsteps.com/windows10senior


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The book Windows 10 for SENIORS for the Beginning Computer User is written especially for people with little technical knowhow or who have seldom or never used a computer before. Right from the beginning you learn step by step how to turn the computer on and off and you will get acquainted with the mouse, keyboard, touchpad and other parts of the computer. In your own tempo you will be shown how to open and close programs, work with files and folders, surf the Internet and use email. Later on in the book, you will learn how to make adjustments to the settings that can be important for a beginning computer user, such as the text size and pointer style.

 

Find out which book best suits your needs by taking a look at the table of contents!

 
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Windows 10 for SENIORS

Windows 10 for SENIORS
ISBN: 978 90 5905 451 6
Book type: Paperback, full color
Number of pages: 320
Table of contents | Sample chapter
Price: US $22.95 Canada $27.95
Website accompanying the book: www.visualsteps.com/windows10


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This is the ideal book for seniors who have worked with an earlier version of Windows on a desktop or laptop computer and want to get started right away with Windows 10. Step by step, in your own tempo, you will get acquainted with the new and renewed programs in Windows 10. You will get familiar with the new Start menu and learn how to adjust the settings to make Windows 10 even easier and more comfortable to work with.

 

Learn how to work with Windows 10!

 
   
 
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
Table of contents | Sample chapter
Price: US $24.95 Canada $29.95
Website accompanying the book: www.visualsteps.com/your10computer


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The book You and Your Windows 10 Computer 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 that is not all, there are plenty of other great tips in this user-friendly, step-by-step book. Get started right away and discover what is possible!

   
 
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What can you do with the photos on your iPad?
   
 

You probably know that there is a lot you can do on an iPad. The built-in camera app surely has to be one of the most popular features used by millions who own this handy device! But what do you do with all these pictures once they have been taken? It is such a shame to just leave them on the iPad and do nothing at all. You can easily enhance these photos and create a slideshow, for example.
There are many apps (programs) available that come with a variety of tools for enhancing your photos. You can spruce up the photos you took from a memorable event or vacation and share them with others. And what about making a collage or photo album? The book Photo Editing on the iPad for SENIORS shows you how to create and edit all of these types of projects. A number of photo editing apps are easy to use and free to download. They offer lots of preset filters, plus useful tools to crop, repair, lighten, darken or sharpen your photos. If you want additional editing capability, you can purchase an app for a small amount with even more great features. This book let's you get started right away with exercise pictures that can be downloaded from the companion website. With the knowledge and experience you gain, you will soon be able to edit your own photos and turn them into works of art. It will surprise you how much is possible with photos on the iPad!

   
 
Photo Editing on the iPad for SENIORS

Photo Editing on the iPad for SENIORS
ISBN: 978 90 5905 731 9
Book type: paperback, full color
Number of pages: 312
Price: US $24.95, Canada $29.95
pdf-bestand Table of contents
pdf-bestand Sample chapter

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Learn how to:

  • Crop, rotate and straighten photos
  • Adjust exposure and contrast
  • Add effects, text and other objects
  • Create a collage and slideshow
  • Share your photos

Suitable for: all iPads (preferably with iOS 8 or 9).

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

 

Edit your own photos and turn them into something beautiful. Or create a slideshow and share your recent holiday pictures with others.

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

in the USA
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in Canada
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in the United Kingdom
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in Australia
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USA
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UK
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