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You and your Windows 10 computer
Learn more about Windows 10!

Everything you need to know about your Windows 10 computer, Internet, digital photos and more.
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Tips and Tricks for the iPad with iOS 8 and higher
Tips and tricks for the iPad with iOS 8 en 9

Get more out of your iPad with iOS 8 or iOS 9.
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Photo Editing on the iPad for SENIORS
Create a collage or slideshow of your photos on the iPad

This user-friendly book shows you in a jiffy how to create, edit, and maintain a collage, slideshow and photo album.
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Working with an Android 4.4 tablet for SENIORS
Get to know your tablet with Android 4.4

Learn how to work with your tablet with Android 4.4.
Read more »

 
     
 
Learn more about Windows 10!
 
 

Are you taking full advantage of what a computer has to offer? Only if you really know what can be done with a computer will you be able to benefit from the fun and convenience it can give you. The book You and your Windows 10 computer is a great follow-up to one of the beginner's books on Windows 10!
This comprehensive book discusses many topics such as managing files, making useful settings, using Internet and 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. Take a look at the table of contents to view the topics discussed in the book!

   
 
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 »

 

Get started right away and discover what is possible on a Windows 10 computer.

 
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Tips and tricks for the iPad with iOS 8 en 9
   
 

There are many advantages of owning an iPad. Once you have mastered the basics of using this lightweight and portable device, you may want to dive into some of the lesser known but equally important features. This book discusses in depth some of the many useful settings and options that can transform the way you use your iPad. You will learn how to turn multitasking gestures on to make it easier to control your iPad, adjust sounds for alerts and messages, and make use of the impressive array of privacy options and accessibility features that are available. Most apps also offer additional settings that can be applied. For example, you can decide whether or not to accept cookies in Safari, synchronize your calendar with your email account, choose which items to display in the Notification Center, set up Family Sharing and set volume controls for the Music app. Not only does this book give you tips about working with the iPad's standard apps, we also give you some suggestions for other, useful apps that can be purchased or downloaded for free or for a small fee in the App Store.

   
 
Tips and Tricks for the iPad with iOS 8 and higher for SENIORS

Tips and Tricks for the iPad with iOS 8 and higher for SENIORS
ISBN: 978 90 5905 390 8
Book type: paperback, full color
Number of pages: 304
Price: US $19.95, Canada $23.99
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Learn how to:

  • Adjust settings for sounds, notifications, accessibility and privacy
  • Create backup copies
  • Use Mail, Safari, Calendar, and Contacts and explore syncing options
  • Use various apps that communicate with each other
  • Do more with photos, video, music, and ebooks
  • Use Facebook, Twitter, Messages, and much more

Suitable for: All iPads with iOS 8 or iOS 9.

On the website accompanying this book, you can download a pdf file explaining the differences between the iOS 8 and iOS 9 operating systems.

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

 

Dive into this book and discover how much more the iPad has to offer!

 
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Create a collage or slideshow of your photos on the iPad
   
 

There is so much you can do with an iPad, but some of the most popular applications are surely those that work with photos. Using the iPad's standard app Photos you can easily create photos. For example photos from your vacation, the grandchildren, or a lovely landscape nearby. In the App Store there are many apps available that come with a variety of tools for enhancing your photos. A number of these apps are easy to use and free to download. Photo editing apps generally offer lots of preset filters, plus useful tools to crop, repair, lighten, darken or sharpen your photos. And if you want additional editing capability, you can purchase an app for a small amount with even more great features. Often you can enhance your photos automatically or use manual controls.
Once you have edited your photos you can create a collage, slideshow or photo album. In a collage, you can combine a number of photos to give a quick impression of a vacation or an event, such as a wedding or a family reunion. There are various apps that will help you create a collage. You can also add text, stickers and special effects to the collage.
If you have taken some beautiful or interesting pictures, you will most likely want to share them. There are several options for doing this.
With the knowledge and experience you gain with this practical and useful book, 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
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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 with iOS 8 or iOS 9.

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

 

Have fun and become a photo editing expert on your iPad!

 
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Get to know your tablet with Android 4.4
   
 

Do you have a tablet with Android 4.4 and don't know how to work with it? Then use the book Working with an Android 4.4 tablet for SENIORS! This book covers the basic operations for using an Android 4.4 tablet in an easy, step by step manner. Popular tasks that can be done on a tablet such as sending and receiving email, surfing the Internet, getting directions, and keeping a calendar are fully explained. An Android tablet will contain one or more standard apps (programs) that allow you to view photos, watch videos, and play music. This book will help you learn how to work with all of these apps. You also learn how to search the Play Store for additional free and paid apps that will allow you to accomplish other tasks and activities. For example, there are apps for games, puzzles, newspapers and even photo editing. This book will get you thoroughly acquainted with the most important features and functions of a tablet running Android 4.4!

   
 
Working with an Android 4.4 tablet for SENIORS

Working with an Android 4.4 tablet for SENIORS
ISBN: 978 90 5905 370 0
Book type: Paperback, full color
Number of pages: 240
Price: US $19.95, Canada $23.99
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Learn how to:

  • Perform basic operations
  • Connect to a Wi-Fi or mobile data network
  • 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: All tablets running Android 4.4.

More information on the support website accompanying this book »

 

Suitable for tablets with Android 4.4 from different manufacturers.

 
 
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