Description : In full color and straightforward, jargon-free language, iPhone for Seniors in easy steps, 2nd edition gives you all the information you need to get up and running with your new iPhone 6s or 6s Plus, and quickly feel you are in control of it. iPhone for Seniors in easy steps, 2nd edition covers everything you need to know to keep fully connected. With your iPhone in your pocket you are only ever a couple of taps away from friends and family. Learn how to: Make and receive phone callsText with the Messages appMake video calls with FaceTimeSet up and use email accountsUse Settings to customize your iPhone exactly to your style and requirement iPhone for Seniors in easy steps, 2nd edition is updated to cover the latest operating system, iOS 9, and its array of new features: Improved voice search with the enhanced digital personal assistant, SiriThe exciting new Apple Music, which enables you to listen to a vast range of music and also the new Beats 1 radio serviceAn innovative News app that can aggregate stories from a variety of sources so that you can get all of your news content in one placeAn enhanced Notes app that can be used to include photos, maps and also sketches drawn on the screen with your fingerAn update to the Maps app so that you can get transport information for where you want to goOn some models of iPhone there is a multitasking feature so that you can have two windows open on the same screenApple Pay, the digital payment system from Apple, is now available in the UK in addition to the US Apps are at the heart of the iPhone and iPhone for Seniors in easy steps, 2nd edition gives a comprehensive introduction to using the preinstalled apps. It then shows how to find and download apps from the Apple App Store for: Going on vacationOnline shoppingSocial networkingHobbiesMusic and videosBooksPhotosKeeping up-to-date with everyday tasks, through the use of the Notes, Calendar, Contacts and Reminders appsHealth and wellbeing, using the Health app that is designed to collate a range of health and fitness information An in-depth chapter on iCloud, Apple's online storage, sharing and backup service, explains how iCloud works and shows how it can automatically store your data and share your photos so you don’t have to worry about losing information should anything happen to your iPhone. iPhone for Seniors in easy steps, 2nd edition takes the mystery out of using your iPhone and shows how it can become your most useful digital companion, ready to help keep you in touch, up-to-date and entertained.
Description : Computing is no longer a standalone activity on a single device. Apple Computing for Seniors in easy steps, 2nd edition will help you to explore the sleek and stylish world of Apple computing – whether you're using just a Mac computer or with an iPhone, an iPad or an iPod. In easy steps, it will show you how to: Get to grips with OS X, then customize your Mac and get organized Connect to the internet, then use the web for shopping, booking vacations and more Create letters, documents and budgets Have fun with photos, music, movies and stay in touch by messages or FaceTime Use iCloud for storage and Family Sharing Keep your Apple devices safe and in sync Presented in larger type for easier reading, use this guide to discover all at your own pace! Covers OS X El Capitan and iOS 9.
Description : Covers iOS 9. In full-color and straightforward, jargon-free language, iPhone for Seniors in Easy Steps, 2nd edition gives the reader all the information they will need to get up and running with their new iPhone and quickly feel they are in control of it. This guide takes the mystery out of using an iPhone and shows how it can become readers' most useful digital companion, ready to help keep them in touch, up to date, and entertained.
Description : In full colour and straightforward, jargon-free language,iPhone for Seniors in easy steps, 2nd edition gives you all the information you need to get up and running with your new iPhone and quickly feel you are in control of it. Learn how to: Make and receive phone calls; Text with the Messages app; Make video calls with FaceTime; Set up and use email accounts; Use Settings to customize your iPhone exactly to your style and requirement. iPhone for Seniors in easy steps, 2nd edition is updated to cover iOS 9 and its array of new features. It gives a comprehensive introduction to using the preinstalled apps and then shows how to find and download apps from the Apple App Store for: going on vacation; online shopping; social networking; hobbies; music and videos; books; photos and more. Apple's online storage, sharing and backup service, iCloud, is explained and the book shows how it can automatically store your data and share your photos so you don’t have to worry about losing information should anything happen to your iPhone. iPhone for Seniors in easy steps, 2nd edition takes the mystery out of using your iPhone and shows how it can become your most useful digital companion.
Description : Management Basics in easy steps, 2nd edition offers practical tips, information and common-sense advice based on the author’s 40 years’ hands-on experience of management – now updated to reflect advances in technology and changes in the wider working environment. Whether you are an experienced manager or about to take up your first management job, Management Basics in easy steps, 2nd edition will be of real help to you in the workplace. It is a lively, easy-to-read book, full of tips and simple, practical things that have been put into practice in the real world and shown to work where it matters – in the workplace. Tony Rossiter’s clear, humorous writing style and comprehensive content make Management Basics in easy steps, 2nd edition a compelling must-read for anyone with a management role. His management tips and advice will show you: · How people skills help you put into practice all the technical skills needed by a manager · How to manage your staff, your colleagues, your customers and even your boss · How to organise yourself and make the most effective use of your time · How to focus on the vital 20% of your work that accounts for most of the results · How to win the respect and trust of your team and make it the best · How to select the right person to join your team · The art of effective delegation · How to make effective use of digital tools, online networks and social media · How to cope with change and see it not as a threat but as a great opportunity This second edition has been revised to include the changes in management practices since the first edition, which was published in 2011, including: · The increased importance and use of digital tools, business and performance management software, and social networks (e.g. LinkedIn, Slack, Yammer, Scoro, Twitter, Facebook) · Increased focus on diversity and inclusion · Implications of new data protection legislation · Less tolerance of unacceptable workplace behaviour such as bullying and sexual harassment · More recognition of the importance of the culture of an organisation · A move away from traditional, command-and-control hierarchies towards more flexible working – working from home, better work/life balance, teamwork, collaboration, matrix structures, trusting and empowering those at the coal-face · A move away from fixed appraisal systems and formal training towards continuous feedback, coaching and personal learning (e-learning, distance learning) · More refined recruitment (use of LinkedIn etc) Comes with useful worksheets – a complete guide for easy reference.
Description : Begun as a small-scale labor of love, Linux has blossomed into the world's most versatile and flexible operating system. The reasons for its appeal are manifold: This open source OS allows numerous users to simultaneously work with multiple applications without experiencing any traffic problems, thus making it an ideal operating system for web servers. In addition, Linux is an extremely stable operating system that serves as a platform for an ever-growing number of quality applications. And not least, it's free! You can download it for nothing from the Internet. With Linux In Easy Steps, joining the Linux Revolution is as easy as one, two, three. Following its simple instructions, you can learn to install the operating system, explore the desktop, and launch great applications. This fully illustrated primer teaches you to climb the Linux directory tree, navigate with the File Browser, and much more. Its easy-to-understand tutorials guide you through the OpenOffice business suite and media applications that let you enjoy the web, music, video, and graphics. Later chapters show you how to use the Linux shell to communicate directly with the kernel at the very heart of the operating system, allowing you total control over your Linux system. Linux In Easy Steps opens the door to a whole new world of digital possibilities!
Description : Effective Project Management in easy steps will show you how to make sure your project is successful. It focuses on the key skills a manager needs to develop for a smooth running project, and a timely arrival at the finishing line. It includes examples for most key documents such as the terms of reference, business case and project plan. It addresses team building and good communications. It covers the typical project stages with helpful lists of applicable tasks and deliverables, which effectively provides a blueprint for planning an entire project. This up-to-date primer covers all key trends in project management including a chapter on Agile Project Management. If you're a first time project manager, let this book take you through the essential project stages in easy steps, and take note of the applicable tasks and deliverables. If you're an experienced project manager, this book provides a valuable source of inspiration for making projects run smoothly and satisfactorily. Covering risk-management together with insights on how to plan, lead, organize and control a project - simply a fountain of knowledge!
Description : Apple Computing for Seniors in Easy Steps begins with an overview of Mac computers, covering different types of desktops and laptops available and gives a tour around them so that the reader quickly feels confident about using them. It also covers customizing the desktop and takes an in-depth look at the latest Mac operating system, 10.11, detailing everything from working with programs to organizing folders and files.
Description : Get the most out of the latest version of OS X This reference combines eight content-rich minibooks in onecomplete package to give you all-access, easy-to-understandcoverage of the key features and tools needed to get the most outof the latest OS X release from Apple. In OS X YosemiteAll-in-One For Dummies, you'll learn the ins and outs of OS Xbasics, navigating and running programs, searching with Spotlight,having fun with Photo Booth, keeping in touch with Contacts, usingReminders, writing in Notes, setting up the Notification Center,customizing the OS X desktop, jamming with iTunes, organizing andtweaking photos with iPhoto, making movie magic with iMovie,turning your Mac into a DVD theater, publishing documents withPages, chatting with Messages and FaceTime, letting yourimagination run wild with iBooks, expanding your horizons withiCloud, and so much more. Combining the power and stability of UNIX with Apple's legendaryelegance and style, OS X is the default operating system installedon every desktop and laptop computer sold by Apple. In OS XYosemite All-in-One For Dummies, you'll get thebest-of-the-best content from indispensable For Dummies books:Introducing OS X; Customizing and Sharing; The Digital hub; UsingiWork; The Typical Internet Stuff; Networking in OS X; ExpandingYour System; and Advanced OS X. Goes well beyond the basics of how to use OS X Covers the key features and tools essential for all users of OSX Shows you how to use OS X to make your work and personal lifemore organized and fun If you're a first-time Apple consumer just switching over from aPC, or a beginner-to-intermediate Mac user upgrading to the newestversion of OS X, this comprehensive and all-encompassing guide willhave you whizzing around OS X like a pro in no time.
Description : Rather than just getting by with the basics, explore all the clever things you can do on your Mac, and take control of it! Mac Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts easy steps is packed with over 800 useful tips, smart tricks and time-saving shortcuts – all in the familiar In Easy Steps style. These include: • Customize the Finder to suit you • Time-saving keyboard shortcuts • Printing tricks to save time • Access your office Mac remotely from home • Optimize images for print, web or multimedia • Personalize your Mac to look how you like it • Keep your Mac safe and secure • Manage your fonts, files, backups and hard drive to keep your Mac working at peak performance! Mac Tips, Tricks & Shortcuts in easy steps even covers Unix commands, using Windows on your Mac, troubleshooting and other tricks to help you become a Mac Pro! Suitable for those new to the Mac as well as the more advanced user.