Description : In full colour and straightforward, jargon-free language, iPhone for Seniors in easy steps, 6th 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. iPhone for Seniors in easy steps, 6th 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 calls · Text with the Messages app, including a variety of fun features including Animojis and Memojis · Make video calls with FaceTime · Set up and use email accounts · Use Settings to customise your iPhone exactly to your style and requirement · Use Apple Pay on your iPhone to pay securely – no need to carry your wallet all the time · Use apps to stay healthy, shop online, plan your vacation, get instant news, and more. · Master the Control Center · Explore the entire iTunes Music library, share music, videos, apps, calendars and photos with family members – stay in the loop with children and grandchildren! Apps are at the heart of the iPhone and iPhone for Seniors in easy steps, 6th 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 vacation · Online shopping · Social networking · Hobbies · Music and videos · Books · Photos · Keeping up-to-date with everyday tasks, through the use of the Notes, Calendar, Contacts and Reminders apps · Health 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, 6th edition is written in larger type for easier reading and takes the mystery out of using your iPhone, showing how it can become your most useful digital companion, ready to help keep you in touch, up-to-date, and entertained. Covers all iPhones with iOS 13
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 : Tablet computers are now a familiar sight on the digital landscape. They are powerful, portable and packed full of functionality for most computing tasks. Android is the operating system on a wide range of tablets and it is one of the major players in this market. This determines the tablet's user interface and also a lot of its functionality. The latest version of Android is 5.0 Lollipop and improves upon what is already the most widely used operating system for tablets. Android Tablets for Seniors in easy steps: Looks at the range of devices available and their specifications and functionalityExplains the Android operating system and how to use it on your tablet in terms of navigating around, performing all of your favourite tasks, getting online and turning your tablet into a mobile library and entertainment centreFocuses on the latest version of Android, 5.0 Lollipop, and shows the enhancements that have been made over previous versions, such as allowing guest users, viewing the latest notifications on your tablet and accessing quickly the settings that you use most often Android Tablets for Seniors in easy steps will show you how to: Get up and running with the interactive, touch screen experience so that you can quickly find your way around with AndroidUse the Android settings to ensure that your tablet looks and works in exactly the way that you wantFind your way around apps: the programs that give Android tablets their functionality - from using the preinstalled apps, to downloading and using the huge selection available from the Google Play Store, which is linked directly to Android tablets. It also shows how to get the best apps for popular activities such as travel, health and wellbeing, family history and online shoppingConnect to the web via Wi-Fi, using email, making phone and video calls to family and friends with Skype and diving into the world of social networkingKeep your tablet safe - security on tablets is just as important as on any other computer and this is covered in terms of preventing access to your tablet and staying safe online and when using your apps Android Tablets for Seniors in easy steps gives you the confidence to enter the world of the tablet and get the most out of your device, using Android 5.0 Lollipop. The book features the Google Nexus but is applicable to all tablets running the Android operating system. Presented in larger type for easier reading.
Description : Android is the mobile operating system that is used on the majority of smartphones worldwide. It is a robust and versatile operating system that can be used by any manufacturer to add to their handsets. This means that there is a wide range of Android phones available and also different versions of Android that run on them. Android Phones for Seniors in easy steps, 2nd edition starts with a detailed look at the different versions of Android, and the range of models of phones that are available. It also explains the relationship with Google and the services that can be used with an Android phone. The book looks at using the interface of an Android phone including: · Using Home screens · Organizing apps · Viewing notifications · Locking the phone · Searching for items · Accessing the range of Android settings · Syncing with other Android Devices The book also covers all aspects of the standard communication functions that are now commonplace on smartphones: · Making and receiving calls · Making video calls · Sending text messages · Adding contacts · Sending emails · Browsing the web Android phones are excellent for a range of mobile entertainment, and the book shows how to listen to music, watch videos and read books. It also deals with taking and viewing photos so that you can use your Android phone as a replacement for a digital camera. Due to the range of versions of Android and models of phones, Android phones can sometimes appear a bit of a maze. However, Android Phones for Seniors in easy steps, 2nd edition provides a clear guide to navigate through the issues and ensure that you can get the most out of your Android phone, whichever version it is. Updated for Android v7 Nougat. Table of Contents: 1. Introducing Android Phones 2. Models of Android Phones 3. Android Settings 4. Around an Android Phone 5. Calls and Contacts 6. Using the Keyboard 7. Messaging and Email 8. Android Apps 9. Being Entertained 10. Keeping in the Picture 11. Online with Chrome 12. Staying Secure
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 : 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 : 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.
Description : Presents tutorials for older people on the basics of using a Mac, covering such topics as navigation, organizing files, managing photographs and music, and getting online, and is updated to include information on Mac OS X Lion.