Is This Thing On?, revised edition: A Computer Handbook for Late Bloomers, Technophobes, and the Kicking & Screaming

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Workman Publishing, 3 jan. 2012 - 448 pagina's
Now updated and revised, the user-friendliest, most reassuring, jargon-free, smartest, and most comprehensive nuts-and-bolts guide for seniors, who are the fastest-growing demographic among social networks.

Abby Stokes is the perfect guide to the digital domain: She’s taught more than 140,000 seniors how to use a computer.† In an easy, authoritative, hand-holding way, she covers it all: how to choose, buy, and start using a computer. How to connect to the Internet, sign up for e-mail, and use search engines. Plus, how and why to get digital in the first place: the ins and outs of online shopping, banking, travel planning, dating, research; how to take and share digital photographs and videos; how to discover online communities, and use social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube; the world of apps, online music, and streaming movies; and, importantly, online security and “netiquette.” There’s information on iPads, smartphones—including the Blackberry, iPhone,
and Android—and e-readers like Nook and Kindle. A companion website—www.abbyandme.com—plus a Facebook page and Twitter feed provide easy and safe access to this brave new world.
 

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I saw this book and picked it up at my local library after an elderly acquaintance asked this question out loud during our still-connected cell phone conversation. I wondered if it would be helpful ... Volledige review lezen

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WHERE WILL IT SLEEP AND HOW OFTEN DO I NEED TO WATER IT?
31
GO FOR A TESTDRIVE
45
LET THE SHOPPING BEGIN
73
BABYS FIRST DAY HOME
87
THE NEWLYWED GAME
165
MAKE NEW FRIENDS AND KEEP THE OLD
231
Exploration and Discovery
319
Appendices
415
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Over de auteur (2012)

Abby Stokes has taken on the role of the Johnny Appleseed of technology, crisscrossing the country to help “digital immigrants” conquer their fear. She has visited more than 20 states, 120 public libraries, and 100 senior centers/computer clubs, and has hosted webinars across the country. She has taught courses at both Cooper Union and NYU’s School of Lifelong Learning, and has also taught private and corporate clients. Ms. Stokes divides her time between New York City and Niantic, Connecticut.

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