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Laptops for seniors / Nick Vandome.
Title Variants:
Laptops for seniors in easy steps
7th edition.
Publication Information:
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, United Kingdom : In Easy Steps, [2019]
Physical Description:
192 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
"For all laptops with Windows 10."

Includes index.
Choosing a laptop -- Around a laptop -- Getting up and running -- Working with apps -- The online world -- A digital lifestyle -- On vacation -- Sharing with your family -- Networking and wireless -- Battery issues -- System and security.
Laptops have often been seen as the domain mainly of students and businessmen. However, they are also an excellent option for senior users: their mobility means that they can be used in any location and with the advent of wireless technology they can be used in a variety of public places to surf the Web or keep in touch with family and friends. Laptops for Seniors in easy steps, 7th edition covers all laptops that use Windows 10. Laptops for Seniors in easy steps, 7th edition begins by looking at some of the ergonomic issues surrounding laptops and shows how to be as comfortable as possible when using them and transporting them. It then gives an overview of the workings of laptops, including the software that is provided with them and some of the most-used features in the Windows 10. Issues such as using your laptop on vacation and sharing it with other family members are then looked at, to show how laptops are versatile and family-friendly. The book shows you how to: Choose the right laptop for you -- Master the key features of Windows 10 on your Windows laptop -- Find your way around with the Start button, the Start menu, and the Taskbar -- Use the Quick Access section - an area you can personalize with your favorite apps, programs, contacts and websites so you can quickly get to the functions and files you use most often -- Search the web with the Microsoft Edge browser -- Learn about apps, find and download them, then resize and move them and maximize, minimize or close from their titlebars -- Understand how Cloud storage with OneDrive works, and use it for free storage and sharing files -- Talk to Cortana, the voice-activated Personal Digital Assistant which can perform searches on your computer or the web, perform actions like opening apps or documents, or set reminders and more -- Use your laptop to make travel easy and keep your folks at home updated on your adventures -- Learn to troubleshoot common problems and keep your laptop working in tiptop condition. Laptops for Seniors in easy steps, 7th edition takes the mystery out of using a Windows 10 laptop and shows how it can be used effectively for productivity and fun.

"Laptops are an excellent option for seniors.: laptops' moility means that they can be used anywhere, and with wireless technology, to surf the web and to keep in touch. Use [this book] to help you: choose the right laptop for you and then use Settings to personalize your Windows; find, download and explore apps for having fun as well as for functional tasks; get connected and explore Microsoft Edge; master Cortana and Windows 10 essentials; use your laptop to make travel easy, and to keep folks at home updated on your travels; share your laptop without compromising privacy and keep it working in top condition. Even shows how to avoid ergonomic injuries whilst using your laptop so that you can enjoy your new laptop for a long time!"--Back cover.


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Material Type
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004.160846 VAN Book Adult General Collection

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