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Computing Fundamentals by Faithe Wempen; Rosemary Hattersley (As told to); Richard Millett (As told to); Kate Shoup (As told to)The Basic Computing Skills You Need to Enhance Your Academic Education Computing Fundamentals provides students with the basic computing skills needed to get the most from their educational endeavors, regardless of field of study. Written by Microsoft Office Master Instructor Faithe Wempen, this detailed resource helps you develop a strong understanding of how computers work and how they affect our society. In addition to helping you master essential computing tasks such as working with operating systems, applications, and the Internet, this book also provides you with all the knowledge you need for computing basics. Learn the types of computer hardware and how they work together Understand operating systems and application software Get a complete introduction to Windows#65533; 7 Learn the basics of Microsoft#65533; Office applications Understand the essential technologies behind networking, the Internet, and the web Learn how to protect your online privacy and security Explore legal, ethical, and health issues of computing Each chapter includes a summary, list of key terms, and sample questions to help you master basic computer skills.
Publication Date: 2014
Android Tablets for Dummies by Dan Gookin; Sandra GeislerMake your Android do your bidding with help from bestselling author Dan Gookin Congratulations on your new Android tablet! Whether you're new to Android or new to tablets altogether, you're about to experience mobile computing like never before with this fun, full-color guide. Written in the trademark For Dummies style, this light-hearted reference takes a look at those features common to all Android tablets and all the amazing things your Android tablet can do for you. Longtime For Dummies author Dan Gookin walks you through setting up your tablet, navigating the interface, browsing the web, setting up e-mail, connecting to social media, and finding plenty of apps, music, books, and movies to indulge all your interests. Covers all Android tablets - from popular favorites like the Samsung Galaxy Tab and Nexus to devices from other manufacturers like Asus, Coby, Motorola, and more - and explores the features native to all Android tablets, regardless of maker Explains how to customize your tablet, set up a Google account, connect with Wi-Fi, and choose the right apps for your personalized experience Shows you how to shoot and share photos, make video calls, use navigation tools, play music, enjoy movies and TV shows, maintain your schedule, and more Includes helpful maintenance and troubleshooting tips to keep your Android up and running If you're eager to learn the ins and outs of your Android device, Android Tablets For Dummies, 2nd Edition is your go-to-guide to all things Android.
Publication Date: 2014
Macs for Dummies by Edward C. BaigGet the most out of your Mac with this comprehensive guide Macs For Dummies, 13th Edition is the ultimate guide to your Mac, fully updated to include information about the latest updates. The book walks you through troubleshooting, syncing mobile devices, integrating Windows, and more, so you can take advantage of everything Macs have to offer. Whether you're a new user, a recent convert, or you just want to get the most out of your Mac, this book puts all the information you need in one place. Discover what makes Macs superior computing machines. Learn the basics, from mastering the Dock and customizing OS X, to iCloud syncing and backing up with Time Machine. You'll suddenly find your computer fun again as you make FaceTime calls and explore iLife. Plus, you'll find out that switching to OS X doesn't mean leaving your favorite Windows programs behind. Macs For Dummies, 13th Edition contains everything for the beginner or intermediate Mac user, including information about new features like the Thunderbolt port and the complete redesign of the Mac Pro. Topics include: Setting up your daily routine with Reminders, e-mail, and the Dock Exploring the native tools like iWork, iLife, and iCloud Customizing your experience with User Accounts, Parental Controls, and Mission Control Basic maintenance and troubleshooting to keep your Mac running perfectly The book also dispenses valuable information for a veteran Mac user, including the most useful Dashboard widgets and the 10 best Mac websites that belong in your Safari bookmark menu. If you want to enjoy the true Mac experience, Macs For Dummies, 13th Edition is the most comprehensive guide on the market.