Get to know your iPhone with this colorful and easy-to-use guide So you just purchased your first iPhone? Although it seems like everyone has an iPhone these days, it's not a given that you'll instantly know how to use one. And that's where this handy book comes in. Written in the friendly For Dummies style and sporting senior-friendly larger type and full-color illustrations, this book clearly shows you how to use your iPhone, even if it's your first-ever smartphone. Make calls, send e-mail, download videos, read e-books, FaceTime video chat, and discover the wonderful world of apps. It's all here and much more! Covers the iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, and iPhone 4 Includes senior-friendly larger type and full-color illustrations Explains how to use the iPhone in the clear, friendly, easy-to-follow language that has defined the series for two decades Covers iPhone accessibility features, using maps, browsing the web, buying apps, playing music, shooting and sharing video and pictures, texting with iMessage, using Reminders and Newsstand, and of course, making calls iPhone 5 For Seniors For Dummies, 2nd Edition helps you discover the wonders of your smartphone and take advantage of all it has to offer!
A larger-print, graphic-rich guide to everything iPhone has to offer! iPhone For Seniors For Dummies is the complete guide to getting the most out of your iPhone 6 or higher. Packed with full-color graphics and easy-to-read larger print, this book walks you through the various features that make the iPhone a global favorite. The 7th edition has been updated to cover the iPhone's newest features, and introduces you to accessibility options that can make your iPhone easier to use, including touch assistance, visibility enhancements, speech, and more. You'll learn how to use all the native apps including email, iCal, iTunes, Photos, Maps, Contacts, and you'll learn where to find travel, weather, reading, and health apps that you will love. The iPhone offers a variety of ways to stay in touch, get organized, and be entertained, and this book shows you how to take advantage of each and every feature in a way that fits your lifestyle. Making and taking calls is just the beginning—whether you want to play games, read books, get directions, shop, chat, or listen to music, there's an app for that! When you're ready to start exploring, this friendly guide will help you: Learn your way around the iPhone's many features Sync with iTunes, shop for apps, and download music, movies, and books Manage email, messages, photos, and appointments Get driving directions, play games, make video calls, and so much more! The iPhone is the world's most popular smartphone for good reason; it's sleek, unobtrusive, and brilliantly designed to be user-friendly and secure. iPhone For Seniors For Dummies shows you how to use the technology your way, with clear, straightforward instruction and practical advice.
Break out your reading glasses'iPad instructions for seniors are here Why should the kids have all the fun? If you're ready to catch up on the latest technology, getting an iPad is a great first step. They're immensely popular tablets, and you're about to discover why! Using a larger font for both the text and its full-color figures, iPad For Seniors For Dummies makes it faster and easier to keep connected in your golden years. With this book to guide you, you'll soon be using your iPad to instantly stay in touch with loved ones, share family photos, surf the web, keep up with social media, stay on schedule with your Calendar, keep electronic grocery lists handy, and so much more. Navigate the screen and the built-in apps Use email, messaging, and FaceTime to stay in touch with family and friends Capture your memories with the camera Read newspapers and books, watch TV and movies, and keep sharp with fun games So, now it's time to 'wow' your friends'and even your grandkids'by showing them you're hip to the latest technology trends.
The bestselling guide—now in a new edition A computer provides a great resource for learning new things and keeping in touch with family and friends, but it may seem intimidating at first. The bestselling Computers For Seniors For Dummies is here to help the 50+ set conquer and overcome any uncertainty with clear-cut, easy-to-understand guidance on how to confidently navigate your computer and the Windows 10 operating system. Featuring large text and images, it's never been easier for seniors to smoothly click their way around a new PC. Even if you don't know a mouse from a megabyte, this book walks you through all the steps to choosing, setting up, and successfully using your new computer. Begin with learning how to turn the computer on and use the keyboard, and from there you'll progress to effortlessly finding your way around the new Windows 10 operating system. Explore all you can do with a computer: Research topics of interest Keep in touch with loved ones Shop securely online Find recipes and diet tips If you've just purchased your first computer and need a plain-English introduction to getting started, Computers For Seniors For Dummies has you covered.
Get the most out of your laptop or tablet PC Laptops For Seniors For Dummies makes it easier than ever for the 50+ set to enjoy a laptop or tablet PC by taking the intimidation out of working with a new device. Featuring larger text and images, this bestseller empowers you to keep up with your kids or grandkids with all the latest and greatest that technology has to offer. Assuming no prior knowledge, this accessible guide starts from the beginning by helping you select the right laptop or tablet for your needs, shows how the various parts connect together, and illustrates how to use the keyboard and mouse. Once you've chosen your device and mastered the basics, this book will help you navigate your way around the Windows 10 operating system, show you how to use the touchscreen capabilities, and so much more. In no time at all, you'll wonder why you hadn't bought a laptop sooner! Keep in touch with family and friends through email and social networking sites Get on the internet to shop and browse your favorite sites Ensure your information is safe online Use the latest applications for work and play Everything you love about your desktop computer can be conveniently taken on the go with a laptop. Laptops For Seniors For Dummies will help you have fun and feel successful with your new device.
Your e-mail, photos, music, books, and games — everything you need is just a touch away with iPad! Part iPod touch, part MacBook, part e-Reader, and all amazing, the iPad combines the best of your favorite gadgets into one ultraportable touch device. From sending e-mail and surfing the web to taking pictures, watching and recording videos, playing games, downloading apps, and so much more, the fun begins right here with this friendly For Dummies guide Magic touch — navigate the multitouch screen, use the onscreen keyboard, and e-mail and surf the web with just the touch of a finger Picture perfect — turn your iPad into a digital picture frame, add cool effects to your photos, and make FaceTime video calls Get rhythm — organize your music collection, listen to your favorite tunes, and create cool custom playlists All those apps — download the latest apps, keep them up to date, and indulge your interests with games, e-books, and more Open the book and find: Steps for getting started with your iPad Easy ways to organize your e-mail, calendar, and contacts How to make a video call with FaceTime Advice on using the iPad's HD video camera How to increase productivity with folders and multitasking Fast and easy shortcuts and helpful iPad hints Tips for staying connected with Facebook and Twitter Learn to: Set up your iPad, use the multitouch interface, and get connected Surf the web, listen to music, watch movies, and video chat with FaceTime Utilize your iPad as an e-book reader, portable game console, or HD video camera
Even though the iPhone is amazingly easy-to-use for such a powerful device, it can be intimidating for people who aren't used to it--this is especially true for seniors. In My iPhone for Seniors, the highly successful approach of My iPhone is tailored to meet the specific interests, needs, and even apprehensions, that seniors sometimes face when learning about technology that is new to them. The tasks in which seniors are most interested in are covered using a step-by-step approach that guides seniors as they learn about their iPhones, telling them exactly how to accomplish their goals. Topics include: setting up an iPhone, using core apps (making phone calls, taking photos and video), adding and using other apps (including FaceBook, iBooks, etc.), adjusting the iPhone's interface to their specific needs, and understanding and protecting themselves from threats they may perceive. In addition to its tailored content, the book's format is also designed specifically for seniors, including larger text and graphics to make the content more accessible. My iPhone for Seniors is a visually rich, task-based guide to helps, seniors in particular, navigate the settings and features of their iPhone in a way that is clear and easy to follow. The organized, task-based format allows you to quickly find exactly the task you want to accomplish, and then shows you how to achieve it with minimal text and plenty of visual cues.
Apple has always made headway in making the best devices with great features. The iPhone SE (Special Edition) is no different. The latest Apple phone was released at a press conference on March 21, 2016. The official release to the public was on March 31, 2016. It is the smallest phone in the iPhone line and can be seen as a skilful combination of the iPhone 5s and the iPhone 6s. This is a great combination creating a phone that is sleek and efficient. Many reviews have said that the new iPhone is a powerful and complete device in a small 4 inch package. The new iPhone has been designed with the features users have been accustomed to along with new upgrades for their clients. Some of the new features includes the increased storage capacity of 16GB or 64GB, new powerful display and improved camera for your pictures. The device can be used to make calls using the internet and has fingerprint features that can help to identify you and process transactions faster.
Need help with the iPhone 6S? Are you new to the iPhone? The Guide to iPhone 6S for Seniors is a book written specifically for those who have difficulty using electronics, such as phones, personal computers, and tablet computers. iPhone 6S is the newest smartphone from Apple as of September 25th, 2015. iPhone 6S introduced many new features, which redefined the iPhone. There is a wealth of knowledge about the iPhone 6S in this book, which can be easily accessed and navigated for quick reference. Whether you are puzzled about managing your electronic address book, or how to take and send a picture to a friend, you will find the information in this guide. The internet is riddled with advanced tips and tricks, but the goal of this book is to sort through the extra information to simplify your first experience with using an iPhone. Help is here! Here are some examples of the topics discussed in this guide: - Charging the Device - Finding the iPhone and iPad Buttons - Calling a Contact - Using the Speakerphone During a Voice Call - Adding a New Contact - Composing a New Text Message - Adding an Attachment to a Text Message - Taking a Picture - Capturing a Video - Navigating to a Web Page - Setting Up Email - Setting Up an iTunes Account - Buying an Application PLUS, what to do when the phone - Does not turn on - Can't make a call - Touchscreen does not respond as expected ...and much more!
A practical, real-world introduction to AWS tools and concepts Amazon Web Services for Mobile Developers: Building Apps with AWS presents a professional view of cloud computing and AWS for experienced iOS/Android developers and technical/solution architects. Cloud computing is a rapidly expanding ecosystem, and working professionals need a practical resource to bring them up-to-date on tools that are rapidly becoming indispensable; this book helps expand your skill set by introducing you to AWS offerings that can make your job easier, with a focus on real-world application. Author and mobile applications developer Abhishek Mishra shows you how to create IAM accounts and try out some of the most popular services, including EC2, Lambda, Mobile Analytics, Device Farm, and more. You'll build a chat application in both Swift (iOS) and Java (Andoid), running completely off AWS Infrastructure to explore SDK installation, Xcode, Cognito authentication, DynamoDB, Amazon SNA Notifications, and other useful tools. By actually using the tools as you learn about them, you develop a more intuitive understanding that feels less like a shift and more like a streamlined integration. If you have prior experience with Swift or Java and a solid knowledge of web services, this book can help you quickly take your skills to the next level with a practical approach to learning that translates easily into real-world use. Understand the key concepts of AWS as applied to both iOS and Android developers Explore major AWS offerings for mobile developers, including DynamoDB, RDS, EC2, SNS, Cognito, and more Learn what people are talking about when they use buzzwords like PaaS, IaaS, SaaS, and APaaS Work through explanations by building apps that tie into the AWS ecosystem Any job is easier with the right tools, and Amazon Web Services for Mobile Developers: Building Apps with AWS gets you acquainted with an ever-expanding toolkit for mobile app development.
Get up to speed on Windows 10 With Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies, getting familiar with Windows 10 is a painless process. If you're interested in learning the basics of this operating system without having to dig through confusing computer jargon, look no further. This book uses a step-by-step approach that is specifically designed to assist first-time Windows 10 users who are over-50, providing easy-to-understand language, large-print text, and an abundance of helpful images along the way! Work with Windows 10 on any device Upload, edit, and download pictures Play games and enjoy social media Keep your system secure Perform routine maintenance If you’ve just purchased your first computer or upgraded to a new model, Windows 10 For Seniors For Dummies offers everything you need to make the transition as smooth as possible!
Score your highest in econometrics? Easy. Econometrics can prove challenging for many students unfamiliar with the terms and concepts discussed in a typical econometrics course. Econometrics For Dummies eliminates that confusion with easy-to-understand explanations of important topics in the study of economics. Econometrics For Dummies breaks down this complex subject and provides you with an easy-to-follow course supplement to further refine your understanding of how econometrics works and how it can be applied in real-world situations. An excellent resource for anyone participating in a college or graduate level econometrics course Provides you with an easy-to-follow introduction to the techniques and applications of econometrics Helps you score high on exam day If you're seeking a degree in economics and looking for a plain-English guide to this often-intimidating course, Econometrics For Dummies has you covered.
Easy, clear, readable, and focused on what you want to do. Step-by-step instructions for the tasks you care about most. Large, full-color, close-up photos with callouts to iPhone photos that show you exactly what to do. Common-sense help when you run into iPhone problems or limitations. Tips and notes to help you get the most from your iPhone. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPhone working just the way you want. The tasks include how to: Connect to the Internet, Bluetooth devices, Wi-Fi networks, and other iPhones and iPads; take advantage of AirDrop to instantly share with other iOS and Mac users around you Use Siri to get information, write texts and emails, set reminders/appointments, and more just by speaking to your iPhone Customize your iPhone with folders, wallpaper, ringtones, and much more Use iCloud, Google, and other cloud services to have consistent calendar, contact, and other information on all your devices Communicate via phone calls, FaceTime videoconferences, conference calls, text, email, and more Make your text messages come alive by adding Digital Touches and effects and sharing photos and video Get the most out of Safari to browse the Web and Mail to manage all your email from one Inbox Listen to music, use the Wallet app to manage boarding passes and loyalty cards; pay for purchases safely and securely with Apple Pay; and use other great iPhone apps Capture and edit photos and video; use great camera features such as burst photos, time-lapse and slow-motion video, and Live Photos View your photos in Memories and use them for wallpaper and for your contacts or share them via email, AirDrop, or texts; use iCloud to automatically save and share your photos Find, download, install, and use iPhone apps to help you travel, get information, keep in touch, have fun, and more
The bestselling PC reference on the planet—now available in its 13th edition Completely updated to cover the latest technology and software, the 13th edition of PCs For Dummies tackles using a computer in friendly, human terms. Focusing on the needs of the beginning computer user, while also targeting those who are familiar with PCs, but need to get up to speed on the latest version of Windows. This hands-on guide takes the dread out of working with a personal computer. Leaving painful jargon and confusing terminology behind, it covers Windows 9 OS, connecting to and using services and data in the cloud, and so much more. Written by Dan Gookin, the original For Dummies author, it tells you how to make a PC purchase, what to look for in a new PC, how to work with the latest operating system, ways to protect your files, what you can do online, media management tips, and even basic topics you're probably too shy to ask a friend about. Determine what you need in a PC and how to set it up Configure your PC, hook up a printer, and connect to the Internet Find your way around Windows 9 OS with ease and confidence Play movies and music, view photos, and explore social media If you're a first-time PC user at home or at work or just need to brush up on the latest technological advancements, the new edition of this bestselling guide gets you up and running fast.