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"Is this thing on?" : a friendly guide to everything digital : for newbies, technophobes, and the kicking & screaming / Abby Stokes ; illustrations by Michael Sloan and Susan Hunt Yule.

By: Stokes, Abby [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Workman Publishing, [2015]Copyright date: �2015Edition: Third edition completely revised and updated.Description: 488 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780761184942; 0761184945; 9780761183808; 0761183809.Subject(s): Microcomputers -- Popular works | Internet -- Popular works | Computer science -- Popular works | Computers and older people -- Popular works | Computers | COMPUTERS -- Computer Literacy | COMPUTERS -- Hardware -- Personal Computers | COMPUTERS -- Social Aspects | Computer science | Computers and older people | Internet | MicrocomputersGenre/Form: Popular works.DDC classification: 004 Other classification: COM050000 | COM046000 | COM060000 | COM013000 | COM079000
Contents:
Bring the world to your fingertips -- Hardware : the thigh bone's connected to the ... -- Software : feeding the computer's or tablet's brain -- There's no place like home vs. taking your show on the road -- Creating a computer comfort zone -- Apples and oranges -- Would you buy a car without test-driving it? -- Choosing the best route -- Make your purchase -- Counting fingers and toes -- Shaking hands -- Getting to know you -- Spanning the globe -- Shall we dance? -- Mind your P's & Q's -- Practical precautions -- Advanced email -- Phone it in -- Picture this -- Join the conversation -- Put it all in order -- Detective work with your technology -- Shop till you drop -- Extra! Extra! Read all about it! -- Troubleshooting.
Summary: This manual for novice computer users covers everything one needs to know to enter the computer age, including how to select and set up a computer, how to use smartphones and tablets, and how to navigate the social networking sites.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 466-467) and index.

Bring the world to your fingertips -- Hardware : the thigh bone's connected to the ... -- Software : feeding the computer's or tablet's brain -- There's no place like home vs. taking your show on the road -- Creating a computer comfort zone -- Apples and oranges -- Would you buy a car without test-driving it? -- Choosing the best route -- Make your purchase -- Counting fingers and toes -- Shaking hands -- Getting to know you -- Spanning the globe -- Shall we dance? -- Mind your P's & Q's -- Practical precautions -- Advanced email -- Phone it in -- Picture this -- Join the conversation -- Put it all in order -- Detective work with your technology -- Shop till you drop -- Extra! Extra! Read all about it! -- Troubleshooting.

This manual for novice computer users covers everything one needs to know to enter the computer age, including how to select and set up a computer, how to use smartphones and tablets, and how to navigate the social networking sites.

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