By Abby Stokes

Like a private coach for the electronic age, Abby Stokes is the hand-holding, motivating professional that newbies—specifically older newbies—turn to once they are looking to turn into digitally literate. And her booklet, Is This factor On?, is as clever, accomplished, reassuring, and jargon-free as she is: the epitome of ordinary. And it's now thoroughly revised and up-to-date to maintain velocity with the fast-changing electronic panorama, masking pills, apps, video streaming, social media, and lots more and plenty more.

With the ability and insurance of a instructor who for over twenty years has in my opinion taught desktop abilities to hundreds of thousands of seniors and technophobes, Stokes covers all of it: how one can select, purchase, and begin utilizing the pc or pill that’s fabulous for you, plus how you can set every thing up for max convenience and defense. find out how to hook up with the net, join e-mail, comprehend and use se's, and start with crucial talents like notice processing and textual content messaging. find out how to select, purchase, and begin utilizing a telephone. the way to take and proportion electronic pictures and movies. how you can notice on-line groups and perform social media like fb, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, YouTube, and blogs. the best way to discover the area of apps, on-line tune, streaming videos, and ebooks. And, importantly, on-line protection— together with what to do while issues get it wrong. Appendices contain either Apple and computing device keyboard shortcuts and two hundred instructed web pages and a hundred apps; there are FAQs on the finish of every bankruptcy and counsel and tips all through. An all-new significant other website——will comprise video tutorials explaining the most recent technologies.

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466 Over a hundred loose Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 468 thesaurus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 469 Keyboard Shortcuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 478 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 479 Here’s What you could anticipate . . . P revious variations of this ebook have been basically approximately pcs with a smattering of alternative tech devices. This re-creation is extra of a “total tech” consultant. As earlier than, I’ll carry your hand, assist you make a decision which tech equipment would get advantages you such a lot, and remain by way of your part whenever you make your buy and convey the hot addition on your family members domestic or place of work. We’ll set it up jointly and get accustomed to how every thing works. This ebook is meant to demystify expertise, now not clarify the gory internal workings of it. on a daily basis, we use gadgets akin to a motor vehicle, cellphone, and television, yet do not know how they honestly paintings. expertise is not any varied. You don’t want to know the way it works for you to function it. Be forewarned that when you arrive at bankruptcy 10, it's all hands-on guideline and can be overwhelming in case you attempt to visualize what's being mentioned with no need the particular expertise in entrance of you. pass forward, even though, and test each one bankruptcy to choose up a few easy and important details, yet be sure you go back to the chapters if you have your know-how in hand. Later within the ebook, we’ll delve into electronic pictures, social networking, dossier administration, and streaming video clips and television exhibits, in addition to wearable applied sciences and voice reputation. If, should you examine your tech toy, you discover that what’s defined within the e-book differs a piece from what you notice, don’t panic. web content and know-how swap. I’m going to frequently motivate you to go to my site, AskAbbyStokes. com, for the most up-tp-date, step by step video tutorials particularly adapted for your gadget and the duty to hand. It’s the following smartest thing to me being within the room beside you. Take a deep breath and let’s start our trip. You’re going to be pleasantly shocked at how quickly you'll skillfully “surf the net,” e mail your mates, take pictures to percentage on-line, and overcome your worry of know-how! there's not anything TO worry yet worry ITSELF C H A P T E R 1 carry the area on your FINGERTIPS study, locate, and purchase something you could think, and converse with household, with out leaving home—what expertise and the web supply M y mom nonetheless can’t reset her clock radio after sunlight Saving Time. She simply provides or subtracts an hour until eventually I come domestic for a trip. And the 1st week after she buys a brand new vehicle, she in simple terms drives it within the cease & store car parking zone. as soon as she feels cozy sufficient to take it at the street, it’s nonetheless a number of months earlier than the windshield wipers cease being activated each time she capacity to sign a correct flip. contemplating her loss of technical savvy and anxiousness approximately new units, i'm quite happy with her for becoming a member of the group of desktop clients. mother had by no means proven any curiosity in know-how, yet like such a lot of seniors, she knew she was once lacking out on anything whilst she started to realize that each article she learn ended with “For additional information, visit www.

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