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Absolute Beginners Guide to Computing

Authors: Wang, Wallace

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  • One of the first books on the market designed for complete beginners who are using their new Windows computer for the first time
  • Written by Wallace Wang, author of multiple computing books designed for beginners
  • Fully updated and current for Windows 10
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eBook 32,12 €
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2289-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
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Softcover 39,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2288-1
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
About this book

Learn and understand how you can perform a wide range of tasks on your new Windows computer, including managing files, browsing the internet, and protecting yourself, as well as interacting with Cortana.

Using Absolute Beginners Guide to Computing you will see how to use Windows, and how you can connect and communicate with others. You will learn the basics of browsing the web, how to send email, and sign up for services. You will learn about some of the social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter. You will also learn how to connect and use external hardware, and process digital music, photos, and video.

Written by an author who has written multiple computing titles, this book is friendly and approachable, and can teach anyone how to use a computer. With simple steps, easy troubleshooting, and online resources, it's the best place to learn how to make computing a part of your life.

What You’ll Learn:
  • Get pictures onto your computer to share
  • Listen to digital music
  • What clubs, groups, and other resources there are to help
Who this Book Is For
Anyone that wants to learn all the latest Windows features. Beginners who want to use their new Windows computer to share pictures or video clips on YouTube or Facebook to those seeking a common sense approach to safe computing. 

About the authors

Wallace Wang has written dozens of computer books over the years beginning with ancient MS-DOS programs like WordPerfect and Turbo Pascal, and graduating up to writing books on Windows programs like Visual Basic and Microsoft Office.
When he’s not helping people discover the joys of personal computing, he performs stand-up comedy and appears on two radio shows on KNSJ in San Diego called “Notes From the Underground” and “Laugh In Your Face Radio."

He also writes a screenwriting blog called “The 15 Minute Movie Method,” a blog about the latest cat news on the Internet called “Cat Daily News,” and a blog about the latest technology related to Apple products called “Top Bananas.”

Table of contents (28 chapters)

Table of contents (28 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook 32,12 €
price for China (P.R.) (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2289-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover 39,99 €
price for China (P.R.) (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2288-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Absolute Beginners Guide to Computing
Authors
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Wallace Wang
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-2289-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-2289-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-2288-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVIII, 493
Number of Illustrations
19 b/w illustrations, 417 illustrations in colour
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