The Internet For Dummies

Author: John R. Levine,Margaret Levine Young

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118967755

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 1929

Get up and running on the Internet—the fast and easy way If you're an Internet newcomer and want to get up to speed without all the intimidating technical jargon, The Internet For Dummies has you covered. With over 5,000,000 copies sold*, The Internet For Dummies is the #1 choice for Internet newcomers. Inside, you'll discover how to make the most of the Internet, get accustomed to popular sites, find the information and items you need fast, and stay away from the bad stuff floating around online. Catches you up on the latest online trends, from social networking sites to blogs and more Includes the latest on Google Chrome, getting good search results, and sharing files Covers choosing and connecting to an Internet provider, establishing an e-mail account, getting on the web, and finding the sites that matter most Now in its 14th edition, The Internet For Dummies covers the latest social networking tools, browser features, connection options, safety features, and so much more. Starting out with the basics, it walks you through getting online, picking an Internet provider, getting to know the different web browsers, dealing with e-mail and connecting with friends, finding the hottest sites to share photos and videos—and everything in between. *Includes all formats and all editions
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The Internet For Dummies

Author: John R. Levine,Margaret Levine Young,Carol Baroudi

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118051399

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 2407

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The Internet For Dummies

Author: John R. Levine,Margaret Levine Young

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118165020

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 4842

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Mobile Internet For Dummies

Author: Michael J. O'Farrell,John R. Levine,Jostein Algroy,James Pearce,Daniel Appelquist

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470414248

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 296

View: 6606

You’re on the go all the time — maybe for business, maybe because it’s a byproduct of your busy lifestyle. But either way, your life would be easier if you had Internet access wherever you are. Well, when it comes to the Internet, you CAN take it with you! You just need the right stuff, and Mobile Internet For Dummies tells you what that is, how to find it, and how to use it. This easy-to-follow guide is packed with tips on choosing the best mobile device, software, and service provider for your needs, but that’s not all. You’ll see how to use your mobile Web browser, find made-for-mobile content (and create your own) and much more. Mobile Internet For Dummies explains how the Mobile Internet differs from the garden-variety Internet, and shows you how to: Find your mobile phone browser Use the Mobile Internet to surf, shop, blog, watch movies, and more — on the go Send and receive e-mail from your mobile device Locate other mobile applications Watch TV on your mobile phone Manage your kids’ access to the Mobile Internet Secure and name a mobile Internet site and acquire mobile Web development tools Build your own made-for-mobile Web site Use your Mobile Internet site to promote your business and generate revenue With the help of Mobile Internet For Dummies, you’ll be able to stay connected wherever you happen to be, and maybe even make it pay off with a bit of income.
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Using the Internet Safely For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Nancy C. Muir,Linda Criddle

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470502716

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 6937

The Internet is amazing, but the risks you’ve heard about are real, too. You can avoid being a victim of online crime with the simple steps for staying safe online that you’ll find in Using the Internet Safely For Seniors For Dummies. Here’s the guide you need to steer safely through the hazards so you can shop, visit, invest, explore, pay bills, and do dozens of other things online — more securely. Learn to protect yourself from online predators, create strong passwords, find reliable information, spot e-mail and phishing scams, and much more. Find out how to share photos and videos, chat with others, and participate in online discussions—securely See how, with strong passwords and reasonable caution, online banking and bill-paying might be safer than the old way Learn to install and set up a browser, use search engines effectively, and sidestep suspicious ads Discover how personal information is collected and used by legitimate companies — and by crooks Be able to spot risks, find out how online criminals think, and know what makes you vulnerable Enjoy social networking sites without putting yourself at risk Spot reputable healthcare sites and avoid medical ID theft and scams There’s even a glossary of common computer terms and a guide to your rights when using the Internet. Using the Internet Safely For Seniors For Dummies helps you feel more secure by showing you how to protect yourself while enjoying the Web.
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The Internet for Teachers

Author: Bard Williams

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 380

View: 7819

Teachers just getting familiar with the information highway, the Internet, will find the answer to any question as easy as 1,2,3 in this easy-to-use reference. The book is written specifically for teachers by a teacher. This second edition begins by giving a complete overview to the Internet and the World Wide Web. Readers will learn how to access electronic mail, chat live with other Internet users, swap software, and surf the Web.
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Computers For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Nancy C. Muir

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118232437

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 4333

The bestselling guide to choosing a computer and getting online, fully updated for Windows 8! Whether you use your computer for bookkeeping, making travel plans, socializing, shopping, or just plain fun, computers are now an essential part of daily life. But it can be overwhelming to keep up with the technology as it continually evolves. This clear, friendly guide not only gets you up to speed on computer basics, it also covers the very latest information, like the changes you?ll see with Windows 8. You'll learn to use the keyboard and mouse, navigate the Windows 8 operating system, access the Internet, create documents, keep safe online, and more. Packed with screenshots and illustrations, the new edition of this popular book is easy to follow, never intimidating, and always helpful. Starts with the basics and assumes no prior knowledge of computers Updates your current skills for the latest technology changes, such as the Windows 8 operating system Explains how to connect to the Internet, keep up with family and friends via e-mail and social media, find recipes and health information, book travel, manage your budget, and much more Shows you how to organize documents, work with files and folders, manage pictures and videos, and customize your desktop and system Offers tips and advice to help you avoid common pitfalls Take on technology with confidence and take advantage of all your computer can do with Computers for Seniors For Dummies, 3rd Edition!
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Internet Privacy For Dummies

Author: John R. Levine,Ray Everett-Church,Greg Stebben

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9780764508462

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 8875

* Covers the essentials: An individual Internet user needs to know to help maintain personal privacy. Topics include securing a PC and Internet connection, knowing the risks of releasing personal information, cutting back on spam and other e-mail nuisances, and dealing with personal privacy away from the computer. * Covers the enhanced features of the latest releases of Internet filtering software and privacy tools. * Series features: The...For Dummies series has always been popular with new Internet users. Internet For Dummies remains the #1 beginning reference for Internet users. This book looks to follow the successes of its predecessors.
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The Internet GigaBook?For Dummies

Author: Peter Weverka,Tony Bove,Mark L. Chambers,Marsha Collier,Brad Hill,John R. Levine,Margaret Levine Young,Doug Lowe,Camille McCue,Deborah S. Ray,Eric J. Ray,Cheryl Rhodes

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0764578545

Category: Computers

Page: 928

View: 9050

Get connected, get clicking, and get what you need from the Internet, whether that’s answers from Google, bargains from E-bay, music from iTunes, or merchandise from the thousands of shopping sites. The Internet Gigabook For Dummies has almost 900 pages jam-packed with information, how-tos, tips, techniques, advice, and short-cuts to help you use the Internet for all it’s worth! Whether you’re an experienced Web surfer or just daring to get your feet wet for the first time, you’ll discover how to get the most from the Internet and its most popular sites with information on: The basics—everything from installation to browsing, navigation, and setting up your e-mail account Googling—searching for information, photographs, newsgroups, bargains, and more Yahooing— searching, mail, shopping, chatting, playing games, doing financial research, and more Buying and selling on eBay—finding collectables, hard-to-find items, and bargains; bidding, buying, and paying online; and selling your own trash and treasures Making beautiful music together with iTunes—buying and playing music, burning CDs, organizing your music collection with playlists, and even editing on your iPod Creating your own Web Pages—building your first site, including the essentials and working with HTML, FrontPage, Dreamweaver, posting your Web site, and more Edited by Peter Weverka, author of many For Dummies books, The Internet Gigabook For Dummies includes information culled from eight For Dummies books. It’s like a greatest-hits collection! Even experienced surfers will discover some new tricks such as how to: Use Yahoo! Finance to get stock quotes, do financial research, and create an online portfolio Use Instant Messaging with AOL, MSN Messenger, or Yahoo! Messenger Shop Google Catalogs or use Froogle for online comparison shopping Use advanced techniques and bidding strategies to help you win in eBay auctions Use Yahoo! People Search to find old friends. search Yahoo! Personals to find true romance (or someone semi-compatible). place your own personal ad, and more Use Google News to scan the headlines, search for specific topics, follow related links to go in-depth, or track a story over time Whether you’re new to the Internet and want to learn how to set up your e-mail or have a great e-tail idea and want to set up an online business, this Gigabook, complete with an in-depth index, helps you get GigaValue from your online experience.
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PCs For Dummies

Author: Dan Gookin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119041783

Category: Computers

Page: 360

View: 5291

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.
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The Internet Revolution

The Not-for-dummies Guide to the History, Technology, and Use of the Internet

Author: J. R. Okin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780976385769

Category: Computers

Page: 382

View: 6147

Presents the history of the Internet, from its original design and engineering as the world's first packet-switched computer network to the transformation into a privatized, commercial network, and its emergence as today's international networking infrastructure.
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Laptops For Dummies

Author: Dan Gookin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119041813

Category: Computers

Page: 336

View: 8377

The fast and easy way to get up and running with a laptop Are you new to the world of laptops? You've come to the right place! Laptops For Dummies covers the many topics and issues unique to laptops, including synchronizing with the desktop, coordinating email pick-up between two machines, remotely accessing the desktop, networking, power management, storage, security, and more. This new edition also provides updates to cover the latest technology, current processors, and steps to update memory and hard drive capacities. In business—while they spend most of their time in a desktop docking station—laptops are absolutely essential for providing mobility to professionals. In the home, they've begun to replace desktop PCs, as they now offer larger displays, longer battery power, and speeds equal to desktop computers. Plus, you can do just about everything with a laptop that you can do with a traditional desktop, minus the big, bulky machine and multiple cords. If you're just making the switch over to a laptop, this hands-on, easy-to-follow guide makes the transition easy! Covers the latest hardware and technology updates you need to get up and running with your laptop Includes updates on the new Windows 10 operating system, wireless networking, smartphone tethering, and using productivity applications on laptops Walks you through everything you need to deal with add-ons, networking procedures, and connectivity and communication Presents complex material in a way that makes it simple and accessible Whether you've never logged onto a laptop or are just looking to stay up-to-date with the latest information on operating systems and software, Laptops For Dummies has you covered.
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Starting an Online Business For Dummies

Author: Greg Holden

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118652010

Category: Computers

Page: 456

View: 8854

Mind your business with this updated edition of the bestselling online business how-to guide Have a computer, an Internet connection, and a dream? Then, you're already on your way to starting your very own online business. This fun and friendly guide can help you turn your big idea into big bucks whether you're expanding your real-world storefront online or creating your own virtual startup. Starting an Online Business For Dummies, 7th Edition will show you how to identify a market need, choose a web hosting service, implement security and privacy measures, open up shop, and start promoting to the world. Covers the latest trends and techniques for online discoverability - from social media marketing to search engine rankings, online couponing to optimization for mobile devices, and beyond Highlights business issues that are of particular concern to online entrepreneurs Walks you through the best practices of successful online businesses, including customer service, marketing, analytics, and website optimization tools Provides advice on choosing an e-commerce platform, protecting your domain name, securing trademarks, working with vendors and distributors, and keeping your customer's personal data safe There's no time like now to start a new endeavor and no guide like Starting an Online Business For Dummies, 7th Edition to get your online business going.
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The Internet for Dummies Quick Reference

Author: John R. Levine,Margaret Levine Young

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9780764503559

Category: Computers

Page: 209

View: 3399

Forget the technical details of the Internet. This book is for the user who wants shortcuts to becoming a full-fledged Internet connoisseur. Beginning with buying a computer and establishing an Internet connection, this book guides the Internet user through email, Web browsing, chat, file exchange, newsgroup, information searches, and mailing lists.
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Networking All-in-One For Dummies

Author: Doug Lowe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119471621

Category: Computers

Page: 984

View: 7766

Becoming a master of networking has never been easier Whether you're in charge of a small network or a large network, Networking All-in-One is full of the information you’ll need to set up a network and keep it functioning. Fully updated to capture the latest Windows 10 releases through Spring 2018, this is the comprehensive guide to setting up, managing, and securing a successful network. Inside, nine minibooks cover essential, up-to-date information for networking in systems such as Windows 10 and Linux, as well as best practices for security, mobile and cloud-based networking, and much more. Serves as a single source for the most-often needed network administration information Covers the latest trends in networking Get nine detailed and easy-to-understand networking minibooks in one affordable package Networking All-in-One For Dummies is the perfect beginner’s guide as well as the professional’s ideal reference book.
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Digital Literacy For Dummies

Author: Faithe Wempen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118962877

Category: Computers

Page: 456

View: 773

Develop and implement essential computer technology—with confidence Do you want to develop an understanding of technology to enhance your education, career, or personal life, but feel inhibited by your digital literacy? Fear not! Written in plain English and absent of undecipherable high-tech jargon, Digital Literacy For Dummies makes it easy to get a grip on computer basics, the Internet, the Cloud, browsing the web, productivity programs and applications for school and the workplace, computer security and privacy, the latest in digital lifestyle topics, and so much more. Walks you through the basics of developing essential computer technology skills Shows you how to gain the digital literacy skills required to succeed in education, at home, and in the workforce Explains how the use of smartphones and digital cameras contribute to digital literacy With the introduction of 3G and 4G services in emerging countries like India, worldwide Internet usage is increasing exponentially. With this technological growth comes an opportunity for people of all ages and from all walks of life to learn new skills to keep them ahead of the curve. Packed with easy-to-follow explanations and seasoned with a bit of humor and fun, Digital Literacy For Dummies makes it easy and accessible for anyone to harness the power of technology to remain relevant in school or at work.
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Laptops For Seniors For Dummies

Author: Nancy C. Muir

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119420296

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 9015

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.
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The Internet for Windows 98 For Dummies

Author: Margaret Levine Young,John R. Levine,Jordan M. Young, II,Carol Baroudi

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9780764503504

Category: Computers

Page: 382

View: 1827

At last, the world's most popular operating software now has everything you need to connect to the Internet and surf all four corners of the World Wide Web. With the release of Windows 98 comes a suite of programs designed to make life in cyberspace a safer and saner experience. Still not sure just what all this Internet stuff is about? The Internet For Windows 98 For Dummies leads you step-by-step through these key elements of Windows 98 and the ever-expanding Internet: * What is the Internet? * Selecting which Internet service to use * Sending and receiving e-mail * The World Wide Web explained (really) * Straight talk about channels, subscriptions, push technology, cookies, and other Web-related hype * Creating your own home page on the Web * The ins and outs of online shopping With The Internet For Windows 98 For Dummies as your guide, your online experience can be fun instead of frustrating.
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How the Internet Works

Author: Preston Gralla

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 9780789717269

Category: Internet

Page: 323

View: 4689

How does data travel from computer to computer around the world? How can Web sites track users? These questions and more are answered in this book from the successful "How It Works" series. It not only informs the reader how it works, but shows them with easy to follow, four-color visual spreads.
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