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Windows 7 for Dummies eLearning Kit
Windows 7 for Dummies eLearning Kit
Paperback      ISBN: 1118031598
Self-motivators will get moving with Windows 7 using this interactive eLearning course

Windows 7 is the number one operating system in the world and if you're eager to get started using all it has to offer, this value-packed eLearning kit is essential to your learning process. A complete Microsoft Windows 7 course, it includes a full-color printed book and a Dummies interactive eLearning course on CD. Each lesson opens with an introduction to the content and explains the importance and potential uses for every task described.

Featuring both written and animated step-by-step how-tos, practice labs, helpful videos, numerous examples, and a host of Dummies hints and tips, this package makes your learning process easier. Follow the material sequentially or jump in and out as you wish?it's set up so you can learn at your own pace. Throughout, you will benefit from illustrations, animations, voiceover explanations, and the option of closed captioning if you find you learn better when you can read the instructions.

  • Helps self-motivated learners get familiar with the most popular operating system in the world: Windows 7
  • Includes an easy-to-follow, full-color book and an interactive Dummies eLearning Course that corresponds with the book on CD
  • Allows you to follow the material sequentially or choose separate sections at your own time and pace
  • Offers chapter summaries, practice exercises, discussions of concepts and essential terms, and much more

Windows 7 eLearning Kit For Dummies is the ultimate guide to a productive and flexible learning experience.

NOTE: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.

iPhone for Dummies
iPhone for Dummies
Paperback      ISBN: 1119607965

Unleash the power of your iPhone

The iPhone you carry in your pocket or purse gives you enormous power to get things done. It puts you within easy reach of your family and friends, provides instant access to your favorite music, TV, and movies, lets you to follow and react to news and events, and makes it possible to share your life in pictures and video with anyone in the world--all within seconds. And this is just scratching the surface of what it can do

This updated edition of iPhone for Dummies covers the latest versions of the device and the latest version of the iOS operating system. Beginning with how to get started with a new phone--navigating the settings, hooking up to wifi, sharing audio and video -- you'll also find out the many ways in which the iPhone's tools and applications can bring an extra dimension to all aspects of your life.

  • Explore the latest version of iOS
  • Change your life with must-have apps
  • Get artsy with photos, videos, and creative applications
  • Troubleshoot common problems with ease

Whether you're just getting started or want to get even more from your iPhone, this book puts all the power in your hands

The Official Ubuntu Server Book
The Official Ubuntu Server Book
Paperback      ISBN: 0133017532

Ubuntu Server is a complete, free server operating system that just works, with the extra Ubuntu polish, innovation, and simplicity that administrators love. Now, there s a definitive, authoritative guide to getting up and running quickly with the newest, most powerful versions of Ubuntu Server. Written by leading members of the Ubuntu community, "The Official Ubuntu Server Book, Third Edition, " covers all you need to know to make the most of Ubuntu Server, whether you re a beginner or a battle-hardened senior systems administrator. The authors cover Ubuntu Server from start to finish: installation, basic administration and monitoring, security, backup, troubleshooting, system rescue, and much more. They walk through deploying each of the most common server applications, from file and print services to state-of-the-art, cost-saving virtualization and cloud computing. In addition, you ll learn how to Make the most of Ubuntu Server s latest, most powerful technologies Discover easy, fast ways to perform key administration tasks Automate Ubuntu installs, no matter how many servers you re installing Quickly set up low-cost Web servers and e-mail Protect your server with Ubuntu s built-in and optional security tools Minimize downtime with fault tolerance and clustering Master proven, step-by-step server and network troubleshooting techniques Walk through rescuing an Ubuntu server that won t boot Deploy your own Ubuntu servers in the cloud "

Flash CS3 Professional for Windows and Macintosh: Visual Quickstart Guide
Flash CS3 Professional for Windows and Macintosh
Visual Quickstart Guide
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0321502914

A guide to using the Flash authoring tool covers such topics as modifying graphics, working with symbols, frame-by-frame animations, building buttons for interactivity, and adding sound.

Mac OS X Snow Leopard: The Missing Manual: The Missing Manual
Mac OS X Snow Leopard: The Missing Manual
The Missing Manual
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0596153287

For a company that promised to "put a pause on new features," Apple sure has been busy-there's barely a feature left untouched in Mac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard." There's more speed, more polish, more refinement-but still no manual. Fortunately, David Pogue is back, with the humor and expertise that have made this the #1 bestselling Mac book for eight years straight. You get all the answers with jargon-free introductions to:

Big-ticket changes. A 64-bit overhaul. Faster everything. A rewritten Finder. Microsoft Exchange compatibility. All-new QuickTime Player. If Apple wrote it, this book covers it. Snow Leopard Spots. This book demystifies the hundreds of smaller enhancements, too, in all 50 programs that come with the Mac: Safari, Mail, iChat, Preview, Time Machine. Shortcuts. This must be the tippiest, trickiest Mac book ever written. Undocumented surprises await on every page. Power usage. Security, networking, build-your-own Services, file sharing with Windows, even Mac OS X's Unix chassis-this one witty, expert guide makes it all crystal clear.

Windows 10 for Seniors for Dummies
Windows 10 for Seniors for Dummies
3rd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1119469856

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

Windows 8 Kickstart
Windows 8 Kickstart
Paperback      ISBN: 0071805826

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.

Your full-color go-to guide--covering the final version of Windows 8

Get started enjoying the innovative features of Microsoft's latest operating system release on any device quickly and easily with Windows 8 Kickstart. Loaded with crisp, full-color screenshots, this practical, visual guide focuses on the best ways to maximize the operating system's capabilities. Customize and secure your system, manage files, browse the Web, download apps, enjoy multimedia, manage photos, connect to social media networks, and much more. Tips, Notes, Warnings, and Now You Know sidebars offer solutions to potential pitfalls and veteran insight helps you get the most out of Windows 8.

  • Configure and customize Windows 8
  • Manage your desktop
  • Organize files with Windows Explorer
  • Keep Windows 8 up to date and secure
  • Get started with Windows 8-style apps
  • Surf the web
  • Connect with social media and instant messaging
  • View and manage photos
  • Play music, video, and games
  • Print files and manage devices
Teach Yourself Visually Macs
Teach Yourself Visually Macs
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0470888482
Visual coverage of the latest Apple hardware and software, including the most popular programs

Fully updated to cover all the latest changes and features that Macs have to offer, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Macs, 2nd Edition aims at helping visual learners get the most from their Mac hardware and software. Whether you're switching from a Windows machine to a Mac or you're a veteran Mac user looking to maximize all that your system has to offer, this visual guide walks you through everything from managing your photos in iPhoto, creating award worthy home movies with iMovie, browsing the Web with Safari, exploring the ever growing iTunes store, and syncing popular mobile devices like an iPhone or iPad.

  • Targets visual learners interested in getting the most from their Mac
  • Boasts full-color screen shots and illustrations as well as straightforward, step-by-step instructions
  • Demonstrates how to manage your photos in iPhoto, create movies with iMovie, browse the Web, explore the iTunes store, and sync up with an iPhone or iPad
  • Walks you through basic productivity, maintenance, and troubleshooting for a Mac
  • Transitions you from working with a PC to a Mac

Teach Youself VISUALLY Macs, 2nd Edition puts you well on your way to confidently making the most of your Mac.

Advanced Programming in the Unix Environment
Advanced Programming in the Unix Environment
2nd Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0201433079

A major revision of the definitive guide to Unix system programming with sales exceeding 160,000 units It describes and illustrates more than 200 system calls - the interface that programmers must master in order to access all major Unix internal resources. The New Edition covers the final POSIX.1 standard as well as threads and multi-threaded programming. It includes all new examples, over 10,000 lines of code, running on Linux, Solaris, Free BSD and MAC OS X. Advanced Programming in the Unix Environment is a must-have volume describing and illustrating the programming interface to the Unix system. Author builds on the basic information presented in the first 15 chapters to provide chapter-length examples illustrating among other things how to develop a database library as well as a postscript print driver. The book progresses from basic topics such as file systems, directories, and signals to more advanced topics including interprocess communications, threads and multi-threaded programming. Extensive code examples in C combined with a clear writing style make the more difficult aspects of Unix programming easy to master. programmer how to get the most of their Unix system whether its Linux, Solaris, Free BSD or Mac OS X.

Macs for Seniors for Dummies
Macs for Seniors for Dummies
4th Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1119607825

Right now is always the right time to become a Mac expert

It's never too late to become an expert on Macs--and this friendly, updated guide written specifically for the 50+ set is the easy way to do it Featuring larger text and figures, Macs for Seniors for Dummies takes you through all you need to know to get the most out of your Apple computer. It makes it simple for you to stay in touch with family and friends, enjoy your favorite music, TV, and movies, and hang with the younger generation using the latest social apps and video games.

Beginning with which Mac to choose for your needs, you'll learn about setting up your computer, understanding files and folders, getting the most from the latest operating system, navigating the desktop, and troubleshooting common problems. And once you've found your feet there, it'll be time to get creative with home movies and photography, chat face-to-face live on video, communicate through email--the sky's the limit

  • Set up and customize your Mac
  • Make FaceTime calls and send emails
  • Store photos and files using iCloud
  • Play video, movies, podcasts, and games

Macs are for all ages Show the Millennials in your life a thing or two and become a pro with yours today