The Internet For Dummies
Author: John R. Levine, Margaret Levine Young
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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
Mobile Internet For Dummies
Author: Michael J. O'Farrell, John R. Levine, Jostein Algroy, James Pearce, Daniel Appelquist
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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.
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.
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.
Having a network in your home increases work efficiency and minimizes confusion. If you want to set up a network in your home but you’re not quite sure where to start, then Home Networking for Dummies makes it easy for you to become your household’s network administrator. Now fully updated with information on the newest technology in networking available, this quick and to-the-point walkthrough will show you how to install Web connections in your entire home, whether by wires, cables, or WiFi. This resourceful guide illustrates: Planning and installing your network The differences between Ethernet cable, phone lines, and wireless technology Configuring computer sharing Setting up and managing users Installing, managing, and troubleshooting the network printer Understanding UNC format, mapping drives, and traveling on the network Working with remote files Securing your network from viruses, spyware, and other baddies Along with the basics, this book introduces fun ways to use your network, including sharing music, keeping shopping lists, creating photo albums, setting up a family budget, and instant messaging. It also provides ways to keep your network safe for kids, such as talking to your child about the Internet, creating site filters, and ISP E-mail filtering features. With this trusty guide your home will be fully connected and you’ll be working more efficiently in no time!
Internet Privacy For Dummies
Author: John R. Levine, Ray Everett-Church, Greg Stebben
Publisher: For Dummies
* 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.
The bestselling guide—now in a new edition A computer provides a great resource for learning new things and keeping in touch with family and friends, but it may seem intimidating at first. The bestselling Computers For Seniors For Dummies is here to help the 50+ set conquer and overcome any uncertainty with clear-cut, easy-to-understand guidance on how to confidently navigate your computer and the Windows 10 operating system. Featuring large text and images, it's never been easier for seniors to smoothly click their way around a new PC. Even if you don't know a mouse from a megabyte, this book walks you through all the steps to choosing, setting up, and successfully using your new computer. Begin with learning how to turn the computer on and use the keyboard, and from there you'll progress to effortlessly finding your way around the new Windows 10 operating system. Explore all you can do with a computer: Research topics of interest Keep in touch with loved ones Shop securely online Find recipes and diet tips If you've just purchased your first computer and need a plain-English introduction to getting started, Computers For Seniors For Dummies has you covered.
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.
Whether you're logging on to the Web for the first time or conducting an advanced search, the sheer amount of information available online can make your experience a frustrating one. Fortunately, The Internet For Canadians For Dummies provides a handy reference guide to help you figure out what's available, how to use it, and what's unique for Canadian Web surfers. The first part of this book introduces you to some important tips and terminology for getting started; it also explains basic trends in the online world. Later chapters explore the many uses of the Internet -- from shopping and investing to building your own Web page, it's all here in easy-to-understand English. The Internet For Canadians For Dummies also helps you stay connected with folks down the hall or across the world via e-mail, instant messages, chatting, and newsgroups. Use the enclosed CD-ROM to access a wide range of programs that enable you to send and receive mail, access cool graphics, download information from the Internet, and build personal Web pages.
Google For Dummies
Author: Brad Hill
Publisher: For Dummies
* Google is the world's most popular search engine, with more than 150 million queries per day and more than fourteen million users per week * Author Brad Hill, frequently consulted in media coverage of the Internet, will take readers "under the hood" * Illuminates dozens of packaged Google tools that significantly extend Web searching * Enables more technical readers to install and use the Google API to develop Web querying capabilities for their own programs * Includes extensive coverage of Blogger, the popular Web log service recently acquired by Google
PCs For Dummies
Author: Dan Gookin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.