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New Computer Books

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New computer? Check out:

Computers Made Easy: From Dummy to Geek by James Bernstein
Take your overall computer skills from beginner to the next level with this easy-to-use guide that will help you navigate your way to becoming proficient with personal computers and the most common software packages.

Laptops for Seniors by Faithe Wempen
This is an updated guide that provides information on laptop basics, covering such topics as buying a laptop, working with Windows 10 and 11, using email and social networking sites, and keeping information safe online.

Microsoft Office 365 All-in-One by Peter Weverka and Matt Wade
This most recent edition of Office 365 All-in-One For Dummies is ideal for new and experienced users alike. It offers straightforward guidance on the most popular office software on the planet and includes chapters on Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Publisher and Teams. Learning how to use this powerful software is much easier than you might expect!


New Mac? Check out:

MacOS in Easy Steps by Nick Vandome
This updated and revised guide will help you get more from your Mac.  It covers the basics of navigating a Mac, iMac or MacBook, the apps that help you accomplish everyday tasks, tasks such as backing up, security and maintenance, and key new features in the latest version – macOS Ventura. 

Macs All-in-One For Dummies by Paul McFedries
In true For Dummies style, this guide covers it all. You'll get a complete understanding of your Mac, so you can use it for pleasure or business, become a multimedia master, surf the web like a pro, troubleshoot problems as they arise, and so much more. This latest edition is updated for the newest version of macOS, the hottest apps, and the just-released Macs.


New iPhone? Check out:

iPhone for Seniors for Dummies by Dwight Spivey
This updated edition provides instruction for everyone, not just seniors, on using the iPhone, including how to make and receive calls, use email and social media, browse the web, play games, listen to music and podcasts, work with reminders and notifications, and read e-books.

iPhone for Seniors in Easy Steps by Nick Vandome
Written with an older adult computer user in mind and presented in larger type for easier reading, this book will help you quickly feel confident and in control of your new iPhone.


New Android smartphone? Check out:

Android Smartphones by J.F. DiMarzio
This all-new guide to Android phones with the familiar Dummies charm everyone loves offers Android rookies a crash-course in how to master the basics of talking, texting and taking photos. It also introduces tips and tricks for customizing your phone, optimizing your settings, using social media (safely), and making the most of apps and widgets.

Android Smartphones for Seniors by Marsha Collier
Android smartphones, like the Samsung Galaxy and the Google Pixel, offer great ways to simplify and enhance your life. From easy ways to stay in touch with your family, friends and colleagues, to timely reminders for everyday tasks, Android phones can help keep you connected and on top of things.

Audience: Adult Seniors
Computer Skills / Digital Literacy
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