The Internet for Dummies, 14th Edition

The Internet for Dummies, 14th Edition

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Get up and running on the Internet--the fast and easyway

If you're an Internet newcomer and want to get up to speedwithout all the intimidating technical jargon, The Internet ForDummies has you covered. With over 5,000,000 copies sold*, The Internet For Dummies is the #1 choice for Internetnewcomers.

Inside, you'll discover how to make the most of the Internet, get accustomed to popular sites, find the information and items youneed fast, and stay away from the bad stuff floating aroundonline.

Catches you up on the latest online trends, from socialnetworking sites to blogs and moreIncludes the latest on Google Chrome, getting good searchresults, and sharing filesCovers choosing and connecting to an Internet provider, establishing an e-mail account, getting on the web, and finding thesites that matter most

Now in its 14th edition, The Internet ForDummies covers the latest social networking tools, browserfeatures, 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 webbrowsers, dealing with e-mail and connecting with friends, findingthe hottest sites to share photos and videos--and everythingin between.

*Includes all formats and all editions
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 186 x 232 x 26mm | 499.99g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 14th ed.
  • w. ill.
  • 1118967690
  • 9781118967690
  • 25,074

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Learn to: Pick the web browser that works best for youSet up email and find anything with a web searchTake advantage of Facebook(R), Twitter(R), and other social media sitesStream media on your PC or mobile device

Need to stay connected? Here's your fun and easy road map to the Internet!

The Internet is the home for commerce, entertainment, and instant communication. It's also a tool that changes so fast it needs a guidebook. The Internet For Dummies fills that need with advice on connecting with devices of all sorts, establishing email and social accounts, finding and sharing content, and staying safe and private while living online.What the Internet is -- get a handle on this amazing network of networks and see how to stay safe and protect your privacyDive in -- follow simple steps to load software, choose an Internet provider, get your device configured, and venture onto the webBrowse among the browsers -- check out different browser options, including Google Chrome(TM)Hang out -- establish an email account to communicate with friends and take advantage of phone and video conferencing optionsBe social -- set up Facebook and Twitter accounts and discover the world of social mediaFind what you need -- explore ways to get the best search results, locate people, discover cool sites, and shopBe part of it -- find out how to put your own writing, photos, and videos online

Open the book and find: Simple advice for connecting to the InternetCool online things for kidsHow to avoid computer viruses and email spamTips on connecting to a wi-fi networkSteps for joining leading social media sitesAll about banking, paying bills, and investing onlineHow to share your thoughts on a blogWhere to share photos, listen to music, and shopTips for troubleshooting problems with your connection
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About Margaret Levine Young

John R. Levine is a recognized technology expert and consumer advocate who works against online fraud and email spam. Margaret Levine Young is a technology author who has written on topics ranging from the Internet to Windows to Access.
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