In today’s technology-driven world, it is almost essential that we learn our way around the computer. If you have questions such as how do I change my email address or how do I install and uninstall applications, you can benefit from some of the many books available to teach technology fundamentals from a user’s perspective. A few quality selections are listed below to help you get started.
One popular choice is Abby Stokes’ Is This Thing On? A Friendly Guide to Everything Digital for Newbies, Technophobes and the Kicking and Screaming. The author was a technology instructor for over 20 years, teaching basic computer skills to senior citizens, beginners and the technology-resistant. This covers computers, tablets, social media, apps and more. If you have questions such as how do I log in to the Internet, set up or change my email address or send text messages, this book is for you.
Another great choice is Nancy C. Muir’s Computers for Seniors for Dummies. Older individuals sometimes struggle with new technology, and this book addresses everything you need to know to get started with computers. It discusses how to choose the right computer, get it up and running and perform functions such as email, surfing the Internet, sharing photos and paying bills. It comes in paperback and library binding formats.
A third recommendation, offered by Beezix Inc. is the Windows 7 Quick Reference Guide. This is a laminated cheat sheet with step by step instructions for all aspects of Windows 7. It covers everything from how to start a program to how to search for files or folders to how to empty your recycle bin. Everything is displayed clearly, so this makes a great quick reference guide you can hang up near your computer and glance at as needed.
Don’t get left behind in the digital age. With these great selections, you can learn everything you need to become computer savvy.