POGUE'S BASICS


POGUE'S BASICS

DAVID POGUE    Book Number: 83100    Product format: Paperback

Did you know you could scroll a web page by just tapping the space bar? Do you know how to recover photos you've deleted by accident? What can you do if your mobile phone's battery is dead by dinner time each day? When it comes to technology, somehow you are just supposed to know how to use your phone, tablet, computer, camera, web browser, email and social networks. Luckily, award-winning tech expert and TED speaker David Pogue comes to the rescue with essential tips and shortcuts for simplifying the technology in your life. His tips include making the type bigger on your screen, bringing a wet phone back from the dead, the ten best apps to put on your phone, how to type symbols, bypass annoyingly long voicemail instructions, use map apps on your phone without an Internet connection, sign a contract electronically, see what's in a file without opening it, turn off automatic bullets and links in Word, protect yourself from online scams, set up an automatic backup system on your computer, print or email articles without adverts, make your YouTube videos sharper, use Google as your travel agent to check flights in real time, eliminate blinky things, find music on Pandora or Spotify, use health apps, make reservations from your phone, eat for free, enlarging the cursor, commanding your PC by voice, all for PCs and Macs and not especially US biased. 358pp in paperback, screen shots throughout.
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ISBN 9781250053480
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Customer ratings for POGUE'S BASICS

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Average rating: 3
Useful for most people
from Anonymous on 22/01/2018
Very handy and well-organised chunks of advice on phones, computers & cameras. Still useful but information like this dates quickly and given the market penetration of Windows 10 may not suit those who want immediate fashionable recency.