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Internet The Missing Manual

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ISBN: 9788184041811    Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd; First edition Year of publishing: 2014     Language: English
The Internet is almost synonymous with change that's one of its charms and one of its headaches. You may think you know the Internet but are you really up to speed on internet telephones, movie and TV downloading,...Read more
The Internet is almost synonymous with change that's one of its charms and one of its headaches. You may think you know the Internet but are you really up to speed on internet telephones, movie and TV downloading, blogging, gaming, online banking, dating and photo sharing? This utterly current book covers: Getting Online. Readers will have all the information they need to decide what kind of broadband connection works best for them, which browser they should use and what kind of spyware-fighting and virus-and spam-protection measures they need to protect themselves. Finding Information. Google may be the leading search site but it's certainly not the only game in town. This book introduces a diverse and useful collection of sites that help uncover everything from health care information, to shopping, travel and finance, to dependable reviews and ratings. Movies, music and photos. The Web's teeming with entertainment and not just the sort of postage-stamp sized videos that only a geek could love. Learn where to download movies, watch TV online, listen to music, play games and post and share photos with friends. Keeping in touch. Email's only the beginning. This book introduces readers to the many tools that make the modern Internet such a great way to stay connected. From Web-based discussion groups to instant messaging programs and from blogs and podcasts to Internet-based phone calls, this book will help you join the conversation. Ideal for anyone just venturing into cyberspace, this book is also perfect for more experienced users who could use an update to today's most exciting internet applications. Everyone knows the Internet is jam-packed with news, entertainment and timesaving tools. But how do you find the jewels and avoid the junk? Enter The Internet: The Missing Manual, where bestselling authors David Pogue and J.D. Biersdorfer team up to help you: Get online. Move from dial-up to high-speed, go wireless and stay safe once you're connected. Find information. Go beyond Google and discover tools the pros use to get the best prices, plan the most interesting trips and read the most useful reviews and blogs. Enjoy movies, music and photos. Find the best sites to download movies, watch TV online, listen to music and post and share photos with friends. Keep in touch. Emails only the beginning. From discussion groups to instant messaging, from social networking to internet phone calls, this book helps you join the conversation.
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About the author: Pogue
David Pogue, Yale '85, is the weekly personal-technology columnist for the New York Times and an Emmy award-winning tech correspondent for CBS News. With... Read more
David Pogue, Yale '85, is the weekly personal-technology columnist for the New York Times and an Emmy award-winning tech correspondent for CBS News. With 3 million books in print, he is also one of the world's bestselling how-to authors. He wrote or co-wrote seven books in the "for Dummies" series (including Macs, Magic, Opera and Classical Music), in 1999, he launched his own series of complete, funny computer books called the Missing Manual series, which now includes 30 titles. David and his wife Jennifer Pogue, MD, live in Connecticut with their three young children.J.D. Biersdorfer is the author of iPod: The Missing Manual and The iPod Shuffle Fan Book and is co-author of The Internet: The Missing Manual and the second edition of Google: The Missing Manual. She has been writing the weekly computer Q&A column for the Circuits section of The New York Times since 1998 and has covered everything from 17th-century Indian art to the world of female hackers for the newspaper. She currently co-hosts the weekly NYT Tech Talk podcast and has written for Rolling Stone, The New York Times Book Review and the AIGA Journal of Graphic Design. Biersdorfer has written essays on the collision of pop culture and technology for the books "The Education of the E-Designer" (2001) and "Sex Appeal "(2000) and "Citizen Designer" (2003) from Allworth Press and is a contributor to "The Enlightened Bracketologist: The Final Four of Everything" (Bloomsbury USA, 2007). She lives in New York City and is equally obsessed with the BBC and the banjo.
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