Computers for Seniors (No Starch Press)
Thursday, 14 September 2017

Computers for Seniors is a step-by-step guide designed for older people that will take them all the way from pressing the 'On' button on a new computer to being a confident user. Authors Carrie Ewin, Cheryl Ewin, and Chris Ewin show how to send emails, shop online safely, read the latest news, use YouTube, share pictures, and check the weather forecast, among other topics. 


The book shows older users how to get what they really want from their PC, with the help of full-color illustrations, friendly instructions, and a touch of humor. Each lesson has small exercises to test their skills and help them practice, to make sure they feel comfortable with what ythey’ve learned before they move on.

Authors: Carrie Ewin, Cheryl Ewin, and Chris Ewin
Publisher: No Starch
Date: August 2017
Pages: 322
ISBN: 978-1593277925
Print: 159327792X
Kindle: B072NXTS8B
Audience: Senior users
Level: Introductory
Category: General interest



  • Plug in, set up, and turn on the computer
  • Print and share photos of the grandkids, vacations, pets, friends, and special life events
  • Install helpful tools like a calendar, money manager, and weather tracker
  • Search the internet for news, recipes, gardening tips, sports updates, and anything else of interest
  • Watch entertaining YouTube videos or educational lectures and make video calls to anywhere in the world
  • Find and listen to new music (or favorite classics) and read electronic books
  • Email  friends and family
  • Stay safe online and keep private information secure


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