Laptops for Seniors in Easy Steps – Windows 7 Edition

laptops-seniorsLaptops have often been seen as the domain mainly of students. However, they are also an excellent option for senior users: they can be used in any location and with the advent of wireless technology to surf the Web or keep in touch with family and friends. Laptops for Seniors in Easy Steps shows how these portable computers are ideal for the over 50s.

The book begins by looking at some of the ergonomic issues surrounding laptops and shows how to be as comfortable as possible when using them and transporting them. It then gives an overview of the workings of laptops, including the software that is provided with them and some of the new features in Windows 7. Issues such as using your laptop on holiday and sharing it with other family members are then looked at, to show how laptops are versatile and family-friendly.

Extensive coverage is also devoted to networking and using a laptop wirelessly, with particular attention given to accessing the Internet from wireless locations (Hot Spots) such as airports, coffee shops and libraries. Laptops for Seniors in Easy Steps demonstrates that the over 50s can have the freedom to take their computing and wireless technology with them at all.