Best Handheld & Mobile Devices Books
When it comes to reading, many people still prefer print, but e-readers are quickly becoming a device of choice, thanks to their portability, ease of use and multi-function capabilities.
1. Ti 84 Plus Calculator (Quick Study Academic)
Author: by Inc. BarCharts
You’ve just purchased a TI-84 Plus calculator to assist in performing different types of mathematical equationsnow, how can you get the most out of it? You’ll find the answer to this question with our comprehensive, 6-page guide that shows in great detail what exactly the TI-84 Plus can do.
Function key and mode descriptions, as well as problem-solving examples, are included within a color-coded format for easy reference.
2. Seniors Guide to iPhone: 2021 Edition
Author: by Tom Rudderham
The iPhone is one of the most useful pieces of technology you can buy. Not only can it make phone calls for you, but it can also browse the web, video call friends and family, and even take measurements of everyday objects around your home.
This brand new book for 2021 is all about making sense of the iPhone, even if you’ve never used one before. You’ll learn about the very basics, how the built-in apps work, and how you can use an iPhone to enrich and improve your life.
Large images and step-by-step guides throughout make it easy to learn. Inside you’ll discover: All the basics covered, including buttons, gestures, and typing How to find and install apps Step-by-step tutorials for browsing the internet Instructions for setting up accounts and checking emails How to make video calls to loved ones The secrets of iPhone photography How to configure Settings & much more!
3. iPhone For Seniors For Dummies: Updated for iPhone 12 models and iOS 14
Author: by Dwight Spivey
Includes coverage of iPhones 12, 11, X, SE, 8, 7, and 6! When you’re looking for the most up-to-date information on your iPhone, look no further than this edition of iPhone For Seniors For Dummies. It’s fully updated to cover iOS 14, the software released in Fall of 2020 that runs all iPhones dating back to the iPhone 6.
It doesn’t matter if you have a brand new iPhone 12 or are sticking with the iPhone you’ve had for a few years. This book will help you navigate your device. Written especially for iPhone owners who don’t need to know every detail of how their phone works, iPhone For Seniors For Dummies sticks to clear, friendly, step-by-step information on the essentials you’ll use every day.
It covers the basics of messaging with friends and family, using your iPhone as a web browser, watching television shows or movies, and taking and sharing photos and videos. Get to know which iPhone you own Upgrade to iOS 14 Add contacts to your Favorites list Connect your iPhone to wifi Track your well-being with the Health app Fix common problems when they occur When you’re ready to build your skills and become the go-to iPhone guru for your friends, iPhone For Seniors For Dummies offers the insight you need to increase your know-how.
4. iPhone 12 User Guide for Seniors: Easily Master the Latest Version of Your iPhone Thanks to Step-by-Step Tutorials, Large Texts, and Illustrations. You Won’t Feel in Denial Anymore!
Author: by Brandon Ballard
If the use of iPhones can be pretty challenging to the younger generation, imagine just how hard it could be for seniors. With his book IPHONE 12 USER GUIDE FOR SENIORS, Brandon Ballard offers them a simple and comprehensive iPhone user guide.
Seniors should also be able to enjoy the modern technology brought by Apple. IPhone users, particularly seniors, will explore all the iPhone 12 Series’ basic features such as its unique body structure, height, weight, display, rear camera and video recording functions, memory storage, new colors and the likes.
This way, seniors know exactly what to expect from their phones. Year after year, there have been several improvements and upgrades in construction and features of the iPhone series, including how to switch the power on and off. This book will also guide seniors through the newest updates, improvements and changes on the iOS 14, using the internet and activating the connection.
Moreover, this guide explains all there is to know when switching from Android to iPhone, so that seniors can enjoy a complete stress-free data transfer. This book also covers:Introduction to Safari and proper use of cameraActivating Siri, changing the wallpaper, setting screen time and managing events,Adding contacts, customizing messages, managing callsDownloading applications and familiarizing with family sharingTracking a lost iPhoneSynching the iPhone 12 with Mac and Windows PC…And much more!
5. iPhone: The Missing Manual: The Book That Should Have Been in the Box
Author: by David Pogue
The iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11R, and 11Max are faster than ever and have more powerful cameras. With the latest edition of this bestselling guide, you get a funny, gorgeously illustrated guide to the tips, shortcuts, and workarounds that will turn you into an iPhone master.
Written by David PogueMissing Manual series creator, New York Times columnist, and Emmy-winning tech correspondent for CNBC, CBS, and NPRthis update shows you everything you need to know about New iPhone features and the iOS 13 user interface. Pick up this beautiful full-color book and learn how to get the most out of your iPhone.
6. The Art of Invisibility: The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data
Author: by Kevin Mitnick
Back Bay Books
Real-world advice on how to be invisible online from “the FBI’s most wanted hacker” (Wired). Be online without leaving a trace. Your every step online is being tracked and stored, and your identity literally stolen. Big companies and big governments want to know and exploit what you do, and privacy is a luxury few can afford or understand.
In this explosive yet practical book, Kevin Mitnick uses true-life stories to show exactly what is happening without your knowledge, teaching you “the art of invisibility” – online and real-world tactics to protect you and your family, using easy step-by-step instructions.
Reading this book, you will learn everything from password protection and smart Wi-Fi usage to advanced techniques designed to maximize your anonymity. Kevin Mitnick knows exactly how vulnerabilities can be exploited and just what to do to prevent that from happening.
The world’s most famous – and formerly the US government’s most wanted – computer hacker, he has hacked into some of the country’s most powerful and seemingly impenetrable agencies and companies, and at one point was on a three-year run from the FBI.
7. iPhone 12 Guide
Author: by Tom Rudderham
The iPhone has never been more indispensable than it is now. It’s a device that enables us to stay in touch with loved ones wherever they are around the world. It lets us capture important moments and relive treasured memories, and it keeps us informed and entertained.
The iPhone 12 takes one of the most significant steps forward, in both design and technology. It includes support for 5G, improved wireless charging, a beautiful new design, and it comes in four different sizes. This book is the ultimate step-by-step guide to the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, and iPhone 12 Pro.
Brought to you by the expert team at Leaf Publishing, and written by best-selling technology author Tom Rudderham, iPhone 12 Guide is packed with top tips and in-depth tutorials. You’ll uncover the basics of activating and using your iPhone, learn how to take incredible photos, discover how to use iOS 14 and its built-in apps, plus much more.
By the time you’ve finished reading iPhone 12 Guide, you’ll be a pro in nearly everything iPhone and iOS related. Inside you’ll discover: All the basics covered, including buttons, gestures, and typing How to find and install apps Step-by-step tutorials for browsing the internet Instructions for setting up accounts and checking emails How to make video calls to loved ones The secrets of mastering iPhone photography How to configure Settings & much more!
8. Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone 12, 12 Pro, and 12 Pro Max (Teach Yourself VISUALLY (Tech))
Author: by Guy Hart-Davis
Know your new iPhone 12, 12 Pro, and 12 Pro Max from the inside-out with 900 color screen shots! Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone is your ultimate guide to getting the most out of your iPhone! Apple’s graphics-driven iOS is perfect for visual learners, so this book uses a visual approach to show you everything you need to know to get up and runningand much more.
Full-color screen shots walk you step-by-step through setup, customization, and everything your iPhone can do. Whether you are new to the iPhone or have just upgraded to the 12, 12 Pro, or 12 Pro Max, this book helps you discover your phone’s full functionality and newest capabilities.
Stay in touch by phone, text, email, FaceTime Audio or Video calls, and social media; download and enjoy books, music, movies, and more; take, edit, and manage photos; track your health, fitness, and habits; organize your schedule, your contacts, and your commitments; and much more!
The iPhone is designed to be user-friendly, attractive, and functional. But it is capable of so much more than you thinkdon’t you want to explore the possibilities? This book walks you through iOS 14 visually to help you stay in touch, get things done, and have some fun while you’re at it!
9. Apple Watch For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))
Author: by Marc Saltzman
Explore the vast yet compact world on your wrist! So you’ve bought an Apple Watch and you’ve been having a really great time talking to your wrist, but now you’re wondering what other sorts of fun trouble you can find.
For that, the updated edition of Apple Watch For Dummies is your perfect guide, providing a friendly overview of the latest series of Apple Watches on the new OS. Whatever you want to achievepeak health via sleep-tracking and an app-based fitness plan, the ability to navigate your way out of a scary forest at night using the GPS and torch functions, or just a convenient method of finding your iPhoneeverything you need to know about the amazing device on your wrist is right here at your fingertips.
Marc Saltzmanjournalist, lecturer, TV personality, and host of Gear Guide, a tech-focused video that reaches 60 million viewers a yearexpertly guides you through the wrist-based virtual world opened up by Apple’s compact wonder-gadget, taking you from the basics of the interface and buttons, through to practical applications like Apple Pay, and then on to the nifty stuff, like chatting to friends on Walkie Talkie, checking your blood oxygen levels, or unlocking your hotel room door with a casual flick of your wrist.
iPhone SE User Guide for Seniors: How to Use Your New iPhone SE Correctly. The Beginner's Guide to Teach in a Simple and Precise Way What Has Always Confused You So Far!
Author: by Brandon Ballard
Do you have a senior loved one who has an iPhone SE? Maybe you are old who recently purchased this phone from Apple. This model is, no doubt, one of the budget-friendly phones from Apple. It takes fantastic images and videos, undoubtedly thin, has an HD screen, and is super fast.
Do you wish to ensure you know how to use all its features? Then this book is perfect for you! How To Use Your New iPhone SE Correctly. The Beginner’s Guide To Teach In A Simple And Precise Way What Has Always Confused You So Far!
Is formatted to help seniors like you use your phone and its excellent features as fast as possible. This book has been written to be a bit more fun and casual than what you see from many iPhone manuals out there.
It understands how the iPhone is a fantastic gadget. Hence, any guide must be equally fun to read, as well. Here are the chapters you will find inside this book:How to Turn On/Off iPhoneSet Up iPhone SEHow to Use the Internet and How to Activate the ConnectionTurn On the iCloud BackupHow to Customize Assistive TouchSet Messages to Share Your Personalized Contact DataHow to Scan Documents in the Files App Display Multitasking Quick App SwitcherHow to Access Reachability ModeHow to Access Control CenterHow to Create a New Apple ID and Set Up Apple PlayHow to Use Siri Shortcuts How to Set Screen Time And so much more!
11. iPad For Seniors For Dummies
Author: by Dwight Spivey
Get to know the exciting features of your new iPad! The iPad can do almost anything: entertain you, help you stay in touch with the world, boost your productivity, and more. If you have lots of life experience but are a little less tech savvy, iPad For Seniors For Dummies is here to help you make the most of your wireless device.
Learn the essentials of any model of iPad with this friendly, easy-to-follow guide. You’ll learn to connect to the Internet, play games, watch movies, listen to music, use video chat, update your social media accounts, read the news, and just about anything else you might want to do.
Set up your Apple ID and navigate the iPad screens Connect to the internet, check your e-mail, and update social media Cue up music, TV, or a movie to stay entertained Take photos, chat with family and friends, and more!
In this edition, you’ll also learn to teach your iPad to answer your voice commands, making life with your new iPad easier and more convenient than ever!
12. Samsung Galaxy S21 For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))
Author: by Bill Hughes
Feeling hamstrung by your new Samsung? Figure out how to navigate your new phone in no time Your Samsung Galaxy comes packed with features you’ll use every day, and Samsung Galaxy S21 For Dummies is your guide to exploring them.
What do you want to do first? Send a text or email? Take photos and videos?Make a basic call?Play games?Shop? This handy guide can help you do all that and so much more. Get an overview of the buttons, screens, and apps that are essential to operating your new phone Manage your contacts so you can stay connected with calls, emails, or texts Surf the web and find new games and apps in the Google Play Store Customize your phone with ringtones, wallpaper, and awesome accessories Watch videos and movies, shoot your own videos, and take photos Boost your productivity with calendar, GPS, and productivity apps Secure your Samsung Galaxy with your face ID, thumbprint, and Screen Lock Not only does Samsung Galaxy S21 For Dummies describe features and walk you through steps to use your new phone, it also shows you what the screens look like and where to tap to make things happen.
13. Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone 11, 11Pro, and 11 Pro Max (Teach Yourself VISUALLY (Tech))
Author: by Guy Hart-Davis
Know your new iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max from the inside-out with 900 color screen shots! Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone is your ultimate guide to getting the most out of your iPhone! Apple’s graphics-driven iOS is perfect for visual learners, so this book uses a visual approach to show you everything you need to know to get up and runningand much more.
Full-color screen shots walk you step-by-step through setup, customization, and everything your iPhone can do. Whether you are new to the iPhone or have just upgraded to the 11, 11 Pro, or 11 Pro Max, this book helps you discover your phone’s full functionality and newest capabilities.
Stay in touch by phone, text, email, FaceTime Audio or FaceTime Video calls, or social media; download and enjoy books, music, movies, and more; take, edit, and manage photos; track your health, fitness, and habits; organize your schedule, your contacts, and your commitments; and much more!
The iPhone is designed to be user-friendly, attractive, and functional. But it is capable of so much more than you thinkdon’t you want to explore the possibilities? This book walks you through iOS 13 visually to help you stay in touch, get things done, and have some fun while you’re at it!
14. iPhone For Seniors For Dummies
Author: by Dwight Spivey
Get down to iPhone basicsand beyond It’s fun to play with new gadgetsbut getting to the point where you can navigate around a new iPhone with ease can feel daunting at any age. Written with you in mind, the easy-to-follow steps, larger text, and full-color images in this book help you manage, personalize, and use your new iPhone to its fullest extent.
You’ll discover how to do everything from shop online and organize appointments using Calendar, to taking and sharing pictures and downloading and listening to your favorite music. With the latest iOS update, you’ll also learn how to customize Siri Suggestions, limit App notifications, stay in touch with Group FaceTime video calls, read ebooks, play gameswhatever you fancy!
Sync with iTunes Stay safe while browsing Manage email and appointments Download and use apps Whether you’re a total newbie or upgrading from an older model, iPhone For Seniors For Dummies helps you can sit back, relax, and enjoy keeping up with the latest technology!
15. iPhone For Dummies: Updated for iPhone 12 models and iOS 14
Author: by Edward C. Baig
The latest edition updated to cover iOS 14 and iPhone 12 Nothing seems to change faster than an iPhone. Just when you think you know your way around the device, a new update arrives and you have to learn everything all over again.
This fully revised edition of iPhone For Dummies arrives just in time to keep you up to date on iOS 14, the version of the iOS operating system released in late 2020, as well as all the updated features of iPhone 12. But don’t worry if you’re sticking with your current iPhone or buying an older model.
This book offers help on using any iPhone that runs iOS 14, all the way back to iPhone 6. Written by two longtime Apple fans and experts, this revised guide covers the essentials you’ll need to know about the industry-leading device and its slick iOS operating system, kicking off with set-upnavigating settings, hooking up to wifi, sharing audio and videoand then gearing you up to warp speed with the many incredible ways this smartphone’s tools and apps can bring a joyful extra dimension to your life.
16. Discovering Computers ©2018: Digital Technology, Data, and Devices
Author: by Misty E. Vermaat
Learn to maximize the use of mobile devices, make the most of online tools for collaboration and communication, and fully utilize the web and cloud with the latest edition of DISCOVERING COMPUTERS 2018. Clearly see how technology skills can assist you both in gaining employment and advancing your career.
This edition highlights web development, how to create a strong web presence, and take full advantage of the latest Windows 10. To keep your instruction as current as possible, online coverage of contemporary technology developments builds on the books timely discussions.
The authors provide helpful suggestions within a proven learning structure and emphasize meaningful practice to reinforce your skills. Self-assessments open each module and enable you to focus your study and learn more in less time. DISCOVERING COMPUTERS presents the key content you need to succeed, using an approach that ensures understanding.