|About the Book|
• What’s the difference between “texting” and “e-mail”?• How can I connect my e-mail to my mobile devices?• Should I buy an iPad or tablet (and how do they fit to my life)?• How can I convert my old records and CDs into digital music?• How can IMore• What’s the difference between “texting” and “e-mail”?• How can I connect my e-mail to my mobile devices?• Should I buy an iPad or tablet (and how do they fit to my life)?• How can I convert my old records and CDs into digital music?• How can I search the Internet more effectively?• Can I access “apps” on my television? For that matter, what are “apps”?• What, exactly, is The Cloud? How does Skype work? Help!Talk about a generation gap! Millions of highly competent adults find themselves nearly paralyzed at the thought of operating in an increasingly digital universe. Just Tell Me How It Works author Paul Lance believes you should be in charge of this technology, not the other way around.Fluidly written for adults who are not dummies, Just Tell Me How It Works: Practical Help for Adults on All-Things-Digital solves the gaps in understanding that Boomers and beyond need in order to participate comfortably in today’s digital world.Practical step-by-step instructions guide readers through topics like computer basics (and its confusing lingo)- and demystify digital devices ranging from smartphones, iPads and tablets, e-readers, televisions, DVRs, digital music and much more.This book easily explains social media, video calling, blogs, even how to simply create your own website. The book also offers readers a peek into the future with a glimpse as to where digital technology will evolve over the next 5-10 years.Additional Just Tell Me How It Works features include:• The pros: The advantages of a particular device or service.• The cons: Every piece of technology has its downside. This book navigates them as objectively as possible.• The hidden costs: Sometimes these hidden costs are financial- other times they involve your time or frustration level. The book points out the hidden costs behind every device and service.Paul Lance has spent the last 20 years at the intersection of entertainment, publishing and new media, having worked on Broadway, at Twentieth Century Fox and as head of the west coast office for HarperCollins Publishers. As the digital revolution began to transform these industries, Paul developed tools and techniques to help people take charge of the technology that runs their lives. Providing books and workshops, his company delivers the ease and understanding people need to feel in control over our ever-changing digital world.