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Using Your Windows 10 PC If You've Never Used a Computer Before
By Michael Miller
Nov 25, 2015
If you’ve just purchased your first PC, there’s a lot to learn, especially when it comes to using the Windows operating system. This chapter from My Windows 10 Computer for Seniors is for those of you just starting out with your first PC.
Managing and Sharing Office Files
By Joe Habraken
Nov 24, 2015
In this chapter from Office 2016 In Depth, you'll learn about the Office file formats used in each of the Office applications. You'll also learn your options for managing and sharing files.
The Evolution of iCloud Continues
By Jason R. Rich
Nov 24, 2015
Jason R. Rich explains some of the ways Apple’s iCloud service has evolved recently, and explains how to utilize some the of new or enhanced features offered by this cloud-based service.
Customizing the Office 2016 Applications
By Paul McFedries
Nov 23, 2015
In this chapter from My Office 2016, you learn about customizing the Office 2016 applications, including working with the application options and customizing the interface.
Managing Social Media with the Apple Watch
By Jason R. Rich
Nov 23, 2015
Jason R. Rich takes a look at several Apple Watch apps that are designed to help you stay connected with your social media accounts, like Twitter and Instagram, directly from the watch. Doing this potentially eliminates the need to constantly refer to your smartphone, tablet, or computer screen in order to post updates or stay apprised of what your online friends are up to.
How to Use the iOS 8.4 Edition of the Music App
By Jason R. Rich
Nov 19, 2015
Jason R. Rich explains how to use the newly redesigned iOS 8.4 version of the Music app, which was released by Apple in late June 2015. In addition to a handful of new features and functions that allow users to better manage their digital music library and create playlists, the new Music app offers full integration with the new, subscription-based Apple Music service.
Video: Introduction to Office Online
By Katherine Murray
Nov 19, 2015
In this excerpt from Office Online: Let's Get Busy! (Que Video), Katherine Murray introduces you to Office Online, the version that Microsoft makes available free online.
Sharing Files, Devices, and Services on Mac OS X (El Capitan Edition)
By John Ray
Nov 18, 2015
In this chapter from My OS X (El Capitan Edition), you learn how to use your Mac to share and access resources over a network.
Using Apple Watch's Activity and Workout App
By Jason R. Rich
Nov 18, 2015
Jason R. Rich takes a look at the Workout and Activity apps that comes preinstalled on the Apple Watch, and discusses additional options for fitness-minded people who want to use their watch as a versatile fitness/activity tracker.
The Latest Options for Traveling Overseas with Your iPhone
By Jason R. Rich
Nov 17, 2015
Planning a trip abroad? Jason R. Rich explains the potential costs associated with making and receiving calls, sending and receiving text messages, and/or accessing the web using international roaming. He also discusses much less expensive options for using your iPhone and iPad while overseas.
Video: Introduction to Office 365 Business Essentials
By Katherine Murray
Nov 17, 2015
This excerpt from Office 365 Business Essentials (Que Video), Downloadable Video introduces Office 365 for small businesses. Find out how you can get your team collaborating online very easily using this low-cost solution.
How the iPhone Can Help You Sleep Better
By Jason R. Rich
Nov 16, 2015
Jason R. Rich takes a look at iPhone apps and products that can be used with the smartphone to help you fall asleep faster, track your sleep, and help you develop healthier sleep patterns. If you suffer from insomnia or other sleep-related issues, a drug-free remedy may be just a few screen taps away.
Working with Page Layout and Design in Word for Mac
By Paul McFedries
Nov 16, 2015
In this chapter from My Office 2016 for Mac, you learn about creating tables to hold structured data, adding headers and footers to your documents, and working with page layout options such as margins, page orientation, and paper size.
Video: Customizing Office 365 Business Essentials
By Katherine Murray
Nov 13, 2015
This excerpt from Office 365 Business Essentials (Que Video), Downloadable Video covers how you can customize your Office 365 account, including how to choose a new theme, change your password, and modify your notifications.
Create a Minecraft Mod with the Spigot API
By Rogers Cadenhead
Nov 12, 2015
Mods are special Java programs that run on a Minecraft server. They can’t be run anywhere else. Writing a mod requires the use of the Spigot API, a set of Java programs that do all of the background work necessary for the program to function inside a Minecraft game. This chapter from Absolute Beginner's Guide to Minecraft Mods Programming, 2nd Edition demonstrates how a mod is created.
Introduction to the Apple Music Service
By Jason R. Rich
Nov 12, 2015
Jason R. Rich takes a look at the new Apple Music service, discusses some of its key features, plus focuses on its integration with the Music app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, as well as the iTunes software for the Mac and PC.
Building Basic Formulas in Excel 2016
By Paul McFedries
Nov 11, 2015
This chapter from Excel 2016 Formulas and Functions takes you through some formula basics, including constructing simple arithmetic and text formulas, understanding the all-important topic of operator precedence, copying and moving worksheet formulas, and making formulas easier to build and read by taking advantage of range names.
Getting Started with the BeagleBone Black
By Brian McLaughlin
Nov 5, 2015
In this chapter from The BeagleBone Black Primer, Brian McLaughlin walks you through where to get equipment, how to set up "Hello World," and connecting to Ethernet.
Apple Watch Accessories Round-Up
By Jason R. Rich
Nov 4, 2015
Jason R. Rich takes a look at some of the watchbands, insurance options, stands, and accessories that are available for the Apple Watch, and discusses which of these options can enhance your overall experience using the watch.
Using the Lollipop Notifications Screen on the Galaxy Tab S
By Eric Butow
Nov 4, 2015
After you upgrade the Android operating system on the Samsung Galaxy Tab S to Android 5.0 (Lollipop), you’ll see several important changes to the Notifications screen. This article shows you how to get the most from the Lollipop Notifications screen.

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