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Pinning and Repinning on Pinterest
By Michael Miller
Dec 14, 2015
In this chapter from My Social Media for Seniors, get to know Pinterest, including how to view and repin pins, how to pin, and how to create new Pinterest boards.
Video: Office Online: Beginning with Office.com and the Office Hub
By Katherine Murray
Dec 14, 2015
In this excerpt from Office Online: Let's Get Busy!, Katherine Murray takes a look at the Office.com site and the Office hub. She also takes a look at Microsoft accounts and shows you how to sign in and set things up the way you want them.
Adding Pictures and Graphics in Publisher 2016
By Laura Acklen
Dec 11, 2015
In this chapter from My Publisher 2016, you learn how to add and work with visual elements such as photos, WordArt, borders, and accents.
Excel 2016 VBA and Macros: Referring to Ranges
By Bill Jelen, Tracy Syrstad
Dec 11, 2015
This chapter from Excel 2016 VBA and Macros shows you different ways of referring to ranges, such as specifying a row or column. You’ll also find out how to manipulate cells based on the active cell and how to create a new range from overlapping ranges.
Hacking Your LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Kit: Connections
By John Baichtal
Dec 10, 2015
Mindstorms’ components use wires to link the power and data of modules together. This chapter from Hacking Your LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Kit explores what’s up with those Mindstorms wires and demonstrates how to hack them into different configurations.
Using Apple Maps on Your Apple Watch
By Craig James Johnston
Dec 10, 2015
In this chapter from My Apple Watch (updated for Watch OS 2.0), 2nd Edition, you learn how to use the Maps app on your Apple Watch to find places around you and navigate using turn-by-turn directions.
Customizing Excel 2016
By Bill Jelen
Dec 9, 2015
This chapter from Excel 2016 In Depth walks you through examples of customizing the ribbon and discusses some of the important option settings available in Excel.
Using the Latest Microsoft Office Apps on the iPhone and iPad
By Jason R. Rich
Dec 9, 2015
Jason R. Rich, author of iPad and iPhone Tips and Tricks, Fifth Edition, takes a look at the latest Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote apps for the iPhone and iPad. Now you can easily sync files between your computers and mobile devices, and share Office documents directly from your smartphone or tablet.
Video: Introduction to OneDrive Essentials
By Katherine Murray
Dec 9, 2015
In this excerpt from OneDrive Essentials, Katherine Murray introduces her one-hour video, where you will learn the basics of organizing, uploading and sharing your files in the cloud using OneDrive.
Video: Making Your Samsung Galaxy S6 More Secure
By Michael Miller
Dec 8, 2015
Michael Miller offers some tips for how secure the lock screen on your Samsung Galaxy S6 smart phone, including pattern, pin, password, or fingerprint options. He also discusses the Find My Mobile feature, which is helpful if your phone is lost or stolen.
Browsing the Web with Your Samsung Galaxy Tab A
By Eric Butow
Dec 7, 2015
The Galaxy Tab A comes with two built-in browsers: Google Chrome and Samsung’s Internet app. This chapter from My Samsung Galaxy Tab A shows you how to browse the Web using the Samsung Internet app, which is designed specifically so you can get the most from the Web on your Tab A.
Give Siri Another Chance! 10 Strategies for Best Results with Siri on iOS 9
By Jason R. Rich
Dec 7, 2015
You might not have been crazy about Siri's earlier incarnations, but with the iOS 9 upgrade this feature is really useful. Jason R. Rich, author of iPad and iPhone Tips and Tricks, Fifth Edition, takes a look at Siri on the iPhone and iPad with iOS 9. Learn how to give Siri verbal commands and get things done.
Networking and Syncing Your iPad
By Gary Rosenzweig
Dec 7, 2015
In this chapter from My iPad, 8th Edition, you find out how to connect your iPad to your local Wi-Fi network. You also see how to sync your iPad with your Mac or Windows computer and with Apple’s iCloud service.
Managing Your Information with the Updated iOS 9 Notes App
By Jason R. Rich
Dec 3, 2015
Jason R. Rich, author of iPad and iPhone Tips and Tricks, Fifth Edition, introduces the newly redesigned iOS 9 edition of the Notes app that comes preinstalled on the iPhone and iPad. Learn how to use this app to create, edit, gather, manage, and share notes and information.
Which Hero Will Save Your Day? Meet the Latest GoPro Hero Digital Cameras
By Jason R. Rich
Dec 2, 2015
GoPro Hero cameras are small, waterproof, shockproof, and work in harsh temperature conditions, making them ideal for shooting high-resolution photos or stunning HD video in a wide range of situations. In this article, Jason R. Rich, author of My GoPro Hero Camera, takes a close look at the latest GoPro offerings, to help you select the GoPro Hero camera model that best fits your needs and budget.
Working with Text in a Microsoft Office Application
By Patrice-Anne Rutledge
Dec 2, 2015
This chapter from Easy Office 2016 shows you how to add text to any Office application, including the option to select a font style and size; change text color; or apply bold, italic, and underlining to your text.
Slimmer Wallet, Speedier Payment: Using Apple Pay with the New iOS 9 Wallet App
By Jason R. Rich
Nov 30, 2015
In this overview, Jason R. Rich, author of iPad and iPhone Tips and Tricks, Fifth Edition, explores the new Wallet app that comes preinstalled on all iPhones running iOS 9. Learn how to set up and use the Apple Pay and Wallet apps in conjunction with major credit cards, debit cards, retail charge cards, and much more.
Sorting Data in Microsoft Excel 2016
By Tracy Syrstad
Nov 30, 2015
You’ll often need to sort your data in Excel, whether it be numerically, alphabetically, by color, or by icon. In this chapter from My Excel 2016, you’ll learn the various ways of sorting data, allowing you to view data from least to greatest, greatest to least, and even by color.
The Advanced Strategy Guide to Minecraft: Mining and Ore Generators
By Stephen O'Brien
Nov 27, 2015
In this chapter from The Advanced Strategy Guide to Minecraft, 2nd Edition, learn to create an endless expanse of self-healing cobblestone, generate all the stone you need for massive constructions, and save on diamonds and create a portal on the spot without mining obsidian.
How the iOS 9 News App Will Change the Way You Acquire Information
By Jason R. Rich
Nov 26, 2015
Jason R. Rich, author of iPad and iPhone Tips and Tricks, Fifth Edition, introduces the new News app that comes preinstalled on all iPhones and iPads running iOS 9. Learn how this app can find articles and breaking news about every topic that interests you, displaying them in a personalized newsfeed that you can customize to meet your specific information needs.

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