New Tech Books Help People 50+ This Holiday Season
Que Publishing and AARP Release Six New Books in Series
Indianapolis, Ind. November 16, 2015 AARP and Que Publishing, a division of Pearson, have published six additional books in Que's best-selling "My for Seniors" book series just in time for the holiday season. This series helps those 50-plus learn how to use technology, including smartphones, tablets, computers, digital photography, and social media.
My iPhone for Seniors recently received a prestigious National Mature Media award, which honors the best marketing, communications, educational materials, and programs for older adults. Additional books in the series include My iPad for Seniors, My Windows 10 for Seniors, My Digital Photography for Seniors, My Social Media for Seniors, My Facebook for Seniors, My Samsung Galaxy S5 for Seniors, and My Samsung Galaxy S6 for Seniors.
These beginner- to intermediate-level books and eBooks incorporate large, full-color photos; a larger font; and easy-to-use, step-by-step instructions.
"Our goal is to create learning products for those 50-plus that make it easy and fun for them to use technology," said Greg Wiegand, Que Publishing's Editor-in-Chief. "Technology can greatly enhance lives, so we give those 50-plus the tools to continue working, connect with family and friends, and enjoy hours of entertainment."
"Technology continues to be more prevalent in our lives at every age and opens up tremendous opportunities for staying connected to friends and family, finding employment and entertaining and educating us," said AARP's Chief Enterprise Strategy and Innovation Officer Terry Bradwell. "The 'My for Seniors' products are a helpful resource that allows the 50-plus community to learn how to use the latest technologies to thrive in the digital world."
The books from Que and AARP are available at online retailers and bookstores globally. The AARP community will be eligible for a 40% discount, plus free shipping, on the new books when purchased at www.quepublishing.com/aarpbooks. To learn more, visit www.aarp.org/tekbooks.
Que Publishing (www.quepublishing.com) is part of the Pearson Technology Group (PTG), which is the world's largest publisher of books, eBooks, video, software, and courseware learning products for technical and creative professionals, computer users, and business professionals. Other PTG publishing imprints include Addison-Wesley Professional, Adobe Press, Cisco Press, IBM Press, FT Press, Peachpit Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall Professional, Sams, and VMware Press, and PTG is the official distributor for Microsoft Press.
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