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Author Pogue, David, 1963- author.

Title Pogue's basics : essential tips and shortcuts (that no one bothers to tell you) for simplifying the technology in your life / David Pogue.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : Flatiron Books, 2015.
©2014

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Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  COMPUTER 004 POGUE    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  004 POGUE    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  004 POG    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  004 POGUE    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  004 POG    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  004 POG    DUE 11-10-21
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department  004 POGUE    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  004 POGUE    On Holdshelf
 Southington Library - Adult  004 POG    Check Shelf
 Windsor Locks Public Library - Adult Department  004 POG    Check Shelf

Edition First edition.
Description 357 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents A therapy session about tech -- Your gadgets. Phones ; Tablets ; Cameras ; Everything else with a plug -- The computer. Computers ; The Mac ; windows ; Word processing, number crunching, slideshowing ; What not to do -- The Internet. E-mail ; Web browsers ; Google ; Videos online ; 12 free services you'll adore ; 10 fantastic phone apps to install right now -- social networks. Facebook ; Twitter.
Summary "Did you know that you can dry out your wet cell phone by putting its parts in separate bowls of uncooked rice? That you can scroll through a website using only your spacebar? That if you type your airline and flight number in to Google, it tells you where your flight is, the gate, terminal, and how long until it lands? ... Pogue's tips have earned him 1.5 million followers on Twitter. And now that he writes his columns for Yahoo Tech, the audience for this advice has grown by millions more. Here at last is the book all these fans have been waiting for: a book of 200 tips that will change your relationship to your phone, computer, tablet, camera--all of the technology in your life"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Technology -- Miscellanea.
Computer science -- Miscellanea.
Internet -- Miscellanea.
Online social networks -- Miscellanea.
Electronic apparatus and appliances -- Miscellanea.
COMPUTERS / Reference.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Reference.
ISBN 9781250053480 (paperback) $19.99
125005348X (paperback) $19.99
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