By Michael Price
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Publication date: August 2011
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About the book
Windows 8 is Microsoft’s latest update to Windows and is designed for a range of hardware, from light-weight laptops to large, powerful desktop computers with high-definition screens. Its new features are:
The option of switching between multi-touch display capabilities or keyboard and mouse.
The new Windows 8 interface gives instant access to contacts, applications and data. However, you can still access Windows applications using the desktop, taskbar, task manager and search facilities which replace the Start menu featured in previous versions of Windows.
Access to your Windows 8 system using a local account or an online account, and the ability to extend its facilities through the Microsoft Store or using Windows Downloads.
Windows 8 for Seniors in easy steps introduces the features of the most current Windows operating system, presented with the over-50's in mind using larger type, in the familiar In Easy Steps style.
About the author
Michael Price is an accomplished author, IT journalist and systems consultant with a wide experience of computing systems ranging from mainframes to personal computers. He's also a successful author with several best-selling In Easy Steps books to his credit.