New Arrivals - Computer science, information, and general works
Guides beginning users through basic PC operations in Microsoft Windows, demonstrating such tasks as personalizing Windows 8.1, connecting to the Internet, using social networks, working with apps, playing music, and performing routine maintenance.
"Clear instructions to help visual learners get started with their MacBook Pro Covering all the essential information you need to get up to speed with your MacBook Pro, this new edition provides you with the most up-to-date information on performing everyday tasks quickly and easily. From basics such as powering on or shutting down the MacBook Pro to more advanced tasks such as running Windows applications, this visual guide provides the help and support you need to confidently use your MacBook Pro to its full potential. Empowers you to perform everyday tasks quickly and easily Covers new hardware updates, the latest version of OS X, troubleshooting, iCloud, FaceTime, and more Walks you through working on the Mac desktop with Mission Control and Launchpad Explains how to download applications from the Mac App Store..."--From the publisher.
Provides information on maximizing the capabilities of iCloud, covering such topics as sharing content among computers and mobile devices, streaming content, and storing and managing multimedia.
An inside account of Fox News offers insight into its operations and influence, covering the original launch of the cable news network by Roger Ailes and Rupert Murdoch and the ways in which Fox has become a dominant force in American politics.
Explores filters, effects, styles, and distortions. Shows you how to enhance your images by painting, drawing, and typing. Walks you through working with layers and masks. Details ways to retouch and enhance your photos. Checks out the toolbox, options, and other essential menus.
"Who knows the ins and outs of romance better than a Harlequin editor? A surprising and exhilarating look into Patience Bloom's unexpected real-life love story. At some point, we've all wished romance could be more like fiction. Patience Bloom certainly did, many times over. As a teen she fell in love with Harlequin novels and imagined her life would turn out just like the heroines' on the page: That shy guy she had a crush on wouldn't just take her out-he'd sweep her off her feet with witty banter, quiet charm, and a secret life as a rock star. Not exactly her reality, but Bloom kept reading books that fed her reveries. Years later she moved to New York and found her dream job, editing romances for Harlequin. Every day, her romantic fantasies came true-on paper. Bloom became an expert when it came to fictional love stories, editing amazing books and learning everything she could about the romance business. But her dating life remained uninspired. She nearly gave up on love. Then one day a real-life chance at romance made her wonder if what she'd been writing and editing all those years might be true. A Facebook message from a high school friend, Sam, sparked a relationship with more promise than she'd had in years. But Sam lived thousands of miles away-they hadn't seen each other in more than twenty years. Was it worth the risk? Finally, Bloom learned: Love and romance can conquer all"-- Provided by publisher.
"Provides information on more than 11,000 in-print titles, most of which have been recommended in at least two reviewing journals. Its inclusion of thousands of nonfiction titles helps today's educators meet the Common Core standards. The entries provide annotations with succinct plot summaries, ISBNs, book length, price, reading level, and review citations; and indicate Lexile levels, as well as titles that are available in audio format or as an eBook version"--[Provided by publisher]
"How to have productive conversations with your children about social media, online boundaries, cyberbullying and more"--Cover.
The iPhone puts a whole lot of power in the palm of your hand. This easy-to-follow guide will help you learn how to take advantage of all it can do for you.
Provides instructions and advice for seniors on how to use the iPad, including getting it ready to use, Internet searches, e-mail, Siri, iCloud, applications, social media, audio, video, photographs, electronic books, settings, troubleshooting, and accessories.
Contains six mini-books that illustrate how to use the iPad for pleasure and work, covering topics such as iWork, e-mail, and business applications as well as recommendations for must-have apps.
The blogosphere keeps changing and evolving, and so does this top blogging guide. A terrific book whether you're just starting out or are already blogging regularly, this book provides solid information on blogging basics, the anatomy of a good blog, and the tools you need to get started. You'll learn how to set up an account, find ample coverage of social plug-ins and emerging platforms like Squarespace and Overblog, and discover savvy ways to write your first post. Best of all, the book explores how you can make real money from your passion and become a professional blogger.