Netbooks: The Missing Manual – 1st Edition ( 2009 )
Netbooks are the hot new thing in PCs – small, inexpensive laptops designed for web browsing, email, and working with web-based programs. But chances are you don’t know how to choose a netbook, let alone use one. Not to worry: with this Missing Manual, you’ll learn which netbook is right for you and how to set it up and use it for everything from spreadsheets for work to hobbies like gaming and photo sharing.Netbooks: The Missing Manual provides easy-to-follow instructions and lots of advice to help you:Learn the basics for using a Windows- or Linux-based netbookConnect speakers, printers, keyboards, external hard drives, and other hardwareGet online using a wireless network, a public network, broadband cards, or dial-upWrite email, browse the Web, transfer bookmarks, and add tools to your web browserUse business tools like Google Docs and Office for NetbooksCollaborate with others online via instant messagingEdit and share photos, play games, listen to music, and watch TV and movies onlineYou’ll also learn about web-based backup and storage, staying secure online – especially when using wireless networks – and tips for troubleshooting.
Netbooks point to the future of computing, and Netbooks: The Missing Manual will show you how to get there.