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Get connected with Apple Watch The new and improved Apple Watch does it all—tells time, tracks your fitness, monitors your health, keeps you connected, and so much more! Apple Watch for Dummies covers the latest series and version of Apple Watch, giving you the lowdown on the new WatchOS. You’ll learn how to use all the exciting new features, watch faces, improvements to Siri, and how to customize your Apple Watch to suit your needs! From picking the right watch model and learning the “newbie” basics to must-have apps, troubleshooting, and beyond, this book will help you wrap your head around the Apple Watch! Send and receive text message and e-mails Use Siri to control Apple Watch with your voice Taking advantage of advanced health and fitness features Adjust Apple Watch settings to meet your needs Push Apple Watch to its limits with advanced techniques Whether you’re a beginner or already an Apple Watch veteran, read this book to get a handle on all the features and tools of the latest and greatest Apple Watch.

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Get down to iPhone basics—and beyond It’s fun to play with new gadgets—but getting to the point where you can navigate around a new iPhone with ease can feel daunting at any age. Written with you in mind, the easy-to-follow steps, larger text, and full-color images in this book help you manage, personalize, and use your new iPhone to its fullest extent. You’ll discover how to do everything from shop online and organize appointments using Calendar, to taking and sharing pictures and downloading and listening to your favorite music. With the latest iOS update, you’ll also learn how to customize Siri Suggestions, limit App notifications, stay in touch with Group FaceTime video calls, read ebooks, play games—whatever you fancy! Sync with iTunes Stay safe while browsing Manage email and appointments Download and use apps Whether you’re a total newbie or upgrading from an older model, iPhone For Seniors For Dummies helps you can sit back, relax, and enjoy keeping up with the latest technology!

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Your all-in-one guide to the wonderful world of your Mac Are you getting the most from your Mac? Given what’s possible, it’s pretty unlikely. Whether you’re just beginning your journey or are already a seasoned traveler, the six information-packed minibooks included in Macs All-in-One for Dummies open up a world of knowledge, from how to set up a recently bought Mac to exploring the coolest new features on your beloved device. Now updated with what you need to know about the newest generation of hardware and software, Macs All-in-One For Dummies is your guide to simply everything: protecting your Mac; backing up and restoring data with Time Machine; managing applications on the Dock, Launchpad, and Desktop; syncing with iCloud, organizing your life with Calendar, Reminders, Notes, and Notifications; presenting with Keynote; crunching with Numbers; getting creative with iMovie and GarageBand—the list goes on! Explore the newest version of MacOS Set up and customize a new Mac with ease Become more efficient, professional, smart, and creative with the latest must-have apps Use Home Sharing to stream content to other computers, iOS devices, and Apple TVs Dive into six books in one place: Mac Basics , Online Communications , Beyond the Basics , Your Mac as a Multimedia Entertainment Center , Taking Care of Business , and Mac Networking Whatever you want from your world of Mac, you’ll find it here—as well as a million other incredible things you’ll love. Get started on your new Mac journey today!

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Get the most out of your iPhone X Apple's iPhone X represents such a radical departure from all previous models of the globally known iPhone that it needs its own book to help users navigate the new features. Luckily, iPhone X For Dummies is here toprovide the guidance you need to figure out the features of your new iPhone and the software that powers it. Written by the experts who've created all previous editions of iPhone For Dummies, this book takes a deep dive into this fabulous new phone and its unique controls. It then delves into iOS 11 and how it works on the iPhone X. It leaves no stone unturned and offers all the in-depth coverage you need to make your iPhone X work for you—right out of the box! Control your iPhone X with iOS 11 gestures Explore advanced camera tools that produce stunning photos Set up face recognition to access your phone with a smile Charge your iPhone wirelessly If you’ve invested in this awesome new device, you deserve to get the very most out of it. And this book shows you how!

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Develop the skills you need to design and build a reliable, cost-effective cabling infrastructure Fully updated for the growing demand of fiber optics for large-scale communications networks and telecommunication standards, this new edition is organized into two parts. Part I covers LAN Networks and Cabling Systems offers comprehensive coverage on current cabling methodologies and is updated to the latest industry standards. Part II addresses Fiber-Optic Cabling and Components probes deeper into fiber optics, and can be used to prepare for the Fiber Optics Installer (FOI) and/or Fiber Optics Technician (FOT) certifications, two of the Electronic Technician's Association's leading certifications. Explains why cutting corners is a bad idea Walks you through the obstacles to high-speed data transfer Encourages you to follow the golden rules of cabling This new edition is the only book you need for current cabling methodologies and standards.

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New owner of a Droid? Enjoy it even more with this perfect guide Congratulations on owning one of the hottest smartphones on the planet—more than 400,000 new Android phones are activated every day! Now get the very most out your new Droid with this handy companion by your side. Covering several versions of the Droid phones in one comprehensive guide, this book provides you with helpful information on everything from setup to the fun features of each Droid model. You'll quickly get up to speed on everything from email, browsing, and calendars to photos, maps, apps, security, and more. Highlights the new and innovative features of Droids with the use of clear, easy-to-understand descriptions Covers the Motorola Droid 3, Motorola Droid X2, HTC Droid Incredible 2, and Samsung Droid Charge Shares helpful details on how to make your Droid uniquely yours and tap into the Android app market Walks you through the basics such as adding contacts, messaging, emailing, browsing the web, integrating social media, shooting and sharing photos and videos, and more Helps you use your Droid to communicate more effectively and work more efficiently Want a friend to help you with your new Droid? Get your very own Droid Companion!

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Just what you need to know to take full advantage of your new BlackBerry smartphone The popular BlackBerry is used by millions of office workers and executives and has become an essential business tool. Now with an even faster and more efficient 6.0 operating system, the newest BlackBerry devices have the potential to become pocket-sized replacements for the laptop. This fifth edition of the most popular BlackBerry guide explores all the features of the new BlackBerry and its upgraded OS. It covers setting up the device, organizing and managing your appointments and to-do list, accessing the Internet, handling e-mail, working with multimedia, synching your BlackBerry with your desktop, adding apps, and much more. The BlackBerry is the most popular handheld device for business users; an updated 6.0 operating system is being introduced for new models with an upgrade available for certain older models This edition of the popular BlackBerry guide covers the new OS, setting up your BlackBerry, organizing and managing your calendar, handling e-mail, and accessing the Internet Explores working with multimedia and taking great photos with your BlackBerry Offers tips and shortcuts plus information about managing power usage, synching your BlackBerry to your desktop, and taking advantage of the expandable memory, as well as great apps you can add Wise advice from BlackBerry experts makes this the guide you need to get the most juice from your BlackBerry.

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Learn valuable programming skills while building your own Minecraft adventure! If you love playing Minecraft and want to learn how to code and create your own mods, this book was designed just for you. Working within the game itself, you'll learn to set up and run your own local Minecraft server, interact with the game on PC, Mac and Raspberry Pi, and develop Python programming skills that apply way beyond Minecraft. You'll learn how to use coordinates, how to change the player’s position, how to create and delete blocks and how to check when a block has been hit. The adventures aren't limited to the virtual – you'll also learn how to connect Minecraft to a BBC micro:bit so your Minecraft world can sense and control objects in the real world! The companion website gives you access to tutorial videos to make sure you understand the book, starter kits to make setup simple, completed code files, and badges to collect for your accomplishments. Written specifically for young people by professional Minecraft geeks, this fun, easy-to-follow guide helps you expand Minecraft for more exciting adventures, and put your personal stamp on the world you create. Your own Minecraft world will be unlike anyone else's on the planet, and you'll pick up programming skills that will serve you for years to come on other devices and projects. Among other things, you will: Write Minecraft programs in Python® on your Mac®, PC or Raspberry Pi® Build houses, structures, and make a 3D duplicating machine Build intelligent objects and program an alien invasion Build huge 2D and 3D structures like spheres and pyramids Build a custom game controller using a BBC micro:bit™ Plan and write a complete interactive arena game Adventures in Minecraft teaches you how to make your favourite game even better, while you learn to program by customizing your Minecraft journey.

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Find out why the iPad mini has never been bigger This new edition of iPad mini For Dummies covers all the latest tips and tricks for getting an even bigger bang out of your iPad mini. Presented in full-color and written in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the For Dummies brand for more than twenty years, this friendly guide walks you through the multitouch interface, going online, getting connected, packing your iPad mini with apps, games, e-books, photos, music, and movies, synchronizing your data, texting with iMessage, working with Siri, importing pictures and launching slideshows, getting organized with Reminders, finding your way with Maps, working with the Calendar, protecting your information, accessorizing your iPad mini, and much more. Updated and revised throughout to cover Apple's newest iPad mini hardware and iOS software, iPad mini For Dummies is the ideal companion to help you make the most out of your device. Plus, if you run into any problems along the way, you'll find easy-to-follow, expert troubleshooting and maintenance tips. Richly illustrated in full color and updated to reflect the latest iPad mini hardware and iOS software Shows you how to turn your iPad mini into an entertainment hub Covers the key features and tools readers need to become iPad mini mavericks Written by Edward C. Baig, the Personal Tech columnist for USA Today, and Bob LeVitus, often referred to as «Dr. Mac» Your iPad mini may be small, but it packs a big punch. In this full-color guide, you'll unlock all of its incredible capabilities—and have a blast while you're at it!