Internet for Dummies: Quick Reference by John R. Levine
The Internet is an active medium. You can't just sit and watch it like television; you have to try things, poke around, and find the sites, information, and people that you need and enjoy. The Internet For Dummies Quick Reference, 8th Edition, puts you on the road to online discovery and keeps you on track by showing you how to Buy the right computer hardware for Internet access Select an Internet Service Provider to make the connection Use popular e-mail programs Get the real deal on privacy, security, and cookies Buy and sell on the Internet Speak the online language with glossary guidance This down-to-earth reference includes all the tasks and resources you really need, lies flat on your desk so that you can type with both hands, and weighs less than a laptop computer. The latest edition in a regularly updated series covers the newest versions of Internet Explorer and Netscape Web browsers, e-mail client software, and other basic Internet tools. You can expect to get the nitty-gritty on Getting into the swim with Web surfing Finding the best online resources for research and support Sending voice and pictures over the Internet Choosing between Windows and Macintosh systems Reading newsgroups and browsing with America Online Tapping shareware and freeware software Uploading and downloading files with ease The Internet For Dummies Quick Reference, 8th Edition, also introduces you to the whys and wherefores of building and posting a Web page, a document that has its own URL and that can express anything you want to a big, wide world of visitors. Whether the Internet's new territory to you or you've been Web-wise for quite a while, this up-to-date, fast, and fun resource will have you cyber-traveling in style in no time!