A clear and concise book to guide Seniors through the essentials when buying and using a laptop.Laptops have often been seen as the domain mainly of students and businessmen. However, they are also an excellent option for senior users: their mobility means that they can be used in any location and with the advent of wireless technology they can be used in a variety of public places to surf the Web or keep in touch with family and friends. Laptops for Seniors in easy steps shows how these portable computers are ideal for seniors.Covering the Windows 8 operating system, this book looks at some of the ergonomic issues surrounding laptops and explains comfort and transportation. It gives an overview of the workings of laptops, including the software that is provided and some of the exciting new features in Windows 8. Issues such as using your laptop on vacation and sharing it with other family members are then looked at, to show how laptops are versatile and family-friendly.Networking and wireless use is also featured, covering accessing the Internet from wireless locations (Hot Spots) such as airports, coffee shops and libraries. Laptops for Seniors in easy steps is the perfect guide to becoming fully paid up members of the mobile computing revolution.