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The Internet For Dummies, 14th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-96775-1
384 pages
January 2015
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Introduction  1

Part I: Getting Started with the Internet  5

Chapter 1: What’s So Great about the Internet?  7

Chapter 2: Is the Internet Safe? Viruses, Spyware, Spam, and Other Yucky Stuff  15

Chapter 3: Kids and the Internet  35

Part II: Internet, Here I Come!  47

Chapter 4: Assembling Your Gear and Climbing on the Net  49

Chapter 5: Setting Up Your Own Network or Wi-Fi Hotspot  75

Chapter 6: Welcome to the Wild, Wonderful, Wacky Web  89

Chapter 7: Taking Your Browser for a Spin  109

Part III: Hanging Out with Friends Online  137

Chapter 8: It’s in the Mail: Sending and Receiving Email  139

Chapter 9: Putting Your Mail in Its Place  161

Chapter 10: Get ting Social with Facebook and Google+  177

Chapter 11: Tweeting about Your Life  191

Chapter 12: Typing and Talking Online 203

Part IV: The Web Is Full of Cool Stuff  229

Chapter 13: Needles and Haystacks: Finding Almost Anything Online  231

Chapter 14: Music and Video on the Web  251

Chapter 15: More Shopping, Less Dropping  269

Chapter 16: Banking, Bill Paying, and Investing Online  289

Part V: Putting Your Own Stuff on the Web 305

Chapter 17: Making a Splash Online  307

Chapter 18: Blogging: The World Reads Your Diary  321

Part VI: The Part of Tens  331

Chapter 19: Ten Fun Things You Can Do Online  333

Chapter 20: Ten Worthwhile Things to Do Online  341

Index  347

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