For Parents: A Beginners Guide To Your New Tech Toy

January 7, 2013 at 2:24 pm 1 comment

Chances are, you or someone in your family got some new piece of technology over the holiday season. You’ve turned it on, powered it up, and toyed around with it – all with your kids by your side, walking you through it all.

Does this situation seem (somewhat) familiar? Maybe from a previous post?

Fear not – we’ve got the resources to help you become a mini tech whiz in no time!

iPad for Seniors for Dummies

This book literally teaches you everything you need to know and it’s organized perfectly into different categories. Email, internet, movies, you name it, this book will teach it to you. It covers the basics and it’s easy to read, filled with excellent step-by-step images and best of all – you can read it online and fiddle around with your iPad all at the same time!

Fun Tech Support For Parents

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This is probably the best way to get your parents and anyone else to understand how to use not only the internet, but any application on their laptop. You select what they need help on, and a short, informative video will be sent to them – from you!

iPhone For Dummies

These Dummy books may just be some of the smartest books ever written! Touch screen phones are definitely a defining part of our generation, and that being said – it’s not innate for everyone to use it. This book covers everything from how to activate the phone, to how to make a call and finally ends off with several tips and tricks!

These two together make great gifts, and if anything, it will save you from hours of repeating yourself over and over again. Did we miss out on some of your favourite beginner guides? Tell us about them!


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    […] life, now we can guide them through the iPhone (and iPad, and the internet). We’ve found some good resources to help you help […]


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