Embracing Technology

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Embracing Technology

Get Tech-Savvy by Learning About Your Computer, Smartphone, Internet, and Social Media Applications

person icon Maniik R Grover

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language icon Language - English

updated on icon Updated on May, 2022

architecture icon Computer Science,IT & Software


This eBook includes

Formats : PDF, EPUB (Downlodable)

Pages : 478

ISBN : 9789391030001

Language : English

About the Book

Book description

Your All-in-One Guide to the Digital World

Key Features
● Includes basic concepts about computer hardware and software, device connections, and the Internet.
● Solutions on how to get the most out of emails, office suites, photos, videos, and maps.
● Insights on social media, e-commerce, digital payments, and online booking.

Technology touches our lives in many different ways. In this book, we will explore the common uses of technology in the world around you, demystify the concepts, and explain its usage.

The book begins by making you comfortable with your Windows PC and Android Smartphone/Tablet. It discusses the Internet and common device connections. It also delves into popular productivity applications like emails, documents, spreadsheets, presentations, maps, photos, music, and videos. Usage of free apps from Google is demonstrated. The book also talks about social media and online tools which allow you to connect and communicate with people on the Internet, with examples from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and WhatsApp. The different facets of e-commerce are discussed as well, namely, payments, online shopping, tracking, reviews, and online travel booking, along with examples from popular shopping and travel websites. It explores newer trends like cloud computing, media players, and voice assistants. Security and privacy best practices are also covered for each topic.

This book is an attempt to break down the barriers that stand between you and the digital world and enable you to embrace technology. By the end of this book, you’ll find yourself more tech-savvy than you were when you started.

Who this book is for
This book is for students, parents, kids, senior citizens, housewives, and any person who wants to get acquainted with the essential skills for the digital era and wants to become comfortable with technology, smart devices, and internet applications. To get the best out of this book, you must have either a Windows 10 PC or an Android Smartphone/Tablet, and stable Internet access.

Table of Contents
1. Your Smartphone/Tablet
2. Your Computer/Laptop
3. The Internet
4. Connections
5. E-mail
6. Photos
7. Music and Videos
8. Productivity Apps
9. Maps
10. Social Media
11. Online Communication
12. WhatsApp
13. Money and Payments
14. Managing your Privacy
15. Reviews
16. E-commerce
17. Booking Travel Online
18. Beyond your PC and Smartphone


  • Day-to-day tasks on your Windows PC, Android Smartphone, and the Internet.
  • Usage of popular Google services, including Gmail, docs suite, and YouTube.
  • Usage of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Hangouts, and WhatsApp.
  • Learn how to shop, pay and book flights, hotels, buses, and trains online.
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BPB is Asia's largest publishers of Computer & IT books. For the last 63 years BPB has been a friend, philosopher and guide for programmers, developers, hardware technicians, IT Professionals who have made things happen in the IT World.

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