My Digital Entertainment for Seniors (Covers movies, TV, music, books and more on your smartphone, tablet, or computer)

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/26/2016
  • Publisher: Que Pub

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Learn On-Demand TV, DVRs, Music, Games, Books, and More!


With My Digital Entertainment for Seniors, you’ll discover easy ways to access and experience entertainment using today’s technology, without getting confused or bogged down with techno-babble—and without spending a fortune. This easy-to-follow guide covers all aspects of entertainment—movies, TV shows, radio, music, newspapers and magazines, books, and more—whether you’re using a computer, mobile device, or other technology.


Specifically, you'll:


  • Get acquainted with all forms of digital entertainment that are available in everyday life, including on-demand TV shows, movies, music and radio programming, podcasts, eBooks and audiobooks, digital editions of newspapers and magazines, YouTube videos, and interactive games.Discover the difference between streaming and downloading content from the Internet to your computer or mobile device.
  • Learn what equipment you’ll need and how to use this equipment, no matter how tech-savvy you are—or aren’t.
  • Find out how to watch, listen to, and read what you want, when you want it, on your TV, desktop computer, notebook computer, smartphone, tablet, eBook reader, or gaming console.
  • Learn what types of entertainment are available to use on eBook readers, digital video recorders, digital music players, high-definition television sets, cable/satellite TV service providers, what types of entertainment are readily available via the Internet, and how to use your computer, smartphone or tablet as an entertainment device.
  • Find ways to stay safe and protect yourself from identity theft or online crime when surfing the Internet, shopping online, playing games, doing online banking, and handling other Internet-related tasks.

Author Biography

Jason R. Rich (www.jasonrich.com) is an accomplished author, journalist, andphotographer. Some of his recently published books include iPad and iPhoneTips and Tricks, Fifth Edition (Que), My Digital Photography for Seniors (Que), Apple Watch and iPhone Fitness Tips and Tricks (Que), and My GoPro Hero Camera (Que). As a photographer, Jason’s work continues to appear in conjunction with his articles published in major daily newspapers, national magazines, and online, as well as in his various books. He also works with professional actors, models, and recording artists to develop their portfolios and take their headshots, and continues to pursue travel and animal photography. Through his work as an enrichment lecturer, he often offers digital photography workshops and technology-related classes aboard cruise ships operated by Royal Caribbean, Princess Cruises Lines, Carnival Cruise Lines, and Celebrity Cruise Lines, as well as through adult education programs in the New England area. Please follow Jason R. Rich on Twitter (@JasonRich7) and Instagram (@JasonRich7).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1    Overview of Digital Entertainment and How Things Have Changed 
Chapter 2    What You’ll Need to Get Started 
Chapter 3    Television In the 21st Century 
Chapter 4    Watching Television Programs On Your Computer, Smartphone or Tablet
Chapter 5    On-Demand Movies at Your Fingertips
Chapter 6    Using YouTube as an Alternative Streaming Video Option
Chapter 7    The Evolution of Radio: Beyond AM & FM 
Chapter 8    Accessing Digital Music: No More Records, Tapes or CDs
Chapter 9    Gaming and Interactive Entertainment
Chapter 10   Finding and Reading Digital Newspapers and Magazines 
Chapter 11   Reading eBooks on Your eBook Reader, Computer, or Other Smart Device 
Chapter 12   Listening to Audiobooks On Your Computer or Mobile Device 
Chapter 13   Enjoying Digital Entertainment In Your Car
Chapter 14   Managing Your Digital Entertainment On the Go
Chapter 15   Understanding  Parental Controls To Protect Your Kids or Grandkids
Appendix A   10 Web Surfing Tips That’ll Keep You Safe

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