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Breakthrough Windows Vista™: Find Your Favorite Features and Discover the Possibilities

by Joli Ballew S. E. Slack

Spark your imagination! Go on new adventures! Find a new hobby! Now that you have Windows Vista, it's time to experience all that it has to offer. And, you'll have fun along the way. Choose from dozens of cool projects and discover the amazing things you can do with your PC in this full-color guide. No need to read from cover to cover. Just pick the topics that interest you most--then jump in and start exploring your favorite features. Discover the possibilities! Transform your snapshots into the ultimate photo library Be your own DJ--rip it, burn it, stream it, take it on the go! Action! Produce your own movie, video blog, or podcast Use e-mail, online journals, and slideshows to share your digital masterpieces Watch, pause, and rewind live TV--and record your favorite shows Find new ways to access the information you need: Sidebar, Gadgets, Instant Search

Windows Vista®: Home Entertainment with Windows® Media Center and Xbox 360™

by S. E. Slack Greg Slack

Connect! Create! Play! And discover digital home entertainment made easy with Windows Vista, Windows Media Center, and Xbox 360. This book is full of activities that help you create a vivid entertainment experience in every room of your home. It's loaded with easy how-to's, helpful hints, and troubleshooting tips to help you focus on the fun. Let your imagination run wild and take a front row seat as you enjoy eye-popping graphics, 3D gaming on the big screen, and stunning cinematic experiences--all with one remote! Discover how to: Transform one PC into a hub for entertainment throughout your entire home Bring home the concert hall and movie theater with dazzling sound and hi-def, big-screen picture Create digital slide shows, home movies, photo albums, and music libraries to share throughout the home Rent and download movies, record your favorite shows, watch them on your time Game on! Download the hottest games or your retro favorites, and match wits online Customize your system and set parental controls to meet the needs of the whole family

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Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. To learn more about using Bookshare with your device, visit the Help Center.

Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members with links that go to the Help Center for more information.

  • Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
  • DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
  • BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
  • MP3 (Mpeg audio layer 3) - Provides audio only with no text. These books are created with a text-to-speech engine and spoken by Kendra, a high quality synthetic voice from Ivona. Any device that supports MP3 playback is compatible.
  • DAISY Audio - Similar to the Daisy 3.0 option above; however, this option uses MP3 files created with our text-to-speech engine that utilizes Ivonas Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.