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1001 Business Letters for All Occasions

by Corey Sandler Janice Keefe

Filled with hundreds of letters that help simplify complicated correspondence with banks, insurance companies, schools, government agencies, large corporations, and much more, "1001 Letters for All Occasions" is an ideal reference for both home and office.

1001 Letters For All Occasions

by Corey Sandler Janice Keefe

Dear Reader, Welcome to fictional Smalltown, Ohio--where every resident knows how to write clear, concise, attention-grabbing letters. With more samples than any other book, 1001 Letters for All Occasions is the resource any time written communication is in order. Letters are still the best way to communicate, and the residents of Smalltown are happy to share their best examples with you. We provide letters for every personal and business need, including apologies, business proposals, complaints, congratulations, cover letters, invitations, condolences, thanks, and travel letters in three languages. Whether you are writing to your bank, your child's school, or a large government agency, our picture-perfect sample letters will get you the response you want! Sincerely, Corey Sandler and Janice Keefe

500 Letters for Difficult Situations

by Corey Sandler Janice Keefe

Easy-to-use templates for challenge communications

The Art of Software Testing

by Corey Sandler Tom Badgett Glenford J. Myers

The classic, landmark work on software testingThe hardware and software of computing have changed markedly in the three decades since the first edition of The Art of Software Testing, but this book's powerful underlying analysis has stood the test of time. Whereas most books on software testing target particular development techniques, languages, or testing methods, The Art of Software Testing, Third Edition provides a brief but powerful and comprehensive presentation of time-proven software testing approaches. If your software development project is mission critical, this book is an investment that will pay for itself with the first bug you find.The new Third Edition explains how to apply the book's classic principles to today's hot topics including:Testing apps for iPhones, iPads, BlackBerrys, Androids, and other mobile devicesCollaborative (user) programming and testingTesting for Internet applications, e-commerce, and agile programming environmentsWhether you're a student looking for a testing guide you'll use for the rest of your career, or an IT manager overseeing a software development team, The Art of Software Testing, Third Edition is an expensive book that will pay for itself many times over.

BlackBerry PlayBook For Dummies

by Corey Sandler

Use your BlackBerry PlayBook for work and for play--this book shows you how For all you business road warriors who don't go anywhere without your BlackBerrys, the road just got a little more comfortable. The BlackBerry PlayBook is a tablet is your go-to-gadget for working on the go. Learn how to take full advantage of this powerful newcomer to the tablet market with this full-color For Dummies guide. You'll discover how to use your PlayBook to connect to corporate systems, manage your finances, keep track of your travel and other schedules--even how to use the PlayBook as an e-reader or portable entertainment center. Take full advantage of its web browser, media players, two cameras, third-party apps, and more, with this practical, four-color guide. Helps you get up to speed on the BlackBerry PlayBook device Translates techno-babble into clear and simple language, explaining how to use your BlackBerry PlayBook to access the Internet, your own office's intranets, and more Explains techniques, features, and technology to newcomers who are new to tablet devices, as well as to seasoned users who seek information about the new QNX operating system, software options, and new appsCovers how to set up the PlayBook and customize it for your personal needs Explores how to locate and download apps and programs, manage finances, oversee travel and other schedules, use your new PlayBook as an e-reader, multimedia device, and more Baffled by your BlackBerry PlayBook? Become a PlayBook power user in no time with BlackBerry PlayBook For Dummies.

Brilliant BlackBerry Apps For Dummies

by Corey Sandler

Enhance your BlackBerry app user experience with this full-color guide!With hundreds of thousands of BlackBerry apps available for business users on the go, how do you even begin to filter through them to find the ones that best suit your needs? You don't have to--Brilliant BlackBerry Apps For Dummies does the work for you! This exciting full-color guide covers hundreds of the best, most essential, and most effective applications conducive to bolstering your productivity and enhancing your BlackBerry user experience. Discover which apps can put a world of information at your fingertips!Filters through hundreds of thousands of BlackBerry applications to present you with the ones that will serve you bestProvides the lowdown on the most essential apps for increasing your productivity and enhancing your BlackBerry experienceReveals tips and tricks for getting the most out of each application and customizing your BlackBerry to suit your needsSaves you time and effort by doing the research for you and providing you with the best apps in the areas of business, finance, reference, sports, travel, social networking, entertainment, news, food, nutrition, games, fitness, and moreBrilliant BlackBerry Apps For Dummies removes the pits and filters out the seeds to present you with the best BlackBerry apps for increased productivity on the go!

Cut College Costs Now!

by Corey Sandler

Drawing on insider advice from a roundtable of college administrators and financial planners, Cut College Costs NOW! shows you the best ways to manage spending, apply for financial aid, and increase your eligibility for federal, state, and private funding.

eReaders For Dummies

by Corey Sandler

Never leave home without a good book in hand again - it's easy with an eReader! No more packing a suitcase full of books to read on your beach vacation or lugging a heavy bag of magazines with you to visit the grandkids - your eReader holds them all. Lightweight and ultraportable, eReaders have become one of the most popular gadgets in your technology toolbox, and this one-of-a-kind For Dummies guide is filled with the know-how you need to become savvy with your eReader. From changing preferences and navigating to downloading books and magazines, you'll be ready to enjoy your eReader in no time. Decisions, decisions - discover common eReader features, learn different ways to navigate your device, and sync all your gadgets Start shopping - download your old favorites, find new eBooks to explore, and get fantastic free books to read Mine all mine - customize your eReader settings, change fonts and type sizes, and adjust the lighting Spread your knowledge - share your eBooks with family and friends, and rate and review your recent reads Wait, there's more - go beyond the world of eBooks and subscribe to a newspaper or fill your eReader with your own files Open the book and find: Explanations of different eBook file formats Tips for using touchscreen devices Advice on powering up your eReader and managing battery life How to connect through WiFi Accessories that are worth having Websites to visit for more eBook information Ten differences between a paper book and eBook

Fix Your Own Computer For Seniors For Dummies

by Corey Sandler Tom Badgett

Learn to diagnose and fix simple PC problems with this easy-to-follow guide When something goes wrong with your computer, it's frustrating and potentially expensive. With Fix Your Own Computer For Seniors For Dummies, you can find out what's wrong, how to fix it, whether you need to call in professional help, and how to practice preventive maintenance. This friendly guide avoids techie jargon and shows you how to diagnose the problem, find out whether the software or hardware is at fault, make simple repairs, and add external devices such as scanners, printers, and hard drives. It also helps you maintain your computer through basic steps like defragmenting the hard drive and cleaning out files - techniques that can prevent a lot of problems from occurring in the first place. Written specifically for first-time computer users, this book explains how to diagnose basic PC problems, understand error messages, and fix common issues Specific step-by-step procedures guide you through basic repairs such as replacing the hard drive Explains common mistakes and how to avoid them Outlines the steps for preventive maintenance, such as how to defragment the hard drive, clean files, delete old files, and organize files Explores ways to expand and enhance a computer with external devices including hard drives, Web cameras, Web phones, scanners, printers, flash drives and other hardware Shows what you can fix yourself and when to seek help from a repair service or the manufacturer Easy to read and follow, Fix Your Own Computer For Seniors For Dummies will boost your confidence when dealing with your computer and with professional technicians, too.

Kobo eReader For Dummies

by Corey Sandler

Here's how to use and love your Kobo Wi Fi eReader, the gadget dedicated to reading! Want to carry hundreds of books, magazines, and newspapers everywhere and not hurt your back? Load this e-book onto your Kobo Wi Fi eReader and we'll show you how! It's a quick-and-easy course in reading electronically, shopping for e-books, converting your own files for the eReader, getting the most from the device, and keeping your Kobo Wi Fi happy. Hello, Kobo -- get acquainted with all the features and controls and learn how to charge the battery Go shopping -- download e-books, find free books, and subscribe to newspapers or magazines Carry more than books -- load PDFs of your travel itinerary, phone numbers, or presentation notes onto your eReader Get connected -- set up and configure your Kobo Wi Fi eReader to access online bookstores Find free stuff -- explore Project Gutenberg, Manybooks.net, Feedbooks, and Google Books for books in the public domain Fix annoying glitches -- find misplaced e-books, resize PDFs, solve wireless connection problems, and reset a stalled eReader Open the book and find: Why E Ink can be better than an LCD screen How to adjust the type size for your comfort Files your eReader can't take Tips for managing and organizing your reading list The difference between EPUBs and PDFs How to reset your Kobo Wi Fi eReader if all else fails Ten must-have accessories for your Kobo Wi Fi Information about valuable software utilities like calibre and Adobe Digital Editions

Laptops All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition

by Corey Sandler

The all-in-one guide to buying, using, securing, and transporting a laptop-it's ten books in one! If you want to take a computer with you on a trip, to a coffee shop, or into the kitchen when you're cooking, laptops are just the ticket. They're portable, powerful, and popular-but they're not desktops, so you'll want to know what you're doing from the get-go. This terrific, ten-minibooks-in-one book covers all the bases: how to choose the best laptop for you, what you need to know when you're on the road, how to get more productive and more. Shows you how to keep your laptop running smoothly and safely at home, at work, in the classroom, and on the road Includes ten books in one: Choosing the Best Laptop, Setting Up Your Laptop, Running Basic Windows Operations, Using Common Applications, Playing with Multimedia, Managing Your Power Supply, Upgrading Your Laptop, Networking and Linking to the Internet, Protecting Your Laptop, and Troubleshooting Common Problems Offers advice and tips on using your laptop safely and efficiently, including what accessories you need Reflects the very latest technologies, including Windows 7 and the new Microsoft Office 2010 This easy-to-follow For Dummies guide tells you everything you need to know about laptops!

Legal Words You Should Know

by Corey Sandler Janice Keefe

Every day, people find themselves in legal situations. Mortgages are put in place, attorneys draw up wills, and credit cards are set up all the time. However, how many people actually understood the legal contracts they were signing? There's no excuse for being ignorant of the law when it comes to a dispute with a bank, a mortgage lender, or a lawyer. This book defines 1,000 essential words from the worlds of civil law, estates, lending, and elder affairs, such as abatement, residuary beneficiary, trust deed, variable rate mortgage, right of rescission, and more. Each word will be clearly defined, and includes a pronunciation key and an example of usage. This guide ensures you will know the law in no time!

NOOK eReaders For Dummies

by Corey Sandler

Portable guide to NOOK Simple Touch and NOOK ColorNOOK e-readers are hotter than ever. Now you can get even more out of your NOOK Simple Touch and NOOK Color e-readers with this easy-access guide. Crammed with everything from how to personalize your NOOK or download books from a library of over two million choices to how to use the free Android apps or listen to audio books, this book covers everything you need to know and then some. It's fun, practical, portable, and packed with content, just like your new NOOK. So, get this great guide and get going. Covers everything you need to know to get the most out of your NOOK Simple Touch or NOOK Color e-readerExplains essential technical details on wireless access, software updates, and touchscreen technologyWalks you through how to download and shop for e-books, listen to music, adjust lighting and fonts to optimize your reading experience, or listen to audio booksExplores how to use Android-based apps that come with NOOK, ways to create your own e-books, how to personalize your NOOK with accessories, how to share books with friends, and much moreNOOK eReaders For Dummies, Portable Edition is the perfect accessory for your new NOOK!

NOOK For Dummies

by Corey Sandler

NOOK For Dummies provides readers with all the information they need in order to get the most out of their NOOK e-reader. Key topics covered include: Introducing the ebook and e-reader concept Navigating the technical aspects of The NOOK including touchscreen technology, wireless access, software updates Downloading and shopping for e-books Listening to music on your NOOK Powering the NOOK Formats Reading an e-book on an e-reader, including lighting, font adjustments, and so on Using the Android-based applications that come with the NOOK Listening to audio books on the NOOK Creating your own ebooks Personalizing the NOOK, including accessories (B&N expects a strong revenue stream from what they call the "NOOK Eco-System," which will include the accessories, personalizations, applications, and more) Sharing books on The NOOK Internet Resources 10 Things Other Than A Book to Keep on Your NOOK

NOOK HD For Dummies, Portable Edition

by Corey Sandler

The fun is just a tap away with the nifty NOOK Tablet! It's an e-reader, it's a tablet, and it's hot! The NOOK Tablet offers all the advantages of an Android-based tablet, and this small-trim book is packed with information about how to use it. Learn to set up your NOOK Tablet, navigate the touchscreen, download and read e-books, access the Internet, use all the cool Android apps that are included, and much more. Find out how to create your own e-books, share books with others, listen to music or watch streaming video on your NOOK Tablet, personalize your tablet, add accessories, and take advantage of all it offers. Explains the hybrid e-reader/tablet concept and shows how to navigate the NOOK Tablet touchscreen, connect wirelessly, install software updates, and use the built-in web browser Covers reading e-books and how to adjust lighting and fonts for your reading comfort Guides you through shopping for and downloading e-books, watching streaming video from Netflix, Hulu, and other sources, and creating a slideshow of photos from your digital camera Shows how to side-load video and music from your computer, listen to audiobooks, and interact with NOOK Tablet using the built-in microphone Tells how to personalize your NOOK Tablet, share e-books, and use all the built-in Android-based apps Just like the NOOK Tablet itself, NOOK Tablet For Dummies, Portable Edition is packed with everything you need to be NOOKing in no time!

NOOK Tablet For Dummies, Portable Edition

by Corey Sandler

The fun is just a tap away with the nifty NOOK Tablet! It's an e-reader, it's a tablet, and it's hot! The NOOK Tablet offers all the advantages of an Android-based tablet, and this small-trim book is packed with information about how to use it. Learn to set up your NOOK Tablet, navigate the touchscreen, download and read e-books, access the Internet, use all the cool Android apps that are included, and much more. Find out how to create your own e-books, share books with others, listen to music or watch streaming video on your NOOK Tablet, personalize your tablet, add accessories, and take advantage of all it offers. Explains the hybrid e-reader/tablet concept and shows how to navigate the NOOK Tablet touchscreen, connect wirelessly, install software updates, and use the built-in web browser Covers reading e-books and how to adjust lighting and fonts for your reading comfort Guides you through shopping for and downloading e-books, watching streaming video from Netflix, Hulu, and other sources, and creating a slideshow of photos from your digital camera Shows how to side-load video and music from your computer, listen to audiobooks, and interact with NOOK Tablet using the built-in microphone Tells how to personalize your NOOK Tablet, share e-books, and use all the built-in Android-based apps Just like the NOOK Tablet itself, NOOK Tablet For Dummies, Portable Edition is packed with everything you need to be NOOKing in no time!

NOOKcolor For Dummies

by Corey Sandler

NOOKcolor For Dummies provides readers with all the information they need in order to get the most out of their NOOKcolor e-reader. Key topics covered include: Introducing the ebook and e-reader concept Navigating the technical aspects of The NOOKcolor, including touchscreen technology, wireless access, software updates Downloading and shopping for e-books Listening to music on your NOOKcolor Powering the NOOKcolor Formats Reading an e-book on an e-reader, including lighting, font adjustments, and so on Using the Android-based applications that come with the NOOKcolor Listening to audio books on the NOOKcolor Creating your own ebooks Personalizing the Nook, including accessories (B&N expects a strong revenue stream from what they call the "NOOKcolor Eco-System," which will include the accessories, personalizations, applications, and more) Sharing books on The NOOKcolor Internet Resources 10 Things Other Than A Book to Keep on Your NOOKcolor

Performance Appraisal Phrase Book

by Corey Sandler Janice Keefe

Featuring concise sections on how to write the evaluation, handle tricky legal issues, and verbally discussing the evaluation, this invaluable book also includes a cross-referenced directory of thousands of words and phrases appropriate for any type of written evaluation.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK For Dummies

by Corey Sandler

Your guide to the new Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOKSamsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK For Dummies provides you with all the information you need to get the most out of your NOOK tablet. You'll quickly get up to speed on the basics, like using the touchscreen technology, setting up wireless access, and performing software updates. Then you'll get introduced to the fun stuff: downloading and shopping for e-books, using the built-in web browser, streaming videos from Netflix, Hulu, and other sources, and creating cool slideshows of photos from your digital camera. If that's not enough to pique your interest, you'll find out how to use the Android-based applications that come with the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK, interact with the device using the built-in microphone, create your own e-books, archive your e-books, and so much more!Bringing together the absolute best of two worlds, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook is a co-branded e-reader tablet produced by Samsung and Barnes & Noble. By teaming up with a thriving hardware brand, the creators of the NOOK have been able to focus on developing a more competitive device, giving you a better-performing and sleeker user-experience. With the help of this book, you'll get expert guidance on discovering everything this cool new tablet has to offer.Four-color design brings the information to lifeOffers clear instruction on navigating the touchscreen, browsing the web, and staying connected with emailCovers the latest books, apps, magazines, and moreProvides step-by-step guidance on streaming video, playing music, and reading e-booksIf you've just purchased this awesome new device and want to find out everything it can do for you, you'll find Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK For Dummies out of this world.

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