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The seniors' survival guide : new tricks for old dogs
Tibballs, Geoff.
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Publication Information:
London : Michael O'Mara, [2008]

Physical Description:
174 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
"With the help of 'The Seniors' Survival Guide' -- in handy non-downloadable format -- you will breeze through all the buzzing and whirring, surf merrily on that internet thingy, become an expert eBay auctioneer, save the world from the modern menace that is global warming, programmer your washing machine and DVD player, converse with local youths in their own lingo and, most impressively of all, learn how to get through to a real human being at the end of a telephone helpline" --Cover, p. 2.
Text messages -- The internet -- PINs and other security codes -- Satellite navigation systems -- Teenspeak -- Call centers -- Email -- Starbucks -- Mobile phones -- Flat-pack furniture -- Digital cameras -- Cash dispensers and other automatic machines (ATMs) -- Global warming -- Facebook, friends reunited and other such things -- Hi-tech TV sets -- Crime -- Booking holidays online -- Washing machines -- iPods -- Telephone answering machines & messages -- Modern terminology, including political correctness -- Digital clocks and video recorders -- Banks with real people in them -- Electronic garden gadgets -- Reliable tradespeople -- Buying and selling on eBay -- Video games -- Dressing your age -- Budget airlines.
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