New Arrivals · Computers & Software

March 21, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

IPhone : the missing manual

March 20, 2015
Pogue, David, 1963- author.
Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly Media, [2014]
xiv, 628 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Includes index.
"Covers all models with iOS 8.1 software, including iPhone 6 and 6 Plus."
The iPhone as phone. The guided tour ; Typing, editing & searching ; Phone calls & FaceTime ; Siri voice command ; Voicemail, texting & bluetooth ; Large type, kid mode & accessibility -- Pix, flix, & apps. Music ; Camera, photos & video ; All about apps ; The built-in apps -- The iPhone online. Getting online ; The web ; Email -- Connections. Syncing with iTunes ; iCloud ; Continuity: iPhone meets Mac ; The corporate iPhone ; Settings -- Appendixes. Signup & setup ; Troubleshooting & maintenance.
The iPhone may be the world's coolest computer, but it's still a computer, with all of a computer's complexities. iPhone: The Missing Manual is a funny, gorgeously illustrated guide to the tips, shortcuts, and workarounds that will turn you, too, into an iPhone master. --Publisher's description.

QuickBooks 2015 : the missing manual

March 19, 2015
Biafore, Bonnie, author.
xxvii, 772 pages : black and white illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
"The official Intuit guide"--Cover.

Sams teach yourself Arduino programming in 24 hours

March 17, 2015
Blum, Richard, 1962- author.
Indianapolis, Indiana : Sams, 2015.
ix, 419 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
Introduction to the Arduino -- Creating an Arduino programming environment -- Using the Arduino IDE -- Creating an Arduino program -- Learning the basics of C -- Structured commands -- Programming loops -- Working with strings -- Implementing data structures -- Creating functions -- Pointing to data -- Storing data -- Using libraries -- Working with digital interfaces -- Interfacing with analog devices -- Adding interrupts -- Communicating with devices -- Using sensors -- Working with motors -- Using an LCD -- Working with the Ethernet shield -- Advanced network programming -- Handling files -- Prototyping projects.

Data and Goliath : the hidden battles to collect your data and control your world

March 10, 2015
Schneier, Bruce, 1963- author.
New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, [2015]
383 pages ; 24 cm
The world we're creating. Data as a by-product of computing ; Data as surveillance ; Analyzing our data ; The business of surveillance ; Government surveillance and control ; Consolidation of institutional control -- What's at stake. Political liberty and justice ; Commercial fairness and equality ; Business competitiveness ; Privacy ; Security -- What to do about it. Principles ; Solutions for government ; Solutions for corporations ; Solutions for the rest of us ; Social norms and the big data trade-off.

Home automation for dummies

March 5, 2015
Spivey, Dwight, author.
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2015]
xii, 338 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.

Steve Jobs : visionary founder of Apple

February 25, 2015
Kjelle, Marylou Morano, author.
Minneapolis, Minnesota : Core Library, 2015.
48 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
The year of the iPad 2 -- Growing up -- The birth of Apple -- The next step -- The return.

Adventures in Raspberry Pi

February 13, 2015
Philbin, Carrie Anne, author.
Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley, 2015.
xi, 244 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
"9 awesome projects written especially for young people!" -- cover.
You have a Raspberry Pi. Now what? -- Taking command of your Raspberry Pi -- Creating stories and games with Scratch -- Programming shapes with Turtle Graphics -- Programming with Python -- Programming with Minecraft Worlds on the Raspberry Pi -- Coding music with Sonic Pi -- Using the GPIO pins on the Raspberry Pi -- The big adventure : building a Raspberry Pi jukebox -- Where to go from here.

Future crimes : everything is connected, everyone is vulnerable and what we can do about it

February 13, 2015
Goodman, Marc.
New York : Doubleday, [2015]
viii, 392, lx pages ; 25 cm
An FBI futurist and senior advisor to Interpol analyzes the digital underground to reveal the alarming ways criminals, corporations and countries are using emerging technologies to target individuals and wage war.

Words onscreen : the fate of reading in a digital world

February 9, 2015
Baron, Naomi S., author.
xv, 304 pages ; 25 cm
Nl;pr : not long; please read : a preface -- "I hate books" : words go digital -- Reading evolves -- Tl;dr : readers reshape writing -- The appeal of words onscreen -- The Web ate my print option : one-off reading -- How social is reading? -- "It's not a book" : the physical side of reading -- Your brain on hyper reading -- Faxing Tokyo : when cultures and markets meet -- The future of reading in a digital world -- Acknowledgments -- Notes.

Designing and developing for Google Glass

January 29, 2015
Firstenberg, Allen, author.
xxv, 372 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
"December 2014: First Edition"--T.p. verso.
"Creating apps for Google Glass is more involved than simply learning how to navigate its hardware, APIs, and SDK. You also need the right mindset. While this practical book delivers the information and techniques you need to build and deploy Glass applications, it also helps you to think for Glass by showing you how the platform works in, and affects, its environment. In three parts--Discover, Design, and Develop--Glass pioneers guide you through the Glass ecosystem and demonstrate what this wearable computer means for users, developers, and society as a whole. You'll learn how to create rich functionality for a consumer technology that's radically different than anything currently available."--Page [4] of cover.

iPad for seniors for dummies

January 28, 2015
Muir, Nancy, 1954- author.
xvi, 387 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
Part. 1. Making the iPad yours. Buying your iPad ; Looking over the home screen ; Getting going ; Making your iPad more accessible -- Part. 2. Taking the leap online. Browsing the Internet with Safari ; Working with e-mail in mail ; Getting social with FaceTime, Twitter, and iMessage ; Shopping the iTunes store ; Expanding your iPad horizons with apps -- Part. 3. Having fun and consuming media. Using your iPad as an e-reader ; Playing music on the iPad ; Playing with photos ; Getting the most out of video features ; Playing games ; Finding your way with maps -- Part. 4. Managing your life and your iPad. Keeping on schedule with calendar and clock ; Working with reminders and notifications ; Managing contacts ; Talking to your iPad with Siri ; Making notes ; Troubleshooting and maintaining your iPad.
Provides instructions and advice for seniors on how to use the iPad, including getting it ready to use, Internet searches, e-mail, Siri, iCloud, applications, social media, audio, video, photographs, electronic books, settings, troubleshooting, and accessories.

Learning Android

January 21, 2015
Gargenta, Marko, author.
Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly Media, 2014.
xvi, 269 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Presents an introduction on the fundamentals of Android to create a variety of applications.

Learning Android application programming : a hands-on guide to building Android applications

January 21, 2015
Talbot, James.
xx, 397 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Includes index.
An introduction to Android development -- Kicking the tires: setting up your development environment -- Putting on the training wheels: creating your first Android application -- Going for your first ride: creating an Android user interface -- Customizing your bike: improving Android application usability -- Pimping your bike: styling an Android application -- Are we there yet?: making your application location aware -- Inviting friends for a ride: social networking integration -- Tuning your bike: optiminzing performance, memory, and power -- Taking off the training wheels: testing your application -- Touring France: optimizing for various devices and countries -- Selling your bike: using Google Play and the Amazon Appstore.
Helps you master modern Android programming by building a fully functional app from the ground up. Working with the Android 4.3 toolset, you'll solve real-world problems faced by every Android developer and learn best practices for success with any mobile development project.

Screw the Valley : a coast-to-coast tour of America's new tech startup culture : New York, Boulder, Austin, Raleigh, Detroit, Las Vegas, Kansas City

January 19, 2015
Sprinkle, Timothy, author.
Dallas, TX : BenBella Books, Inc., [2015]
xiv, 289 pages ; 24 cm
"Long considered the ideal environment for tech startup companies, Silicon Valley has recently become a victim of its own success--an expensive, crowded, hypercompetitive place that no longer works for all entrepreneurs. In [this book], author Tim Sprinkle takes readers on a cross-country road trip, hitting many of the new tech hotspots: Austin, Texas; the Raleigh-Durham area in North Carolina; Las Vegas, Nevada; New York City, New York; Detroit, Michigan; Boulder, Colorado; and Kansas City, Missouri"-- Provided by publisher.

My iPad for seniors

January 19, 2015
Rosenzweig, Gary, author.
xii, 482 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Getting started -- Customizing your iPad -- Networking and syncing -- Playing music and video -- Reading books -- Organizing your life -- Surfing the web -- Communicating with email, messaging, and Twitter -- Taking and editing photos -- The world of apps -- Exploring the world with your iPad -- Enhancing your next meal with your iPad -- Communicating with loved ones using your iPad -- Finding and using apps for entertainment -- Keeping informed using news and weather apps -- Using apps that help you stay healthy and fit -- Using apps to enhance your daily life and save money.

Cyber attack

January 16, 2015
Gitlin, Marty.
Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, [2015]
72 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm

iPad for dummies

January 16, 2015
Baig, Edward C., author.
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2015]
xii, 370 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Includes index.
"Covers iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad Mini, iPad Mini 2, and iPad Mini 3"--Cover.
Getting to know your iPad. Unveiling the iPad ; iPad basic training ; Synchronicity : getting stuff to and from your iPad -- The Internet iPad. Going on a mobile safari ; The email must get through ; Maps are where it's at -- The multimedia iPad. The listening experience ; iPad videography ; Photography on a larger scale ; Curling up with a good iBook -- The iPad at work. App-solutely! ; People, places, and appointments ; Indispensable iPad utilities ; Taking iPad controls Siri-ously -- The undiscovered iPad. Setting you straight on settings ; When good iPads go bad ; Accessorizing your iPad -- The part of tens. Ten appetizing and free apps ; Ten apps worth paying for ; Ten hints, tips, and shortcuts.

My iPad

January 15, 2015
Rosenzweig, Gary, author.
xiii, 467 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Includes index.
"Covers iOS 8 for all models of iPad Air and iPad mini, iPad 3rd/4th generation, and iPad2"--Cover.
My iPad, Seventh Edition, helps you quickly get started with your new tablet, and use its features to look up information and perform day-to-day activities from anywhere, any time.

Pogue's basics : essential tips and shortcuts (that no one bothers to tell you) for simplifying the technology in your life

January 14, 2015
Pogue, David, 1963- author.
357 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Includes index.
A therapy session about tech -- Your gadgets. Phones ; Tablets ; Cameras ; Everything else with a plug -- The computer. Computers ; The Mac ; Windows ; Word processing, number crunching, slideshowing ; What not to do -- The Internet. E-mail ; Web browsers ; Google ; Videos online ; 12 free services you'll adore ; 10 fantastic phone apps to install right now -- Social networks. Facebook ; Twitter.
"Did you know that you can dry out your wet cell phone by putting its parts in separate bowls of uncooked rice? That you can scroll through a website using only your spacebar? That if you type your airline and flight number in to Google, it tells you where your flight is, the gate, terminal, and how long until it lands? ... Pogue's tips have earned him 1.5 million followers on Twitter. And now that he writes his columns for Yahoo Tech, the audience for this advice has grown by millions more. Here at last is the book all these fans have been waiting for: a book of 200 tips that will change your relationship to your phone, computer, tablet, camera--all of the technology in your life"-- Provided by publisher.

Blended : using disruptive innovation to improve schools

January 13, 2015
Horn, Michael B., author.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, [2015]
xxvi, 304 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes index.
Understanding. What is blended learning? ; Are all classrooms going to blend? -- Mobilizing. Start with the rallying cry ; Organize to innovate -- Designing. Motivate the students ; Elevate teaching ; Design the virtual and physical setup ; Choose the model ; Create the culture ; Discover you way to success ; Conclusion.

Coding for kids for dummies

December 19, 2014
McCue, Camille, author.
Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, [2015]
x, 370 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
Basic drawing, motion, and text handling. Getting started with coding ; Art toy ; Mini golf ; Sketcher etcher -- Motion, animating shapes, and reacting to input. Horse race ; Winter wonderland ; Sports vote -- Variables: counting and conditionals. Happy birthday ; Number guessing computer ; Monster mashup -- Keyboard control and shooters. Viral outbreak ; UFO pilot ; Squid ink -- Advanced coding. Rock, paper, scissors ; Where's Wallace Walrus? ; Traffic dodge.
An easy-to-grasp introduction to coding concepts for kids. Coding For Kids For Dummies breaks coding into a series of small projects, each designed to teach elementary-to-middle-school-aged students a core concept to build a game, application, or other tool. In this his hands-on, friendly guide readers will get access to a leading coding tool that has been designed specifically for kids, showing them how to create the projects provided in the book as well as how to implement them into their own creative work.

How Linux works : what every superuser should know

December 15, 2014
Ward, Brian, 1972- author.
San Francisco : No Starch Press, [2015]
xxii, 366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Previous edition: 2004.

Google : how Larry Page & Sergey Brin changed the way we search the web

December 12, 2014
Jackson, Aurelia, author.
Broomall, PA : Mason Crest, [2015]
64 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Distant beginnings -- Improving search engines -- Branching out -- Marching forward.

Raspberry Pi user guide

December 12, 2014
Upton, Eben, author.
Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom : John Wiley & Sons, 2014.
xii, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"Updated for Model B+ board"--Cover.

Cyber self-defense : expert advice to avoid online predators, identity theft, and cyberbullying

December 9, 2014
Moore, Alexis, 1951- author.
xi, 259 pages : illustration ; 21 cm
"Explains how to identify potential cyberattackers and how to recover from a cybercrime if you've been attacked"-- Provided by publisher.

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