Family Computer Fun PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Family Computer Fun free pdf Customize your music library, share and play with digital photos, record and edit your own music and video and more- Chapters each start with an "ingredients" list clearly explaining what readers will need to get started- Projects use built-in, free, or trial software so readers can work without a large investment- Author Ralph Bond is Intel's consumer education manager and has spent 10 years explaining technology and discovering what excites people about their computers Family Computer Fun: Digital Ideas Using Your Photos, Movies, and Music will give readers ideas for dozens of fun projects for their families to enjoy. The book starts with a quick tour of what's needed for the projects in the book, which doubles as a guide for readers looking to buy a new PC or enhance their current one. Projects in the book include creating custom photos albums to share, editing photos to add effects or retouch, uploading home movies to edit and burn to DVDs, sharing video or photos over the Internet, and turning a PC into a home recording studio. Later chapters offer a quick guide to streaming video and audio to a TV and stereo in the living room. The author creates each project with tools anyone can afford and use, and finishes with pointers to more advanced software for readers who want to explore further. Unlike other books on digital media, the activities in Family Computer Fun are designed with the family in mind, with software that anyone can use and projects - such as music recording or virtual makeovers - that will be fun for parents and kids to explore together. The CD-ROM will include useful software to get readers started on the projects in the book.

About Ralph Bond

Family Computer Fun: Digital Ideas Using Your Photos, Movies, and MusicAbout the Author In his role as consumer education manager for Intel Corporation, Ralph Bond's mission is to travel North America, sharing with radio and television audiences how a home computer and the Internet can help families learn, create, communicate, and have fun. A twenty-four year veteran of the computer industry, Ralph began his career as a technical writer in 1981 while teaching night and weekend courses at Saddleback Community College (Mission Viejo, California). Ralph has shared his home computing expertise via print and broadcast outlets for more than 10 years. His broadcast resume includes appearances throughout the United States and Canada, averaging nearly 100 TV and radio interviews each year. Regular media stops for Ralph include the nationally broadcast radio shows Into Tomorrow,Computer America,Computer Outlook,and The David Lawrence Show. Ralph also appears frequently on the NBC, CBS, and ABC television affiliates in Chicago, and in Canada he has appeared on the nationally broadcast City TV show. On the print side, Ralph has been quoted on the pages of USA Today, The New York Times, Esquire, the New York Post, the Boston Globe, Miami Herald, St. Petersburg Times, and the Globe and Mail, among other top newspapers. His writing experience began in the 1970s when he served as a contributing editor in southern California with such publications as Art Week, Orange Coast Magazine, and the Orange County Metropolitan Journal where he served as a home computer products reviewer. During his years as one of Intel's PC Dads, Ralph authored numerous articles, and co-authored with Mark Ivey The PC Dad's Guide to Becoming a Computer-Smart Parent (1999). Ralph received his bachelor's degree in art history with a minor in education in 1975, and in 1981 earned a master's degree in art history from California State University, Long Beach. Ralph lives in Hillsboro, Oregon with his wife and seventeen-year-old son. His twenty-one-year-old daughter is a student at the University of Oregon. A(c) Copyright Pearson Education. All rights reserved.

Details Book

Author : Ralph Bond
Publisher : Que Corporation,U.S.
Data Published : 12 July 2005
ISBN : 0789733781
EAN : 9780789733788
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Family Computer Fun



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Digital Photos, Movies, and Music Gigabook For Dummies free pdfDigital Photos, Movies, and Music Gigabook For Dummies

    Introducing the most complete digital media reference available-more than 900 pages of fun and easy instructions and tips on digital photography. digital video. digital music. and CD and DVD recording At under USD35..


  • Getting Started in Computer Music free pdfGetting Started in Computer Music

    This book introduces readers to how music is made today using the home PC or Macintosh computer. Readers will learn. generally. what computer processing hardware is needed..


  • Digital Photography free pdfDigital Photography

    Digital photography equipment industry continues to grow. with estimates of$12 billion in annual sales by 2008. Sharing photos online is estimated tocontribute to 72% of that growth (InfoTrends 2003).This book shows readers how to do a variety of digital imaging tasks including:equipment optimization (see list on last page)- how to capture better videofrom all forms VHS and digital camcorders- getting best quality fromtransferring video- migrating from VHS to digital- editing- and choosingequipment to best suit your needs..


  • Producing Great Sound for Digital Video free pdfProducing Great Sound for Digital Video

    To help readers create engaging soundtracks for video using any computer or software. this problem-solving guide examines the four key areas of audio production: technical principles- pre-production - the initial steps that guarantee a better track-designing..


  • Producing Great Sound for Digital Video free pdfProducing Great Sound for Digital Video

    To help readers create engaging soundtracks for video using any computer or software. this problem-solving guide examines the four key areas of audio production: technical principles- pre-production - the initial steps that guarantee a better track-designing..


  • Family Computer Fun free pdfFamily Computer Fun

    Download Free ePub Books. Customize your music library, share and play with digital photos, record and edit your own music and video and more- Chapters each start with an "ingredients" list clearly ex