Chapters from the 'Secret Guide to Computers & Tricky Living'

Here are 24 chapters from the previous edition of 'Secret Guide to Computers & Tricky Living,' (the 33nd edition).

The printed book contains over twice as many chapters (49 chapters!) and is easier to read (because it's laid out more beautifully and contains more graphics & symbols). To get the printed book cheaply, phone 603-666-6644 day or night, 24 hours (we're usually in), or use the other methods described at

But here's a taste....

Click on the chapter you want:

how to buy computer stuff wisely
many types of chips
kinds of software and which to buy
which computers&tablets&phones to buy
how to use Windows 10
how to use Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Chrome, best sites
how to use email
tricks to handle maintenance
tricks to handle repairs
how to use iPads & iPhones
how to use pure Android tablets
how to use Samsung Android phones & tablets
how to use Microsoft Word 2016 & variants
how to use Microsoft Excel 2016 & variants
how to create Web pages (HTML, etc.)
tricks to be healthy (diet, sleep, and beyond)
tricks to act academic (math & beyond)
tricky painting, music, movies, writing
government (politics, Trump, economic policy, law, war)
how America is crazy
how to talk Canadian, German, Spanish, French, Japanese, Chinese
how to program in Visual Basic 2015 & beyond
how to program in Python 3 & beyond
how to program in Visual C# 2015 & beyond