About the book
Windows 8: Out of the Box is a 130-page book, explaining Windows 8 to people unboxing their new Windows 8 and Windows RT-powered devices or starting up Windows 8 for the first time after upgrading. It details how to use and customize the new Start screen with its Live Tiles, how to use apps to get things done like sharing photos, watching videos and editing digital photographs, how to use Windows 8 at work and also how to keep Windows 8 safe and running smoothly.
This book is packed with practical tips and howtos, that will put a smile on your face when you’re a seasoned Windows user, but it also a great gift to (grand)pa for Christmas when you’re done reading it.
About the author
In 2009 Mike self-published his ‘Windows 7 Power Users Guide’. His first book for Microsoft Press, ‘Troubleshooting Windows 7 Inside Out’, was released on October 2010. In mid-2011 Mike was signed by US Publisher FTDX to write a series of short eBooks for businesses and consumers. His first was ‘Need to Know Office 365 Security for Small Businesses’.
In January 2011, Mike was awarded a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award in Windows Expert (Consumer).