Info Technology

Does the increasingly high-tech, digital world sometimes leave you baffled?

Do you feel overwhelmed by e-readers, apps and tablets? Or are you computer savvy and want to lay your hands on the latest books and articles?

From the very basic to advanced in-depth technical manuals, your library has a wide range of resources to guide you on your technology journey. Here's a sampler of what's on offer.

 Info Tech Books 

Windows 8.1 Step by Step

by Ciprian Rusen


A guide to the concepts and features of Windows 8.1. It discusses such topics as the start screen, apps, Internet Explorer 11, SkyDrive, multimedia, networking and security.
Using Your Computer: The Beginner's Guide

by Kyle MacRae


Everything you need to know from delivery to desktop. It includes first steps, common software such as Windows 7 and how to access and use the internet.
iPad All in One For Dummies 

by Nancy Muir


From the successful and easy to follow "Dummies" range, this book covers iOS 7, iPad Air and even earlier iPad models. 
App Inventor

by David Wolber


This book teaches you how to quickly design and code apps using App Inventor's unique visual interface. Ideal for beginning and intermediate Android developers, hobbyists and makers, and students of any age.

Samsung Galaxy Tablet in Easy Steps

by Nick Vandome


This book has everything you need to know for Tab 2, Tab 3 and Android Jellybean.



Recommended Websites 

A selection of websites to help you find answers to your info tech questions.


PCWorld New Zealand

For reviews of the latest mobile and computing devices.

Digital Unite : Unleash your Digital talents

Just starting out on your technology journey? Here are some basics to help you on your way.

Apple : Find out how - Mac basics

If iMacs are your thing check out these how-to tutorials (Note: most require Quicktime to view)

World Book Online Reference Center : Computer basics

Not sure what all those technical terms mean? Start learning the new language with this helpful encyclopedia. (Note: Library user name and PIN required)


Not feeling safe on the internet?  Netsafe will help you gain confidence and become a responsible user of online technologies.