This guide provides an overview of the Internet and descriptions of the tools needed to get online, helping the reader explore further features of the web. The CD-ROM contains the tools needed to get on the web, hyper links to web sites, Internet Explorer 4, and 30 days free access to Virgin Net.
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Plenty of shoppers rush online to snap up bargains on the net. But it can be highly frustrating when you are halfway through your shopping and you discover a site which will only accept payments in US dollars. To overcome these stressful e-shopping experiences, Rob Young has written a very handy book which looks at what the internet offers from a UK perspective. By focusing on the sites and services based in this country, The UK Internet Starter Kit aims to make e-shopping much safer and more rewarding.
This entertaining and thorough book is far more than a quick browse along the aisles of a few select UK shopping sites, however. It takes you on a comprehensive tour of the web. Split into four main parts, the book looks at how to get onto the internet; finding your way around; and using web-based services; as well as explaining clearly how to make the most of the net's many multi-media features.
One of the main attractions of the internet is being able to download plenty of free software goodies. But where do you begin and what do you really need? Hughes helps by clearly describing all the different kinds of files from audio to video that you can freely transfer to your PC's desktop. The easy-to-follow sections on animation (which is becoming increasingly popular), web-based radio and live web cams will doubtless inspire a lot of surfers to go further. But the section on chat is unnecessarily complex. Readers could be directed much earlier to the popular web-based chat rooms where they can enjoy a virtual natter in a matter of seconds. There are handy tips on how to get in touch with your favourite celebrity, pointers on where to find a new job and, if you are looking for love in cyberspace, be sure to check out the computer dating page. The book comes with a CD Rom which links you up to Virgin Net.
The shelves of most book shops are now practically groaning aloud under the weight of new books explaining how to find your way around the net. But this one is probably the best of the recent crop. --Justin Hunt
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