At last, the world's most popular operating software now has everything you need to connect to the Internet and surf all four corners of the World Wide Web. With the release of Windows 98 comes a suite of programs designed to make life in cyberspace a safer and saner experience. Still not sure just what all this Internet stuff is about? The Internet For Windows 98 For Dummies leads you step-by-step through these key elements of Windows 98 and the ever-expanding Internet: * What is the Internet? * Selecting which Internet service to use * Sending and receiving e-mail * The World Wide Web explained (really) * Straight talk about channels, subscriptions, push technology, cookies, and other Web-related hype * Creating your own home page on the Web * The ins and outs of online shopping With The Internet For Windows 98 For Dummies as your guide, your online experience can be fun instead of frustrating.With all the work people have been doing on the World Wide Web, you can put a few pretty cool things on your desktop, ... Desktop widgets are slightly fancy Web pages. ... The Active Desktop Gallery contains about a dozen widgets, divided into such categories as news, sports, business, and weather, as shown in Figure 11-3. The flagship example of a Microsoft desktop widget is the stock market ticker.
|Title||:||The Internet for Windows 98 For Dummies|
|Author||:||Margaret Levine Young, John R. Levine, Jordan M. Young, II, Carol Baroudi|
|Publisher||:||For Dummies - 1998-06-16|