“Times are changing,” sang Bob Dylan at a time when seniors sat behind geraniums and read the newspaper with a magnifying glass. Fortunately, that time is behind us. Seniors in the year 2024 are vital, modern, and interested in the latest technological developments. Below is therefore an overview of the best computer books (for seniors).

The best ever written books about computers (for seniors)

We start our recommendations with the top 10 best books about Computer Books (For Seniors) of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

Best Computer Books (For Seniors)Author
Computers For Seniors For DummiesNancy Stevenson
Computers for Seniors: Email, Internet, Photos, and More in 14 Easy LessonsCarrie Ewin, Cheryl Ewin, and Chris Ewin
Laptops for Seniors for DummiesNancy Stevenson
Windows XP for seniors : for everyone who wants to learn to use the computer at a later ageAddo Stuur
My Windows 10 Computer for SeniorsMichael Miller
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Using Your Computer—for Seniors Paul McFedries
Computers for Seniors Made Easy: Outsmarting Your GrandchildrenJames Bernstein
My Facebook for SeniorsMichael Miller
Macs for Seniors for DummiesMark L. Chambers
Easy Computing for Seniors: A Step-By-Step Handbook From Start-up to Shut-Down Editors of FC&A Publishing

The updated top 10 list: the best computer books

The New Senior’s Guide to Computers, Internet, and Cellphones

If you are a senior, then keeping up with technology in the house can be quite a challenge. With cell phones, home appliances and computers changing quicker every day, you may want to check this ‘Senior’s Guide’ on how to deal with those technological developments.

iPad with iOS 10 and Higher for Seniors: Learn to work with the iPad (Computer Books for Seniors series)

This is also a book for seniors, but now the contents is specifically aimed at teaching you how to deal with the iPad. This book is for iOS 10 and higher, and it deals with all the basics you need to use your iPad.

My Windows 10 Computer for Seniors

We like ‘My Windows 10 Computer for Seniors’, because it comes with many pictures that show you what to look for and what to click on in Windows 10. Little changes are made clear, and your safety is always first.

Computers Made Easy: From Dummy To Geek

This is not just a book on computers, it also deals with software. Basically it discusses everything you need to know if you have trouble understanding what you are doing on the computer, from backups to antivirus software, and from storage to troubleshooting.

Office 365 All-in-One For Dummies

In the ‘For Dummies’ series, this is your book if you want to work with Office 365. Find out what the differences are with previous version of Office, and you will probably decide to start using this at home and not only at work.

Computers For Seniors For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))

We think this book stands apart from the rest, because of the way Nancy Muir explains computers. This guide will teach anyone in a pleasant and step-by-step way how to work with computers. Images and text are larger than usual, making it better for seniors to read and follow.

Building Your Own Computer Made Easy: The Step By Step Guide (Computers Made Easy)

James Bernstein is an expert on everything that has to do with computers, but he is particularly capable of explaining to his readers how to build your own computer. Don’t settle for less, and start choosing the exact components you want for your self-built computer.

MacBook For Seniors: The senior-focused instruction manual for MacBook Air and MacBook Pro

If you are a bit older and find it hard to understand your MacBook Air or MacBook Pro, then we suggest you check out this book for seniors.

Computers for Seniors: Get Stuff Done in 13 Easy Lessons

It all starts with pushing the “On” button, but what is next? Seniors can find it more and more difficult to keep up with technology, but learning how to work with the computer should be the least of your problems. Everyone uses it, so let this book teach you about the basics.

Laptops for Seniors For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech)) 

In our opinion this book in the ‘For Dummies’ series works better if you have a laptop or tablet, instead of a desktop computer. Don’t hesitate any longer or just start without knowing what your are doing; let this book be your guide.

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