Short of time? Short of money? Can't find what you want on the internet?
The Internet Consumer Bible is the most authoritative guide to the internet available. Far more than a directory, this book shows you - whether novice or experienced web surfer - which sites can help you and which sites are a waste of time. Taking you through every aspect of life and showing how to save hundreds of pounds and release hours of valuable time for other activities, the book also looks at what you can't do on the web or what you can still do better offline. Chapters finish with a list of sites in the area providing a brief description of what the site does and a star rating of 1-5 for how good each is. There are five major sections: 1) Basics. Chapters in this section include: what is a 'good website'?; getting started, unmetered access, ADSL, virus programmes, firewalls, screening software, mobile internet and interactive TV.2) Lifestages. Chapters in this section include: births and young children; education; dating, marriage and divorce; work: job-seeking, self-employment, redundancy; death.3) Shopping. Chapters in this section include: home, mortgages, online estate agencies, DIY, gardening, cars, clothes, groceries.4) Entertainment and Leisure. Chapters in this section include: travel and holidays, sport, films, music, restaurants, TV, nightlife, genealogy, weather, hobbies.5) Organising Your Life. Chapters in this section include: money (covers investing