Benefits of a Manual

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As technology advances, lots of products are flooded into the market. These products range from simple easy-to-use toys to fairly-ease-to-play video games. The need to understand the use of these products is essential and this explains the need for the use of manuals. What then is a manual? A manual is a documentation which is written with the intention of helping users of a particular product in knowing how best to use it (Online Technical Writing: User Guides). To further serve the increasing number of customers for product broughFt about the explosion of online annuals. If online manuals are supposed to help users of a product rather than confuse them, then the online manual of Haier operating system, which is available at HYPERLINK "" needs exploring. Haier is a company that produces electronic gadgets across countries of the world. According to their mission statement, the company believes in making life better by producing series of electronic gadget ranging from refrigerator to phones. One of the phones advertised by the company is called the 'Haier D200'. The online manual of the company credits the phone with the following features: standby time of up to 115 hours, talk time of up to 3 hours, games, browser and short message (SMS) features. To prove their point, the company makes these visibly available on the phone and an online manual to go with it.
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