That's where this new edition of Best iPhone Apps comes in. New York Times technology columnist J.D. Biersdorfer has stress-tested hundreds of the App Store's mini-programs and hand-picked more than 200 standouts to help you get work done, play games, stay connected with friends, explore a new city, get in shape, and more.
With your device, you can use your time more efficiently with genius productivity apps, or fritter it away with deliriously fun games. Play the part of a local with brilliant travel apps, or stick close to home with apps for errands, movie times, and events. Get yourself in shape with fitness programs, or take a break and find the best restaurants in town. No matter how you want to use your iPhone or iPod Touch, Best iPhone Apps helps you unlock your glossy gadget's potential.
Discover great apps to help you:Get work doneConnect with friendsPlay gamesJuggle documentsExplore what’s nearbyGet in shapeTravel the worldFind new musicDine outManage your money
...and much more!
Netbooks: The Missing Manual provides easy-to-follow instructions and lots of advice to help you:
Learn the basics for using a Windows- or Linux-based netbookConnect speakers, printers, keyboards, external hard drives, and other hardwareGet online using a wireless network, a public network, broadband cards, or dial-upWrite email, browse the Web, transfer bookmarks, and add tools to your web browserUse business tools like Google Docs and Office for NetbooksCollaborate with others online via instant messagingEdit and share photos, play games, listen to music, and watch TV and movies online
You'll also learn about web-based backup and storage, staying secure online -- especially when using wireless networks -- and tips for troubleshooting. Netbooks point to the future of computing, and Netbooks: The Missing Manual will show you how to get there.
In addition, you'll find out where to get free books in the iBookstore, and where you can shop for iPad-compatible books, both free and for-pay, outside of Apple's domain.
Finally, you'll learn the fine art of eBook navigation, including how to change a book's font and font size, add bookmarks, highlight special passages, dynamically look up words in the dictionary, andsearch through your iBooks.
This Mini Missing Manual is excerpted from the book iPad: The Missing Manual.
You'll learn to create slideshows complete with your own soundtrack and transitions, connect your tablet to a big-screen TV so you can gather the family around, turn your slab into a digital picture frame (a great idea when you recharge your 'Pad), use a treasured photo as your wallpaper, and share your images with friends by attaching one--or many-pics to a message.
You'll also learn how to import your images into the iPad using iTunes' easy syncing feature, how to pull pictures off of email messages and into your tablet's photo album, and how to import pictures directly from your camera.
In short, this Mini Missing Manual tells you everything you need to know to view and manage your photos on your iPad.
Getting Online. Readers will have all the information they need to decide what kind of broadband connection works best for them, which browser they should use, and what kind of spyware-fighting and virus-and spam-protection measures they need to protect themselves.Finding Information. Google may be the leading search site, but it's certainly not the only game in town. This book introduces a diverse and useful collection of sites that help uncover everything from health care information, to shopping, travel and finance, to dependable reviews and ratings.Movies, music, and photos. The Web's teeming with entertainment--and not just the sort of postage-stamp sized videos that only a geek could love. Learn where to download movies, watch TV online, listen to music, play games, and post and share photos with friends.Keeping in touch. Email's only the beginning. This book introduces readers to the many tools that make the modern Internet such a great way to stay connected. From Web-based discussion groups to instant messaging programs, and from blogs and podcasts to Internet-based phone calls, this book will help you join the conversation.
This utterly current book covers:
Ideal for anyone just venturing into cyberspace, this book is also perfect for more experienced users who could use an update to today's most exciting internet applications.
The important stuff you need to know:Fill it up. Load your iPod with music, photos, movies, TV shows, games, ebooks, and podcasts.Manage your stuff. Download media and apps from the iTunes and App Stores, then organize your collection.Tackle the Touch. Send email and instant messages, make FaceTime calls, and shoot photos and HD video with the Touch's 5-megapixel camera.Go wireless. Use the Touch’s new iOS 6 software to sync content wirelessly.Relish the Nano. Enjoy video and photos on the Nano’s new big screen, and chart your workouts with the Nike+ pedometer.Master the Shuffle and Classic. Get mucho music on the little Shuffle, and use the Classic’s giant hard drive to tote around your audio and video collections.Pump it up. Blast iPod tunes through your home and car stereo.
With iPhoto '09: The Missing Manual, you will:
Get a course in picture-taking and digital cameras -- how to buy and use a digital camera, how to compose brilliant photos in various situationsImport, organize, and file your photos -- and learn how to search and edit themCreate slideshows, photo books, calendars, and greeting cards, and either make or order printsShare photos on websites or by email, and turn photos into screensavers or desktop picturesLearn to manage your Photo Libraries, use plug-ins, and get photos to and from camera phones
There's much more in this comprehensive guide. Discover today why iPhoto '09: The Missing Manual is the top-selling iPhoto book.
While you can interface with Google in 97 languages and glean results in 35, you can't find any kind of instruction manual from Google. Lucky for you, our fully updated and greatly expanded second edition to the bestselling Google: The Missing Manual covers everything you could possibly want to know about Google, including the newest and coolest--and often most underused (what is Froogle, anyway?)--features. There's even a full chapter devoted to Gmail, Google's free email service that includes a whopping 2.5 GB of space).
This wise and witty guide delivers the complete scoop on Google, from how it works to how you can search far more effectively and efficiently (no more scrolling through 168 pages of seemingly irrelevant results); take best advantage of Google's lesser-known features, such as Google Print, Google Desktop, and Google Suggest; get your website listed on Google; track your visitors with Google Analytics; make money with AdWords and AdSense; and much more.
Whether you're new to Google or already a many-times-a-day user, you're sure to find tutorials, tips, tricks, and tools that take you well beyond simple search to Google gurudom.