The important stuff you need to know:Be connected. Browse the Web, manage email, and download apps through WiFi or S4’s 3G/4G network.Navigate without touch. Use Air Gestures with your hand, or scroll with your eyes using Smart Screen.Find new ways to link up. Chat, videochat, and add photos, video, or entire slideshows to text messages.Get together with Group Play. Play games or share pictures, documents, and music with others nearby.Create amazing images. Shoot and edit photos and videos—and combine images from the front and back cameras.Keep music in the cloud. Use Google Play Music to store and access tunes.Check your schedule. Sync the S4 with your Google and Outlook calendars.
The important stuff you need to know:Design your experience. Add interactive widgets and mini-apps to your screen with TouchWiz.Satisfy your appetite. Download thousands of games and apps from the Android Market.Keep in touch. Chat, videochat, check email, and browse the Web.Find your way. View maps, use the GPS, and navigate turn-by-turn.Manage your media. Shoot and view photos and videos; organize and play your music.Stay informed. Read books, newspapers, and magazines.Be productive. Use Google Docs to store and share documents.
The important stuff you need to know:Get dialed in. Learn your way around the Galaxy S II’s calling and texting features.Go online. Browse the Web, manage email, and download apps with Galaxy S II’s 3G/4G network (or create your own hotspot).Master your media. Shoot and share pictures and video, organize and play your music library—and send it wirelessly to your TV or stereo.Be entertained now. Start watching movies and TV shows while they’re still loading.Explore the world. Get news and weather, find a location, and navigate by GPS.Check your schedule. Use the convenient calendar app, and sync it with your Google and Outlook calendars.
Preston Gralla is the author of more than 40 books, including Missing Manuals on Droid X2, Xoom, and Galaxy Tab. He’s the editor of WindowsDevCenter.com and OnDotNet, and a contributing editor to Computerworld.
The important stuff you need to know:Get connected. Browse the Web, manage email, and download apps from Google Play through WiFi or 3G/4G network.Keep in touch. Call, text, chat, videochat, conduct conference calls, and reach out with Facebook and Twitter.Capture and display images. Shoot, edit, show, and share photos, slideshows, and high-definition videos.Play and manage your music. Buy music from Google Play or Amazon and listen to it with Galaxy S5’s Music app.Work anywhere. Access your files, company network, calendar, and contacts—and work with Google Docs.Connect to Google Maps. Use geolocation and turn-by-turn drive directions to find your way.Stay fit with S Health. Use this built-in app to keep track of fitness goals, walking, heart rate, blood pressure, and more.
The important stuff you need to know:Relax with a book. Load your NOOK library with ebooks, comics, and interactive books for kids.Play with apps. Enjoy the games and apps everyone’s talking about.Go online. Browse the Web and check your email with built-in WiFi.Be social. Share books and recommendations with your NOOK Friends, and Facebook and Twitter contacts.Take in a show. Watch movies and TV series, and listen to your favorite music anywhere.Read all about it. Subscribe to a variety of magazines and newspapers.
Packed with full-color illustrations, this engaging book covers everything from getting started to advanced features and troubleshooting. Unleash the power of Motorola's hot new device with Droid X: The Missing Manual.Get organized. Import your contacts and sync with Google Calendar and Microsoft Exchange.Go online. Get your phone to act as a portable hotspot or as a modem to get your laptop online.Play music. Purchase music from Amazon and sync your Droid X with Windows Media Player and iTunes.Shoot photos and video. Edit and share your photos, and use them as desktop or icon images. Record video and share it with your friends.Connect to Google Maps. Use geotagging and get turn-by-turn directions.
The important stuff you need to know:Get organized. Sync Droid X2 with Google Calendar, Exchange, and Outlook.Go online. Navigate the Web, use email, and tap into Facebook and Twitter.Listen to tunes. Play and manage music using Droid X2’s Music app and Google’s Music Cloud Player.Shoot photos and video. View and edit photos, slideshows, and video in the Gallery.Connect to Google Maps. Use geotagging and get turn-by-turn directions.Stay productive. Create, edit, and store documents with Google Docs and Microsoft Office.
The important stuff you need to know:Gain control with Dynamic Perspective. Tilt your phone to scroll, move your head to play games, and explore maps in 3D.Take pictures further. Capture high-res, panoramic, and moving (lenticular) photos. Shoot HD video, too.Shop with ease. Use Firefly to identify music, videos, and other items, and go straight to the product’s Amazon page.Get the apps you want. Load up on games and apps for productivity, health and fitness, and social networking from Amazon’s Appstore.Solve problems right away. Get live tech support from Amazon via video chat with the Mayday help feature.Carry the Cloud in your hand. Access Prime Instant Video, your Kindle library, and your uploaded photos and videos.
Google Search and Tools in a Snap does just that. Organized into a series of well-organized, bite-sized, quickly accomplished tasks, the book lets you zero right in on the one particular task you want to accomplish, quickly figure out what to do, do it, and then get back to using the plethora of Google Tools.
Windows XP users and administrators need a quick and easy way to find answers. Plenty of books go into detail about the theory behind a particular technology or application, but few go straight to the essentials for getting the job done. Windows XP Cookbook does just that, tackling the most common tasks needed to install, manage, and support Windows XP.
Featuring a new twist to O'Reilly's proven Cookbook formula, this problem-solving guide offers multiple solutions for each of its 300-plus recipes. Solve dilemmas with the graphical user interface, the command line, through the Registry, or by using scripts. Each step-by-step recipe includes a discussion that explains how and why it works. The book is also among the first to cover Microsoft's XP Service Pack 2. With these practical, on-the-job solutions, Windows XP Cookbook will save you hours of time searching for answers.
Windows XP Cookbook will be useful to anyone that has to use, deploy, administer, or automate Windows XP. But this isn't a typical end-user book; it covers the spectrum of topics involved with running Windows XP in both small and large environments. As a result, IT professionals and system administrators will find it a great day-to-day reference. And power users will find Windows XP Cookbook a great source for information on tweaking XP and getting the most out of their systems. The bottom line is that Windows XP Cookbook will make just about anyone who uses XP more productive.
Along with a system overview that highlights major changes, and a tour of the basics such as manipulating files and getting around the interface, Windows Vista in a Nutshell offers alphabetized references for these topics:The User Interface: Covers the Sidebar, Aero Glass, the new Control Panel layout, and applets, as well as how to customize animated windows, the desktop, Start menu, pop-up windows on the Taskbar, and more.
Appendixes include information on installation, keyboard shortcuts, common filename extensions, and more. Windows Vista in a Nutshell is your one-stop source for everything you need from Microsoft's latest operating system.