Windows Phone 7 For Dummies

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Unleash the full power of your Windows Phone 7!

Windows Phone 7 is the new and improved mobile platform for all Windows smartphones. The new platform has been completely rebuilt from the ground up and this guide walks you through everything that's new, from the look and feel to the underlying code to the revamped home screen and user interface experience. Placing special focus on the features and functionality that is shared across all Windows Phone 7 series models, this fun and friendly book covers a wide range of how-to topics on everything from making simple calls to using your handheld device as a mobile computer.

  • Explores the exciting new Windows Phone 7 and the completely revamped platform that will revolutionize the way you experience mobile phone use
  • Shows you how to personalize your interface and exchange and sync information with your Windows PC
  • Covers how to download, install, and use Mobile Office applications
  • Demonstrates creating, downloading, exchanging, and sharing digital media, such as photos, videos, sound, and music files with other mobile device and PC users

Windows Phone 7 For Dummies takes your Windows Phone 7 experience to a whole new level!

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About the author

Bill Hughes is a marketing strategy executive whose 20-plus years of experience span sales, strategic marketing, and business development. He has worked for major corporations, including Microsoft, IBM, GE, and Motorola, and has aided Microsoft in marketing to mobile application developers.
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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Nov 9, 2010
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Pages
312
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ISBN
9781118005866
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Hardware / Mobile Devices
Computers / Operating Systems / General
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Available on Android devices
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Chris Kennedy
Perfect for new and experienced users, this no-fluff guide to Google Nexus 7 and 9 tablets is packed with details and tips on apps, services, settings, and documents. You'll also find step-by-step instructions for dictating, networking, sharing, troubleshooting, going online, and using Google Now.


New and updated features covered include adaptive brightness, always-on "OK Google" detection, app-specific notification blocking, Battery Saver, battery-life prediction, Bluetooth Low Energy, Chromecast screen mirroring, device sharing, double-tap to wake, flashlight, guest users, lock-screen notifications, material design, non-Gmail email accounts, the Overview screen, priority interruptions (do-not-disturb mode), Quick Settings, screen pinning, Settings search, Smart Lock, Tap & Go, vibration, and the redesigned versions of Calendar, Camera, Contacts, Gmail, Hangouts, Maps, Photos, and Settings.


- Covers Android 5 Lollipop.

- Covers all Nexus 7 and Nexus 9 tablets, as well as other pure Android devices, including Nexus 10 and Google Play Edition tablets.

- Master the Home screen, Lock screen, and multitouch gestures.

- Secure your data from thieves, snoops, and rogue apps.

- Locate a lost or stolen Nexus remotely.

- Work with onscreen or wireless keyboards.

- Get instant search results for documents, pictures, music, mail, apps, contacts, settings, and more.

- Summon Google Now to get personalized information when you need it.

- Ask Google Search to find nearby businesses, set alarms, search the web, and more.

- Dictate anywhere that you can type.

- Squeeze out every minute of battery life.

- Connect to wireless networks with a few taps.

- Set up cellular, Bluetooth, and VPN connections.

- Mirror your tablet's screen to your TV.

- Back up your data to the cloud.

- Transfer files to and from your Windows PC or Apple Mac computer.

- Sync your documents, mail, contacts, appointments, reminders, notes, and messages wirelessly across your computers and mobile devices.

- See all your notifications in one place.

- Stop some or all notifications indefinitely or for a fixed duration.

- Browse the web with Chrome.

- Watch and subscribe to videos on the YouTube app.

- Send, receive, and manage all your email with the Gmail app.

- Make free phone calls or chat with friends on Hangouts.

- Post to Twitter or Facebook right from the app you're using.

- Manage your day-to-day life with Contacts, Calendar, Keep, and Clock.

- Find your way with Maps.

- Download apps, games, and updates from the Google Play store.

- Connect to Google's online multiplayer social gaming network.

- Play or cast music, movies, TV shows, and other media downloaded from the Google Play store.

- Capture, edit, and share photos and videos with Camera and Photos.

- Care for your Nexus and troubleshoot problems.

- Plenty of tips, tricks, and timesavers.

- Fully cross-referenced, linked, and searchable.


Contents

1. Getting Started with Your Nexus

2. Touring Your Nexus

3. Securing Your Nexus

4. Typing & Editing

5. Wireless & Network Connections

6. Managing Your Accounts & Data

7. Connecting to Computers

8. Getting Notifications

9. Google Now

10. Google Search

11. Browsing the Web with Chrome

12. Watching YouTube Videos

13. Email, Messaging & Keeping in Touch

14. Organizing Your Life

15. Shopping for Apps, Games & Media

16. Maps & Navigation

17. Shooting, Viewing & Managing Photos

18. Nexus Care & Troubleshooting


Jordan Yin
How to create the world's new urban future

With the majority of the world's population shifting to urban centres, urban planning—the practice of land-use and transportation planning to help shape cities structurally, economically, and socially—has become an increasingly vital profession. In Urban Planning For Dummies, readers will get a practical overview of this fascinating field, including studying community demographics, determining the best uses for land, planning economic and transportation development, and implementing plans. Following an introductory course on urban planning, this book is key reading for any urban planning student or anyone involved in urban development.

With new studies conclusively demonstrating the dramatic impact of urban design on public psychological and physical health, the impact of the urban planner on a community is immense. And with a wide range of positions for urban planners in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors—including law firms, utility companies, and real estate development firms—having a fundamental understanding of urban planning is key to anyone even considering entry into this field. This book provides a useful introduction and lays the groundwork for serious study.

Helps readers understand the essentials of this complex profession Written by a certified practicing urban planner, with extensive practical and community-outreach experience

For anyone interested in being in the vanguard of building, designing, and shaping tomorrow's sustainable city, Urban Planning For Dummies offers an informative, entirely accessible introduction on learning how.

Chris Kennedy
(The updated edition of this book for the Nexus 7, Nexus 9, and Android 5 Lollipop is also available.) 


Perfect for new and experienced users, this no-fluff guide to the Google Nexus 7 tablet is packed with tips and details on apps, services, settings, and documents. You'll also find step-by-step instructions for dictating, networking, sharing, troubleshooting, going online, and using Google Now.


New apps and features covered include Camera, Clock, Google Keep, Android Device Manager, Play Games, Quick Settings, Lock-screen widgets, multiple users, restricted profiles, HDMI screen mirroring, external displays, Miracast, wireless charging, app verification, gesture typing, printing, cellular (LTE/HSPA+) connections, privacy options, Hangouts, the notification light, the remodeled Google Play store, and the updated versions of Chrome, Gmail, and Maps.


- Covers all Nexus 7 models and Android 4.4 (KitKat).

- Covers all Google Play edition (pure Android) tablets, including the LG G Pad 8.3.

- Master the Home screen, Lock screen, and multitouch gestures.- Secure your data from thieves, snoops, and rogue apps.

- Locate a lost or stolen Nexus remotely.

- Work with onscreen or wireless keyboards.

- Get instant search results for documents, pictures, music, mail, apps, contacts, and more.

- Summon Google Now to get personalized information when you need it.

- Ask Google Search to find nearby businesses, set alarms, search the web, and more.

- Dictate anywhere that you can type.

- Connect to wireless networks with a few taps.

- Set up cellular, Bluetooth, and VPN connections.

- Mirror your tablet's screen to your TV.

- Back up your data to the cloud.

- Transfer files to and from your Windows PC or Apple Mac computer.

- Sync your documents, mail, contacts, appointments, reminders, notes, and messages wirelessly across your computers and mobile devices.

- See all your notifications in one place.

- Browse the web with Chrome.

- Watch and subscribe to videos on the YouTube app.

- Send, receive, and manage your email with Gmail or Email.

- Chat with family and friends on Hangouts.

- Post to Twitter or Facebook right from the app you're using.

- Manage your day-to-day life with Calendar, People, Google Keep, and Clock.

- Find your way with Maps.

- Download apps, games, and updates from the Google Play store.

- Connect to Google's online multiplayer social gaming network.

- Play music, movies, TV shows, and other media downloaded from the Google Play store.

- Capture, edit, and share photos and videos with Camera and Gallery.

- Care for your Nexus and troubleshoot problems.

- Plenty of tips, tricks, and timesavers.- Fully cross-referenced, linked, and searchable.


Contents

1. Getting Started with Your Nexus 7

2. Touring Your Nexus

3. Securing Your Nexus

4. Typing & Editing

5. Wireless & Network Connections

6. Managing Your Accounts & Data

7. Connecting to Computers

8. Getting Notifications

9. Google Now

10. Google Search

11. Browsing the Web with Chrome

12. Watching YouTube Videos

13. Email, Messaging & Keeping in Touch

14. Organizing Your Life

15. Shopping for Apps, Games & Media

16. Maps & Navigation

17. Shooting, Viewing & Managing Photos

18. Nexus Care & Troubleshooting


Bill Hughes
Explore the capabilities of your Samsung Galaxy S 6 with this definitive guide!

Learning to use a new phone can be both difficult and frustrating. With confusing documentation and baffling support, the references provided by phone manufacturers can be intimidating. Enter Samsung Galaxy S 6 For Dummies! This extensive yet practical guide walks you through the most useful features of your new Samsung Galaxy S 6—and it shows you all the best tricks to getting the most out of your device. With an accessible and fun, yet informative writing style, this is a text that you'll refer to again and again as you explore the capabilities of your new smartphone!

Samsung is the largest phone manufacturer in the world, so it's no wonder that its flagship smartphone products—the Galaxy S line—have made quite a splash. Built around the Android operating system, the Galaxy S 6 is so much more than a phone, it is a mobile device with endless capabilities, so why not explore and use that functionality? Set up and configure your new smartphone to fit your needs and preferences Review the phone's features and capabilities Access key functionality, such as texting, emailing, accessing the internet, using navigation, capturing photos and videos, social networking, watching movies, downloading apps, securing and synching your phone with your PC Expand the capabilities of your Samsung Galaxy S 6 by downloading new software upgrades

Samsung Galaxy S 6 For Dummies clearly explains the features and capabilities of your new phone—and will have you up and running on your smartphone in no time!

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