Google Nexus 7: Android 4.4 KitKat Edition

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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


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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


Perfect for new and longtime Mac users, this no-fluff guide to OS X El Capitan is packed with details on system preferences, the desktop, Finder, applications, and utilities. You'll also find step-by-step instructions for printing, scanning, networking, sharing, troubleshooting, and going online. A Windows glossary makes switching to Mac (mostly) painless, and keyboard mavens will find a complete list of keyboard shortcuts.


New features covered include Split View, Photos, Force click, natural-language queries, the new system font, System Integrity Protection, pointer magnification, two-factor authentication, and updates to Mission Control, Spotlight, Mail, Notes, Safari, Maps, Calendar, Disk Utility, and Finder.


- See live previews of documents, pictures, and folders.

- Use Mission Control to juggle all your open windows, desktops, and displays.

- Dock programs, documents, and folders for one-click access.

- Tag your files to make them easy to sort and find.

- Use Finder tabs to declutter your desktop.

- See all your notifications in one place.

- Spread your work over multiple displays.

- Enhance and customize OS X with extensions.

- Use iCloud to store and access the latest versions of your files and settings online.

- Share iTunes, iBooks, and App Store purchases freely with your family.

- Organize, view, edit, sync, and share your photos.

- Sync your files, mail, contacts, appointments, reminders, notes, and messages wirelessly across your Mac, Windows PC, and iOS devices.

- Get instant search results for documents, pictures, music, mail, programs, online sources, and more.

- Dictate anywhere that you can type.

- Play games on Game Center, Apple's online multiplayer social gaming network.

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

- Mirror your Mac's screen to your HDTV wirelessly via AirPlay, or use your HDTV as a full-fledged display, complete with dock and menu bar.

- Share files and printers on your home network.

- Move seamlessly between your Mac, iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, or use them together.

- Connect to wireless networks with a couple of clicks.

- Set up and manage printers, scanners, and other devices.

- Download and install OS X, apps, and updates from the Mac App Store.

- Secure your data from thieves and snoops.

- Plenty of tips, tricks, and timesavers.

- Fully cross-referenced, linked, and searchable.


Contents

1. OS X Basics

2. The Desktop

3. System Preferences

4. Files, Folders & Drives

5. Programs & Documents

6. Printing, Faxing & Fonts

7. Networks & Sharing

8. Online Connections

9. Security & Privacy

10. Maintenance & Backups

11. Switching from Windows

12. Keyboard Shortcuts


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Questing Vole Press
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Mar 8, 2014
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Pages
290
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9781937842222
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English
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Computers / Hardware / Mobile Devices
Computers / Hardware / Tablets
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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


This guide is designed for novices and advanced iPhone/iOS users alike. The tips and instructions here are tailored to the iPhone 6 and iOS 8, but you’ll find plenty of relevant information for older iPhone models and older versions of the software. Just be aware that iPhone 6 and iOS 8 have introduced quite a few new features that may not be available on older iPhones!

We’ve broken things down into six major parts. Part 1: Meet Your iPhone will help you unpack the box, learn how to interact with your iPhone, and glide through the set up process. Part 2: Getting to Know Your iPhone will introduce you to the basic features and navigational system of the device. Part 3: Mastering Your Preinstalled Apps will walk you through the twenty preinstalled apps in detail to help you master what’s available right out of the box. Part 4: Making It Your Own guides you through customization and personalization. Part 5: Maintenance and Security will help you keep your iPhone healthy and safe. Finally, Part 6: Must-Have Apps for Your iPhone includes a list of 46 of our favorite apps – we hope you enjoy them as much as we do!

 There’s a lot of information here, but don’t feel like you need to absorb it all at once. Think of this guide as a friendly support system for you as you learn to use and enjoy this incredible piece of consumer technology. If you’re new to iPhone or to iOS, start by reading through Parts 1 and 2. This should get you on your feet. Be sure to look at Part 5 to learn how to care for your new iPhone. You may want to use Parts 3, 4, and 6 as reference material. You can read them straight through from start to finish or just browse the table of contents for the information most helpful to you. These chapters will also be helpful for experienced users who want to get the most out of iPhone 6 and iOS 8.

Few devices are as painless to use as the iPhone  – we hope you have fun and enjoy the journey. Now let’s get started!

 

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


New apps and features covered include Control Center, AirDrop, iTunes Radio, Notification Center, Background App Refresh, Activation Lock, Flickr and Vimeo sharing, live wallpaper, the redesigned user interface, the improved multitasking and Spotlight screens, and the updated versions of Safari, Mail, Maps, Siri, and Photos.


- Covers all iPads and iOS 7.

- Master the Home screen and multitouch gestures.

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

- Work with onscreen or wireless keyboards.

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

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

- Dictate anywhere that you can type.

- Connect to wireless networks with a couple of taps.

- Set up cellular, Bluetooth, and VPN connections.

- Mirror your iPad's screen to your TV wirelessly via AirPlay.

- Use AirDrop for hassle-free sharing of photos, locations, contact info, and more.

- Back up your data to iCloud or iTunes.

- Use iCloud to store and access the latest versions of your documents online.

- Sync your documents, mail, contacts, appointments, reminders, notes, and messages wirelessly across your iDevices and Macs.

- See all your notifications in one place.

- Browse the web with Safari.

- Send, receive, and manage your email with Mail.

- Chat with family and friends with Messages or FaceTime.

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

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

- Find your way with Maps.

- Download and install apps and updates from the App Store.

- Read books, textbooks, magazines, and newspapers with iBooks and Newsstand.

- Play games on Game Center, Apple's online multiplayer social gaming network.

- Play music, movies, TV shows, and other media downloaded from the iTunes Store.

- Listen to iTunes Radio.

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

- Care for your iPad and troubleshoot problems.

- Plenty of tips, tricks, and timesavers.

- Fully cross-referenced, linked, and searchable.


Contents

1. Getting Started with Your iPad

2. Touring Your iPad

3. Securing Your iPad

4. Typing, Editing & Searching

5. Dictation & Siri

6. Wireless & Network Connections

7. iCloud, iTunes & Files

8. Getting Notifications

9. Browsing the Web with Safari

10. Email, Messaging & Video Calls

11. Organizing Your Life

12. Shopping in the App Store

13. Reading Books, Newspapers & Magazines

14. Playing Games

15. Downloading and Playing Music & Videos

16. Shooting, Viewing & Managing Photos

17. iPad Care & Troubleshooting


My Kindle Fire is the most comprehensive one-stop guide to the all-new Kindle Fire tablet device. With this book you will learn how to tap into every Kindle Fire feature, including many of the hidden ones not discussed in other books. From setting up your Kindle Page, managing your music, watching movies, and downloading content - this book covers everything. The task based full-color format allows you to quickly and easily find the exact task you want to accomplish and walks you through it in a delightfully concise and visual manner. My Kindle Fire makes it easy for you to:

• Master all the basics, fast: reading, playing, watching, browsing, and more

• Tweak your Kindle Fire for quicker access and longer battery life

• Sample best-seller book chapters for free

• Mark up any eBook with highlights, notes, and bookmarks

• Convert your personal documents for use on Kindle Fire

• Discover Calibre, a powerful eBook management tool

• Control even the largest music libraries

• Get instant answers from Wikipedia, and from Kindle Fire’s built-in dictionary

• Listen to personalized Internet radio stations created just for you

• Use your Kindle Fire as a digital photo frame

• Prevent unwanted subscription charges

• Set up any email account to work on your Kindle Fire

• Explore any web content with Amazon’s innovative Silk browser

• Use Amazon Cloud to get your stuff anywhere—even if you left your Kindle at home

• And much much more…

Unlike many other guides which might only briefly mention or skip over some very import Kindle Fire features My Kindle Fire covers everything. Here are just a few of the things you'll find in My Kindle Fire that aren't covered in other guides:

• Full coverage of Calibre, a free application for Mac or PC that helps manage your eBook library

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• How to reinstall multiple apps at once in case you reset your Kindle Fire.

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• Importing contacts from your existing email application or cloud service and how you can export your contacts in order to back them up.

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• How to use social networking integration with Facebook and others.

• Walkthroughs on using the Gallery app, Pandora, Audible, and other popular apps.

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