iPad at Work For Dummies provides essential and in-depth coverage for a variety of productivity-related tasks made possible on the iPad, from basics such as setting up and starting out with an iPad to tips on the best practices for enterprise-level word processing, spreadsheet creation, presenting, task management, project management, graphic design, and communication. Beyond that, it also includes down-to-earth examples of how to use an iPad at work, including synchronization, data backup, and communicating with Windows networks.
Written by an experienced and well-known iPad user, writer, podcaster, and lecturer who has taught many other professionals how to get the most from their Apple devices in the workplace, iPad at Work For Dummies goes beyond simple coverage of iWork to show you step-by-step the iPad's capabilities to quickly, professionally, and effectively create and interact with typical office documents and systems.
If you're considering integrating the use of an iPad at work, or have recently begun and want to grasp the full spectrum of its capabilities in the workplace, iPad at Work For Dummies has you covered.
Galen Gruman has written more than 30 books on Mac OS X, the iPad, Windows 8, and desktop publishing software. Gruman writes the mobile and consumerization columns for InfoWorld, and he was a pioneer in the use of personal computing and desktop publishing technologies in the mid-1980s.
Internet-Enabled Handheld Devices, Computing, and Programming: Mobile Commerce and Personal Data Applications comprehensively reviews the state of handheld computing technology and application development, with coverage of such cutting-edge topics as Advanced Wireless Markup Language and J2ME programming. Uniquely focused on innovations that can drive mobile commerce and personal information management to new levels of utility and added value, this book provides a much-needed resource for academics and students engaged in mobile-technology research. It will also guide the efforts of developers and managers in industry seeking to maximize the evolving commercial opportunities presented by the current generation of internet-enabled handheld devices.
If you are a visual learner, Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPhone, 3rd Edition is the book for you with 500 full-color screenshots that clearly illustrate all the features your iPhone has to offer. Get the most from your iPhone, whether you're a beginner or an iPhone enthusiast who's learning the latest features, this easily accessible guide provides visually rich tutorials and step-by-step instructions that will help you unlock all your device has to offer.Learn the latest features of iOS Master the basic functions of your iPhone and customize your settings Ensure you're getting optimal performance from your iPhone Find the best apps and services to fit your personal and business needs
There are plenty of general-purpose iPhone guides, but iPhone at Work: Productivity for Professionals shows you how to complete all the traditional smartphone tasks, like to-do lists, calendars, and e-mail, and become much more efficient and productive at work. You'll learn mechanisms for developing effective workflows specific to the features of the iPhone and also efficient strategies for dealing with the specialized aspects of business and professional lifestyles.
From the introduction and throughout the book, author Ryan Faas targets professional users of the iPhone. You'll tour the built-in applications and configuration options, always with work and productivity in mind, and discover all of the enterprise features of the iPhone, learning how to configure and use each one.
Then discover the App Store: source of all third-party software. There's something a bit daunting about the dominance of games and frivolous apps on the best-seller lists, but there are serious business and vertical applications also available, and you'll learn about some of the best and how to take advantage of this wealth of add-on and very professional functionality.
And for those administrators with the special job of deploying lots of new iPhones across the enterprise, this book concludes with two appendixes that provide information and resources for companies. The first is intended for organizations looking to perform larger-scale iPhone or iPod touch deployments complete with device management. The second is geared for those companies that wish to develop an iPhone platform–oriented infrastructure through the use of customized in-house applications and iPhone/iPod touch–specific web services.What you’ll learn Purchase and configure an iPhone specifically for business Integrate built-in iPhone platform features into an everyday professional workflow Access enterprise-wide data and computing features Pick up specific tips for different professions Deploy the iPhone platform across groups both large and small Discover the secrets of iPhone platform customization and personalization Who this book is for
You already have or are considering the purchase of an iPhone. You know it's the coolest smartphone around, but you actually want to use it to make your professional life more efficient, more productive, and more fun! Clearly, the iPhone has inherent uses for a broad range of professions including management, sales, medical/dental, legal, real estate, training and education, human resources, and information technology, so there are many of you. Some of you are novice mobile device users, others are highly experienced mobile pros. No matter, because every professional iPhone user across this continuum of experience wants to learn to work smarter, better, and more efficiently. This book shows you how to use your iPhone to do this.Table of Contents Buying and Activating Your iPhone Using Your iPhone for the First Time Getting Online Phone Home (Or Work, Clients, or Anyone Else) Texting and Media Messaging for a Living E-mail Calendar Contacts Microsoft Exchange and ActiveSync Photos and Video Web Browsing with Mobile Safari Getting Around Using Maps iPod and iTunes The Remaining Built-In Apps Understanding iPhone Applications and the App Store General Business Applications Apps for Specific Professions
This step-by-step guide will help you gain a deep understanding of the lightweight MQTT protocol. We'll begin with the specific vocabulary of MQTT and its working modes, followed by installing a Mosquitto MQTT broker. Then, you will use best practices to secure the MQTT Mosquitto broker to ensure that only authorized clients are able to publish and receive messages. Once you have secured the broker with the appropriate configuration, you will develop a solution that controls a drone with Python.
Further on, you will use Python on a Raspberry Pi 3 board to process commands and Python on Intel Boards (Joule, Edison and Galileo). You will then connect to the MQTT broker, subscribe to topics, send messages, and receive messages in Python. You will also develop a solution that interacts with sensors in Java by working with MQTT messages.
This step-by-step guide describes the MQTT protocol for your IoT projects
This easy-to-use, compact guide skips the fluff and gets right to the essentials so that you can maximize all the latest features of the MacBook Pro. Packed with savvy insights and tips on key tools and shortcuts, this handy book aims to help you increase your productivity and save you time and hassle. From desktop sharing and wireless networking to running Windows applications and more, this book shows you what you want to know.Includes the latest version of OS X, iCloud, FaceTime, and more Covers all the essential tools, topics, and shortcuts on things like running Windows applications, using the Intel Ivy Bridge processor, and more Features Genius icons throughout the book that provide smart and innovative ways to handle tasks and save yourself time
MacBook Pro Portable Genius, 5th Edition puts you well on the way to being a pro at using your MacBook Pro!
With Apple's iBooks Author app, you can create rich, interactive books for use on the iPad, and this new For Dummies handy portable guide shows you just how to do it. Whether you want to create textbooks, training materials, marketing reports, or awesome product manuals with dynamic content, this book takes you through the process. Plunge in, and you'll soon learn how to create an iPad e-book with all the bells and whistles, including video, interactive widgets, text, tables, figures, colors, cool fonts, and more.Helps educators, small publishers, trainers, authors, or entrepreneurs create their own e-books using the new iBooks Author software Covers the software as well as book-building basics, such as adding text, color, tables, and figures Shows you how to include dynamic content, like video, presentations, interactive widgets, charts, and web components Discusses publishing your iPad e-book to the iBookstore
iBooks Author For Dummies is what you need to get your book off the ground and into the hands of readers in a hurry!
Best Android Apps leads you beyond the titles in Android Market's "Top Paid" and "Top Free" bins to showcase apps that will truly delight, empower, and entertain you. The authors have tested and handpicked more than 200 apps and games, each listed with a description and details highlighting the app's valuable tips and special features. Flip through the book to browse their suggestions, or head directly to the category of your choice to find the best apps to use at work, on the town, at play, at home, or on the road.
Discover great Android apps to help you:Juggle tasksConnect with friendsPlay gamesOrganize documentsExplore what's nearbyGet in shapeTravel the worldFind new musicDine outManage your money
...and much more!
Read all about it! As well as finding out about the Pixelbook peculiarities which might be coming to a chromebook near you in the near future, those of you with any other chromebook will also learn all about…
...Chromebook installation and initialization.
...The chromebook keyboard and (optional) touchscreen.
...Interacting with Chrome OS operating system.
...Working with the web browser and web apps.
...Accessing Android apps.
...Your Google account.
...Google Drive, Docs, Sheets and Slides.
...Music, Movies and Google Play.
...Cloud computing conundrums (such as printing).
...Cloud computing without a chromebook.
...A cloud computing case study.
...Advanced aspects of your chromebook computer.
Praise for the previous edition ("The Chrome Book" by C H Rome):
"Buy this book if you get or give a Chromebook. Great coverage and straightforward language."
"Clearly illustrates the capabilities of the Chrome experience, and very helpful for anyone considering buying a Chromebook."
"If you buy a Chromebook and you're not familiar with cloud computing, this is the book for you."
"A very good starting point if you are not familiar with cloud computing using Google services."
"Now I see what cloud computing and the Chromebooks are all about."