Using Kindle: Your Guide to All Things Kindle and Kindle DX, Edition 4

Pearson Education
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Make the most of your new Amazon KindleTM eBook reader! Read books, play media, get free content, uncover powerful, little-known Kindle features you’ll love!

Learn to do all this and much more…

  • Connect to Amazon’s Kindle Store and buy content
  • Download a world of free books and other content
  • Manage your content and quickly find what you’re looking for
  • Read books on Kindle and customize a better reading experience
  • Quickly sync content across multiple Kindles and other devices
  • Make the most of Kindle’s menus, keyboard shortcuts, and search
  • Read Adobe PDFs without converting them
  • Listen to Audible audiobooks–and use Kindle’s text-to-speech to hear other books, too
  • Play MP3 music and games
  • Use Kindle’s built-in New Oxford American Dictionary and Oxford Dictionary of English
  • Add bookmarks, notes, clips, and highlights to your books
  • Use Kindle Whispernet to read email, check Facebook, even manage your Netflix queue
  • Convert and manage Kindle content with Calibre
  • Find the best third-party Kindle apps, add-ons, and web resources
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About the author

Jim Cheshire is a computer professional and author of numerous bestselling books on web design and application development. He has been featured in PC Magazine and MSDN Magazine and currently works at Microsoft on the ASP.NET, Expression Studio, and IIS teams. An early adopter of eBook technology, he owns and uses three Kindles and other eBook readers.

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Publisher
Pearson Education
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Published on
Jan 24, 2011
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Pages
69
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ISBN
9780132731751
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Hardware / General
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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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

• A large number of walkthroughs for managing music playlists, including how to use cloud playlists.

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

• Step-by-step walkthroughs on configuring all types of email accounts.

• Coverage on handling attachments in your email application.

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

• How to use Copy and Paste on the Kindle Fire.

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

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

• Shows you how to access files on other computers in your house right from your Kindle Fire.

If you own or are considering a Windows 10 tablet, My Windows® 10 Tablet s your must-have companion. This friendly, quick, full-color, 100% practical tutorial walks you through every task you'll want to perform with your new tablet, no matter what brand or model you choose.

In addition, this book is part of Que’s Content Update Program. As Microsoft updates features of Windows 10, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. The updates will be delivered to you via a FREE Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection.

My Windows 10 Tablet is an easy, full-color tutorial on the latest operating system from Microsoft, which covers the following topics:

· Taking advantage of Windows 10's best new features for tablets

· Getting productive fast, and taking control of the new Windows 10 interface and Start menu

· Securely connecting your Windows 10 tablet and using it safely in mobile environments

· Browsing the Web more quickly and reliably with the new Edge browser

· Connecting your tablet to your phone, other PCs, and other devices

· Making the most of the Cortana personal digital assistant

· Working with Windows 10—compatible Microsoft Office apps

· Using Continuum to work seamlessly on both tablets and other Windows devices

· Updating, maintaining, and troubleshooting your tablet

· Saving time and using your tablet to enhance your daily life

Every task is presented step-by-step, using carefully annotated, colorful screenshots, all numbered so there's no chance of getting lost or confused. Everything's clearly organized in modular, self-contained chapters designed to help you get started quickly. Throughout, the book is packed with helpful tips, lists, and quick solutions to the problems you're most likely to encounter.

How to access the web edition:

Follow the instructions in the book to learn how to register your book to access the FREE Web Edition.

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

• A large number of walkthroughs for managing music playlists, including how to use cloud playlists.

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

• Step-by-step walkthroughs on configuring all types of email accounts.

• Coverage on handling attachments in your email application.

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

• How to use Copy and Paste on the Kindle Fire.

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

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

• Shows you how to access files on other computers in your house right from your Kindle Fire.

If you own or are considering a Windows 10 tablet, My Windows® 10 Tablet s your must-have companion. This friendly, quick, full-color, 100% practical tutorial walks you through every task you'll want to perform with your new tablet, no matter what brand or model you choose.

In addition, this book is part of Que’s Content Update Program. As Microsoft updates features of Windows 10, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. The updates will be delivered to you via a FREE Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection.

My Windows 10 Tablet is an easy, full-color tutorial on the latest operating system from Microsoft, which covers the following topics:

· Taking advantage of Windows 10's best new features for tablets

· Getting productive fast, and taking control of the new Windows 10 interface and Start menu

· Securely connecting your Windows 10 tablet and using it safely in mobile environments

· Browsing the Web more quickly and reliably with the new Edge browser

· Connecting your tablet to your phone, other PCs, and other devices

· Making the most of the Cortana personal digital assistant

· Working with Windows 10—compatible Microsoft Office apps

· Using Continuum to work seamlessly on both tablets and other Windows devices

· Updating, maintaining, and troubleshooting your tablet

· Saving time and using your tablet to enhance your daily life

Every task is presented step-by-step, using carefully annotated, colorful screenshots, all numbered so there's no chance of getting lost or confused. Everything's clearly organized in modular, self-contained chapters designed to help you get started quickly. Throughout, the book is packed with helpful tips, lists, and quick solutions to the problems you're most likely to encounter.

How to access the web edition:

Follow the instructions in the book to learn how to register your book to access the FREE Web Edition.

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