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

Pearson Education
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This is the eBook version of the printed book.

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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Features
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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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(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


Jim Cheshire
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.

Jim Cheshire
My Surface™ 2

Updated for
Windows® RT 8.1

Step-by-step

instructions with callouts to Surface 2 photos that show you exactly what to do

Help

when you run into Surface 2 problems or limitations

Tips and Notes

to help you get the most from your Surface 2

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping
your Surface 2 working just the way you want. Learn how to:

• Get started quickly with Surface 2 and Windows RT 8.1

• Connect to Wi-Fi, share printers, and access files from your network or your SkyDrive cloud storage account

• Get on the Web fast and enjoy it more with Internet Explorer 11 and the Bing search engine

• Secure your Surface and control what your kids can do with it

• Do all your Facebook and Twitter social networking through the People app

• Find and play the music you love with Xbox Music, Radio, and Xbox Music Pass

• Watch Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, and other streaming video

• Instantly retrieve up-to-the-minute news from top media and journalists

• Create, edit, format, proof, and share documents with Word 2013

• Crunch numbers with Excel 2013

• Present on the go with PowerPoint 2013

• Use OneNote 2013 to organize notes, sync them across devices, and access them from anywhere

• Manage email and track your calendar with Outlook 2013

• Go anywhere with Surface 2’s easy maps and directions

• Capture, manage, touch up, and geotag your photos

• Make sure your files are always safely backed up

• Find the best new Windows Store Apps

• Keep your Surface 2 working reliably, with maximum battery life

• Personalize your Surface 2 using the newest customization settings

• Get more help whenever you need it

Jim Cheshire
Do more with Microsoft Expression Web 4 SP2—in less time!

This is the world’s most expert, complete, and practical guide to succeeding with Expression Web 4 SP2! Microsoft insider Jim Cheshire presents today’s best solutions for everything you need to do with Expression Web 4 SP2 and its brand-new HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery tools!. Create, edit, and manage content… implement leading-edge designs… integrate dynamic content… add powerful features with no custom coding… leverage SP2’s latest time-saving features…do the job right, and do it fast!

“In the trenches” solutions, big-picture insights, real examples, time-saving shortcuts Boost productivity with custom workspaces, Snapshot & Snippet panels, Universal
Commenting, and other SP2 improvements Optimize every phase of development, from site creation through reporting Use Expression Web 4 features together to solve real web design problems
and achieve real business goals Build HTML5/CSS3 standards-compliant sites that work properly in any modern browser Learn high-efficiency techniques for using tables, forms, and QuickTags Add more dynamic, interactive content with Behaviors and Layers Differentiate your site with dynamic components and client-side JavaScript Use ASP.NET’s simple tools to display, edit, and manage data without custom code Develop accessible, Section 508- or WCAG-compliant sites Efficiently test sites and apps with SP2’s enhanced SuperPreview and remote browsing Easily password-protect content with ASP.NET Login controls and membership features Leverage Expression Web’s updated PHP 5.3 support, including module IntelliSense
and “Open as PHP” Efficiently troubleshoot any site development problem

Register your book at www.quepublishing.com/title/9780789749192 to get the entire book in searchable PDF format, including all examples and sample files, plus a bonus four-chapter mini book on creating add-ins with JavaScript and HTML!

Jim Cheshire
Special Edition Using Microsoft® Expression® Web 2

The only EXPRESSION WEB 2 book you need

The successor to the best-selling book on the first release of Microsoft Expression Web, this book provides comprehensive coverage of Microsoft Expression Web 2. You’ll learn the basics of Web design and Expression Web 2 and gain valuable insight into Expression Web 2’s advanced features, such as ASP.NET and PHP development. If you’re interested in learning how to design standards-compliant Web sites using Expression Web 2, this is the only book you need.

• Create standards-compliant Web sites with Expression Web 2 that work consistently in all browsers.

• Become proficient in the use of CSS by learning how to use the powerful CSS tools in Expression Web 2.

• Learn how to take advantage of ASP.NET and ASP.NET AJAX without writing any code.

• Learn how to use the new PHP features available in Expression Web 2.

• Add dynamic, interactive content with Behaviors and Layers.

• Design your Web site for accessibility using both Section 508 and WCAG compliance.

“Expression Web was built to help web authors create standards-based and standards-compliant web sites. Jim Cheshire has a broad understanding of those standards and a deep appreciation of Expression Web. Put the two together and you’ve got a guide that helps you understand and build sites that meet the challenges of modern Web design.”

—Steven Guttman,

Product Unit Manager,

Expression Web

Jim Cheshire is the owner of Jimco Software, a freeware software company and technology review site, and is the author of several books on Web development and ASP.NET. Jim has been heavily involved in Web development for more than a decade and has operated and designed many Web sites during that time. He’s been featured in numerous publications, including MSDN Magazine and PC Magazine. Jim previously worked on the FrontPage team at Microsoft and currently is an escalation engineer on the ASP.NET and IIS teams.

Category: Web Development

Covers Microsoft Expression Web 2

User Level Beginning—Advanced

On the CD-ROM

• Sample files from the author

• FREE! full version of Logo Creator (retail value of $39.95)

• FREE! full version of DHTML Menu Builder Lite (retail value of $25)

• Electronic version of this book in Adobe’s Portable Document Format (PDF)

Cover image: Digital Vision Photography/Veer Inc.

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