Want to upgrade to iOS 5? We lay out which devices will run Apple's newest mobile OS, and how to download and install it. Once you've gotten the software on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad, we'll walk you through its marquee features: Master new multitasking gestures on the iPad 2 and explore Notification Center; play with Apple's three new apps, Reminders, Messages, and Newsstand; learn about improvements to Safari, Mail, Camera, Photos, and Game Center; check out the smaller tweaks made to Maps, Calendar, Music, Videos, FaceTime, Weather, and Stocks; and discover what's been done under-the-hood in regards to Twitter integration, new typing tricks, AirPlay mirroring, and Accessibility.
If you're confused about Apple's new sync service, iCloud, never fear: Our iOS 5 Upgrade Guide also offers a rundown of the service and each of its features, as well as a step-by-step guide for setting it up on your device. And for those who wish to untether their iOS device from their computer, the guide explains how to take advantage of iOS 5's Wi-Fi Sync and eliminate cord-based backup and information transfer.
It's not a computer and it's not a smartphone—so what in the world is it? Whether you're new to Android or new to tablets altogether, you're about to experience mobile computing like never before with this fun, full-color guide! In Android Tablets For Dummies, you'll find clear, easy-to-follow explanations for making sense of all the features native to Android tablets, as well as model-specific guidance.
Inside, trusted tech guru Dan Gookin—who wrote the very first For Dummies book in 1991—walks you through setting up your Android tablet, navigating the interface, browsing the web, setting up email, finding the best apps, and so much more. No matter which Android tablet tickles your fancy, this hands-on guide takes the intimidation out of the technology and gives you everything you need to make the most of your new device. Set up your tablet, configure the Home screen, and get connected Surf the web, send and receive email and texts, and use video chat and social media to keep in touch with family and friends Have fun with photos, videos, games, eBooks, music, and movies Get up and running with the Nougat Operating System
If you're eager to learn the ins and outs of your Android device—but don't want to pull your hair out in the process—this one-stop guide has you covered.
• Step-by-step instructions with callouts to photos that show you exactly what to do with the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and Galaxy Tab S 8.4
• Help when you run into Samsung Galaxy Tab S problems or limitations
• Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your Samsung Galaxy Tab S
Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your Samsung Galaxy Tab S working just the way you want. Learn how to
• Navigate Samsung Galaxy Tab S’s Android operating system
• Retrieve, play, and manage music, video, podcasts, and audiobooks
• Use Google Play as a portal to movies and TV content
• Capture higher quality photos and video
• Surf the Web quickly with the built-in browser
• Simplify your life with the Calendar and Contacts
• Send email, text, and multimedia messages
• Connect your Galaxy Tab S to other devices and the cloud
• Use your Galaxy Tab S as an eReader to read books and magazines online
• Find and share any destination with Maps
• Discover, install, maintain, and work with new Android apps and widgets
• Customize your tablet to reflect your personal style and preferences
• Keep your Galaxy Tab S software up to date, reliable, and running smoothly
Android Tablets for Seniors in easy steps:Looks at the range of devices available and their specifications and functionalityExplains the Android operating system and how to use it on your tablet in terms of navigating around, performing all of your favourite tasks, getting online and turning your tablet into a mobile library and entertainment centreFocuses on the latest version of Android, 5.0 Lollipop, and shows the enhancements that have been made over previous versions, such as allowing guest users, viewing the latest notifications on your tablet and accessing quickly the settings that you use most often
Android Tablets for Seniors in easy steps will show you how to:Get up and running with the interactive, touch screen experience so that you can quickly find your way around with AndroidUse the Android settings to ensure that your tablet looks and works in exactly the way that you wantFind your way around apps: the programs that give Android tablets their functionality - from using the preinstalled apps, to downloading and using the huge selection available from the Google Play Store, which is linked directly to Android tablets. It also shows how to get the best apps for popular activities such as travel, health and wellbeing, family history and online shoppingConnect to the web via Wi-Fi, using email, making phone and video calls to family and friends with Skype and diving into the world of social networkingKeep your tablet safe - security on tablets is just as important as on any other computer and this is covered in terms of preventing access to your tablet and staying safe online and when using your apps
Android Tablets for Seniors in easy steps gives you the confidence to enter the world of the tablet and get the most out of your device, using Android 5.0 Lollipop.
The book features the Google Nexus but is applicable to all tablets running the Android operating system. Presented in larger type for easier reading.
Congratulations on owning one of the hottest smartphones on the planet—more than 400,000 new Android phones are activated every day! Now get the very most out your new Droid with this handy companion by your side. Covering several versions of the Droid phones in one comprehensive guide, this book provides you with helpful information on everything from setup to the fun features of each Droid model. You'll quickly get up to speed on everything from email, browsing, and calendars to photos, maps, apps, security, and more.Highlights the new and innovative features of Droids with the use of clear, easy-to-understand descriptions Covers the Motorola Droid 3, Motorola Droid X2, HTC Droid Incredible 2, and Samsung Droid Charge Shares helpful details on how to make your Droid uniquely yours and tap into the Android app market Walks you through the basics such as adding contacts, messaging, emailing, browsing the web, integrating social media, shooting and sharing photos and videos, and more Helps you use your Droid to communicate more effectively and work more efficiently
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There is also a complete guide to all the features of your Android phone, a rundown of the essential apps to download, and an in depth troubleshooting guide to answer all those common problems.
Designed by experts as an accessible, friendly guide to world beating software and devices, the For Beginners series will help give you the confidence to learn everything you need to know. Clear, easy to understand and comprehensive, For Beginners first class tutorials, features and reviews are created with you in mind, ready to give you the tools you need to get the most out of your new passion.
Packed with full-color illustrations, this engaging book covers everything from getting started to advanced features and troubleshooting. Unleash the power of Motorola's hot new device with Droid X: The Missing Manual.Get organized. Import your contacts and sync with Google Calendar and Microsoft Exchange.Go online. Get your phone to act as a portable hotspot or as a modem to get your laptop online.Play music. Purchase music from Amazon and sync your Droid X with Windows Media Player and iTunes.Shoot photos and video. Edit and share your photos, and use them as desktop or icon images. Record video and share it with your friends.Connect to Google Maps. Use geotagging and get turn-by-turn directions.