Leverage the power of Google's revolutionary Nexus tablet with help from Dan Gookin and "For Dummies"
Google's Nexus tablet is gaining market share at a rapid rate and offers a fantastic feature set at a price that is sure to please gamers, movie-watchers, e-book fans, and casual tablet users alike. Legendary "For Dummies" author Dan Gookin reviews all your tablet's features in this friendly guide, showing you just how to take advantage ofthe Nexus tablet you know and love. From using the built-in web browser to buying and downloading e-books, watching streaming video, taking and sharing photos, keeping in touch with social media, playing games, shopping in the Google Play Store, and customizing your device, you'll enjoy Dan's unique way of navigating the Nexus tablet. Includes coverage of the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablet Explains how to navigate the touchscreen, use the pre-installed Google applications, work with the Android operating system, and connect to a Wi-Fi network Walks you through shopping for and downloading e-books, apps, and games; creating a slideshow from your photos; side-loading videos and music from your PC; conferencing with your Nexus; and much more
"Nexus Tablets For Dummies" is simply the best way to learn how to take your new Nexus tablet to the next level."
If you're like most people, your laptop is taking the place of your PC. Whether you're on the road, working at home, or multitasking, your laptop is now an essential, trusted tool. Just in time, beloved and popular author Dan Gookin returns with a new edition that covers the very latest in laptops. From synchronizing with your desktop and coordinating e-mail to maintaining security, networking, working in Windows 8, adding your smartphone to the mix, and more, this book makes understanding laptops simpler than you ever thought possible. Shares the latest basics about laptops, such as new technologies, current processors available, and steps to update memory and hard drive capabilities Covers the new Windows 8 operating system and other popular laptop operating systems, as well as netbooks, wireless networking, and smartphone tethering Explores remote access to the desktop, power management, storage, security, and much more Examines the benefits of mobility for students, employees, and anyone who needs to work on the go Helps you work on the road, employ and enjoy multimedia, and use your laptop professionally
"Laptops For Dummies, 5th Edition" is the fun and friendly guide that will get you going and on the go with your laptop in no time!
Samsung Galaxy Tab S For Dummies is a user-friendly guide to getting the most out of your new tablet. You'll discover how different the tablet experience is from the desktop, laptop, or smartphone, and learn how to take advantage of everything your Galaxy Tab S has to offer. This entertaining guide walks you through each feature one by one, helping you learn exactly what your tablet can do for you. With everything from reading to playing games and surfing the Internet, you will learn how to be productive and have fun, too!Navigate your Galaxy Tab S easily, and get acquainted with the keyboard Send e-mail, browse the Web, and tap into social media Make phone calls, take pictures, and hold video chats Play music, movies, games, and more
Your Galaxy Tab S has so much to offer — it's not a computer, but it is so much more than a smartphone. Samsung Galaxy Tab S For Dummies is the perfect guide to getting to know your Galaxy S tablet, so settle in and see what your tablet can do.
A colorful guide to make your Android phone do your bidding
The popularity of Android phones is simply exploding, so it's a perfect time for popular "For Dummies" author Dan Gookin to update his bestselling guide to all things Android phones. From setup and configuration to taking advantage of the latest amazing Android features, this practical resource is designed to make new Android users comfortable and to help veterans get the most out of their Android phone. Covering features that are common to the most popular Android phones, this book walks you through the basics of making calls, using the touchscreen, sending e-mails and texts, browsing the Internet, using the camera, staying in touch with social media, and so much more. Includes the Android essentials such as texting, e-mailing, accessing the Internet, using maps, taking photos, recording video, synching with a PC, troubleshooting, and more Shows how to expand your phone's potential with the latest apps, music, movies, e-books, TV shows, and games available from Google Play Covers Android smartphones from leading manufactures including HTC, Samsung, Motorola, Nokia, and LG to name a few
"Android Phones For Dummies, 2nd Edition" is your one-stop guide to getting things done and learning the ins and outs of your Android smartphone.
A vast improvement over the original Galaxy Tab, the 10.1 uses the latest version of the Android operating system and is a 4G LTE mobile device. These upgrades--along with many others, including the better screen quality, better web browsing with Flash, and better multitasking capabilities--are all covered in this fun and friendly guide to the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. Everything from how-to topics to the most useful features to helpful tricks and techniques, this practical guide shows you how to get the most out of this cutting-edge device. Details how the Galaxy Tab 10.1 goes one step further than the iPad with phone communications plus video chat and conferencing Explains in detail how to find your way around the Galaxy Tab 10.1 Covers e-mailing, web browsing, using the digital library, connecting with friends in the galaxy, taking photos with the camera, and enjoying music Highlights how to customize your Galaxy Tab 10.1 so that it's right for your needs
"Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 For Dummies" is must-have reading for anyone who wants to go beyond the basics and explore another galaxy of tablet computing!
In The Secret of Shelter Island, nationally renowned financial analyst and bestselling author Alexander Green explores the complicated relationship we all have with money and reveals the road map to a rich life.
Drawing on some of today's best minds and many of history's greatest thinkers, The Secret of Shelter Island is both a much-needed source of inspiration and an insightful look at the role of both money and values in the pursuit of the good life.Addresses what really matters when it comes to money and how to make smarter decisions with what you have Describes the profound connection between money, character, personal philosophy, and outlook Other bestselling titles by Green: The Gone Fishin' Portfolio
If you want to understand what ultimately provides meaning, contentment, and the satisfaction of a life well-lived, then read The Secret of Shelter Island.
Friendly advice on leveraging the power of the new Nexus 7 Google tablet!
The arrival of the new Nexus 7 Google tablet is eagerly awaited, thanks to its cutting-edge software, top-notch hardware, unprecedented abilities, and nine-hour battery life. This easy-to-understand, engaging guidecovers everything you need to know about this amazing Android tablet. BestsellingDummies author Dan Gookin uses his friendly writing style to deliver clear instructions for setting up, navigating, and using the device. You'll learn to use all your favorite Google applications that come loaded on the device, personalize it, and much more. Walks you through the touchscreen, wireless access, and software updates Demonstrates how to download, shop for, and fill your Nexus 7 with movies, e-books, games, and music Helps you keep on top of your schedule and appointments and pursue your interests and hobbies with the latest apps and websites Offers guidance on using your device to navigate from here to there and stay connected with friends and family while you're away
"Nexus 7 For Dummies" is an essential companion to your other new companion: the Nexus 7!"
Get started creating Word documents that wow!
Here's exactly what you need to know to get going with Word2013. From firing up Word, using the spell checker, and engagingAutoCorrect to formatting and publishing documents and saving yourstuff, you'll get the first and last word on Word 2013 with thisfun and easy pocket guide.
Open the book and find: How to use a regular or touchscreen keyboardTips for selecting and moving textHelp formatting and editing textWays to save, share, and publish your workThe ten commandments of Word
Congratulations on your new Android tablet! 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. Written in the trademark "For Dummies" style, this light-hearted reference takes a look at those features common to all Android tablets and all the amazing things your Android tablet can do for you.
Longtime "For Dummies" author Dan Gookin walks you through setting up your tablet, navigating the interface, browsing the web, setting up e-mail, connecting to social media, and finding plenty of apps, music, books, and movies to indulge all your interests. Covers all Android tablets - from popular favorites like the Samsung Galaxy Tab and Nexus to devices from other manufacturers like Asus, Coby, Motorola, and more - and explores the features native to all Android tablets, regardless of maker Explains how to customize your tablet, set up a Google account, connect with Wi-Fi, and choose the right apps for your personalized experience Shows you how to shoot and share photos, make video calls, use navigation tools, play music, enjoy movies and TV shows, maintain your schedule, and more Includes helpful maintenance and troubleshooting tips to keep your Android up and running
If you're eager to learn the ins and outs of your Android device, "Android Tablets For Dummies, 2nd Edition" is your go-to-guide to all things Android.
A colorful, entertaining, and informative guide to the Samsung Galaxy family of tablets
Samsung's bestselling Galaxy Tabs may come in multiple sizes, but theyall sharethe wildly popular Android operating system and are packed with tons of top-notch tabletfeatures. This full-color book shows you how to enjoy all the things your Galaxy Tab can do, regardless of model: browse the web, handle e-mail, manage your social media, make phone calls and video chat, read e-books, take and share photos, play music, and more. Author Dan Gookin, famous for his skill in demystifying technology, takes you on a tour of the Galaxy, explaininghidden tablettricks and showing you how to make your Tab your own. Walks you throughevery element of the popular Galaxy Tab models, illustrated with full-color screen shots that show you exactly how to useyour new tablet Covers the unique elements ofthis amazing Android tablet that give the Galaxy Tab a competitive edgeas well as more common tablet features like the touchscreen interface, web browser, camera, social media, e-mail, apps, and more Includes tips for filling your Galaxy Tab with music, movies, TV shows, books, games, photos, videos, and other cool content from Google Play Shows you how to type successfully on the Tab keyboard, get directions, manage your content, connect wirelessly, travel with your Tab, and customize its features
"Samsung Galaxy Tabs For Dummies" is the perfect guide for getting started and getting around the Galaxy like a pro."
Learn the basics of programming with C with this fun and friendly guide!
C offers a reliable, strong foundation for programming and serves as a stepping stone upon which to expand your knowledge and learn additional programming languages. Written by veteran "For Dummies" author Dan Gookin, this straightforward-but-fun beginner's guide covers the fundamentals of using C and gradually walks you through more advanced topics including pointers, linked lists, file I/O, and debugging. With a special focus on the subject of an Integrated Development Environment, it gives you a solid understanding of computer programming in general as you learn to program with C. Encourages you to gradually increase your knowledge and understanding of C, with each chapter building off the previous one Provides you with a solid foundation of understanding the C language so you can take on larger programming projects, learn new popular programming languages, and tackle new topics with confidence Includes more than 100 sample programs with code that are adaptable to your own projects
"Beginning Programming with C For Dummies" assumes no previous programming language experience and helps you become competent and comfortable with the fundamentals of C in no time.
Liberally laced with Dan’s famous humor and clear instructions, Troubleshooting & Maintaining Your PC All-in-One For Dummies is divided into six minibooks covering hardware, software, laptops, Internet, networking, and maintenance. Each one gives you some background on what causes common problems, to help you understand what’s wrong as well as how to fix it. You’ll learn to: Troubleshoot both Windows XP and Vista Solve e-mail and Web woes, makes friends with ActiveX, and protect your system from evil software and viruses Resolve router problems, reset the modem, delve into IP addresses, and find the elusive wireless network Investigate startup issues, battery quirks, and power problems Travel safely and efficiently with your laptop Perform regular maintenance and keep good backups Solve problems with disks and printers Find missing files, successfully restore files if something major goes wrong, and pep up your PC
The bonus DVD walks you through some of the complex steps discussed in the book and demonstrates tasks like removing a hard drive. There’s a great collection of free and demo software, too. Troubleshooting & Maintaining Your PC All-in-One For Dummies is tech support in a book!
Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
If you're like most people, the above seems like nonsense. Actually, it's computer sense-C programming. After digesting "C For Dummies, 2nd Edition, " you'll understand it. C programs are fast, concise and versatile. They let you boss your computer around for a change. So turn on your computer, get a free compiler and editor (the book tells you where), pull up a chair, and get going. You won't have to go far (page 13) to find your first program example. You'll do short, totally manageable, hands-on exercises to help you make sense of: All 32 keywords in the C language (that's right-just 32 words) The functions-several dozen of them Terms like printf(), scanf(), gets (), and puts () String variables, numeric variables, and constants Looping and implementation Floating-point values
In case those terms are almost as intimidating as the idea of programming, be reassured that "C For Dummies" was written by Dan Gookin, bestselling author of "DOS For Dummies," the book that started the whole library. So instead of using expletives and getting headaches, you'll be using newly acquired skills and getting occasional chuckles as you discover how to: Design and develop programs Add comments (like post-it-notes to yourself) as you go Link code to create executable programs Debug and deploy your programs Use lint, a common tool to examine and optimize your code
A helpful, tear-out cheat sheet is a quick reference for comparison symbols, conversion characters, mathematical doodads, C numeric data types, and more. "C For Dummies" takes the mystery out of programming and gets you into it quickly and painlessly.
Salve For Your Office Headaches! Covers Office 2003, XP and 2000-And Perfectly Useful for Office 97, Too!
Is it the best thing since sliced bread? A bug-riddled piece of junk? Here, best-selling author Dan Gookin skillfully navigates between these two extremes, laying bare the best and worst of Office in order to help you achieve a single, all-important goal: working faster, easier, and smarter. You'll harness the real power of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook while avoiding their pitfalls-and you'll discover the ways they actually can be made to work together as a truly integrated suite. "Dan Gookin's Naked Office" means the end of Office-inspired headaches. (Well, the vast majority of them, anyway. He's not a miracle-worker, after all.)
Expert Instruction to Change Office Life as You Know It (for the Better) Making a paragraph look the way you want it to look Understanding how styles work and making them work for you Locking a document to prevent changes, and tracking changes made by others Using Excel as a database--and not just for numbers Unraveling formulas and remembering what goes where Organizing e-mail with Outlook Getting the most out of Outlook's scheduling abilities Unlocking the mechanics and philosophy of PowerPoint presentations Oh, and of course--much, much more
—John C. Dvorak, columnist, PC Magazine
Anyone can sell their stuff online. The challenge is to do it better than the competition and get the best possible results, every time. If you're attempting to sell your guitar on eBay, a photo of Aunt Pearl June strumming it in the backyard isn't likely to cut it. Does that mean you need to hire a professional photographer or invest in expensive equipment? Not if you follow the ingenious advice in this book!
eBay Photos That Sell teaches home-spun entrepreneurs how to create professional-quality product photos using a standard digital camera and a few handy tricks and inexpensive techniques. With page after page of inspiring examples and expert insights, you'll figure out how to capture everything from hats to wineglasses to MP3 players. You'll understand what makes one photo better than another and discover how to create images that viewers connect with--ones that evoke the "I must have this" feeling. Ultimately, it will help you attract customers and make sales, without investing a lot of time or money.
Inside, you'll learn how to: Follow the basic rules for taking crisp, well-lit shots that outshine the competition Set up shots quickly in your home or office Create props and accessories from inexpensive items found at home or the local hardware store Know how and when to use your camera's features, bells, and whistles to your advantage Take the time to set up your photograph properly so you don't have to fix things later Use photo-editing software to make final adjustments Learn to size and format your photos effectively for the Web Know when a simple black background is the best way to make your image pop Build a safe and organized place to store your pictures so you can easily find them
Just about anyone can slap together a Word document or fill an Excel grid with numbers, but power users understand how to tap into the full functionality of these applications. Best-selling author Dan Gookin skips what you already know and takes you directly to the best and most useful parts of Word and Excel--the commands, shortcuts, and combinations of functions that will give your creations that extra-added wow factor.
The only book to focus exclusively on these two critical applications, Power Excel and Word teaches you how to harness their power and avoid their pitfalls in one compact volume. By following step-by-step tutorials, you'll discover how to work faster, easier, and smarter. Learn essential techniques you'll use every day, including how to: Precisely format a paragraph in Word Manipulate drawings and pictures in a document Create your own custom tool bars Know when to use a table in Word and when to insert an Excel worksheet Embellish your documents and reports Generate sophisticated charts and graphs by importing Web-based content Use styles and templates to save oodles of time Protect your documents against unwanted changes Employ Excel as a database manager Share your work with others Produce a list in Excel as a mail merge database for Word And much, much more!
Most Office books are boring and quickly go out of date. Dan Gookin takes a uniquely entertaining approach designed to increase your skills, whether you're using Office 2003, Office XP, or Office 2000. And many of these tricks are even effective in Office 97!
You will discover how to choose and purchase the right laptop for you, how to set up and maintain your laptop, customize user accounts, adding your laptop to networks, printing, and connecting to the Internet. In this updated and revised edition, find information about synchronizing with the desktop, coordinating email pickup between two machines, remote access to the desktop, networking, power management, storage, and especially laptop security. You'll find out how to: Navigate all your laptop's components Use keyboard shortcuts and a mouse Organize and manage files and accounts Print files and add your laptop to a network Properly equip your laptop carrying case with tools and resources Manage the power supply Add software tools to synchronize and update files between a laptop, a PDA, and a desktop or office server
In addition to the basics, find lists of ten battery tips and tricks, ten handy laptop accessories, and ten things you should keep in your laptop carrying case in "Laptops for Dummies, 3rd Edition," a convenient and handy guide!