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Android tablets for dummies

Android tablets for dummies

Gookin, Dan, author

Get the most out of your Android tablet with this full-colour reference. It introduces you to the features of all Android tablets and details the nuances of what makes a tablet more than a smartphone yet different from a computer

Book. English.
2nd edition.
Published Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, [2014]
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Details

Statement of responsibility: by Dan Gookin
ISBN: 1118874013, 9781118874011
Note: Previous edition: 2013.
Note: Includes index.
Physical Description: xvi, 328 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 24 cm
Subject: Computers and IT.; Android (Electronic resource); Application software Development.; Tablet computers.; Mobile computing.

Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Part I: The Android Tablet Thing
  3. That Out–of–the–Box Experience
  4. Android Tablet On and Off
  5. How Android Tablets Work
  6. Creating and Editing Text
  7. Part II: Stay in Touch
  8. All Your Friends
  9. You ve Got E–Mail
  10. Tablet Web Browsing
  11. Digital Social Life
  12. Text Chat, Video Chat, and Phone Calls
  13. Part III: Omni Tablet
  14. There s a Map for That
  15. Everyone Say Cheese!
  16. Image Management and Madness
  17. Music, Music, Music
  18. Amazing Tablet Feats
  19. More Apps
  20. Part IV: Nuts and Bolts
  21. It s a Wireless Life
  22. Connect, Share, and Store
  23. On the Road
  24. Customize Your Android Tablet
  25. Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Help
  26. Part V: The Part of Tens
  27. Ten Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts
  28. Ten Things to Remember
  29. Ten Great Free Apps
  30. Index

Author note

Dan Gookin, who wrote the very first For Dummies book, enjoys worldwide success as the author of several bestsellers. He is the author of Samsung Galaxy Tabs For Dummies, Nexus Tablets For Dummies, Word 2013 For Dummies, and Android Phones For Dummies.

Description

Learn to:

Set up your tablet, configure the Home screen, and get connected

Surf the web, use e–mail, text and video chat, and keep in touch with social media

Have fun with photos, video, games, eBooks, music, movies, and more

Learn all you need to know about your Android tablet from bestselling author Dan Gookin!

Whether you re new to Android or tablets altogether, you re about to experience mobile computing like never before! You ll discover how to set up your tablet, navigate the interface, stay connected with social media, utilize the latest apps, keep on top of books and music, and much more. So what are you waiting for? It s all inside this handy reference!

Greetings, Android tablet liberate your Android from its box and get familiar with its basic functions, like typing, swiping, and creating and editing text

Touch base set up your e–mail accounts, connect to Facebook and Twitter, and use text and video chat to stay in touch with friends

Amazing feats unlock more of your Android tablet s cool capabilities, like using maps, taking and organizing photos, and listening to music

The nuts and bolts find out how to connect to a Wi–Fi network, swap and share files between your Android tablet and a computer, and set up security features

Open the book and find:

Tips on how to review and understand common Android icons

Tablet Web browsing tips and secrets

How to stay connected with social media

Tips for taking and editing photos

Ways to explore useful and free apps

How to troubleshoot your Android tablet

Strategies to squeeze every ounce of power from the battery

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Learn to:

Set up your tablet, configure the Home screen, and get connected

Surf the web, use e–mail, text and video chat, and keep in touch with social media

Have fun with photos, video, games, eBooks, music, movies, and more

Learn all you need to know about your Android tablet from bestselling author Dan Gookin!

Whether you re new to Android or tablets altogether, you re about to experience mobile computing like never before! You ll discover how to set up your tablet, navigate the interface, stay connected with social media, utilize the latest apps, keep on top of books and music, and much more. So what are you waiting for? It s all inside this handy reference!

Greetings, Android tablet liberate your Android from its box and get familiar with its basic functions, like typing, swiping, and creating and editing text

Touch base set up your e–mail accounts, connect to Facebook and Twitter, and use text and video chat to stay in touch with friends

Amazing feats unlock more of your Android tablet s cool capabilities, like using maps, taking and organizing photos, and listening to music

The nuts and bolts find out how to connect to a Wi–Fi network, swap and share files between your Android tablet and a computer, and set up security features

Open the book and find:

Tips on how to review and understand common Android icons

Tablet Web browsing tips and secrets

How to stay connected with social media

Tips for taking and editing photos

Ways to explore useful and free apps

How to troubleshoot your Android tablet

Strategies to squeeze every ounce of power from the battery