Android for Work: Productivity for Professionals

Android for Work: Productivity for Professionals

4.3 3
by Marziah Karch
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

Android is new, Android is open, and Android is fun. It’s also serious about business. Android for Work shows you how to harness the power of Android to stay productive and take your office on the road. This book also sheds light on the often daunting task of finding the right Android phone for the business user.

Whether this is your first

…  See more details below

Overview

Android is new, Android is open, and Android is fun. It’s also serious about business. Android for Work shows you how to harness the power of Android to stay productive and take your office on the road. This book also sheds light on the often daunting task of finding the right Android phone for the business user.

Whether this is your first smartphone, your first Android smartphone, or your first attempt to make your phone into a productivity tool, Android for Work gets you started. You’ll learn how to manage email and tasks, but you’ll also learn how to weed through the sea of games to find specialized productivity tools for a variety of professions.

For those that are more interested in an enterprise wide deployment, the book includes an appendix of information on administering Android phones, creating custom interfaces, and creating specialized apps for your enterprise. You’ll also learn more about integrating Android with other Google Apps for enterprise.

What you’ll learn

  • Select the Android phone that is right for you
  • Integrate your work email and calendar tools
  • Navigate business trips and meetings with ease
  • Find specialized apps for your profession
  • Collaborate with coworkers in large and small groups
  • Harness the power of Android customization


Who this book is for

This book is for anyone who is considering an Android phone or who has recently purchased one. Whether you are a web designer, writer, medical professional, lawyer, or educator, an Android phone can help you be more productive and finally find a reason for having a phone with a data plan.

Table of Contents

  1. Buying and Activating an Android Phone
  2. Using Your Phone for the First Time
  3. Going Online with Android
  4. Android Calling
  5. Managing Texting
  6. Wrangling Your E-mail
  7. The Calendar
  8. Android in a Microsoft World
  9. Photos and Video
  10. Web Browsing
  11. Social Media and Work
  12. Maps and Mobile
  13. The Remaining Android Apps
  14. The Android Market
  15. General Business Applications
  16. Specialized Apps for Professionals
  17. Advanced Customization and Troubleshooting
  18. Resources for Managing Enterprise-Wide Android Deployment
  19. Resources for Developing Android Apps


Read More

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781430230007
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
08/31/2010
Edition description:
2010
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
7.76(w) x 11.08(h) x 0.73(d)

Meet the Author

Marziah Karch takes a special delight in the challenge of explaining new gadgets and complex technology to beginning audiences. She is the author of multiple books on technology topics. Marziah writes for About.com and GeekMom.com. Her articles have also appeared in Wired magazine.

Marziah was a senior educational technologist for Johnson County Community College in the Kansas City metro area for 14 years before she began working as a senior instructional designer for NWEA in Portland, Oregon. She holds a Master's in instructional design and is a doctoral student in Library and Information Management. When she's not feeding her geek side with new gadgets or writing about technology, Marziah enjoys keeping Portland weird with her husband and two children.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >