Android Tablets For Dummies

Android Tablets For Dummies

by Dan Gookin
     
 

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Learn to:

  • Navigate the touchscreen, surf the web, and manage e-mail
  • Read e-books, play games and music, and watch videos
  • Update your social media sites and use the built-in camera

IN FULL COLOR!

Welcome, Android! Here's Dan Gookin's guide to making the most of your terrific tablet

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Overview

Learn to:

  • Navigate the touchscreen, surf the web, and manage e-mail
  • Read e-books, play games and music, and watch videos
  • Update your social media sites and use the built-in camera

IN FULL COLOR!

Welcome, Android! Here's Dan Gookin's guide to making the most of your terrific tablet

Remember all those science fiction movies about how one day, you'd have a robot to assist you? Well, it's not a robot — it's an Android. And with Dan Gookin's helpful advice, you can train it to do your bidding. Learn how to talk to it, use the navigation system, text, send e-mail, take photos, video chat, create and print documents, and much more.

  • A tasty tablet — find out whether yours is the Ice Cream Sandwich or Jelly Bean operating system and how to set it up
  • It's touching — use the touchscreen to tap apps, type text, browse the web, check your e-mail, and update your social media
  • Can we talk? — explore Google Talk, set up a Skype account, and video chat with friends anywhere
  • All the things it is — locate businesses, take photos and video, manage your pictures, play music, enjoy a game, and update your calendar
  • Hit the road — learn how to prepare your tablet for travel, protect it, and secure your data on the go

Open the book and find:

  • How and why to set up a Google account
  • Why your tablet needs a home
  • Tips for using the address book
  • Web browsing advice
  • How your tablet can tell you where you are
  • Wi-Fi and cellular pros and cons
  • Ways to keep your Android tablet happy
  • How to use your tablet for phone calls and video chats
  • Solutions to common problems
  • Ten fantastic free apps

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118543191
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/29/2013
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

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.

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