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Droid 2: The Missing Manual [NOOK Book]

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Ready to unleash the Droid 2? This entertaining guide helps you take full command of Motorola’s sleek new device to get online, shop, find locations, keep in touch, and much more. Every page is packed with useful information you can put to work right away, from setup to troubleshooting, with lots of valuable tips and tricks along the way.

  • Get organized. Sync your contacts, calendar, and email with your Google...
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Droid 2: The Missing Manual

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Overview

Ready to unleash the Droid 2? This entertaining guide helps you take full command of Motorola’s sleek new device to get online, shop, find locations, keep in touch, and much more. Every page is packed with useful information you can put to work right away, from setup to troubleshooting, with lots of valuable tips and tricks along the way.

  • Get organized. Sync your contacts, calendar, and email with your Google Calendar and Outlook accounts.
  • Go online. Make your phone a portable hotspot or a modem to get your laptop online.
  • Be productive. Use Google docs to create and edit documents, spreadsheets, and presentations.
  • Play music. Purchase music from Amazon and sync your Droid 2 with Windows Media Player.
  • Capture photos and video. Edit your photos and share everything you shoot—instantly.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449303914
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/20/2011
  • Series: Missing Manual Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 396
  • File size: 41 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Preston Gralla is the author of more than 40 books that have been translated into 20 languages, including Galaxy S 5 The Missing Manual, Windows 8 Hacks, NOOK HD: The Missing Manual, Galaxy Tab: The Missing Manual, The Big Book of Windows Hacks, How the Internet Works, and How Wireless Works. He is a contributing editor to Computerworld, a blogger for ITWorld, and was a founding editor and then editorial director of PC/Computing, executive editor for CNet/ZDNet, and the founding managing editor of PC Week.He has written about technology for many national newspapers and magazines, including USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Dallas Morning News (for whom he wrote a technology column), PC World, and numerous others. As a widely recognized technology expert, he has made many television and radio appearances, including on the CBS Early Show, MSNBC, ABC World News Now, and National Public Radio. Under his editorship, PC/Computing was a finalist for General Excellence in the National Magazine Awards. He has also won the “Best Feature in a Computing Publication” award from the Computer Press Association.Gralla is also the recipient of a Fiction Fellowship from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with his wife (his two children have flown the coop). He welcomes feedback about his books by email at preston@gralla.com.

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Table of Contents

The Missing Credits

Introduction

Chapter 1: The Guided Tour

Chapter 2: Typing and Texting

Chapter 3: Phone Calls

Chapter 4: Music

Chapter 5: Camera, Photos, and Video

Chapter 6: Maps, Weather, and Other Droid 2 Apps

Chapter 7: Calendar

Chapter 8: Getting Online: Wi-Fi, 3G, and Mobile Hotspots

Chapter 9: The Web

Chapter 10: Email, Gmail, Facebook, and the Universal Inbox

Chapter 11: Downloading and Using Apps

Chapter 12: Syncing and Transferring Music, Videos, Pictures, and Other Files

Chapter 13: Taking the Droid 2 to Work

Chapter 14: Controlling the Droid 2 with Your Voice

Chapter 15: Settings

Setup and Signup

Accessories

Troubleshooting and Maintenance

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