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Galaxy S II: The Missing Manual [NOOK Book]

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Unlock the potential of Samsung’s outstanding smartphone with this jargon-free guide from technology guru Preston Gralla. You’ll quickly learn how to shoot high-res photos and HD video, keep your schedule, stay in touch, and enjoy your favorite media. Every page is packed with illustrations and valuable ...

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Galaxy S II: The Missing Manual

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Overview

Unlock the potential of Samsung’s outstanding smartphone with this jargon-free guide from technology guru Preston Gralla. You’ll quickly learn how to shoot high-res photos and HD video, keep your schedule, stay in touch, and enjoy your favorite media. Every page is packed with illustrations and valuable advice to help you get the most from the smartest phone in town.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Get dialed in. Learn your way around the Galaxy S II’s calling and texting features.
  • Go online. Browse the Web, manage email, and download apps with Galaxy S II’s 3G/4G network (or create your own hotspot).
  • Master your media. Shoot and share pictures and video, organize and play your music library—and send it wirelessly to your TV or stereo.
  • Be entertained now. Start watching movies and TV shows while they’re still loading.
  • Explore the world. Get news and weather, find a location, and navigate by GPS.
  • Check your schedule. Use the convenient calendar app, and sync it with your Google and Outlook calendars.


Preston Gralla is the author of more than 40 books, including Missing Manuals on Droid X2, Xoom, and Galaxy Tab. He’s the editor of WindowsDevCenter.com and OnDotNet, and a contributing editor to Computerworld.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449321277
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/16/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 436
  • Sales rank: 1,347,180
  • File size: 38 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Preston Gralla is the editor of WindowsDevCenter.com and OnDotNet. He is the author of more than 30 books, including Internet Annoyances, PC Pest Control, and Windows XP Hacks, Second Edition, and co-author of Windows XP Cookbook. As an award-winning author and technology expert, Preston has written articles for major national newspapers and magazines and has also appeared on several TV and radio programs.

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Table of Contents

The Missing Credits

Introduction

Part I: The Basics

Chapter 1: The Guided Tour

Chapter 2: Typing and Texting

Chapter 3: Phone Calls

Part II: Music, Pictures, and Video

Chapter 4: Music

Chapter 5: Camera, Photos, and Video

Part III: Maps, Apps, and Calendar

Chapter 6: Maps, Navigation, and Other Galaxy S II Apps

Chapter 7: Calendar

Part IV: Online

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

Chapter 9: The Web

Chapter 10: Email, Gmail, Twitter, and Facebook

Chapter 11: Downloading and Using Apps

Part V: Advanced

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

Chapter 13: Taking the Galaxy S II to Work

Chapter 14: Controlling the Galaxy S II with Your Voice

Chapter 15: Settings

Part VI: Appendixes

Setup and Signup

Accessories

Troubleshooting and Maintenance

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