How To Do Everything With Your Dell Axim Handheld, Second Edition / Edition 2

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Overview

Get the most out of your Dell Axim with this step-by-step guide. How to Do Everything with Your Dell Axim Handheld, Second Edition has been fully revised to cover Microsoft’s new operating system for Pocket PCs--Windows Mobile 5.0. Find out how to manage personal information, send and receive e-mail, synchronize with desktop computers, and go wireless. Get details on optimizing memory, conserving battery power, and using the security features to protect your valuable information. Enjoy videos, music, and eBooks, and use your Axim as a digital camera. This handy resource contains all of the expert advice you need to be more productive and have more fun with your Dell Axim.

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Every year, Pocket PCs get better. The latest Dell Axims are among most productive, most fun PDAs ever produced. If you own one, this book will help you take it to the limit.

How to Do Everything with Your Dell Axim Handheld, Second Edition is accurately named: It covers everything. (Using your Axim as a universal remote. Transforming it into a digital camera. Linking to GPS. And, of course, mainstream productivity tasks -- starting with detailed coverage of the new Windows Mobile 5.0 versions of Word, Excel, and Outlook and continuing with mobile presentations and tracking finances.

You’ll learn how to squeeze more time from your Axim’s batteries; how to troubleshoot hardware and failed syncs; even where to find web sites formatted for your Axim’s browser. Like we said: everything. Bill Camarda, from the March 2006 Read Only

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072262858
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 12/21/2005
  • Series: How to Do Everything Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 410
  • Sales rank: 1,009,316
  • Product dimensions: 0.84 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 7.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Rich Hall is the editor of Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine, and has written extensively about mobile computing.

Derek Ball is general manager for mobile technologies for Avocent.

Barry Shilmover is program manager for Microsoft’s Windows Server Division. He is the co-author, with Derek Ball, of the bestseller, How to Do Everything with Your iPAQ Pocket PC.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Pt. I Meet Your Dell Axim Pocket PC and Its Software
Ch. 1 Meet Your Axim Pocket PC 3
Ch. 2 Get Started with Your Axim Pocket PC 19
Ch. 3 Use Pocket Word to Read and Write Documents 59
Ch. 4 Use Pocket Excel to Work with Numbers 81
Ch. 5 Use Pocket Outlook to Take Control of Your Mobile Life 111
Ch. 6 Manager Your Finances with Pocket Money or Quicken 157
Pt. II Optimize Your Axim for Maximum Productivity
Ch. 7 Optimize Your Pocket PC - Better, Faster, and Longer 175
Ch. 8 Secure Your Axim Pocket PC 193
Ch. 9 Connect Wirelessly with Your Axim 207
Ch. 10 Take Your Presentations on the Road with Your Axim Pocket PC 231
Ch. 11 Navigate with GPS on Your Dell Axim 253
Ch. 12 Have Some Fun with Your Dell Axim 269
Pt. III Selecting Hardware Accessories for Your Dell Axim
Ch. 13 Go Further with CompactFlash and Secure Digital 313
Ch. 14 Store Important Information Externally on Your Axim 325
Ch. 15 Use Your Axim Pocket PC in Your Enterprise 337
Pt. IV Appendixes
App. A Using Microsoft Mobile Information Server 2002 359
App. B: Where to Go for More Information 369
Index 377
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