Palm Pre: The Missing Manual

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If you've got your hands on this year's hottest new smartphone, you'll want the book that covers it inside and out: Palm Pre: The Missing Manual. This beautiful, full-color book from USA Today personal-technology columnist Ed Baig will help you go from newcomer to expert in no time.

The maker of the legendary Palm Pilot is back on center stage with a smartphone that lets you browse the Web, listen to music, watch video, view pictures, and a lot more. Palm Pre: The Missing Manual...

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Overview

If you've got your hands on this year's hottest new smartphone, you'll want the book that covers it inside and out: Palm Pre: The Missing Manual. This beautiful, full-color book from USA Today personal-technology columnist Ed Baig will help you go from newcomer to expert in no time.

The maker of the legendary Palm Pilot is back on center stage with a smartphone that lets you browse the Web, listen to music, watch video, view pictures, and a lot more. Palm Pre: The Missing Manual provides you with everything you need to know to get the most out of this amazing mobile tool.

  • Get to know the touchscreen, and learn to navigate by tapping, swiping, dragging, flicking, and pinching
  • Link your contacts, merge calendars, combine email accounts, and more by syncing your phone over the Web
  • Stay in touch with other people by using the Pre as a full-featured phone and organizer
  • Use it for email, texting, chatting, and as an efficient web browser
  • Take advantage of the Pre as a complete media center to store, sort, play, stream music and video, and sync with iTunes
  • Take and view photos, import images, and share them with others
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780596803704
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/3/2009
  • Series: Missing Manual Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Ed Baig writes the weekly Personal Tech column in USA TODAY's Money section (and at USATODAY.com). He's also co-host of the paper's Talking Tech podcast and the author of the latest edition of Macs For Dummies. He came to USA TODAY's Life section in 1999 and moved to the Money section in 2003. Previously, Ed spent 6 years working at Business Week, 3 at US News & World Report and nearly 12 at Fortune Magazine, covering at one time or another a range of subjects: personal technology, personal finance, leisure and travelindustries, collecting, and more.

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Table of Contents

The Missing Credits

Introduction

Part I: Getting to Know the Pre

Chapter 1: Tour the Pre

Chapter 2: Move Around the Pre

Chapter 3: Sync the Pre

Part II: Getting in Touch with Others

Chapter 4: The Pre as Phone

Chapter 5: The Pre as Organizer

Part III: Going Online

Chapter 6: The Pre as Message Center

Chapter 7: The Pre as Web Browser

Part IV: Music, Video, and Images

Chapter 8: The Pre as Media Center

Chapter 9: The Pre as Camera

Part V: Appendixes

Get Started with the Pre

The App Catalog

Get Help

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