Overview

Everything you need to know to make the most of Palm's newest smartphone

Smartphones provide all sorts of communication options as well as the ability to manage your appointments and contacts. If you're new to smartphones, Palm Pre For Dummies gets you up and running easily. If you're a bit more savvy, you can delve deeper into more advanced elements, such as Synergy contact management and working with media.

The Palm Pre offers features that ...

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Overview

Everything you need to know to make the most of Palm's newest smartphone

Smartphones provide all sorts of communication options as well as the ability to manage your appointments and contacts. If you're new to smartphones, Palm Pre For Dummies gets you up and running easily. If you're a bit more savvy, you can delve deeper into more advanced elements, such as Synergy contact management and working with media.

The Palm Pre offers features that make it a top contender in the smartphone market. Its webOS system is designed for a touchscreen-based graphical user interface that facilitates many exciting new features.

  • Palm Pre is a new smartphone specifically engineered for a touchscreen device and loaded with features to maximize the user experience
  • This book helps you take advantage of GPS navigation, games on your phone, and media management
  • Begins with the basics: turning the phone on, making and receiving calls, and storing contacts
  • Covers applications for managing personal information and how Palm Synergy helps manage your communications
  • Shows you how to manage and synchronize e-mail accounts, use the calendar, take advantage of Web site resources, and install new webOS applications

Palm Pre For Dummies helps you take full advantage of this new feature-rich device.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470585290
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/17/2009
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 312
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Chris Ziegler covers mobile devices for Engadget.com, a leading online technology review. He is a respected expert on mobile platforms and was one of only a handful of reviewers with the opportunity to try out a Palm Pre in advance of its release.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Introducing webOS and the Palm Pre.

Chapter 1: Your Palm Pre: The Pre-fect Phone.

Chapter 2: Meeting and Greeting Your Pre.

Chapter 3: Getting Around Your Pre.

Part II: All About Communicating.

Chapter 4: Making and Receiving Calls and Text Messages.

Chapter 5: Using Email.

Chapter 6: Staying in Touch with Instant Messaging.

Part III: Organizing Your Life.

Chapter 7: Searching for Anything and Everything.

Chapter 8: Managing Your Contacts.

Chapter 9: Planning Your Day with Calendar.

Part IV: Staying Connected and Playing with the Pre.

Chapter 10: Browsing the Web.

Chapter 11: Working with Photos and Videos.

Chapter 12: Finding Your Way with the Pre.

Chapter 13: Rocking Out: Music on the Pre.

Chapter 14: Relaxing with Your Pre.

Chapter 15: Managing Your Apps.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 16: Ten (Or So) Helpful Applications.

Chapter 17: Ten (Or So) Palm Pre Accessories.

Index.

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