Nexus 7 For Dummies (Google Tablet)

Nexus 7 For Dummies (Google Tablet)

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By (author) Dan Gookin

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  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 226mm x 15mm | 522g
  • Publication date: 16 November 2012
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1118508734
  • ISBN 13: 9781118508732
  • Sales rank: 38,999

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Friendly advice on leveraging the power of the new Nexus 7 Google tablet! The arrival of the new Nexus 7 Google tablet is eagerly awaited, thanks to its cutting-edge software, top-notch hardware, unprecedented abilities, and nine-hour battery life. This easy-to-understand, engaging guidecovers everything you need to know about this amazing Android tablet. BestsellingDummies author Dan Gookin uses his friendly writing style to deliver clear instructions for setting up, navigating, and using the device. You'll learn to use all your favorite Google applications that come loaded on the device, personalize it, and much more. Walks you through the touchscreen, wireless access, and software updates Demonstrates how to download, shop for, and fill your Nexus 7 with movies, e-books, games, and music Helps you keep on top of your schedule and appointments and pursue your interests and hobbies with the latest apps and websites Offers guidance on using your device to navigate from here to there and stay connected with friends and family while you're away Nexus 7 For Dummies is an essential companion to your other new companion: the Nexus 7!

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Dan Gookin is the bestselling author of the first For Dummies book. His books have been translated into 32 languages and have more than 12 million copies in print. Dan's bestsellers include Laptops For Dummies and Android Phones For Dummies.

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Smart choice, your Nexus 7 tablet! Now let Dan show you everything it can doYour Nexus 7 is an amazing gadget! In his legendary, plain-English style, Dan Gookin shows you everything you need to know to enjoy your new tablet, discover its secrets, and keep it happy. Learn to use e-mail, access social networking sites, connect with a Bluetooth printer, get directions, play music, swap files with your computer, and do so much more."Know your gizmo -- set it up, navigate the touchscreen, control lock screens, use the keyboard, and explore voice inputLet's communicate -- use the People app, add your social accounts, send and receive e-mail, text, voice and video chat with Google Talk, and make a Skype callStuff to do -- find places with Maps, buy and play music, read eBooks, or watch popular television shows and moviesBeam me up -- use the Android Beam feature, connect Bluetooth devices, take Nexus 7 on the road, and secure your tabletMore fun stuff -- customize your Nexus 7 and fill it with all kinds of apps from the Google Play Store"Open the book and find: Setup steps and guidanceTips on typing and dictating to your tabletHow to browse and manage web pages with ChromeWays to keep up to date and stay organized with Google NowAdvice on streaming your favorite music on Nexus 7All about the Clock, Calculator, Camera, and CalendarApp management tipsValuable advice on traveling with your Nexus 7How to extend your tablet's battery life"Learn to: "Navigate your tablet, use built-in apps, and surf the webLoad up on movies, eBooks, games, and music from Google Play(TM)Manage your schedule, video chat, and connect with social media

Table of contents

Introduction 1 Part I: Introducing the Nexus 7 7 Chapter 1: Behold the Nexus 9 Chapter 2: How It Works 23 Chapter 3: Text Typing and Editing 39 Part II: Keep in Touch 53 Chapter 4: Dealing with Your Friends 55 Chapter 5: Messages of the Electronic Kind 67 Chapter 6: On the Web 81 Chapter 7: Your Digital Social Life 93 Chapter 8: Text Chat, Video Chat, and Phone Calls 107 Part III: But Wait -- There's More! 121 Chapter 9: There's a Map for That 123 Chapter 10: Name That Tune 135 Chapter 11: Other Amazing Feats 149 Chapter 12: More Apps at the Play Store 169 Part IV: Nuts and Bolts 181 Chapter 13: To Be Wireless 183 Chapter 14: Connect and Share 193 Chapter 15: On the Road 201 Chapter 16: Customize Your Nexus 7 205 Chapter 17: Maintenance and Troubleshooting 223 Part V: The Part of Tens 235 Chapter 18: Ten Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts 237 Chapter 19: Ten Things to Remember 245 Chapter 20: Ten Great Apps 251 Index 257