Android Tablets Made Simple

Android Tablets Made Simple : For Motorola XOOM, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Asus, Toshiba and Other Tablets

4.11 (17 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?


If you thought your phone was smart, you should see the new Android tablets! Based on Android 3 Honeycomb, these tablets provide all the computing power you'll need on a device light enough to carry wherever you go.

Get the most out of your Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet with Android Tablets Made Simple learn all the key features, understand what's new, and utilize dozens of time-saving tips and tricks.

Android Tablets Made Simple includes over 500 pages of easy-to-read instructions and over 1,000 carefully annotated screen shots to guide you to Android tablet mastery. You'll never be left wondering, "How did they do that?"

This book guides you through:

Finding and purchasing the right Android tablet
Understanding the Android Honeycomb interface
Downloading and using tablet apps
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 22.86mm | 680g
  • aPress
  • Berlin, Germany
  • English
  • Annotated
  • 1st ed.
  • XVII, 384 p.
  • 143023671X
  • 9781430236719
  • 502,420

Table of contents

What Is Android? Choosing the Right Tablet
Getting Started
Typing, Copy, and Search
Syncing Your Tablet With Google
Setting up Other Accounts
Understanding Connection: Wi-Fi, 3G, and 4G
Icons and Widgets, and Tabs
Email and Instant Messaging
Managing Contacts
Working With Calendars
Using Maps
Browsing the Web
The Android Market
Alternative App Markets
Social Media
Video Conferencing and Skype
Reading E-books, Newspapers, and Magazines on Your Tablet
Taking Notes and Working With Documents
Viewing Videos and Movies on Your Tablet
Creating Photos, Videos, and Art on Android
Listening to Music
Games on Tablets
The Clock, Calculator, and Other Utilities
Connecting Your Tablet to Keyboards, Docks, Computers, and TVs
App Guide
show more

About Marziah Karch

Marziah Karch takes a special delight in the challenge of explaining new gadgets and complex technology to beginning audiences. She is the author of multiple books on technology topics. Marziah writes for and Her articles have also appeared in Wired magazine.Marziah was a senior educational technologist for Johnson County Community College in the Kansas City metro area for 14 years before she began working as a senior instructional designer for NWEA in Portland, Oregon. She holds a Master's in instructional design and is a doctoral student in Library and Information Management. When she's not feeding her geek side with new gadgets or writing about technology, Marziah enjoys keeping Portland weird with her husband and two children.
show more

Rating details

17 ratings
4.11 out of 5 stars
5 53% (9)
4 29% (5)
3 6% (1)
2 0% (0)
1 12% (2)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X