Master Visually Windows Mobile 2003

Master Visually Windows Mobile 2003

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Shows how to harness the full power of Windows Mobile 2003, Microsoft's operating system for Pocket PC devices Users learn how to sync up with their home PC, check e-mail remotely, organize their appointments and to-do lists, carry PowerPoint presentations in their pocket, enjoy multimedia with Media Player 9, or just play one of the hundreds of games now available Thumb tabs in the upper right make it easy for readers to find information and spend less time searching through the chapters Explores such updates to Mobile 2003 as keyboard enhancements, communications enhancements, WLAN functionality that rivals Windows XP, improved Pocket Outlook features, and much more
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  • Paperback | 333 pages
  • 198.1 x 226.1 x 17.8mm | 589.68g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764558897
  • 9780764558894

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"One picture is worth a thousand words." If you prefer instructions that show you how rather than tell you why, then this comprehensive reference is for you. Hundreds of succinctly captioned, step-by-step screen shots reveal how to accomplish more than 170 Windows Mobile 2003 tasks, including: Syncing your PDA with your desktopCustomizing menus, sounds, and screensEnjoying multimedia with Media Player 9Managing Bluetooth communicationsWorking with Pocket Excel and Pocket WordSetting up network connectionsSending voice and e-mail messagesMaster It"Master It" sidebars answer questions and present shortcuts High-resolution screen shots demonstrate each taskSuccinct explanations walk you through step by step Two-page lessons break big topics into bite-sized modules
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Table of contents

I. GETTING STARTED. 1) Using Windows Mobile 2003. 2) Using the Today Screen. 3) Using the Start Menu. II. PERSONAL AND SYSTEM SETTINGS. 4) Customizing Personal Settings. 5) Customizing General System Settings. 6) Modifying Power Usage and Backlight Settings. 7) Modifying Memory Usage. 8) Managing Bluetooth Communications. III. CONNECTION SETTINGS. 9) Preparing Your Device to Receive Infrared Beams. 10) Setting Up Network Connections. 11) Setting Up Advanced Network Connections. IV. APPLICATIONS. 12) Syncing with ActiveSync. 13) Scheduling with the Calendar. 14) Using Contacts. 15) E-mailing with the Inbox. 16) Browsing with Internet Explorer. 17) Using Notes. 18) Playing Multimedia with Windows Media Player. 19) Playing Games and Using the Calculator. 20) Managing Files with File Explorer. 21) Using Microsoft Reader. 22) Messaging with MSN Messenger. 23) Viewing and Editing Images with Pictures. 24) Using Spreadsheets with Pocket Excel. 25) Working with Documents in Pocket Word. 26) Working with Tasks. 27) Using the Terminal Services Client. 28) Making Calls with Your Phone Edition Device.
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About Bill Landon

Bill Landon is a mobile technology professional with 17 years combined experience in the computer and mobile technology field. Bill started his computer technology interests in the mid 1980s, programming software and modifying system hardware. He is the founder and senior editor of and the recently developed, both of which offer news and reviews of personal data assistant and mobile technology. In addition, through Bill's Web site,, Bill helps in sponsoring and organizing the Puget Sound Handheld Users Group. is the largest handheld/Pocket PC club in North America. Bill lives in the Pacific Northwest and enjoys snowboarding during the winter and taking weekend trips hiking and camping with his family during the summer. Matthew (palmsolo) Miller has been using PDAs since 1997 and is an avid PDA enthusiast when not working his day job as a professional engineer and naval architect at a firm in Seattle, WA. He served 12 years in the U.S. Coast Guard before joining his current marine consulting employer in 2001. Matthew began writing daily news blurbs and conducting reviews for in August 2001. He also wrote reviews for for a couple years. Matthew has owned over 25 models of mobile devices and currently uses an HP iPAQ 4350 for his Windows Mobile 2003 device. You can find him as palmsolo in online discussion forums, at local user group meetings, at national conferences, at his blog (, and at Matthew is also a husband to his wife of 11 years, Dayna, and a father to his three daughters, Danika, Maloree, and Kari. Matthew enjoys participating in his local church, camping with the family, and watching his girls play sports.
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