AARP Tablets: Tech to Connect

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John Wiley & Sons, May 8, 2012 - Computers - 250 pages
Take on your tablet with confidence and get connected!

AARP Tablets: Tech To Connect provides you with the know-how to become savvy with your tablet PC. From downloading apps and syncing to your other devices to storing data online and browsing the web, this fun-but-straightforward guide helps you learn everything you need to know so you can immediately start enjoying your new tablet.

  • Provides you with just the right amount of hand holding to get started with selecting the right tablet, getting familiar with the hardware and software, and finding your comfort zone with the operating system
  • Assumes no prior knowledge and walks you through shopping on the Internet, getting connected with social networking, e-mailing friends and family, and organizing files
  • Offers detailed instructions for checking medical information, traveling, staying safe online, downloading books, and more
  • Features task-oriented tutorials arranged in such a way that is easy to find material and success

AARP Tablets: Tech To Connect is the ideal guide to help readers harness the power of their tablet and take advantage of all the amazing things it can do.

 

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User Review  - lesindy - LibraryThing

Bare-bones information. This covers only the basics, like how to connect to wifi, how to browse online, and how to touch the screen. I would have liked more information about apps, GPS, ect. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Tapping a Touchscreen
8
Touching and Holding Long Press
14
Typing on the Virtual Keyboard
17
Shifting the Keys
20
Using a Swype Keyboard
26
Connecting to the Internet and Other
31
Using WiFi
32
Buying Music on the Web
142
Finding Musicinthe Clouds
144
Playing Music from the Clouds
146
Downloading Cloud Music
147
Listening to Internet Radio
149
Creating Your Own Radio Station
152
Tuning in to Podcasts
155
Reading eBooks
157

UsingaTablet asa Phone
39
Side Loading with a Memory Card
45
Using Email
49
Going Online
69
Looking forImagesVideosand Maps
75
Changing or Deleting Bookmarks
81
Taking Pictures
85
Making and Sharing Videos
105
Watching Videos and Movies
121
Watching an Online Video
122
Downloading a Video from the Web
124
Watching a Video or Movie
126
Signing Up fora Netflix Account
128
Watching a Netflix Video
130
Channel Surfing on Hulu Plus
132
Buying and Playing Music
135
Playing Music from a Tablet
136
Moving Music from a Computer
140
Opening an eBook
158
Turning the Pages
161
Using the Table ofContents
164
Searching within an eBook
167
Searching Outside an eBook
169
Changing Text Size and Style
172
Adding Bookmarks Highlights or Notes
176
Finding a Bookmark or Note
178
Finding eBooks and Other Reading
181
Buying eBooks
182
Finding Free eBooks
185
Getting Newspapers and Magazines
187
Borrowing from the Library
191
Adding Your Own Files
195
Understanding Technicalities
197
Making Things Easier
215
Index
233
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Corey Sandler is considered one of the pioneers of computer journalism. He was the first executive editor of PC Magazine and has written more than 175 books on computer, business, history, sports, and travel topics.

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