NOOK HD: The Missing Manual

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"O'Reilly Media, Inc.", Feb 15, 2013 - Computers - 496 pages
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Now that you have a new NOOK HD Tablet, all you need is the know-how to take full advantage of its features. With this book, technology expert Preston Gralla provides clear instructions, full-color illustrations, and savvy advice to help you get up to speed on the new video and family-friendly features, as well as manage WiFi access, web browsing, email, and apps. Make the most out of your sleek device with the best NOOK guide you’ll find anywhere.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Relax with a book. Load your NOOK library with ebooks, comics, and interactive books for kids.
  • Play with apps. Enjoy the games and apps everyone’s talking about.
  • Go online. Browse the Web and check your email with built-in WiFi.
  • Spread the word. Share books and recommendations with your NOOK Friends and Facebook and Twitter contacts.
  • Take in a show. Watch movies and TV series, and listen to your favorite music anywhere.
  • Read all about it. Subscribe to a variety of magazines and newspapers.
 

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Contents

The Basics
1
Reading Books and Periodicals
77
Managing Your Library
149
Apps Media and Files
213
The Web and Email
289
Getting Social
349
Advanced Topics
383
Appendixes
417
Index
437
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Preston Gralla is the author of more than 40 books that have been translated into 20 languages, including Galaxy S 5 The Missing Manual, Windows 8 Hacks, NOOK HD: The Missing Manual, Galaxy Tab: The Missing Manual, The Big Book of Windows Hacks, How the Internet Works, and How Wireless Works. He is a contributing editor to Computerworld, a blogger for ITWorld, and was a founding editor and then editorial director of PC/Computing, executive editor for CNet/ZDNet, and the founding managing editor of PC Week.He has written about technology for many national newspapers and magazines, including USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Dallas Morning News (for whom he wrote a technology column), PC World, and numerous others. As a widely recognized technology expert, he has made many television and radio appearances, including on the CBS Early Show, MSNBC, ABC World News Now, and National Public Radio. Under his editorship, PC/Computing was a finalist for General Excellence in the National Magazine Awards. He has also won the “Best Feature in a Computing Publication” award from the Computer Press Association.Gralla is also the recipient of a Fiction Fellowship from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with his wife (his two children have flown the coop). He welcomes feedback about his books by email at preston@gralla.com.

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