Taking Your Android Tablets to the Max

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Apress, Mar 28, 2012 - Computers - 208 pages
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The march of the Android-based tablets has begun, including Galaxy Samsung Tab, Motorola XOOM, Nook and more. But where do you start? And what can you do with an Android tablet?

Taking Your Android Tablets to the Max is a one-stop shop for users of all skill levels, helping you get the most out of any Android tablet.

This book offers:
A breakdown of the differences between an Android 2.0+ or an Android 3.0 device Tips for choosing the best device for you and how to best network (i.e., best wireless carrier for 3G or 4G or just WIFI) Detailed walkthroughs on how to get the most out of your tablet and the apps for it

What you’ll learn Which Android tablet is the best; what size and features   What carriers should you choose for 3G/4G or just WIFI How to fully enjoy your tablet—books, music, movies and games How to use your tablet in a workspace How to take your tablet on the road How to maintain your tablet How to work and live with the cloud as part of your tablet experience How to never worry about losing your pictures, music and more Who this book is for

This book is for tech enthusiasts and their family members, or anyone else who either owns or is considering buying an Android tablet.

Table of Contents Why Android? Which Android?   Choosing the Tablet for You   Creating Your Google Account   Taking Advantage of Google Apps Amazon Apps The Android Market: Apps to Run Your World   The Camera: Standard and Front Facing   Music, Movies, Games, and More   Using Your Android Tablet Everywhere You Ae   Android Tablets in the Workplace Cloud-based Storage: How to Ensure You Never Lose Your Data What You Need to Know about Rooting Customizing Your Android Tablet
 

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Contents

Why Android? Which Android?
1
Choosing the Right Tablet
24
Creating Your Google Account
37
Taking Advantage of Google Apps
49
The Play Store
71
Using the Camera
89
Music Movies and Games
98
Using Your Android Tablet Wherever You Go
121
Using Your Tablet at Work
133
Harnessing the Cloud on Your Tablet
145
Customizing Your Android Tablet
155
Rooting Your Tablet
166
Using Amazon Apps
177
Index
189
Cover
ii
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About the author (2012)

Russell Holly has been a tech enthusiast since birth. He’s given local conferences on everything from basic PC repair to search engine optimization. When Russell became an Android enthusiast, he began writing in the massive topic space that is the Android ecosystem. Russell has been considered a “voice of the community” on topics ranging from development to new devices, and even carrier options. When not focused on bringing the news to the community, Russell can be found in the company of his loving wife and three young children.

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