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Palm Pre for Dummiesby Chris Ziegler
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Making Everything Easier!
Palm® Pre for Dummies
Mobile Editor for Engadget.com
Learn to use every cool feature of the Pre and its exciting webOS —it's all right here!
Talk about a smartphone! The Pre is positively professorial. Now you can take advantage of every smidge of that smartness and all the functionality that the amazing webOS provides. This handy guide shows you how to use your Pre and all the cool tricks it has up its sleeve, like over-the-air updating and organizing your communications with Synergy technology.
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Palm Pre For Dummies is the perfect reference for those who are smartphone novices and are new to the Pre, as well as for smartphone experts who need to learn more about webOS and the new Palm Pre. The book starts with the basics (turning the phone on, making calls, storing contacts, understanding gestures) and progresses to more complex tasks, including taking full advantage of Synergy contact management, working with media, and managing and synchronizing email accounts.
Key topics will include (but are not limited to): Making, receiving, and managing calls Organization with the Pre GPS Navigation Calendar Search IM and Facebook Managing contacts and using Synergy Email Browsing Media, including the media player and Amazon MP3 store Installing new webOS applications Games Accessories Important website resources
An ideal reference for those who are smartphone novices and are new to the Pre as well as for smartphone experts who need to learn more about webOS and the new Palm Pre, this book starts with the basics and progresses to more complex tasks.
Everything you need to know to make the most of Palm's newest smartphone
Smartphones provide all sorts of communication options as well as the ability to manage your appointments and contacts. If you're new to smartphones, Palm Pre For Dummies gets you up and running easily. If you're a bit more savvy, you can delve deeper into more advanced elements, such as Synergy contact management and working with media.
The Palm Pre offers features that make it a top contender in the smartphone market. Its webOS system is designed for a touchscreen-based graphical user interface that facilitates many exciting new features.
Palm Pre For Dummies helps you take full advantage of this new feature-rich device.
About the Author
Chris Ziegler covers mobile devices for Engadget.com, a leading online technology review. He is a respected expert on mobile platforms and was one of only a handful of reviewers with the opportunity to try out a Palm Pre in advance of its release.
Table of Contents
Part I: Introducing webOS and the Palm Pre.
Chapter 1: Your Palm Pre: The Pre-fect Phone.
Chapter 2: Meeting and Greeting Your Pre.
Chapter 3: Getting Around Your Pre.
Part II: All About Communicating.
Chapter 4: Making and Receiving Calls and Text Messages.
Chapter 5: Using Email.
Chapter 6: Staying in Touch with Instant Messaging.
Part III: Organizing Your Life.
Chapter 7: Searching for Anything and Everything.
Chapter 8: Managing Your Contacts.
Chapter 9: Planning Your Day with Calendar.
Part IV: Staying Connected and Playing with the Pre.
Chapter 10: Browsing the Web.
Chapter 11: Working with Photos and Videos.
Chapter 12: Finding Your Way with the Pre.
Chapter 13: Rocking Out: Music on the Pre.
Chapter 14: Relaxing with Your Pre.
Chapter 15: Managing Your Apps.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 16: Ten (Or So) Helpful Applications.
Chapter 17: Ten (Or So) Palm Pre Accessories.
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