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T-Mobile G1 for Dummies (For Dummies)

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Make the most of the first-ever Google phone -— the amazing G1 — with this fun and friendly advice

It hardly seems fair to call it a phone! Your G1 is also an administrative assistant, a jukebox, a mobile office, and several more things all rolled into one device. Don't miss out on a single cool feature — this book shows you how to use all the great Google functions, play (and even buy) music, browse the Web, add apps, and more.

  • Living with an Android — find out about the Android smartphone operating system and what it offers

  • It's QWERTY — learn your way around the G1's keyboard, buttons, and touch screen

  • Connections — see how your G1 connects to both Wi-Fi networks and T-Mobile's high-speed network

  • Surf's up — surf the Web, download music and picture files, and tweak browser settings

  • Get Google-eyed — send and receive Gmail®, get where you're going with Google Maps, and stay organized with Google Calendar

  • Picture this — take photos, check out YouTube®, and fill your phone with media

  • To sync or not to sync — manage your e-mail and choose which messages will be synced to your phone

  • What else can it do? — shop the Android Market and discover more cool apps for your G1

Open the book and find:

  • What makes the G1 different

  • How to make calls and send text messages

  • How Google services integrate seamlessly with Android

  • Tips for working with the touch screen

  • How to use the trackball, app switcher, and Home button

  • Suggestions for maintaining your contacts and calendar

  • How to buy music with Amazon MP3 and load music you already own

  • How to install more memory

Synopsis:

Excited about the new Google phone? T-Mobile’s G1 android phone is packed with possibilities, and T-Mobile G1 For Dummies will help you make the most of them.

This fun and friendly guide shows you how to navigate the G1’s android interface, make phone calls, view maps, manage contacts, browse the Web, and a whole lot more. Your T-Mobile G1 is so much more than a phone—it’s also an administrative assistant, movie theater, jukebox, mobile office, and several more things all rolled into one device. With T-Mobile G1 For Dummies, you can:

  • Find out all about the Android smartphone operating system and what it offers
  • Learn your way around the G1’s keyboard, buttons, and touch screen
  • See how your G1 connects to both Wi-Fi networks and T-Mobile’s high-speed network
  • Surf the Web, download music and picture files, and tweak browser settings
  • Send and receive Gmail, get where you’re going with Google Maps, and stay organized with Google Calendar
  • Take photos, check out YouTube, and fill your phone with media
  • Manage your e-mail and choose which messages will be synced to your phone
  • Shop the Android Market and discover more cool apps for your G1

Don’t waste a single cool feature of your T-Mobile G1! T-Mobile G1 For Dummies shows you how to use all the great Google functions, play (and even buy) music, browse the Web, add apps, and more.

Synopsis:

Excited about the new Google phone? T-Mobile's G1 android phone is packed with possibilities, and T-Mobile G1 For Dummies will help you make the most of them.

This fun and friendly guide shows you how to navigate the G1's android interface, make phone calls, view maps, manage contacts, browse the Web, and a whole lot more. Your T-Mobile G1 is so much more than a phone--it's also an administrative assistant, movie theater, jukebox, mobile office, and several more things all rolled into one device. With T-Mobile G1 For Dummies, you can: Find out all about the Android smartphone operating system and what it offersLearn your way around the G1's keyboard, buttons, and touch screenSee how your G1 connects to both Wi-Fi networks and T-Mobile's high-speed networkSurf the Web, download music and picture files, and tweak browser settingsSend and receive Gmail, get where you're going with Google Maps, and stay organized with Google CalendarTake photos, check out YouTube, and fill your phone with mediaManage your e-mail and choose which messages will be synced to your phoneShop the Android Market and discover more cool apps for your G1

Don't waste a single cool feature of your T-Mobile G1 T-Mobile G1 For Dummies shows you how to use all the great Google functions, play (and even buy) music, browse the Web, add apps, and more.

About the Author

Chris Ziegler is Associate Mobile Editor at Engadget, a widely read Web site ranked as the #4 site on the Internet by Technorati. Chris is a respected expert on mobile platforms who writes daily news, reviews, and editorials on the wireless industry.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Introducing Android and the T-Mobile G1.

Chapter 1: Google: What’s Good in Your PC Is Good in Your Pocket.

Chapter 2: Powering On and Getting Around.

Chapter 3: The Home Screen and Status Bar.

Chapter 4: Making and Receiving Calls and Text Messages.

Part II: Putting the “Google” in Google Android.

Chapter 5: Searching.

Chapter 6: Using Gmail and Other E-Mail Services.

Chapter 7: Navigating with Google Maps.

Chapter 8: Contacts.

Chapter 9: Calendar.

Part III: Making the G1 Part of Your Life.

Chapter 10: Browsing the Web.

Chapter 11: Working with and Taking Pictures.

Chapter 12: Instant Messaging.

Chapter 13: Rock Out with the G1’s Music Player.

Chapter 14: Best of the Rest: Alarm Clock, Calculator, and YouTube.

Chapter 15: The Settings Application.

Part IV: Adding Software and Media.

Chapter 16: Buying Music with Amazon MP.

Chapter 17: Filling Your Phone with Media.

Chapter 18: The Android Market.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 19: Ten Great Android Applications.

Chapter 20: Ten Accessories for Your G1.

Chapter 21: Ten Great Sites for Android Information.

Chapter 22: Ten Must-Play Android Games.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470393406
Author:
Ziegler, Chris
Publisher:
For Dummies
Author:
Chen, Jason
Author:
Pash, Adam
Subject:
Hardware - Handheld Computing
Subject:
Hardware - Handheld Devicesng
Subject:
Android
Subject:
Android phone
Subject:
Android interface
Subject:
getting started with Android
Subject:
an introduction to Android
Subject:
features of Android
Subject:
prevent hacks on an Android phone
Subject:
learning the technologies that Android supports
Subject:
Hardware - Handheld Devices
Subject:
Telecommunications
Subject:
Google phone, Android, Android phone, Android interface, getting started with Android, an introduction to Android, features of Android, prevent hacks on an Android phone, learning the technologies that Android supports
Subject:
Mobile & Wireless Communications
Subject:
Computers-Reference - General
Subject:
Mobile & Wireless Communicatio
Subject:
NS
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Computers
Series:
For Dummies
Publication Date:
February 2009
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.20x7.30x1.00 in. 1.15 lbs.

Related Subjects

Business » Accounting and Finance
Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
Engineering » Communications » Telephony

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"Synopsis" by , Excited about the new Google phone? T-Mobile’s G1 android phone is packed with possibilities, and T-Mobile G1 For Dummies will help you make the most of them.

This fun and friendly guide shows you how to navigate the G1’s android interface, make phone calls, view maps, manage contacts, browse the Web, and a whole lot more. Your T-Mobile G1 is so much more than a phone—it’s also an administrative assistant, movie theater, jukebox, mobile office, and several more things all rolled into one device. With T-Mobile G1 For Dummies, you can:

  • Find out all about the Android smartphone operating system and what it offers
  • Learn your way around the G1’s keyboard, buttons, and touch screen
  • See how your G1 connects to both Wi-Fi networks and T-Mobile’s high-speed network
  • Surf the Web, download music and picture files, and tweak browser settings
  • Send and receive Gmail, get where you’re going with Google Maps, and stay organized with Google Calendar
  • Take photos, check out YouTube, and fill your phone with media
  • Manage your e-mail and choose which messages will be synced to your phone
  • Shop the Android Market and discover more cool apps for your G1

Don’t waste a single cool feature of your T-Mobile G1! T-Mobile G1 For Dummies shows you how to use all the great Google functions, play (and even buy) music, browse the Web, add apps, and more.

"Synopsis" by , Excited about the new Google phone? T-Mobile's G1 android phone is packed with possibilities, and T-Mobile G1 For Dummies will help you make the most of them.

This fun and friendly guide shows you how to navigate the G1's android interface, make phone calls, view maps, manage contacts, browse the Web, and a whole lot more. Your T-Mobile G1 is so much more than a phone--it's also an administrative assistant, movie theater, jukebox, mobile office, and several more things all rolled into one device. With T-Mobile G1 For Dummies, you can: Find out all about the Android smartphone operating system and what it offersLearn your way around the G1's keyboard, buttons, and touch screenSee how your G1 connects to both Wi-Fi networks and T-Mobile's high-speed networkSurf the Web, download music and picture files, and tweak browser settingsSend and receive Gmail, get where you're going with Google Maps, and stay organized with Google CalendarTake photos, check out YouTube, and fill your phone with mediaManage your e-mail and choose which messages will be synced to your phoneShop the Android Market and discover more cool apps for your G1

Don't waste a single cool feature of your T-Mobile G1 T-Mobile G1 For Dummies shows you how to use all the great Google functions, play (and even buy) music, browse the Web, add apps, and more.

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