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Pocket PCS for Dummies 2ND Edition

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Publisher Comments:

Who would have thought that so much computing power could fit into a package that easily fits into your pocket? The Pocket PC is an extremely capable and easy-to-use computer that is, quite honestly, amazing. In a package that weighs just a few ounces, you’ve got computing power that rivals the huge filing cabinet-sized systems of a decade ago.

Pocket PC For Dummies, 2nd Edition, is your road map to using your Pocket PC. This is a hands-on guide that uses real-world examples to show you just what you need to know about Pocket PCs and why you want to know it. You won’t find a lot of hype or jargon. You will find useful information presented clearly and concisely. This book is for anyone who wants to

  • Manage appointments
  • Keep up with e-mail while on the go
  • Take digital images and music files anywhere
  • Organize and keep track of important notes

This book will help you lay a solid foundation for getting to know your Pocket PC and how it compares with other computers you may have used in the past. From there, you’ll find out how to take advantage of the Pocket PC’s unique features. This friendly and comprehensive guide covers the following topics, and more:

  • Using the touch screen
  • Handwriting and your Pocket PC
  • Printing from your Pocket PC
  • Understanding synchronization
  • Pocket Word, Pocket Excel, and more great tools
  • Connecting to the Internet
  • Downloading eBooks
  • Editing photos

Pocket PC For Dummies, 2nd Edition, is about the new Pocket PC 2002 systems. It has been fully updated to cover the new ways of doing things on the Pocket PC 2002 units, and you will find all sorts of new products covered that simply didn’t exist a short time ago.

Synopsis:

This is a guide to getting the most out of your Pocket PC. It covers the Pocket PC OS, built-in applications, memory expansion, wireless networking and more.

Synopsis:

Now updated for Pocket PC 2002 and the latest add-ons

Get the scoop on wireless Internet, eBooks, music, and more

Have more fun and get more done with your Pocket PC

A Pocket PC puts a world of computer power in your pocket. But how do you make the most of it? Don't worry! This friendly reference walks you through the whole range of Pocket PC possibilities, from calendar, address book, and Pocket Office programs to Bluetooth wireless e-mail, eBooks, MP3 players, TV viewing, and GPS add-ons.

The Dummies Way

* Explanations in plain English

* "Get in, get out" information

* Icons and other navigational aids

* Tear-out cheat sheet

* Top ten lists

* A dash of humor and fun

Synopsis:

Covers: New Pocket PC OSNew models available from manufacturer's such as HP and CompaqNew memory expansion options that enable you to carry even more dataMP3 filesAnd much more... ABOUT THE AUDIENCE "Pocket PCs For Dummies, 2nd Edition" targets new and intermediate Pocket PC users. This book will target users that have never used a handheld device before as well as those that have had previous experience with other handheld devices, but who are new to the Pocket PC platform.

About the Author

Brian Underdahl has written or cowritten more than 50 computer books, including The Internet Bible, Excel 2002 Bible, Alan Simpson's Windows XP Bible, and many more.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

About This Book.

Conventions Used in This Book.

What You're Not to Read.

Foolish Assumptions.

How This Book Is Organized.

Part I: What You Can Do with a Pocket PC.

Part II: Personal Organization with Your Pocket PC.

Part III: Putting Your Pocket PC Tools to Work.

Part IV: The Pocket PC and the Internet.

Part V: Multimedia Time.

Part VI: Working with Pocket PC Add-ons.

Part VII: The Part of Tens.

Icons in This Book.

Where to Go from Here.

Part I: What You Can Do with a Pocket PC.

Chapter 1: Getting to Know the Pocket PC.

Chapter 2: Understanding the Basics.

Chapter 3: Entering Information into Your Pocket PC.

Part II: Personal Organization with Your Pocket PC.

Chapter 4: Keeping Your Address Book.

Chapter 5: Taking Some Notes.

Chapter 6: Keeping Your Mobile Calendar.

Chapter 7: Keeping It in Sync.

Part III: Putting Your Pocket PC Tools to Work.

Chapter 8: Working with Pocket Word.

Chapter 9: The Pocket Excel Numbers Game.

Chapter 10: Managing Your Money.

Chapter 11: Calculating the Hard Numbers Easily.

Part IV: The Pocket PC and the Internet.

Chapter 12: Connecting Your Pocket PC.

Chapter 13: Surfing with Pocket Internet Explorer.

Chapter 14: Keeping Track of Your E-Mail.

Part V: Multimedia Time.

Chapter 15: Reading eBooks.

Chapter 16: Using Your Pocket PC for Music.

Chapter 17: More Pocket PC Multimedia.

Chapter 18: Playing Around with Your Pocket PC.

Part VI: Working with Pocket PC Add-ons.

Chapter 19: Finding Pocket PC Applications.

Chapter 20: Traveling with Your Pocket PC.

Part VII: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Ten Great Pocket PC Accessories.

Chapter 22: Ten Great Pocket PC Business Programs.

Chapter 23: Ten Great Pocket PC Games.

Index.

Book Registration Information.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764516405
Author:
Tennant, Rich
Author:
Tennant, Rich
Publisher:
For Dummies
Location:
Indianapolis, Ind.
Subject:
Microcomputers
Subject:
Pocket computers
Subject:
Portable computers.
Subject:
Hardware - General
Subject:
Hardware - Handheld Computing
Subject:
Hardware - Handheld Devicesng
Subject:
Personal Computers & Micro / General
Subject:
Hardware - Handheld Devices
Subject:
Computer: Hardware/General
Subject:
Computers-Reference - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Series:
For Dummies (Computers)
Series Volume:
107-198
Publication Date:
June 2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9.10x7.44x.83 in. 1.29 lbs.

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Product details 384 pages For Dummies - English 9780764516405 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This is a guide to getting the most out of your Pocket PC. It covers the Pocket PC OS, built-in applications, memory expansion, wireless networking and more.
"Synopsis" by , Now updated for Pocket PC 2002 and the latest add-ons

Get the scoop on wireless Internet, eBooks, music, and more

Have more fun and get more done with your Pocket PC

A Pocket PC puts a world of computer power in your pocket. But how do you make the most of it? Don't worry! This friendly reference walks you through the whole range of Pocket PC possibilities, from calendar, address book, and Pocket Office programs to Bluetooth wireless e-mail, eBooks, MP3 players, TV viewing, and GPS add-ons.

The Dummies Way

* Explanations in plain English

* "Get in, get out" information

* Icons and other navigational aids

* Tear-out cheat sheet

* Top ten lists

* A dash of humor and fun

"Synopsis" by , Covers: New Pocket PC OSNew models available from manufacturer's such as HP and CompaqNew memory expansion options that enable you to carry even more dataMP3 filesAnd much more... ABOUT THE AUDIENCE "Pocket PCs For Dummies, 2nd Edition" targets new and intermediate Pocket PC users. This book will target users that have never used a handheld device before as well as those that have had previous experience with other handheld devices, but who are new to the Pocket PC platform.
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