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Galaxy S4 (Missing Manuals)

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Publisher Comments:

Galaxy S4 is amazing right out of the box, but if you want to get the most of out your S4 or S4 Mini, start here. With clear instructions and savvy advice from technology expert Preston Gralla, youll learn how to go online, play games, listen to music, watch movies & TV, monitor your health, and answer calls with a wave of your hand.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Be connected. Browse the Web, manage email, and download apps through WiFi or S4s 3G/4G network.
  • Navigate without touch. Use Air Gestures with your hand, or scroll with your eyes using Smart Screen.
  • Find new ways to link up. Chat, videochat, and add photos, video, or entire slideshows to text messages.
  • Get together with Group Play. Play games or share pictures, documents, and music with others nearby.
  • Create amazing images. Shoot and edit photos and videos—and combine images from the front and back cameras.
  • Keep music in the cloud. Use Google Play Music to store and access tunes.
  • Check your schedule. Sync the S4 with your Google and Outlook calendars.


Book News Annotation:

Gralla, an author of other books in the Missing Manual series, editor, and writer, offers a guide to the Samsung Galaxy S4 phone. He explains the basics, including its parts and buttons, typing, texting, and searching; making phone calls; built-in features like music, the camera, photos, video, maps and navigation, and the calendar; getting online, the web, email, social media, and downloading and using apps; and advanced features like transferring music, videos, pictures, and other files, as well as using Group Play, virtual private networking, Polaris Office, Google Docs, Google Now and voice search and control, and settings. Annotation ©2014 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

Synopsis:

Unlock the potential of Samsungs outstanding smartphone with this fully illustrated, jargon-free guide from technology guru Preston Gralla. Youll quickly learn how to shoot high-res photos and HD video, keep your schedule, stay in touch, and enjoy your favorite media. Every page is packed with illustrations and valuable advice to help you get the most from the smartest phone in town.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Get dialed in. Learn your way around the Galaxy S4s calling and texting features.
  • Go online. Browse the Web, manage email, and download apps with Galaxy S4s 4G LTE network (or create your own hotspot).
  • Master your media. Shoot and share pictures and video, organize and play your music library—and send it wirelessly to your TV or stereo.
  • Be entertained now. Start watching movies and TV shows while theyre still loading.
  • Explore the world. Get news and weather, find a location, and navigate by GPS.
  • Check your schedule. Use the convenient calendar app, and sync it with your Google and Outlook calendars.

About the Author

Preston Gralla is the author of more than 40 books, including Windows 8 Hacks and Missing Manuals on Droid X2, Galaxy Tab, and Galaxy S II. He's a contributing editor to Computerworld, and a regular contributor to PC World. As an award-winning author and technology expert, Preston has written articles for major national newspapers and magazines and has also appeared on several TV and radio programs.

Table of Contents

The Missing CreditsIntroductionPart I: The BasicsChapter 1: The Guided TourChapter 2: Typing, Texting, and SearchingChapter 3: Phone CallsPart II: The Built-In FeaturesChapter 4: MusicChapter 5: Camera, Photos, and VideoChapter 6: Maps and NavigationChapter 7: CalendarPart III: The Galaxy S4 OnlineChapter 8: Getting Online: WiFi, 3G/4G, and Mobile HotspotsChapter 9: The WebChapter 10: Email and GmailChapter 11: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Chat, and VideochatChapter 12: Downloading and Using AppsPart IV: Advanced FeaturesChapter 13: Transferring Music, Videos, Pictures, and Other Files, and Using Group PlayChapter 14: Taking the Galaxy S4 to WorkChapter 15: Google Now and Voice Search and ControlChapter 16: SettingsPart V: AppendixesSetup and SignupAccessoriesTroubleshooting and Maintenance

Product Details

ISBN:
9781449316303
Author:
Gralla, Preston
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media
Subject:
Computers-Reference - General
Subject:
4G LTE;Android;Galaxy;Samsung;cellphone;handsets;iPhone;smartphone;wifi
Subject:
4G LTE;Android;Galaxy;Samsung;cellphone;handset
Subject:
s;iPhone;smartphone;wifi
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20130931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
484
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Unlock the potential of Samsungs outstanding smartphone with this fully illustrated, jargon-free guide from technology guru Preston Gralla. Youll quickly learn how to shoot high-res photos and HD video, keep your schedule, stay in touch, and enjoy your favorite media. Every page is packed with illustrations and valuable advice to help you get the most from the smartest phone in town.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Get dialed in. Learn your way around the Galaxy S4s calling and texting features.
  • Go online. Browse the Web, manage email, and download apps with Galaxy S4s 4G LTE network (or create your own hotspot).
  • Master your media. Shoot and share pictures and video, organize and play your music library—and send it wirelessly to your TV or stereo.
  • Be entertained now. Start watching movies and TV shows while theyre still loading.
  • Explore the world. Get news and weather, find a location, and navigate by GPS.
  • Check your schedule. Use the convenient calendar app, and sync it with your Google and Outlook calendars.

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