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My Surface™ 2

Updated for

Windows® RT 8.1

 

Step-by-step

instructions with callouts to Surface 2 photos that show you exactly what to do

 

Help

when you run into Surface 2 problems or limitations

 

Tips and Notes

to help you get the most from your Surface 2

 

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping

your Surface 2 working just the way you want. Learn how to:

 

  •   Get started quickly with Surface 2 and Windows RT 8.1

  •   Connect to Wi-Fi, share printers, and access files from your network or your SkyDrive cloud storage account

  •   Get on the Web fast and enjoy it more with Internet Explorer 11 and the Bing search engine

  •   Secure your Surface and control what your kids can do with it

  •   Do all your Facebook and Twitter social networking through the People app

  •   Find and play the music you love with Xbox Music, Radio, and Xbox Music Pass

  •   Watch Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, and other streaming video

  •   Instantly retrieve up-to-the-minute news from top media and journalists

  •   Create, edit, format, proof, and share documents with Word 2013

  •   Crunch numbers with Excel 2013

  •   Present on the go with PowerPoint 2013

  •   Use OneNote 2013 to organize notes, sync them across devices, and access them from anywhere

  •   Manage email and track your calendar with Outlook 2013

  •   Go anywhere with Surface 2’s easy maps and directions

  •   Capture, manage, touch up, and geotag your photos

  •   Make sure your files are always safely backed up

  •   Find the best new Windows Store Apps

  •   Keep your Surface 2 working reliably, with maximum battery life

  •   Personalize your Surface 2 using the newest customization settings

  •   Get more help whenever you need it

 

Synopsis:

Microsoft Surface is an ultra-portable, PC tablet that works with Windows RT and Windows 8 operating systems. My Surface is a visual tutorial that will help you become an expert user of your Surface tablet. Arranged in sequential sections that walk you through key tasks, you will feel up to speed with your Surface in no time. First you will read a general introduction to Surface - navigation, touch, and type. Then you will learn more about the key features of your tablet - connectivity, security, mobility, and personalization. Finally, you will end on a chapter about caring for your tablet - updating, reconfiguring, and troubleshooting your device.

 

My Surface, Second Edition is updated to include the key features of the new Windows 8.1 release - for RT and Pro. Jim Cheshire - technology expert and gadget author extraordinaire - gives you the guidance you need to master the Microsoft Surface. From connecting to your phone, Xbox game console, and other PCs, to customizing Windows 8 to work best for you, My Surface has you covered.

About the Author

Jim Cheshire is a technology expert with a passion for gadgets. He has written a dozen books and many online articles on technology and is the author of many best-selling technical guides. Jim works on the Azure Application Platform and Tools team at Microsoft and was an early adopter of Windows RT. When Jim’s not writing, he spends time with his family, plays keyboards with his band, and enjoys writing music. You can contact Jim through his website at www.JimcoBooks.com.

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9780789752734
Author:
Cheshire, Jim
Publisher:
Que
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Subject:
Operating Systems - Windows
Subject:
Microsoft; Surface; RT; Pro; Windows 8.1; Tablets; Xbox Music; Xbox LIVE; Xbox games; Xbox Video; Windows PC; Windows for Dummies; For Dummies; Windows Phone; Windows Blue; Windows Start Button
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Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
My...
Publication Date:
20131213
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
560
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.995 in 860 gr

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Microsoft Surface is an ultra-portable, PC tablet that works with Windows RT and Windows 8 operating systems. My Surface is a visual tutorial that will help you become an expert user of your Surface tablet. Arranged in sequential sections that walk you through key tasks, you will feel up to speed with your Surface in no time. First you will read a general introduction to Surface - navigation, touch, and type. Then you will learn more about the key features of your tablet - connectivity, security, mobility, and personalization. Finally, you will end on a chapter about caring for your tablet - updating, reconfiguring, and troubleshooting your device.

 

My Surface, Second Edition is updated to include the key features of the new Windows 8.1 release - for RT and Pro. Jim Cheshire - technology expert and gadget author extraordinaire - gives you the guidance you need to master the Microsoft Surface. From connecting to your phone, Xbox game console, and other PCs, to customizing Windows 8 to work best for you, My Surface has you covered.

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