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My Surface™

 

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to Surface photos that show you exactly what to do

Help when you run into Surface problems or limitations

Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your Surface

 

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your Surface working just the way you want. Learn how to

 

• Get started quickly with Surface’s Start Screen and natural touch interface

• Safely connect to networks, the Web, and other PCs

• Use SkyDrive and your Microsoft account to access data and settings from anywhere

• Search and browse the Internet more efficiently than ever

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

• Discover, manage, and play music and other media

• Watch Netflix, YouTube, and other streaming video

• Manage your appointments and your life through Calendar

• Keep up to date with the latest news

• Create documents with Word 2013

• Crunch numbers with Excel 2013

• Present on-the-go with PowerPoint 2013

• Organize your notes with OneNote 2013

• Find the best new Surface apps at the Windows Store

• Keep your Surface working reliably and securely

• Personalize Microsoft Surface so it works the way you want it to

• Get more help whenever you need it

• Make the most of Touch Cover and Type Cover

• Control your Xbox 360 through Surface’s Smartglass app

 

CATEGORY: Tablets

COVERS: Microsoft Surface™

USER LEVEL: Beginning-Intermediate

 

Synopsis:

Microsoft's new Surface tablets are this year's hottest new devices! Get the most out of yours — the fast, easy way! Friendly, quick, and 100% practical, My Surface is the must-have companion for every Microsoft Surface tablet user. Authored by Jim Cheshire, a leading expert in explaining new Microsoft technologies, it'll walk you through every task you'll want to perform. Every task is presented step-by-step, using carefully annotated, full-color screenshots, all numbered so you'll never get lost or confused. It's all clearly organized in modular, self-contained chapters that'll help you get up-and-running in no time, and keep your Microsoft Surface tablet working exactly the way you want. Throughout, My Surface is packed with helpful tips, lists, and quick solutions to the problems you're most likely to encounter. Discover how to take full advantage of the exciting new features built into Surface, Win8, and WinRT… make the most of Microsoft's elegant Touch and Type Covers… connect all your devices to your Surface tablet, and make them all work seamlessly together… keep your tablet safe and secure (without hassle or confusion)… personalize Surface to your needs, your preferences, and your life… update, reconfigure, and troubleshoot Microsoft Surface… quickly get more help if you ever need it. If you're new to Microsoft Surface and its Windows 8 or Windows RT operating system, you're not alone — everyone is! My Surface gives you all the instant answers you'll need to be more productive and have the most fun possible with your amazing new tablet!

About the Author

Jim Cheshire is an expert on technical devices such as the Nook, Amazon's Kindle, and Windows Phone and Windows 8, as well as Web design and programming. Jim has written a dozen books on these topics and also shares his passion and knowledge with readers via online columns and articles. Jim helps developers make the most of Microsoft technologies. When he's not working, Jim spends time enjoying his family and especially loves spending time outdoors.

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Surface

2. Using and Customizing the Start Screen

3. Connecting to Networks and Your Microsoft Account

4. Securing Windows RT

5. Backing Up Your Data

6. Refreshing and Resetting Your PC

7. Managing Time and Contacts

8. Interacting with People

9. Searching and Browsing the Internet

10.   Subscriptions and Feeds with Bing News

11.   Managing Files and Folders

12.   Using SkyDrive

13.   Watching Video

14.   Taking, Viewing, and Editing Photos

15.   Finding Your Way with Maps

16.   Creating Documents with Microsoft Word 2013

17.   Crunching Numbers with Microsoft Excel 2013

18.   Presenting with Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

19.   Organizing Notes with Microsoft OneNote 2013

20.   Enhancing Windows with Apps

21.   Using External Displays

22.   Updating Windows RT

23.   Basic Troubleshooting

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789748546
Author:
Cheshire, Jim
Publisher:
Que
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Subject:
Operating Systems - Windows
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
My...
Publication Date:
20121231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.801 in 717 gr

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
Computers and Internet » Mobile and Handheld Devices » Windows CE » General
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » General

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Microsoft's new Surface tablets are this year's hottest new devices! Get the most out of yours — the fast, easy way! Friendly, quick, and 100% practical, My Surface is the must-have companion for every Microsoft Surface tablet user. Authored by Jim Cheshire, a leading expert in explaining new Microsoft technologies, it'll walk you through every task you'll want to perform. Every task is presented step-by-step, using carefully annotated, full-color screenshots, all numbered so you'll never get lost or confused. It's all clearly organized in modular, self-contained chapters that'll help you get up-and-running in no time, and keep your Microsoft Surface tablet working exactly the way you want. Throughout, My Surface is packed with helpful tips, lists, and quick solutions to the problems you're most likely to encounter. Discover how to take full advantage of the exciting new features built into Surface, Win8, and WinRT… make the most of Microsoft's elegant Touch and Type Covers… connect all your devices to your Surface tablet, and make them all work seamlessly together… keep your tablet safe and secure (without hassle or confusion)… personalize Surface to your needs, your preferences, and your life… update, reconfigure, and troubleshoot Microsoft Surface… quickly get more help if you ever need it. If you're new to Microsoft Surface and its Windows 8 or Windows RT operating system, you're not alone — everyone is! My Surface gives you all the instant answers you'll need to be more productive and have the most fun possible with your amazing new tablet!

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