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Kindle Fire HD: The Missing Manual (Missing Manuals)by Peter Meyers
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Amazons Kindle Fire HD combines the most popular e-reader and tablet features in one sleek package, and with this entertaining guide, youll master everything the Fire has to offer. With loads of illustrations, step-by-step instructions, and savvy tips, youll learn how to manage your media library in the cloud, find the coolest apps, and make the most of your Kindle Fire experience—no matter which model you choose.
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In Kindle Fire: The Missing Manual, digital media expert Peter Meyers helps you master Amazon's new HD tablet models. The Kindle Fire lets you enjoy all of your Amazon books, movies, and magazines in full color along with speedy web browsing, email, and games. Loaded with color illustrations, the new edition of this entertaining guide includes an all-new chapter on social media, Skype, and video chat.
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About the Author
Peter Meyers designs, speaks, and writes about digital books. After co-founding pioneering multimedia textbook publisher Digital Learning Interactive, he launched a successful career as a freelance journalist, writing about the strange and wonderful effects of computers on mainstream culture for many publications, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Wired, Salon, and the Village Voice. During a subsequent five-year tour of duty at OReilly Media he worked in the Missing Manual group, serving as managing editor and associate publisher. His most recent writing projects include Best iPad Apps (OReilly Media, 2010) and Breaking the Page: Transforming Books and the Reading Experience. He blogs at www.newkindofbook.com and you can follow him on Twitter @petermeyers. Peter's undergraduate degree is from Harvard, where he studied American history and literature, and he has an MFA in fiction from the Iowa Writers Workshop.
Table of Contents
The Missing CreditsIntroductionPart I: Getting Started and ReadingChapter 1: Out of the Box: Setting Up, Taking a TourChapter 2: Reading (and Listening to) BooksChapter 3: The NewsstandChapter 4: Documents and SpreadsheetsPart II: Watching and ListeningChapter 5: Watching TV and MoviesChapter 6: Photos and Home VideosChapter 7: Listening to MusicPart III: Communications and BrowsingChapter 8: Email, Contacts, and CalendarChapter 9: Browsing the WebPart IV: Kindle in ApplandChapter 10: Playing GamesChapter 11: Creative CornerChapter 12: Managing Time, Tasks, and TravelPart V: AppendixesSettingsTroubleshooting and Maintenance8.9-inch Model Special Features
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