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Kindle Fire HD: The Missing Manual (Missing Manuals)

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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.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Read all about it. Find ebooks and newspapers in the Kindle Store, and add your own books and magazines.
  • Use great new features. Discover Amazons X-Ray service, and parental controls for individual users.
  • Take in a show. Watch movies and TV series, and display your photos and videos.
  • Go online. Browse the Web and manage email with Wi-Fi and 4D LTE.
  • Fill up your jukebox. Listen to your favorite music from Amazon and iTunes.
  • Load up on apps. Get popular games, guides, and references with Amazons Apps for Android.
  • Get to work. Read PDFs, Word files, Excel spreadsheets, and other docs.

Synopsis:

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.

This book shows you how to:

  • Use the Kindle Fire HD's great new features, including 10-finger touch
  • Learn more about the book or movie you're enjoying with Amazon's exclusive X-Ray feature
  • Video chat using the front-facing camera
  • Set limits on what your kids can do on the Kindle Fire—and for how long
  • Get Wi-Fi access when and where you need it
  • Manage your Amazon digital media library
  • Find and install the apps that work best on the Kindle Fire
  • Manage your Gmail, Yahoo mail, and other email accounts in one convenient app
  • Troubleshoot the Kindle Fire

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

Product Details

ISBN:
9781449357290
Author:
Meyers, Peter
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media
Author:
Meyers
Author:
Peter
Subject:
Computers-Reference - General
Subject:
Amazon;Android;Android apps;Kindle;Kindle Fire;digital content;e-books;e-reader;streaming media;tablet
Subject:
CourseSmart Subject Description
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Publication Date:
20130231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
300
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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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.

This book shows you how to:

  • Use the Kindle Fire HD's great new features, including 10-finger touch
  • Learn more about the book or movie you're enjoying with Amazon's exclusive X-Ray feature
  • Video chat using the front-facing camera
  • Set limits on what your kids can do on the Kindle Fire—and for how long
  • Get Wi-Fi access when and where you need it
  • Manage your Amazon digital media library
  • Find and install the apps that work best on the Kindle Fire
  • Manage your Gmail, Yahoo mail, and other email accounts in one convenient app
  • Troubleshoot the Kindle Fire

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