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Kindle Fire: The Missing Manual

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Publisher Comments:

Enter a bright new world of entertainment with Amazons red hot tablet. This guide lights the way with lots of illustrations and step-by-step instructions for browsing the Web, emailing, playing games, and viewing books, movies, and magazines in blazing color. Learn how to manage your media library on the Fire and in the cloud—and where to find the coolest apps.

Note: This first edition of Kindle Fire: The Missing Manual covers only the original Kindle Fire sold between November, 2011 and September, 2012. For later models, please see Kindle Fire: The Missing Manual, 2nd edition.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Read all about it. Find, load, and read a variety of ebooks, magazines, and newspapers.
  • Go online. Browse the Web and manage email with a secure Wi-Fi connection.
  • Put on a show. Watch movies and TV series, and showcase your photos and videos.
  • Fill up your jukebox. Listen to your favorite music from Amazon and iTunes.
  • Load up on apps. Get popular games, guides, references, and more with Amazons Apps for Android.
  • Take your briefcase. Read PDFs, Word files, Excel spreadsheets, and other docs.

Synopsis:

Amazons hot new device lets you enjoy your books, movies, and magazines in full color—along with speedy web browsing, email, and games. But to really take advantage of the Kindle Fire, you need to manage Wi-Fi access to your Amazon cloud library, as well as battery life and a variety of new apps. Kindle Fire: The Missing Manual shows you the way with loads of illustrations, step-by-step instructions, and savvy tips.

  • Make the most of the Kindle Fires 8 GB on-board memory
  • Get Wi-Fi access when and where you need it
  • Manage your Amazon digital media library
  • Maximize battery life while enjoying movies and music on the road
  • Find and install the apps that work best on the Kindle Fire
  • Access all of your email accounts in one convenient app
  • Read Word documents, PDFs, and more

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 Credits; About the Author; About the Creative Team; Acknowledgments; The Missing Manual Series; Introduction; Under the Fire's Hood; About This Book; About MissingManuals.com; Safari Books Online; Part I: Getting Started and Reading; Chapter 1: Out of the Box: Setting Up, Taking a Tour; 1.1 Parts and Ports; 1.2 Turning the Fire On, Making It Yours; 1.3 Rotation and Orientation; 1.4 Turning the Fire Off; 1.5 The Home Screen; 1.6 Tapping, Touching, Typing; 1.7 Installing Apps; 1.8 Cloud vs. Device; Chapter 2: Reading Books; 2.1 Grab a Book; 2.2 Page Turning and Navigation; 2.3 Playing Page Designer; 2.4 Notes and Highlighting; 2.5 Bookmarks; 2.6 Reading on Multiple Devices; 2.7 Audiobooks; 2.8 Browsing and Buying; 2.9 Borrowing and Lending; Chapter 3: The Newsstand; 3.1 Apps vs. Kindle Editions; 3.2 Reading and Navigation; 3.3 Browsing and Buying; Chapter 4: Documents and Spreadsheets; 4.1 The Built-in Docs Library; 4.2 Third-Party Apps; Part II: Watching and Listening; Chapter 5: Watching TV and Movies; 5.1 Browsing and Downloading; 5.2 App Spotlight: Netflix and Hulu; 5.3 Syncing and Sharing; Chapter 6: Photos and Home Videos; 6.1 Getting Pictures and Videos onto the Fire; 6.2 Browsing the Gallery; Chapter 7: Listening to Music; 7.1 Getting Music onto the Fire; 7.2 Browsing and Searching; 7.3 Listening; 7.4 Playlists: Be Your Own DJ; 7.5 Browsing the Store and Buying; Part III: Communications and Browsing; Chapter 8: Email and Address Book; 8.1 Email and Address Book Setup; 8.2 Checking and Reading Email; 8.3 Composing a Message; 8.4 The Contacts App; Chapter 9: Browsing the Web; 9.1 Visiting a Website; 9.2 Navigation and Viewing Basics; 9.3 Favorites and Recently Visited Sites; 9.4 Searching; 9.5 Font and Other Appearance Adjustments; 9.6 Copying Text and Images; 9.7 Sharing and Saving Web Pages; 9.8 Security and Other Advanced Settings; Part IV: Kindle in Appland; Chapter 10: Playing Games; 10.1 Making Shapes; 10.2 Finding Paths; 10.3 Falling Objects; 10.4 Quizzes and Brain Teasers; 10.5 Word Puzzlers and Number Boards; 10.6 Driving and Flying; Chapter 11: Creative Corner; 11.1 Painting and Drawing; 11.2 Photos; 11.3 Music; 11.4 Cooking and the Kitchen; Chapter 12: Managing Time, Tasks, and Travel; 12.1 Clocks and Calendars; 12.2 To-Do Lists and Notes; 12.3 Dining Out; 12.4 Travel; 12.5 Bills and Banking; Part V: Appendixes; Settings; Help and Feedback; My Account; Restrictions; Sounds; Display; Security; Applications; Date and Time; Kindle Keyboard; Device; Legal Notices; Terms of Use; Troubleshooting and Maintenance; WiFi Not Working; Unresponsive App; App Installation Problems; Out-of-Date Apps; System Software Updates; Battery Draining Too Quickly; Sharing or Selling Your Fire; Where to Head for Help;

Product Details

ISBN:
9781449316273
Subtitle:
The book that should have been in the box
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media
Author:
Meyers, Peter
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
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20120302
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » Hardware
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Computers and Internet » Graphics » Digital Media » Video and Animation
Computers and Internet » Mobile and Handheld Devices » Android
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » General

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Amazons hot new device lets you enjoy your books, movies, and magazines in full color—along with speedy web browsing, email, and games. But to really take advantage of the Kindle Fire, you need to manage Wi-Fi access to your Amazon cloud library, as well as battery life and a variety of new apps. Kindle Fire: The Missing Manual shows you the way with loads of illustrations, step-by-step instructions, and savvy tips.

  • Make the most of the Kindle Fires 8 GB on-board memory
  • Get Wi-Fi access when and where you need it
  • Manage your Amazon digital media library
  • Maximize battery life while enjoying movies and music on the road
  • Find and install the apps that work best on the Kindle Fire
  • Access all of your email accounts in one convenient app
  • Read Word documents, PDFs, and more

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