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Discover how to do more with your Axim than you ever thought possible with this step-by-step guide. Learn to synchronize with Microsoft Outlook or other e-mail clients, use applications, go wireless, access data from virtually anywhere, and much more. Optimize memory, conserve battery power, and use the Axim's security features to protect your valuable information. Connect to wireless networks, make presentations, and navigate with GPS. Whether you're a new user or switching from another handheld, this book will help you get the most out of your Axim.
- Save time and maximize your investment with plenty of tips from a team of Pocket PC experts
- Carry contact information, check your calendar appointments, or read and respond to e-mail
- Use calendar, contacts, tasks, and e-mail, plus Pocket Word, Pocket Excel, and Pocket Outlook
- Customize and enhance the performance of the Axim using the advanced setup features
- View videos and listen to music, play games, and read eBooks
- Add data/file storage, a high-capacity battery, and wired and wireless modems and LAN adapters
- Connect to wireless phones, GPS receivers, and take your presentations on the road with external monitors or projectors
- Add a touch type keyboard to the Axim or turn it into a digital camera
About the authors:
Rich Hall has written extensively about mobile computing. He is the editor of Pocket PC magazine, and previously was editor of The HP Palmtop Paper, The HP OmniGo World, The NEC UltraLite Connection, and The HP Portable Paper.
Derek Ball and Barry Shilmover are the founders of Canadian-based Sonic Mobility, a wireless mobile technology company that develops applications for Pocket PCs. Both are widely recognized authors, speakers, and instructors on emerging technology topics and mobile computing.
Dell's new handheld--Axim X5--provides a stylish design and superior features at an outstanding low price. This book will help users to get up and running with Axim X5 in no time at all.
Get the most out of your Dell Axim with this step-by-step guide. How to Do Everything with Your Dell Axim Handheld, Second Edition has been fully revised to cover Microsofts new operating system for Pocket PCs--Windows Mobile 5.0. Find out how to manage personal information, send and receive e-mail, synchronize with desktop computers, and go wireless. Get details on optimizing memory, conserving battery power, and using the security features to protect your valuable information. Enjoy videos, music, and eBooks, and use your Axim as a digital camera. This handy resource contains all of the expert advice you need to be more productive and have more fun with your Dell Axim.
About the Author
Barry Shilmover (Calgary, Canada) and Derek Ball (Calgary, Canada) are the founders of Canadian-based Sonic Mobility, an application development company that develops applications for Pocket PCs, specifically for iPAQs. Barry is the co-author of Windows 2000 Power Toolkit (NRP) and Windows 2000 Sys Admin Black Book (Coriolis) among others. Derek has authored or co-authored 7 books about client server, application development, database topics and nearly 70 periodical articles. Derek is an international speaker and instructor at the corporate level on IT topics. He taught Object Oriented Software Technology at University of Calgary.
Table of Contents
Part I: Meet Your Dell Axim Pocket PC and Its Software
1: Meet Your Axim Pocket PC
2: Get Started with Your Axim Pocket PC
3: Use Pocket Word to Read and Write Documents
4: Use Pocket Excel to Work with Numbers
5: Use Pocket Outlook to Take Control of Your Mobile Life
6: Manage Your Finances with Pocket Money or Quicken
Part II: Optimize Your Axim for Maximum Productivity
7: Optimize Your Pocket PC-Better, Faster, and Longer
8: Secure Your Axim Pocket PC
9: Connect Wirelessly with Your Axim
10: Take Your Presentations on the Road with Your Axim Pocket PC
11: Navigate with GPS on Your Dell Axim
12: Have Some Fun with Your Dell Axim
Part III: Selecting Hardware Accessories for Your Dell Axim
13: Go Further with CompactFlash and Secure Digital
14: Store Important Information Externally on Your Axim
15: Use Your Axim Pocket PC in Your Enterprise
Part IV: Appendixes
A: Using Microsoft Mobile Information Server 2002
B: Where to Go for More Information