Synopses & Reviews
Discover All of the Cool ThingsYou Can Do with Your Pocket PC!
Pocket PCs! I Didn't Know You CouldDo That... provides easy-to-follow instructions and valuable software thatwill give you scores of amazing tools and clever techniques for getting the mostout of your Pocket PC today!
Maximize Your Pocket PC!
Learnhow to use your Pocket PC for everything from checking e-mail to synchingapplications with your desktop. Pocket PCs! I Didn’t Know You Could DoThat... offers tips and tricks on increasing productivity and security, usingyour Pocket PC for travel, connecting to the Internet and data-ready cell phones,and having fun with your Pocket PC.
Use Your Pocket PC for Businessand Pleasure!
Pocket PCs! I Didn’t Know You Could Do That...shows you not only how to track your business expenses but also how to expandyour Pocket PC into a digital camera or GPS device. Connect to your network,watch video, and play Pocket golf. Don't wasteanother minute... Turn your Pocket PC into a powerhouse Dream Machine for workand play! Make your Pocket PC an integral part of your life. With this book,you'll learn how to
- Browse the Internet
- Executecommon business applications
- Read e-books
- Listen to MP3 music files
- Use Excel and Word
And much, much more!
Pocket PCs are fast gaining in popularity due to their superior performance over Palm OS devices. Pocket PCs can perform a great number of useful functions from checking e-mail, and executing common business applications to reading e-books and listening to MP3 music files. They have far more memory than Palm OS-based devices and are able to run more sophisticated applications, including Pocket versions of popular programs such as Word and Excel, and are highly expandable. Pocket PCS!: IDKYCDTis designed to help users of all levels get the most out their Pocket PCs. Covers the three hottest-selling Pocket PCs: Compaq's iPAQ, Casio's Cassiopeia, and HP's Jornada.
Discover All of the Cool Things You Can Do with Your Pocket PC!
Pocket PCs! I Didn't Know You Could Do That... provides easy-to-follow instructions and valuable software that will give you scores of amazing tools and clever techniques for getting the most out of your Pocket PC today!
Maximize Your Pocket PC!
Learn how to use your Pocket PC for everything from checking e-mail to synching applications with your desktop. Pocket PCs! I Didn't Know You Could Do That... offers tips and tricks on increasing productivity and security, using your Pocket PC for travel, connecting to the Internet and data-ready cell phones, and having fun with your Pocket PC.
Use Your Pocket PC for Business and Pleasure!
Pocket PCs! I Didn't Know You Could Do That... shows you not only how to track your business expenses but also how to expand your Pocket PC into a digital camera or GPS device. Connect to your network, watch video, and play Pocket golf. Don't waste another minute... Turn your Pocket PC into a powerhouse Dream Machine for work and play! Make your Pocket PC an integral part of your life. With this book, you'll learn how to
* Browse the Internet
* Execute common business applications
* Read e-books
* Listen to MP3 music files
* Use Excel and Word
And much, much more!
About the Author
Erik Sherman is a professional journalist who has appeared in Newsweek, GQ, Computerworld, Home Office Computing, and Computer Shopper. He is the author of two Sybex titles, Home Networking!:IDKYCDT and Home Networking: Visual Jump Start. He also appears on a weekly radio show in the Boston area discussing technology and computing topics.
Table of Contents
SUPERCHARGE YOUR POCKET PC: TOOLS AND UTILITIES.
1 Get Programs off Your Screen at the Tap of a Stylus.
2 Have Pocket PC System Performance Statistics at Your Fingertips.
3 Customize Your Today Screen.
4 Add Powerful Handwriting Recognition.
5 Make a Powerful Calculator Available.
6 Add a Keyboard to Your Pocket PC.
7 Turn Your Pocket PC into a Stopwatch and Add a Full-Screen Monthly Calendar.
8 Add Real File Exploration to Your Pocket PC.
9 Use Zip-Compatible Archives.
10 Add Spell Checking to Your Device.
PUT FUN IN YOUR POCKET: GAMES THAT GO WHERE YOU DO.
11 Swing a Golf Club with ZIOGolf.
12 Practice Strategy and Logical Thinking with PocketChess.
13 Enjoy 3-D Arcade Action with Metalion.
14 Challenge Your Mind with Ball?s Clues.
15 Re-create a Classic PC Game on Your Pocket PC.
16 Break Out of the Doldrums with Batty.
17 Take a Spin in a Plane No Matter Where You Are.
18 Get Twisted with PocketRubik.
19 Enforce ?An Eye for an Eye? While Ruling an Ancient Land.
20 Play a Compact Video Game.
21 Explore the Universe with Space Treker.
TRAVEL SMART AND LIGHT.
22 Turn Your Pocket PC into a Travel Alarm.
23 Convert Measures, Temperatures, and Currencies.
24 Convert Numbers to Words in Foreign Languages.
25 Find the Time Anywhere in the World.
26 Find Your Way around Town with a Local Guide.
27 Organize Your Traveling with PocketTravel.
28 Translate Food Terms to Know What You?re Eating .
29 Find Your Path through the Twists and Turns of Subways.
CONNECT YOUR POCKET PC.
30 Connect with a 56K Modem.
31 Connect with a Cell Phone.
32 Connect to an Ethernet LAN.
33 Sync without the Pocket PC Cradle.
34 Swap Information with Other Handhelds.
PUT THE INTERNET IN YOUR POCKET.
35 Send and Receive E-Mails with the Pocket PC Inbox.
36 Use Pocket Internet Explorer to Surf the Web.
37 Open Multiple Internet Explorer Sessions.
38 Exchange Instant Messages with Others.
39 Send Your Voice in Your E-Mails.
PORTABLE BUSINESS: MANAGING YOUR BUSINESS ACTIVITIES ON YOUR POCKET PC.
40 Use Database Files.
41 Send a Fax.
42 Track Your Mileage.
43 Track Your Time.
44 Print from Your Pocket PC.
A POCKETFUL OF SOUND: MUSIC AND WORDS ON YOUR POCKET PC.
45 Select Contacts with a Voice Interface.
46 Compose Music with Your Pocket PC.
47 Change the Look of the Windows Media Player.
48 Manage Your Playlists.
49 Tune a Musical Instrument.
A POCKETFUL OF SIGHT: WORDS, VIDEO, AND IMAGES ON YOUR POCKET PC.
50 Read PDF Documents on Your Pocket PC.
51 Read Any E-Book and Get the News.
52 Watch Video on Your Pocket PC.
53 View and Organize Images.
54 Edit and Create Images on Your Pocket PC.
POCKET CHANGE: PERSONAL FINANCE.
55 Manage Your Personal and Business Finances.
56 Track Your Expenses.
57 Calculate Your Loans Wherever You Are.
58 Manage Your Stock Portfolio.
59 Analyze Your Investments.
SPORTS AND HEALTH ON THE RUN.
60 Come Out Swinging with Your Pocket PC.
61 Follow Basketball Statistics.
62 Calculate Your Health Statistics.
63 Manage Your Diet.
64 Chart Your Biorhythms.
65 Track Your Workouts.
66 Have Your Today Screen Display Monthly Calendars.
67 Create Appointments and Tasks from Your Contacts Program.
68 Turn Your Pocket PC into a Reminding Machine.
69 Shop Like an Organized Pro.
70 Manage Your Lists.
71 Keep Your Journal.
BUTTON THAT POCKET: SECURITY AND KEEPING THINGS SAFE.
72 Store Your Information in a Secure Wallet.
73 Encrypt Your Files and Folders.
74 Add 128-Bit Encryption to Pocket Internet Explorer.
75 Password Protect Your Pocket PC.