Taking Your Android Tablets to the Max

  • 2h 37m
  • Russell Holly
  • Apress
  • 2012

The march of the Android-based tablets has begun, including Galaxy Samsung Tab, Motorola XOOM, Nook and more. But where do you start? And what can you do with an Android tablet?

Taking Your Android Tablets to the Max is a one-stop shop for users of all skill levels, helping you get the most out of any Android tablet.

This book offers:

  • A breakdown of the differences between an Android 2.0+ or an Android 3.0 device
  • Tips for choosing the best device for you and how to best network (i.e., best wireless carrier for 3G or 4G or just WIFI)
  • Detailed walkthroughs on how to get the most out of your tablet and the apps for it

What you’ll learn

  • Which Android tablet is the best; what size and features
  • What carriers should you choose for 3G/4G or just WIFI
  • How to fully enjoy your tablet—books, music, movies and games
  • How to use your tablet in a workspace
  • How to take your tablet on the road
  • How to maintain your tablet
  • How to work and live with the cloud as part of your tablet experience
  • How to never worry about losing your pictures, music and more

Who this book is for

This book is for tech enthusiasts and their family members, or anyone else who either owns or is considering buying an Android tablet.

About the Author

Russell Holly has been a tech enthusiast since birth. He’s given local conferences on everything from basic PC repair to search engine optimization. When Russell became an Android enthusiast, he began writing in the massive topic space that is the Android ecosystem. Russell has been considered a “voice of the community” on topics ranging from development to new devices, and even carrier options.

In this Book

  • Why Android? Which Android?
  • Choosing the Right Tablet
  • Creating Your Google Account
  • Taking Advantage of Google Apps
  • The Play Store
  • Using the Camera
  • Music, Movies, and Games
  • Using Your Android Tablet Wherever You Go
  • Using Your Tablet at Work
  • Harnessing "the Cloud" on Your Tablet
  • Customizing Your Android Tablet
  • Rooting Your Tablet
  • Using Amazon Apps