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Motorola Xoom™: Companion

Book Description

An easy-to-follow guide that helps you get the most out of your Xoom device

Motorola Xoom is one of the hottest new tablets but the owner's manual only goes so far to cover features and functions. This full-color guide is packed with useful tips, invaluable advice, and easy-to-follow shortcuts that help you quickly get acquainted with the Motorola Xoom OS. You'll explore tasks such as working with e-mail, messaging, browsing, utilizing the calendar, making appointments, enjoying and sharing photos and music, using maps, referencing contacts, adjusting the settings, working with security, checking out voice features, and more.

  • Goes beyond the basics and escorts you from initial set-up of your Motorola Xoom to fluency using step-by-step, full-color instructions

  • Touches on useful Motorola Xoom applications and tells you where to get them

  • Assists you with customizing your Motorola Xoom phone, maximizing its features, and getting comfortable with the operating system

  • Features numerous color screen shots, helpful advice, and invaluable tips for getting maximum use from your Motorola Xoom phone

If you're eager to get savvy with your Motorola Xoom tablet, then this book needs to be your constant companion!

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright
  4. Dedication
  5. ABOUT THE AUTHOR
  6. ABOUT THE TECHNICAL EDITORS
  7. CREDITS
  8. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  9. CONTENTS AT A GLANCE
  10. CONTENTS
  11. INTRODUCTION
  12. CHAPTER ONE: HOW DO I GET STARTED WITH THE MOTOROLA XOOM?
    1. Setting Up Your Xoom
    2. Using External Controls
    3. Browsing the Home Screen
    4. Navigating Menus and Tabs
    5. Connecting to a Personal or Business Wi-Fi Network
    6. Understanding Network Icons
    7. Connecting a Bluetooth Device
    8. Locking Your Motorola Xoom
    9. Related Questions
  13. CHAPTER TWO: HOW DO I USE THE APPS AND FEATURES INCLUDED WITH THE MOTOROLA XOOM?
    1. Using the Keyboard
    2. Exploring the Basic Apps
    3. Using the Browser Effectively
    4. Accessing Facebook, Twitter, and Other Social Networks
    5. Getting Directions with Maps
    6. Exploring YouTube
    7. Using the Contacts App
    8. Creating a Calendar Entry in Calendar
    9. Reading with Books
    10. Related Questions
  14. CHAPTER THREE: HOW DO I MAKE THE MOTOROLA XOOM UNIQUELY MINE?
    1. Customizing the Screen
    2. Getting Personal Data on the Xoom
    3. Related Questions
  15. CHAPTER FOUR: HOW DO I USE AND MANAGE THE WIRELESS FEATURES?
    1. Using Wireless Features
    2. Using Cellular Features
    3. Sharing Your Xoom's Mobile Data Connection
    4. Using Airplane Mode
    5. Related Questions
  16. CHAPTER FIVE: HOW DO I GET THE MOST FROM THE WEB AND EMAIL?
    1. Getting the Most from the Web Browser
    2. Getting the Most from Gmail
    3. Setting Up Email
    4. Getting the Most from Email
    5. Related Questions
  17. CHAPTER SIX: HOW DO I GET THE MOST FROM THE ANDROID MARKET?
    1. Getting Familiar with the Market's Interface
    2. Exploring the Android Apps Section
    3. Paying for, Downloading, and Installing an App
    4. Learning to Use an App
    5. Managing Apps
    6. Exploring Must-Have Apps
    7. Exploring the Books Section
    8. Related Questions
  18. CHAPTER SEVEN: HOW DO I BEST OBTAIN, PLAY, AND MANAGE MUSIC?
    1. Introducing the Music App
    2. Transferring Music to the Xoom
    3. Listening to Music
    4. Creating Playlists
    5. Buying Music Online
    6. Listening to Audiobooks and Other Audibles
    7. Related Questions
  19. CHAPTER EIGHT: HOW DO I BEST TAKE, VIEW, SHARE, AND MANAGE PHOTOS?
    1. Taking and Saving Photos
    2. Sharing Photos
    3. Navigating the Gallery App with Finesse
    4. Renaming and Organizing Photos
    5. Related Questions
  20. CHAPTER NINE: HOW DO I BEST TAKE, SHARE, MANAGE, AND PLAY VIDEO?
    1. Shooting and Saving a Video
    2. Sharing Videos
    3. Getting Flash
    4. Watching a Video
    5. Video Chatting with Google Talk
    6. Using Movie Studio
    7. Related Questions
  21. CHAPTER TEN: HOW DO I USE THE MOTOROLA XOOM TO COMMUNICATE AND WORK MORE EFFICIENTLY?
    1. Organizing and Managing Contacts
    2. Texting and Instant Messaging Contacts
    3. Sharing Your Calendar
    4. Editing Documents, Spreadsheets, and Presentations with Google Docs
    5. Sharing Your Google Docs
    6. Incorporating a File Management App
    7. Connecting Securely to Corporate Networks
    8. Exploring the Applications Options in Settings
    9. Related Questions
  22. INDEX