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October 18, 2011

Droid X2 and Galaxy Tab--Two New Missing Manuals from O'Reilly Media

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"Android has become the world's dominant mobile operating system," says author Preston Gralla, "and the Droid X2 and the Samsung Galaxy Tab are two of the most powerful, cutting-edge devices making use of the latest version of Android. However, these devices are actually very powerful computers with remarkably sophisticated capabilities, and I want people to use the limits of their capabilities, without having to struggle."

With Droid X2: The Missing Manual, Second Edition and Galaxy Tab: The Missing Manual, readers will be able to confidently use all of the features and capabilities, and customize any settings so that the devices work exactly the way they want.

—Mary Rotman, maryr@oreilly.com


New Titles from O'Reilly

Droid X2: The Missing Manual, Second Edition
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Droid X2 has more power and better graphics than its predecessor, but it still doesn't offer a printed guide to its amazing features. This Missing Manual helps you dig deep into everything Droid X2 can do. Learn how to shop, keep in touch, play with photos, listen to music, and even do some work. Unleash the power of this popular device with expert advice.

The important stuff you need to know:
  • Get organized. Sync Droid X2 with Google Calendar, Exchange, and Outlook.
  • Go online. Navigate the Web, use email, and tap into Facebook and Twitter.
  • Listen to tunes. Play and manage music using Droid X2's Music app and Google's Music Cloud Player.
  • Shoot photos and video. View and edit photos, slideshows, and video in the Gallery.
  • Connect to Google Maps. Use geotagging and get turn-by-turn directions.
  • Stay productive. Create, edit, and store documents with Google Docs and Microsoft Office.


Galaxy Tab: The Missing Manual
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Galaxy Tab lets you work, play, read, and connect on the go, but mastering its TouchWiz interface and finding the best apps can be tricky-unless you have this Missing Manual. Gadget whiz Preston Gralla provides crystal-clear explanations and step-by-step instructions to get you up to speed quickly, whether you have the 3G/4G or Wi-Fi version of this amazing device.

The important stuff you need to know:
  • Design your experience. Add interactive widgets and mini-apps to your screen with TouchWiz.
  • Satisfy your appetite. Download thousands of games and apps from the Android Market.
  • Keep in touch. Chat, videochat, check email, and browse the Web.
  • Find your way. View maps, use the GPS, and navigate turn-by-turn.
  • Manage your media. Shoot and view photos and videos; organize and play your music.
  • Stay informed. Read books, newspapers, and magazines.
  • Be productive. Use Google Docs to store and share documents.

For a review copy or more information please email maryr@oreilly.com. Please include your delivery address and contact information.

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