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Palm Pre

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ISBN-10: 0071639527

ISBN-13: 9780071639521

Edition: 2010

Authors: Rick Broida, Dave Johnson

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List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne
Publication date: 1/6/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Get to Know Your Palm Pre
A Brief History
Take a Guided Tour
Turning the Pre On and Off
Revealing the Keyboard
Meet the Pre's "Desktop"
Meet the Parts of the Display
Using Gestures
Starting Apps and Managing Cards
Getting Around in Apps
Working with Apps
Using Advanced Gestures
Managing Activity Cards with Gestures
Using the Keyboard
Using the Orange Key
Using the Shift Key
Using the Symbol Key
Putting the Cursor Exactly Where You Want It
Selecting Text for Copy and Paste
Other Keyboard Tricks
Connect Your Pre to Your Data
What Is a Palm Profile?
Remotely Erasing Your Palm Pre
Copy Existing Data to the Pre
Migrating Data from Outlook or Palm Desktop
Migrating Data from Your Cell Phone
Making the Call
Placing a Call
Direct Dialing
Dialing from Contacts
Dialing Without Starting the Phone App
Dialing from, the Call History
Using the Phone Controls While in a Call
Taking an Incoming Call
Interpreting the Connection Status Icons
Using Voicemail
Using a Headset
Using a Bluetooth Headset
Muting the Ringer
Using Speed Dial
Setting Speed Dial
Making a Call with Speed Dial
Using Dialing Shortcuts
Dealing with Call-Related Notifications and Status
Setting a Ringtone
Setting a Global Ringtone
Setting a Ringtone for a Specific Contact
Multitasking While on the Phone
Communicating Using Text Messages and Instant Messages
Getting Started with Messaging
Sending Text Messages
Choosing Conversations and Buddies
Setting Your Messaging Status
Deleting Conversations
Responding to a Message When You're Doing Other Things
Customizing Your Pre
Setting a Custom Wallpaper
Using a Photo on the Pre as Wallpaper
Adjusting Wallpaper
Using a Photo from Email as Wallpaper
Using a Photo from Your PC as Wallpaper
Protect Your Pre with a Password
Set a Password
Picking a Secure Password
Opening Your Protected Phone
Rearrange Activity Cards
Arrange Apps in the Launcher
Modify the Quick Launch Bar
Move Apps from the Launcher into the Quick Launch Bar
Arrange Icons in the Quick Launch Bar
Setting Other Preferences
Using the Pre's Built-In Programs
Universal Search
Setting Up Favorites
Reading and Replying to Messages
Composing New Messages
Adding and Deleting Email Accounts
Adding and Editing Contacts
Navigating the Calendar
Adding/Editing Calendar Events
Calendar Preferences and Accounts
Completing and Deleting Tasks
Use Your Pre as an Alarm Clock
Setting Alarms
When the Alarm Goes Off
Document Viewers
Getting Documents onto Your Pre
Using the Doc View App
Using Your Pre on the Go
Keeping a Charge
Conserve the Battery Life You Have
Using Your Pre as a Flash Drive
Copying Files to Your Pre
Copy Files to Another Computer
Stuff for the Road
Using Your Pre on a Plane
Getting Around with GPS
Location-Aware Apps
Turning GPS On and Off
Using Your Pre on a Wi-Fi Network
Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network
Disconnecting from a Wi-Fi Network
Using Your Pre with a Bluetooth Headset
Pairing Your Headset with a Pre
Troubleshooting a Bluetooth Connection
Using a Headset
Your Pre on the Web
A Quick Note About Internet Connectivity
A Tour of the Pre Web Browser
Navigating Web Sites
All About Bookmarks
Opening Multiple Browser Cards
Add Web Sites to the Launcher
Share Web Sites with Friends
View Browser History
Clear Browser History
Tweak Browser Settings
Your Pre as a Jukebox
Turn Your Pre into an MP3 Player
What's an MP3 Player?
Where Do MP3s Come From?
How to Rip CDs
How to Buy Music from Online Stores
Copying MP3s to Your Pre
The Pre and iTunes: On Again, Off Again
An iTunes Alternative: MediaMonkey
Using the Music App
Play Controls
Menu Options
Listen to Streaming Music
Using the Pandora App
Other Streaming Audio Options
Headphones, Earphones, and Other Audio Accessories
Lights, Camera, Action
Using the Pre's Camera
Using the Flash
Taking a Self Portrait
Taking Time-Lapse Photos
Browsing Your Photos on the Pre
Getting Around in Your Photo Collection
Deleting Photos You Don't Want
Sharing Photos from Your Pre
Copying Photos from Your Pre to Your PC
Deleting, Adding, and Organizing Photos Using Your PC
Take Screenshots of Your Pre's Display
Watching Video on Your Pre
Getting Around YouTube
Watch a Video Saved on Your Pre
Finding and Using Apps on the Pre
Using the App Catalog
Finding Apps
Browsing a List of Apps
Inspecting an App Before You Download
Downloading an App
Review an App
Updating Your Review
Update Your Apps
Updating a Single App
Updating All Your Apps at Once
Deleting Unwanted Apps
Using "Homebrewed" Apps on the Pre
The Origins of Homebrew
Getting Ready for Homebrewed Apps
Installing Your First Homebrew
Easier Installing with fileCoaster
Using Your Pre as a PalmPilot
Installing Classic
Getting Around Classic
Installing Palm Apps
What Won't Classic Do?
Accessorizing Your Pre
The Touchstone Charging Dock
Recharge on the Road
Car Chargers
Travel Chargers
Another Power Option: Spare Batteries
Bigger, Better Batteries
Protect Your Screen
Choose a Case
"Skin" Your Pre
Mount Your Pre in Your Car
Dock Your Pre on Your Desk
Choose Headphones and Headsets
Bluetooth Headsets
Stereo Headsets
Wired Headsets
Connect a Speaker Dock
Wireless Docks
Pre Problems and Solutions
The Best Way to Get Help with Your Pre
Increase Your Chances of User Forum Success
The Best Palm Pre User Forums
Reset Your Pre
Use the Pre's Built-in Help System
Make Room for More Apps and Data
Check How Much Memory Is Available
Learn What's in Each WebOS Update
Find Pre Replacement Parts and Service
Get Help from Palm or Sprint