Use Windows 8 features specifically designed for tablets
Work with the touchscreen interface and storage options
Connect to the Internet, use e-mail, and download apps
Troubleshoot problems and enhance your tablet's performance
Answers to everything you want to know about using Windows 8 on your tablet, right here!
Did you know Windows 8 was actually designed for tablets? Andy Rathbone shows you how to take full advantage of that power, explaining the pros and cons of Windows RT versus Windows 8, what accessories are really helpful, how your tablet can transform into a desktop when needed, storage secrets, how to be productive with the touchscreen, and more.
Use your fingers — discover all the finger controls for Windows 8, the Start screen, and apps
One for all — create user accounts so you can share your tablet and keep your privacy
Wait, back up — back up your tablet's hard drive with Windows 8's File History program
Tap typing — get the secrets of typing on the tablet's pop-up keyboard and when you'll need to connect a real one
Presto! Instant desktop — see how to turn your tablet, with all your files, into a desktop whenever you like
Get connected — browse the web, update your Facebook page, check e-mail, send instant messages, and download apps
Marvelous media — snap photos or import images from your camera, watch movies, and play music
The happy tablet — troubleshoot common problems and conserve battery life
Andy Rathbone first wrote "Windows for Dummies" back in 1992, and since then he's updated the book for every subsequent version of the operating system. All of the editions combined have sold more than 11 million copies. He's also the author of "Upgrading and Fixing Your PC for Dummies" and "Tivo for Dummies". All told, Andy has more than 15 million books in print, making him one of the bestselling computer book writers on the planet. He's been on bestseller lists of the New York Times, USA Today, Publisher's Weekly, and many others.