Teach Yourself VISUALLY Android Phones and Tablets
By Hart-Davis
Publisher: Wiley / Visual
Final Release Date: May 2013
Pages: 320

Are you a visual learner? Do you prefer instructions that show you how to do something — and skip the long-winded explanations? If so, then this book is for you. Open it up and you'll find clear, step-by-step screen shots that show you how to tackle more than 125 tasks with Android phones and tablets. Each task-based spread covers a single technique, sure to help you get up and running on your Android device in no time.

You'll learn to:

  • Set up and secure your device
  • Use voice input and search features
  • Import contacts into the People app
  • Video chat with Google Talk
  • Take photos, web-surf, and use maps

Designed for visual learners

  • Two-page lessons break big topics into bite-sized modules
  • Succinct explanations walk you through step by step
  • Full-color screen shots demonstrate each task
  • Helpful sidebars offer practical tips and tricks
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Just an improved user manual

By Shokableu

from Tucson, AZ

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  • Easy to understand


  • Not comprehensive enough
  • Too basic

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  • Novice

Comments about oreilly Teach Yourself VISUALLY Android Phones and Tablets:

Overpriced considering it's a basic description of Android features.

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