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Online Tools for Publishing Your E-Book

Plenty of sites have tools to help you become a self-publishing author. Here are some sites that you may want to use during the e-book publishing process: [more…]

10 Apps That Come with Your Tab 4 NOOK

This list looks at interesting and useful features that automatically come on your Tab 4 NOOK. Wade right in and see what else you can do with the Tab 4 NOOK as delivered. [more…]

Getting Your Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK Out of the Box

To download books (or anything else) or to browse the web with a Tab 4 NOOK, you need access to a Wi-Fi system with an active connection to the Internet. [more…]

Editing Photos without the Shop on the Tab 4 NOOK

The Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK camera is very basic, but it’s nevertheless a camera, and the photographer’s eye matters most. But even the best photographer needs to go into the darkroom — or now, the digital darkroom [more…]

10 Steps to Maintaining the Galaxy Tablet 4 NOOK

You are now a guardian of the Galaxy. This exalted role, straight out of the pages of superhero comics, comes with some awesome and heavy responsibilities. [more…]

10 Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK Tips and Tricks

You may run into some bumps along the way with your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK. The following list of tips and tricks should smooth your way. [more…]

How to Sign Up for a NOOK Account

You did buy the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK because of its integration of the NOOK Shop, right? You’re going to want to create a Barnes & Noble account.

If you already have an account, your tablet can retrieve [more…]

How to Charge the Tab 4 NOOK Battery

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK comes with a built-in (and non-removable) rechargeable battery. The battery probably still has some power in it from testing at the factory, but [more…]

What Your Tab 4 NOOK Looks Like

Take your Tab 4 NOOK and place it on a desk or table in front of you. See the figure for a guided tour of the front of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK. All of the following descriptions are based on looking [more…]

How to Turn On/Off Your Tab 4 NOOK

The high-tech battery in your Tab 4 NOOK can hold its charge for several weeks when it’s young and fresh and the tablet is off. Once you turn it on, the battery should provide power for somewhere between [more…]

Airplane Mode on Your Tab 4 NOOK

Your nifty Tab 4 NOOK has a setting called Airplane Mode. It disables Wi-Fi and Bluetooth radios but lets you read eBooks and play videos and music.

Little by little, the airlines and government agencies [more…]

How to Install a microSDHC Card in Your Tab 4 NOOK

The kind designers at Samsung have made sure you don’t need a post-graduate degree in engineering to install a memory card in the Tab 4 NOOK. You can get to the card slot without removing the back cover [more…]

Mounting and Unmounting a microSDHC Card from the Tab 4 NOOK

It's important to mount and unmount your microSDHC card, but sometimes that doesn't happen. Here’s how to manually mount a memory card that was removed improperly or that somehow isn’t automatically mounted [more…]

How to Format Your Tab 4 NOOK's microSDHC Card

When you buy a new microSDHC, it will likely come formatted (a process that electronically indexes its memory so that the computer inside your tablet knows where to store or retrieve information). In that [more…]

Gestures and Your Tab 4 NOOK's Touchscreen

You have several (officially labeled) ways to communicate with your Tab 4 NOOK's touchscreen, with slight variations depending on the particular app or control panel in use: [more…]

The Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK's Home Screen

The Home screen is the first thing you’ll see after you turn on your tablet, and it’s where you’ll go when you close an app. It holds folders full of apps, is where one or more web browsers lives, and [more…]

The Bottom of the Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK's Home Screen

Look down at the very bottom of the Home screen: If you see a very small symbol of a home, then you have arrived at the official Home screen. If instead you see a horizontal bar, you’re on a secondary [more…]

The Google Search Bar on Your Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK

The official search engine of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK is Google, but you can use a different search engine if you prefer. Remember that Google Search only works if your tablet has an active Wi-Fi [more…]

The Notification Bar and Panel on Your Tab 4 NOOK

At the tiptop leftmost part of the Home screen on your Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK, you’ll see notification icons. Have any new emails come in recently? Taken any screenshots? Has the system updated any apps for [more…]

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK's Status Bar

As if owning a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK weren’t status enough, in the status bar you can see how well connected your tablet is, how full of energy it is, check its watch, and more. [more…]

Multi Windows on Your Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK

How smart is the tiny processor inside your Tab 4 NOOK? It’s so smart it can walk and chew gum at the same time. Or display a map of the fabulous island of Malta [more…]

Tips for Using Your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK's Keyboard

The following figure shows the Samsung keyboard, which is more of a traditional, typewriter-like keyboard. Keep these tips in mind when using the keyboard in your Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK: [more…]

How to Adjust Your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK's Keyboard

The quickest route to keyboard settings on the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook is from the onscreen keyboard. Notice the Settings (gear) icon to the left of the large spacebar? Tap it to display the keyboard settings [more…]

Changing Input on Your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK's Keyboard

You can radically change the way your Tab 4 NOOK tablet receives your input. You can float a keyboard, use handwriting, and even use dictation. You get to those options this way: [more…]

Dictation on Your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK

A microphone icon appears only in apps that accept voice input. And the feature works best when your Galaxy Tab 4 has a Wi-Fi connection. Only certain apps allow basic dictation without a Wi-Fi connection [more…]


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