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Working with Your Xoom's Home Screens

Whatever you do with your Motorola Xoom, you always start at the screen you see when you first turn it on. Your Xoom's main screen is called the home screen, shown in the following figure. [more…]

Navigating the Xoom's Navigation Buttons

You'll become well acquainted with your Motorola Xoom screen's bottom-left corner, as it contains the buttons you'll touch most often. Here they are, from left to right: [more…]

Controlling Your Xoom's Touchscreen

Although you can plug a USB keyboard or mouse into your Xoom's micro-USB port using a special adapter, you control your Xoom mostly by touching its screen in different ways. [more…]

Password Protecting Your Xoom

You might store all sorts of personal information and images on your Motorola Xoom, and until you add a password to it, anybody can pick it up and start snooping. Be sure to password protect your Xoom [more…]

Handy Tips for Using Your Xoom

Your Motorola Xoom gives you a large screen on which to display all your books, magazines, newspapers, movies, and digital photos. Here are a few things that can keep you working — and playing — on your [more…]

For Seniors: Buying the Right Tablet

Buying a tablet is not often an impulse decision. Before you decide to purchase a tablet, there are several things you might want to consider first.

Laptops and netbooks are portable computers, although [more…]

For Seniors: Difference between Laptops and Tablets

Laptops and netbooks, however similar, are quite different than tablets. The most popular tablet is the Apple iPad, although companies such as Dell, Acer, Hewlett-Packard, Samsung, and Motorola have brought [more…]

For Seniors: Tablet Buying Decisions: Which Apps?

A tablet's operating system controls which applications can run on the tablet, because those apps must be compatible with the operating system your tablet uses. So if you choose an Android tablet, you [more…]

For Seniors: Tablet Buying Decisions: Which Operating System?

When deciding which tablet to buy, you must consider the operating system it uses. Most tablets use a mobileoperating system (OS) similar (or identical) to operating systems used on smartphones. The OS [more…]

For Seniors: Use a Tablet Touchscreen and Keyboard

You interact with a tablet through its touchscreen and onscreen keyboard. Using a tablet’s touchscreen or onscreen keyboard, you provide input with your finger or a stylus rather than a mouse. [more…]

For Seniors: Tablet Buying Decisions: Wireless or 3G Internet?

Tablets offer two ways to go online: wirelessly or through a 3G (cellular) connection. Your Internet connection choice affects not only your overall cost but also the convenience and reliability of the [more…]

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