Google Android smartphones are getting smarter all the time, so this guide to the newest and smartest Droid arrives just in time. Bestselling For Dummies author Dan Gookin helps you stay a step ahead of your Droid X2 with Droid X2 For Dummies. In his legendary, easy-to-follow style, Dan covers all the bases, from setup and configuration to using all the phone s features, texting, email ... Read More
The highly anticipated arrival of the Droid 2 runs on the latest version of Google's mobile operating system and boasts a suite of apps that wirelessly synchronize with Gmail, Calendar, Contacts, Maps, and Microsoft Exchange. Ultimate For Dummies author Dan Gookin shows you how to maximize the performance of your Droid 2 smartphone in his unique fun-and-friendly manner, ... Read More
Your one-stop UK shop for clear, concise explanations to all the important concepts in electronics and tons of direction for building simple, fun electronic projects.
The 8 mini-books in this 1 volume include: ... Read More
If you're looking for a solitary resource that covers everything you need to know about electronics, then look no further. This friendly-and-straightforward guide introduces the basics of electronics and enhances your learning experience by debunking and explaining concepts such as circuits, analog and digital, schematics, voltage, safety concerns, and more. Packed with nearly 900 pages of detailed information ... Read More
You can make all sorts of things, once you understand what electronics is and how it works. This book helps you out with that part, explaining the whole thing in plain English. Learn how electricity functions, how to harness it and put it to work, what tools you need to build circuits, what you can make with them, and how to do it safely. ... Read More
Want to fix it so your garage band rocks the neighborhood?
Want to solder the faulty wire on your old phonograph so you can play those 60s albums you’ve kept all this time?
Whether you’re a do-it-yourselfer , hobbyist, or student , this book will turn you on to real-world electronics. It quickly covers the essentials, and then focuses on the how-to instead of theory. It covers: ... Read More
Make lights dance to music, play with radio remote control, or build your own metal detector
Who says the Science Fair has to end? If you love building gadgets, this book belongs on your radar. Here are complete directions for building ten cool creations that involve light, sound, or vibrations -- a weird microphone, remote control gizmos, talking toys, and more, with full parts and tools lists, safety ... Read More
The iPad combines the best of your favorite gadgets into one awesome ultraportable touch device. And, this unique Dummies guide is your one-of-a-kind resource for making the most of all your iPad or iPad 2 has to offer. Packed with full-color graphics, informative articles, and easy-to-follow step lists, Exploring iPad 2 For Dummies is the latest, must-have iPad accessory. ... Read More
Get to know the incredible iPad in a uniquely different Dummies format!
The iPad combines the best of your favorite gadgets into one amazing ultraportable touch device. And, thisone-of-a-kind For Dummies guide is your is your ticket for making the most out of your iPad or iPad 2. Thoroughly updated for the third-generation iPad, the new edition of this informative, full-color guide is packed with tidbits, full-color graphics, informative articles, ... Read More
The inexpensive Flip Video camera is currently one of the hottest must-have gadgets. It's portable and connects easily to any computer to transfer video you shoot onto your PC or Mac. Although the Flip Video camera comes with a quick-start guide, it lacks a how-to manual, and this full-color book fills that void! Packed with full-color screen shots throughout, ... Read More
If you have a GPS unit or plan to buy one, GPS For Dummies, 2nd Edition helps you compare GPS technologies, units, and uses. You’ll find out how to create and use digital maps and learn about waypoints, tracks, coordinate systems, and other key point to using GPS technology. ... Read More
Basic GPS principles and concepts such as waypoints, routes, tracks, and coordinate systems ... Read More
Let the GPS For Dummies Navigation App get you where you need to go on-time, and without the roaming changes. Maps are downloaded right to your device. Easy-to-use interface includes voice-prompted turn-by-turn directions, 2D/3D map views, speed limit notifications, as well as lane assistance with junction views. Packed with preloaded points of interest including gas stations, restaurants and other businesses, the trip planner allows you to create ... Read More
Need to get where you’re going easily, quickly, and accurately? GPS Navigation For Dummies™ is the answer. This state-of-the-art PND (personal navigation device) ensures you never get lost again. Designed to be the world’s most user friendly interface, this device is perfect for automobiles, backpacks, purses, RVs, or while bicycling. The easiest and most intuitive PND on the market!
An ideal first step for learning about ham radio
Beyond being wireless, today's ham radio operators can transmit data and pictures; use the Internet, laser, and microwave transmitters; and travel to places high and low to make contact. This hands-on beginner guide reflects the operational and technical changes to amateur radio and provides you with updated licensing requirements and information, changes in digital communication ... Read More
The HDTV Cable Kit For Dummies and HDTV Premium Cable Kit For Dummies contain all the cables you need to hook up your home theater equipment — cable box, gaming system, DVD player, and A/V receiver — to your HD television and ensure maximum performance. The For Dummies-style installation instructions help you easily determine the best connection methods for your system.
HDTV for Dummies shows you everything you need to know about buying the right equipment ... Read More
Buy wisely, surround yourself with sound, watch your movies in HD, and more.
If HDTV looks appealing but the mountain of mumbo-jumbo has you peeling out the door, take heart! Finally, here's a plain-English explanation of what HDTV is and how to choose one, hook it up, locate and access programming sources, and even how to connect your movie machines and Xbox for even more HD fun. ... Read More
The HDTV Premium Cable Kit For Dummies contains all the cables you need to hook up your home theater equipment — cable box, gaming system, DVD player, and A/V receiver — to your HD television and ensure maximum performance. The For Dummies-style installation instructions help you easily determine the best connection methods for your system.
A network will make your life easier, and Home Networking All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies makes it easier to create one. It shows you how to choose the right ... Read More
Create the home entertainment center that fits your home and your tastes
Gadget fans, a home theater setup is the stuff your dreams are made of. This book keeps the dream from becoming a nightmare! Here's how to select, set up, and optimize a system, translate the salesperson's geek-speak, connect all the parts throughout your home, and even do cool stuff like accessing your system from your laptop computer ... Read More
Now that you've got your high-powered new HTC ThunderBolt smartphone, you've got to figure out how to use it! If you're more than a little intimidated by the technology and somewhat put off by the formal documentation, this book can help. Written in the fun but clear and thorough For Dummies style, this book answers all your questions about Verizon's first 4G LTE Android device and helps you get ... Read More
With Apple's iBooks Author app, you can create rich, interactive books for use on the iPad, and this new For Dummies handy portable guide shows you just how to do it. Whether you want to create textbooks, training materials, marketing reports, or awesome product manuals with dynamic content, this book takes you through the process. Plunge in, and you'll soon learn how to create ... Read More
Want to keep your calendar, contacts, e-mail, and iWork documents up to date and in sync--no matter where you are or which iOS device you’re using? Want access to your photos or music library everywhere? Apple's iCloud and iTunes Match services make it simple and automatic--and this In A Day For Dummies e-book will help you get up and running with iCloud and iTunes Match quickly ... Read More