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An Introduction to Android 5 Lollipop

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  • Babani Number: BP754
  • Author: Jim Gatenby
  • Price: £7.99
  • ISBN: 978 0 85934 754 9
  • 128 pages
  • Published:15th April 2015
Android 5 Lollipop is the latest version of Google's operating system. The Android operating system for tablets and smartphones is used on more devices than any other operating system. Android 5 Lollipop is, or will soon be, available as a free upgrade for devices made by many well-known tablet and smartphone manufacturers including Samsung,Sony, Asus, LG and HTC, etc.
This book applies to smartphones and tablets running Android 5 Lollipop. Written in plain English, avoiding technical jargon wherever possible, this book presents it's information in a clear and easy to understand way. It covers the topics most people will need to get the best from their smartphone or tablet running Android 5 Lollipop.
Among the many topics covered are:
  • New software features of Android 5 Lollipop and how to upgrade an existing device.
  • The main hardware features of a typical Android 5 Lollipop device.
  • Setting up a new device, including user and e-mail accounts and connecting to the Internet.
  • Using touchscreen gestures and navigating the various screens.
  • Installing new apps from the Play Store and organising existing apps.
  • Entertainment including eBooks, music, video and catch up television.
  • Searching the Web using Google Search and Google Voice Search.
  • Using Google Maps and using an Android device as a sat nav.
  • Communication by e-mail, Skype and Social Networking (Facebook and Twitter).
  • Using the built-in cameras, importing photos from other sources such as SD cards and flash drives.
  • Managing files on an Android 5 Lollipop device using a laptop or desktop computer.
  • Using Cloud storage systems such as Dropbox and Google Drive.
  • Using the Google Docs in Google Drive for word processing and spreadsheets, etc.
  • Printing from an Android device to any printer using Google Cloud Print...




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