Get the most out of Samsung's Galaxy S5 smartphone right from the start. With clear instructions from technology expert Preston Gralla, this Missing Manual gives you a guided tour of Samsung's new flagship phone, including great new features such as the fingerprint scanner, heart rate sensor, and Download Booster. You'll get expert tips and tricks for playing music, calling and texting, shooting photos and videos, and even getting some work done.
The important stuff you need to know: Get connected. Browse the Web, manage email, and download apps from Google Play through WiFi or 3G/4G network. Keep in touch. Call, text, chat, videochat, conduct conference calls, and reach out with Facebook and Twitter. Capture and display images. Shoot, edit, show, and share photos, slideshows, and high-definition videos. Play and manage your music. Buy music from Google Play or Amazon and listen to it with Galaxy S5's Music app. Work anywhere. Access your files, company network, calendar, and contacts - and work with Google Docs. Connect to Google Maps. Use geolocation and turn-by-turn drive directions to find your way. Stay fit with S Health. Use this built-in app to keep track of fitness goals, walking, heart rate, blood pressure, and more.
Über den Autor
Preston Gralla is the author of more than 40 books that have been translated into 20 languages, including Galaxy S 5 The Missing Manual, Windows 8 Hacks, NOOK HD: The Missing Manual, Galaxy Tab: The Missing Manual, The Big Book of Windows Hacks, How the Internet Works, and How Wireless Works. He is a contributing editor to Computerworld, a blogger for ITWorld, and was a founding editor and then editorial director of PC/Computing, executive editor for CNet/ZDNet, and the founding managing editor of PC Week.He has written about technology for many national newspapers and magazines, including USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Dallas Morning News (for whom he wrote a technology column), PC World, and numerous others. As a widely recognized technology expert, he has made many television and radio appearances, including on the CBS Early Show, MSNBC, ABC World News Now, and National Public Radio. Under his editorship, PC/Computing was a finalist for General Excellence in the National Magazine Awards. He has also won the “Best Feature in a Computing Publication” award from the Computer Press Association.Gralla is also the recipient of a Fiction Fellowship from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with his wife (his two children have flown the coop). He welcomes feedback about his books by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.