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Exploring the World with Your iPad
By Gary Rosenzweig, Gary Eugene Jones
Dec 26, 2013
In this chapter, you learn to take advantage of some of the best iPad apps for planning and managing your travel needs.
Setting Up iCloud and Other Online Accounts
By Brad Miser
Dec 26, 2013
This chapter shows you how to connect to and manage various types of accounts, such as iCloud, Exchange, and Google on your iPhone.
Home Automation Made Easy: Introduction to Control Protocols and Automation Process
By Dennis C Brewer
Dec 23, 2013
This chapter explains why devices must talk to each other in home automation systems. It also covers how they communicate (the protocols) and what triggers events that lead to actions.
Choosing the Best Music and Video Streaming Service For You
By Sam Costello
Dec 17, 2013
There are more companies offering streaming music, movies, and TV than ever before. There are so many choices, figuring out which streaming service is right for you can be a real challenge. These charts compare music and video streaming services in key categories to help you figure out which one, or which combination, is best for your needs.
Comparing Notebook PCs: A 2013 Holiday Shopping Guide
By Michael Miller
Dec 16, 2013
In this holiday shopping guide, author Michael Miller walks you through the different types of notebooks available, and helps you choose the best for your own personal needs.
Comparing Tablet PCs: A 2013 Holiday Shopping Guide
By Michael Miller
Dec 16, 2013
In this holiday shopping guide, author Michael Miller explores all the latest tablets — from the new iPad Air to the appealing Nexus 7 to Microsoft's latest Surface 2 to the Kindle Fire HDX — and makes some recommendations for which you should put on your Christmas lists.
Technology Books for Seniors
By Michael Miller
Dec 16, 2013
Que has published a variety of technology books of interest to older users. In this article, Michael Miller previews these books for seniors — and recommends specific books for specific users.
Raspberry Pi: I'm Ready to Get Started. Now What?
By Timothy L. Warner
Dec 4, 2013
Learn exactly what you need in order to become productive with your Raspberry Pi single-board computer.
How to Use the Vine Service from an iPhone or iPad
By Jason Rich
Nov 20, 2013
Leap into the world of the latest social-media platform, Vine. Learn all about this video clip-sharing service and how it can be accessed using the free Vine app for the iPhone and iPad.
Take Better Photos on Your iPhone Using the olloclip Photography Accessories
By Jason Rich
Nov 15, 2013
Jason R. Rich explains how to use the optional olloclip 3-in-1 lens, as well as the olloclip Telephoto & Circular Polarizing Filter Lens, in order to take better photos with your iPhone.
Five Ways iPhone and iPad Users Should Definitely Be Using iCloud
By Jason Rich
Nov 14, 2013
Jason R. Rich focuses on five useful ways every iPhone or iPad user should be utilizing iCloud, including to sync and share app-specific data with other iOS mobile devices that are linked to the same iCloud account.
Step-By-Step Guide to Upgrading to iOS 7
By Jason Rich
Nov 13, 2013
Jason R. Rich explains how to download iOS 7 onto your iPhone or iPad for free, and install the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system onto your iOS mobile device.
New Ways to Secure Your iPhone
By Jason Rich
Nov 8, 2013
Jason R. Rich explains some of the features of iOS 7 that allow you to back up and secure the content stored on your iPhone. Plus, he offers details about the latest features added to Find My iPhone that can be used if your smartphone gets lost or stolen.
Five Ways to Personalize Your iPhone or iPad with iOS 7
By Jason Rich
Nov 7, 2013
Jason R. Rich explains some of the ways you can personalize your iPhone or iPad, and make iOS 7 function in a way that caters to your needs and showcases your personality.
A Tour of Raspberry Pi Peripheral Devices
By Timothy L. Warner
Nov 6, 2013
This chapter shares most popular peripheral devices - electronic equipment that is connected to the Pi by means of a cable instead of soldered directly to the board - that are available for the Raspberry Pi today.
Step-By-Step Guide to Setting Up a New iOS Mobile Device Using iOS 7
By Jason Rich
Nov 6, 2013
Jason R. Rich offers a step-by-step guide to setting up and activating your new iOS mobile device, so you can begin using it quickly and easily.
Understanding Hardware Transactional Memory in Intel's Haswell Architecture
By David Chisnall
Nov 5, 2013
Haswell is the first mainstream architecture to include hardware support for transactional memory. David Chisnall describes how it works and what it means for developers.
Making the Samsung Galaxy S4 Your Own
By Steve Schwartz
Oct 29, 2013
In this chapter, you find out how to customize your phone by populating the Home screen with widgets, shortcuts, and folders; change the default wallpaper; set default and contact-specific ringtones; issue voice commands and ask questions.
The Dark Silicon Problem and What it Means for CPU Designers
By David Chisnall
Oct 22, 2013
The so-called "dark silicon problem" is the subject of a lot of marketing and misinformation. David Chisnall looks at what it really means for CPU designers and how it's likely to affect future processors.
An Introduction to the Pebble Watch
By Jason Rich
Oct 4, 2013
In this article, Jason R. Rich takes a look at the Pebble smart watch that wirelessly links to the iPhone. Discover what makes this cutting-edge $150.00 gadget tick, and what this digital watch can do out-of-the-box.

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