Nokia Smartphone Hacks

Michael Juntao Yuan

  • 出版商: O'Reilly
  • 出版日期: 2005-08-16
  • 售價: $1,450
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,378
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 408
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0596009615
  • ISBN-13: 9780596009618
  • 已過版




Nokia's smartphones pack a powerful computer into a very small space. Unlike your desktop or laptop, your smallest computer can be connected to the Internet all the time, and can interact with the world around it through its camera, voice recognition, and its traditional phone keypad. Nokia smartphones combine these features with impressive storage options and a host of networking protocols that make this smallest computer the only thing a road warrior truly needs.

If you're still cracking open your laptop or pining for your desktop while you're on the road, you haven't begun to unlock your Nokia's full potential. Nokia Smartphone Hacks is dedicated to tricking out your smartphone and finding all the capabilities lurking under the surface. Learn how to:

Unlock your phone so that you can use it with any carrier
Avoid and recover from malicious mobile software
Watch DVD movies on the phone
Use the phone as a remote control
Use the phone as a data modem for your notebook
Check your email and browse the web
Post to your weblog from your phone
Record phone conversations
Choose mobile service plans
Transfer files between the phone and your computer

Whether you want to use your smartphone as your lifeline while you're on the road, or you're just looking for a way to make the most of the time you spend waiting in lines, you'll find all the user-friendly tips, tools, and tricks you need to become massively productive with your Nokia smartphone. With Nokia Smartphone Hacks, you'll unleash the full power of that computer that's sitting in your pocket, purse, or backpack.


Table of Contents:




Chapter 1. Get to Know Your Phone 

      1. Choose the Right Phone for the Network  

      2. Pick the Right Class of Nokia Phone  

      3. Pick a Voice Plan  

      4. Choose a Data Plan  

      5. Discover Your Phone's Essential Numbers
      6. Check Account Usage  

      7. Unlock Your Phone  

      8. Query and Change Service Settings  

      9. Extend Your Talk Time  

Chapter 2. Get Connected 

      10. Connect Your Phone to the Internet  

      11. Use Bluetooth to Replace Cables  

      12. Configure Bluetooth for Windows  

      13. Configure Bluetooth for Mac OS X  

      14. Configure Bluetooth for Linux  

      15. Use the Nokia PC Suite  

Chapter 3. Extend and Enhance Your Phone 

      16. Run Java Applications  

      17. Run Symbian Applications  

      18. Run Python Scripts  

      19. Quick Access to Applications  

      20. Explore the Filesystem  

      21. Manage Your Phone's Memory  

Chapter 4. Protect Your Phone 

      22. Avoid Malicious Software  

      23. Reset and Restore Your Phone  

      24. Deal with Lost or Stolen Phones  

      25. Protect Your Remote Data  

Chapter 5. Make and Receive Voice Calls 

      26. Fast Access to the Dialer  

      27. Put a Face or Tune to the Caller  

      28. Use Prepaid Calling Cards  

      29. Use Calling Cards with Your Mobile Phone  

      30. Make Conference Calls  

      31. Record a Phone Call  

      32. Use the Mobile Phone As an Audio Tour Guide  

Chapter 6. Exchange Data with Computers 

      33. Exchange Files  

      34. Transfer Contacts from a Computer  

      35. Share Contacts Between Phones  

      36. Synchronize Phone Data with a PC  

      37. Synchronize Phone Data with a Mac  

      38. Synchronize Phone Data with Any Computer  

      39. Read PC and Mac Documents  

Chapter 7. Enhance the PC Experience 

      40. Connect Your Computer to the Mobile Network  

      41. A Remote Control for Your PC  

      42. A Remote Control for Your Mac  

Chapter 8. Improve the User Interface 

      43. Change Sound and Alert Settings on the Fly  

      44. Automatically Switch Profiles  

      45. Customize Ring Tones  

      46. Customize the Idle Screen  

      47. Change the Font  

      48. A User Interface for the Vision Impaired  

      49. Develop and Use Themes  

Chapter 9. The Mobile Web 

      50. Browse the Web  

      51. The Mobile Web in Bite-Size Chunks  

      52. Find What You're Looking For  

      53. Create a Mobile Web Site  

      54. Make Phone Calls from Web Pages  

      55. Read Blogs and RSS Feeds  

      56. Post to Your Blog  

      57. Host Your Own Mobile Photo Blog  

Chapter 10. Email and Messaging 

      58. Type on the Small Keypad  

      59. Send Email the Easy Way  

      60. Send and Receive Email on Your Phone  

      61. Manage Your Mobile Email  

      62. A Mobile Gmail Gateway  

      63. SMS from a Computer  

      64. Make Use of Alert Services  

      65. Search Google Via SMS  

      66. Mobile Instant Messaging  

Chapter 11. Mobile Multimedia 

      67. Enhance Mobile Phone Photos  

      68. Edit Movies on the Phone  

      69. Share Mobile Movies  

      70. Edit Movies on the PC  

      71. Play PC Video Clips on the Phone  

      72. Play DVD Movies on the Phone  

      73. Monitor the Real World  

      74. Play Digital Music  

      75. Record Audio