Palm and Treo Hacks: Tips & Tools for Mastering Your Handheld

Scott MacHaffie

  • 出版商: O'Reilly
  • 出版日期: 2005-10-01
  • 售價: $890
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$846
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 240
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 059610054X
  • ISBN-13: 9780596100544
  • 已過版





Palm OS is one of the most popular handheld operating systems on the planet. From the newest Tungstens and Treos all the way down the family tree, Palms are everywhere. Although the Palm OS is simple to learn and use, there is more to it than meets the eye--from new features in the Palm to capabilities you can get with add-on software, the Palm can be made to do quite a lot.

Palm and Treo Hacks gives you tips and tools that show you how to make the most of your Palm. A few minutes spent reading some of the hacks in this book will save you hours of research. Inside this book, you'll learn how to:

  • Find great applications for your Palm and make the most of the ones you're using now
  • Get super-organized, getting more from the built-in Personal Information Manager and learning how to manage complex projects with your Palm
  • Extend the Palm with must-have software and hardware add-ons
  • Take your Palm online, reading email, surfing the web, and sending instant messages
  • Get some rest and relaxation with your Palm, whether it's listening to music, playing classic games, or watching video

Written for beginning to experienced Palm users, Palm and Treo Hacks is full of practical, ingenious tips and tricks you can apply immediately. Whether you're looking to master the built-in applications or you want to trick out your Palm to its fullest
extent, this book will show you how.



Table of Contents



Chapter 1. Managing Information
      1. Maximize the Date Book
      2. Get the Most Out of the To Do List
      3. Extend the Address Book
      4. Add Pictures to the Address List
      5. Get More Out of MemoPad
      6. Show Palm Desktop Who's Boss
      7. Find Anything
      8. Annotate Everything
      9. Become a Better Student
      10. Keep Track of Your Collectibles

Chapter 2. Palm Applications
      11. Manage Projects
      12. Lose Weight the Palm Way
      13. Watch the Stars
      14. Get Creative with a Spreadsheet
      15. Replace the Calculator
      16. Turn your PDA into a Flashlight
      17. Run Linux on Your Palm

Chapter 3. Play Games
      18. Master the Dungeon
      19. Discover the Best Palm Games
      20. Play Multiplayer Games
      21. Play Classic Games
      22. Boost Your Online Gaming

Chapter 4. Multimedia
      23. Read Books and Articles
      24. Improve Text Entry
      25. Listen to Music
      26. Record Voice Memos
      27. Take Great Pictures with Your Palm
      28. Watch Videos

Chapter 5. Treo
      29. Take Charge of Ringtones
      30. Dial with Your Voice
      31. Use Your Treo as a Modem
      32. Join Conferences on the Move
      33. Set Up a Master Application

Chapter 6. Communications
      34. Connect to the Internet
      35. Get Your Email on the Road
      36. Receive Alerts on the Go
      37. Surf the Web On and Offline
      38. Read Syndicated Content
      39. Post to Your Weblog
      40. Control Your Computer Remotely
      41. Control Your Home Theater

Chapter 7. System
      42. Simulate a Palm
      43. Make Upgrades Less Painful
      44. Reprogram the Hardware Application Buttons
      45. Improve the Launcher
      46. Tweak Every Setting
      47. Extend Your Palm
      48. Investigate Your Palm's Databases
      49. Write Your Own Programs

Chapter 8. Hardware
      50. Find Cheap Palms
      51. Find a Better Stylus
      52. Find the Perfect Keyboard
      53. Must-Have Accessories
      54. Repair Worn Contacts
      55. Replace Your Batteries