If you’re a new tablet user, you’ll particularly appreciate the fresh guidance on storing files in the cloud, finding tools on the new Windows app store, and tablet troubleshooting.
Focuses just on using Windows 8 on tablet devices, giving tablet users their own exclusive guide
Covers unique Windows 8 tablet features, such as the touchscreen interface, the new Windows app store, cloud computing options, and tablet troubleshooting
Explores using a tablet PC as a media machine for music, photos, and video, as well as how to stay safe online, improve performance, and other topics
Reveals savvy, practical tips from bestselling Windows For Dummies author Andy Rathbone
Keep Windows 8 For Tablets For Dummies close at hand and get the very most out of your Windows 8 tablet.
From the Back Cover
Use Windows 8 features specifically designed for tablets
Work with the touchscreen interface and storage options
Connect to the Internet, use e-mail, and download apps
Troubleshoot problems and enhance your tablet’s performance
Answers to everything you want to know about using Windows 8 on your tablet, right here!
Did you know Windows 8 was actually designed for tablets? Andy Rathbone shows you how to take full advantage of that power, explaining the pros and cons of Windows RT versus Windows 8, what accessories are really helpful, how your tablet can transform into a desktop when needed, storage secrets, how to be productive with the touchscreen, and more.
Use your fingers — discover all the finger controls for Windows 8, the Start screen, and apps
One for all — create user accounts so you can share your tablet and keep your privacy
Wait, back up — back up your tablet’s hard drive with Windows 8′s File History program
Tap typing — get the secrets of typing on the tablet’s pop-up keyboard and when you’ll need to connect a real one
Presto! Instant desktop — see how to turn your tablet, with all your files, into a desktop whenever you like
Get connected — browse the web, update your Facebook page, check e-mail, send instant messages, and download apps
Marvelous media — snap photos or import images from your camera, watch movies, and play music
The happy tablet — troubleshoot common problems and conserve battery life
Open the book and find:
How to choose between Windows 8 and Windows RT
A tour of all your tablet’s parts and settings
Terrific touchscreen tips
Advice on connecting accessories to your tablet
How to view, share, and print photos
Clues to battery conservation
Tips for keeping your tablet safe
Shortcut keys for zipping around Windows