Qty:1
  • List Price: $29.99
  • Save: $9.84 (33%)
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
In Stock.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Add to Cart
Want it Tuesday, April 22? Order within and choose One-Day Shipping at checkout. Details
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Shared Knowledge is a not for profit public charity! Check us out on facebook. We provide funding for educational programs in Richmond, Virginia. PLEASE READ FULL DESCRIPTION -USED GOOD- This book has been read and may show wear to the cover and or pages. There may be some dog-eared pages. In some cases the internal pages may contain highlighting/margin notes/underlining or any combination of these markings. The binding will be secure in all cases. This is a good reading and studying copy and has been verified that all pages are legible and intact. If the book contained a CD it is not guaranteed to still be included. Your purchase directly supports our scholarship program as well as our partner charities. All items are packed and shipped from the Amazon warehouse. Thanks so much for your purchase!
Add to Cart
Trade in your item
Get a $3.24
Gift Card.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more

Android Tablets Made Simple: For Motorola XOOM, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Asus, Toshiba and Other Tablets Paperback

ISBN-13: 978-1430236719 ISBN-10: 143023671X Edition: 1st

See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from Collectible from
Kindle
"Please retry"
Paperback
"Please retry"
$20.15
$16.34 $10.37

Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student



Frequently Bought Together

Android Tablets Made Simple: For Motorola XOOM, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Asus, Toshiba and Other Tablets + Amazing Android Apps For Dummies + Android Tablets For Dummies
Price for all three: $49.29

Buy the selected items together

NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Shop the New Digital Design Bookstore
Check out the Digital Design Bookstore, a new hub for photographers, art directors, illustrators, web developers, and other creative individuals to find highly rated and highly relevant career resources. Shop books on web development and graphic design, or check out blog posts by authors and thought-leaders in the design industry. Shop now

Product Details

  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Apress; 1 edition (November 17, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 143023671X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1430236719
  • Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 7.5 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #96,557 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

About the Author

Marziah Karch�enjoys the challenge of explaining new gadgets and complex technology to beginning audiences. She is the author of several books, including�Android Tablets Made Simple. Marziah is a senior educational technologist for Johnson County Community College in the Kansas City metro area with more than a decade of experience in instructional technology. She holds a master's in instructional design and has occasionally taught credit courses in interactive media. Marziah also writes for the�New York Times-owned�About.com�and contributes to�GeekMom.com. When she's not feeding her geek side with new gadgets or writing about technology, Marziah enjoys life in Lawrence, Kansas with her husband and two children.

More About the Author

Marziah Karch enjoys the challenge of explaining new gadgets and complex technology to beginning audiences. She is the author of several books, including Android Tablets Made Simple. Marziah is a senior educational technologist for Johnson County Community College in the Kansas City metro area with more than a decade of experience in instructional technology. She holds a master's in instructional design and has occasionally taught credit courses in interactive media. Marziah also writes for About.com and contributes to GeekMom.com. Because she's also a complete glutton for punishment, she's currently a PhD student in Library and Information Science. When she's not feeding her geek side with new gadgets or writing about technology, Marziah enjoys life in Lawrence, Kansas with her husband and two children.

Customer Reviews

Good book to get started on Android tablets.
J. Suter
Book is more helpful than the instructions included with my tablet so do not regret my purchase.
Janet Pond
The book covers in detail everything a beginner to android tablets needs to learn.
Amazon Customer

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

52 of 52 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on January 18, 2012
Format: Paperback
I recently purchased my first android tablet, the Toshiba Thrive. The forum I joined, ThriveForums.org had an advertisement for this book on the site, so I thought I'd check it out. Having seen where another reviewer said you can find the same information that is contained in this book by searching the web, I was a little hesitant to buy it, but Amazon has a feature that allows you to preview some of the sections of the book, so I took advantage of that to see for myself. I liked what I saw, and realized that having this wealth of information right at my fingertips, without having to search the web for it, would be very useful to me, and save me time.

I purchased the digital version of the book so I could have access to it right away. The information in this book is formatted in an easy to follow style with lots of useful illustrations and screenshots. The book covers in detail everything a beginner to android tablets needs to learn. It goes on to give detailed step by step instruction on the more advanced things that can be done on an android tablet, so the book's usefulness will extend well into the future. It even has resources for advanced users and developers.

I'm very pleased with "Android Tablets Made Simple" and highly recommend it for learning to unlock the amazing potential of your Android tablet device.
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
21 of 21 people found the following review helpful By M. Nichols on February 15, 2012
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
The book arrived promptly, it was very recently written just a month ago so it covers everything android from start to ICS(ice cream sandwich) and is incredibly thorough. Without question it is the best item I have purchased to get me going with my Transformer Prime, which for me was my first device using an android os. The book really does cover it all and in doing so of course it touches on a few topics that don't apply to me but that is what happens when attempting to cover so much information. It is easy to find subjects and instructions and once found it is an easy read. As for content the book gets an A+ but unfortunately there is one problem and as it comes from Amazon I had no way to provide feedback to the "seller." These books are evidently printed upon order placement and when they printed mine they didn't have the GLUE MACHINE set right and nobody checked the book e.g. QUALITY CONTROL. The pages were falling out of the book as they were only partially glued to the spine. Luckily I had a long thing injector tube from a project years ago and was able to reset the pages and glue them securely to the spine so all is well now. Regardless it was very frustrating that I am able to provide seller feedback on all other items purchased from outside vendors but not Amazon so unless someone reads this full review the issue would not be known. That said I still think for owners of any android phone, tablet, not just the Asus TF201, this is the absolute best book to get you going that I have found to date.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
19 of 22 people found the following review helpful By J. Suter on December 15, 2011
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Author takes us through terms and procedures for novices and seasoned Android users. Good book to get started on Android tablets.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By daisy on June 15, 2012
Format: Paperback
It was some what helpful but it pushes Google base apps. I wanted a book that could tell me how to use an Android Tablet as I was new to it. How to down load movies,pictures set up Yahoo mail what apps are needed to use these functions so the book not at all helpful in that matter. You would think someone would get it?? There are allot of people out there that has never used android or apps, Just wanted something to help make the transition easy??
2 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
13 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Marvin Fretwell on January 20, 2012
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Ten thousand words to explain what is readily apparent, and almost nothing about making your tablet do what is not readily apparent. Once you fully master this book, you still won't have the tablet capability that will satisfy you -- unless all you want it for is to read eBooks and read and send email.

I don't know if there is a better book out there, but I do know that a less expensive, and less wordy way to become good on your Android tablet is to Google any questions you have. You'll get to your goal of being a competent tablet user a lot less laboriously.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By M Winters on July 20, 2012
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I thought this would help me figure out my new google android tablet. I not technically smart, but usually can figure things out with a book. This really did not help me as I had hoped for,
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Wayne B. Getchel on January 11, 2012
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
This is a great book. It covers the capabilities of almost all Android tablets. It was just what I was looking for to expand my knowledge of capabilities and uses for Android tablets. Great buy
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Mary McCormick on June 16, 2013
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Not very good for my Toshiba Tablet. Would have liked a book on Toshiba version alone. Very few items were adequate.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Product Images from Customers

Most Recent Customer Reviews

Search
ARRAY(0xa5aa4b88)

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?