TREO essentials

book cover
TREO essentials
By Michael Morrison
Publisher: Que
Pub Date: August 24, 2005
ISBN: 0-7897-3328-5
Pages: 408

Table of Contents  | Index

Make your Treo smartphone live up to its name. Treo Essentials will show you how to get the most out of your Treo 600 or 650 smartphone without making you feel anything but smart. You already know the basics and this book will take you beyond them. You'll learn how to synchronize with a PC, launch applications while making a phone call, and take and share pictures. You'll find out how to use e-mail and instant messaging, and how to secure your Treo with passwords, work over virtual private networks and use anti-virus protection software. There's so much more to your Treo 600 or 650 smartphone than meets the eye. Let Treo Essentials help you uncover its mysteries!

book cover
TREO essentials
By Michael Morrison
Publisher: Que
Pub Date: August 24, 2005
ISBN: 0-7897-3328-5
Pages: 408

Table of Contents  | Index

   About the Author
   We Want to Hear from You!
      How This Book Is Structured
      What You'll Need
   Part I.  Getting Started with Your Treo
          Chapter 1.  Meet Your Treo
      A Brief History of Palm Devices
      The Treo Device Family
      Getting to Know the Palm OS and Core Treo Applications
      Understanding the Treo 650 Memory System
      Up and Running with Your Treo
          Chapter 2.  Performing the Treo Essentials
      Navigate the Treo User Interface
      Make a Phone Call
      Send a Text Message
      Visit a Web Page
      Take a Digital Picture
      Use the Calculator
      Search Your Treo for Text
      Reset Your Treo
      Preserve the Treo Battery
          Chapter 3.  Customizing and Personalizing Your Treo
      Make the Most of Keyguard
      Secure Your Treo with a Password
      Set Owner Information
      Tweak the Power Preferences
      Adjust the Brightness and Screen Settings
      Select Wallpaper for the Phone
      Customize the Application Buttons
      Choose, Create, and Download Ring and Alert Tones
      Take Control of Your Treo's Volume
      A Few Other Interesting Treo Customizations
   Part II.  Managing Personal Information with Your Treo
          Chapter 4.  Synchronizing with Your Desktop Computer
      Understand the Treo-to-PC Connection
      Synchronize with Microsoft Outlook
      Use the Palm Desktop Application
      Fine-Tune HotSync Manager
      Install and Remove Applications
      View Application Information
      Categorize Applications
      Add a Memory Card
      Back Up Your Treo to a Memory Card
      Manage Files
          Chapter 5.  Managing Treo Contacts
      Contact Essentials
      Create a New Contact
      Customize Contact Data
      Duplicate and Delete Contacts
      Categorize, Filter, and Sort the Contact List
      Assign a Caller ID Ring Tone
      Send and Receive Contacts Wirelessly
          Chapter 6.  Getting Productive with the Calendar, Tasks, and Memos
      Get Acquainted with the Calendar
      Create an Event
      Purge Events
      Customize the Calendar Views
      Send an Event to Someone
      Publish Your Calendar Online
      Tweak the Calendar Preferences
      View and Create Tasks
      Send a Task to Someone
      Edit Task Preferences
      Manage Memos
   Part III.  Staying Connected with Your Treo
          Chapter 7.  Using Your Treo as a Mobile Phone
      Treo Phone Essentials
      Manage Phone Calls with Ease
      Create and Manage Favorites
      Secure Your Treo Phone
      Access the Call Log
      Call via Voice Activation
      Revisiting Ring Tones
      Tweak the Phone Preferences
          Chapter 8.  Staying In Touch with Email
      The Scoop on Treo Email
      Create an Email Account in VersaMail
      Receive and Read Email Messages
      Create an Email Signature
      Managing Email Folders and Messages
      Take Control of Your Email with Filters
      Tweak Advanced VersaMail Settings
          Chapter 9.  Communicating with Text and Multimedia Messages
      Text Messaging Basics
      Compose and Send an SMS Text Message
      Compose and Send a Multimedia Message
      Chat via SMS Text Messages
      Manage Text Messages
      Customize QuickText for Speedy Chatting
      Create a Message Signature
      Fine-Tune Messaging Preferences
          Chapter 10.  Browsing the Wireless Web
      The Blazer Web Browser and the Wireless Web
      Navigate and Share a Web Page
      Access the Browser History
      Create and Use Bookmarks
      Tweak the Browser Settings
      Save a Web Page for Offline Viewing
          Chapter 11.  Communicating Wirelessly with Bluetooth
      What Is Bluetooth?
      Enable and Disable Bluetooth
      Pair Up with a Bluetooth Headset or Car Kit
      Synchronize Without Wires
      Transfer Files and Data Wirelessly with Bluetooth
      Use Your Treo as a Wireless Modem
      Assessing Bluetooth Security Issues
   Part IV.  Your Treo as a Portable Entertainment Device
          Chapter 12.  Taking and Sharing Digital Pictures and Videos
      Digital Picture Essentials
      Take a Digital Picture
      Shoot a Digital Video
      Edit, Organize, and Beam Pictures and Video Clips
      View Your Pictures as a Slide Show
      Create an Online Picture Blog
          Chapter 13.  Listening to Digital Music
      Digital Music Basics
      Transfer and Play Music on Your Treo
      Create a Playlist
      Tweak the RealPlayer Preferences
      Upgrade to a More Powerful Music Player
      Use Digital Music as Tones
          Chapter 14.  Using Your Treo for Navigation and Fun
      Mobile Gaming Essentials
      Use Your Treo as a Universal Remote Control
      GPS and the Treo
          Chapter 15.  Improving Your Lifestyle with Your Treo
      Use Handwriting Recognition
      Take Control of a Mobile To-Do List
      Monitor Your Exercise and Count Calories
      Manage Your Medicine and Store 911 Data
      Store Personal Data Securely
      Keep Your Treo Neat and Clean
   Part V.  Appendixes
          Appendix A.  Upgrading to the Treo 650
      Common Upgrade Issues
      Performing the Upgrade
          Appendix B.  Conserving Memory on Your Treo 650
      Update the Software on Your Device
      Move Everything Possible to a Memory Card
      Clear the Web Browser Cache
      Clean Up Your Email