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iPhone For Seniors For Dummies
by Nancy C. Muir

The fun and friendly full-color guide to finding your way around your iPhone
Everywhere you look it seems like someone is using an iPhone. If you're feeling left out of the fun, don't despair. For Dummies to the rescue! Written in the accessible For Dummies style and packed with colorful illustrations, this book shows you how to use your iPhone to make and receive calls, send text messages and e-mails, read e-books, watch movies, play games, surf the web, and so much more. By the time you're through with this all-new edition of this perennial bestseller, you'll be completely comfortable downloading the latest apps, video chatting with FaceTime, finding your way with Maps, and just having some fun with your iPhone.

Fully updated to cover the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, and iOS 7!
Explains how to use the basic iPhone features, navigate the mutlitouch interface, and get connected
Walks you through using your calendar, adding contacts, shooting photos and video, playing music, reading e-books, connecting on Facebook, and filling your iPad with all the things that matter to you
Includes senior-friendly larger type and beautiful full-color images

You'll learn to love your iPhone in no time with the help of iPhone For Seniors For Dummies, 3rd Edition.

My iPhone (Covers iPhone 4/4S, 5/5C and 5S running iOS 7) (7th Edition)
by Brad Miser

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhone images that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into iPhone problems or limitations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPhone.   Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPhone working just the way you want. The tasks include how to:  
Connect to the Internet, Bluetooth devices, Wi-Fi networks, and other iPhones, iPods, and iPads ; take advantage of AirDrop to instantly share with other iOS users around you Use Siri to get information, write texts and emails, set reminders/appointments, and more just by speaking to your iPhone Customize your iPhone with folders, wallpaper, ringtones, and much more Configure and sync your information, and efficiently manage contacts, reminders, and calendars Communicate via FaceTime videoconferences, conference calls, text, email, and more Make the most of Safari to browse the Web and Mail to manage all of your email from one Inbox Listen to music, subscribe to podcasts, and watch video–including movies and TV shows Capture and edit photos and video ; use the new camera features in iPhone 5S to take photos rapidly in Burst mode, and use the new slow-motion feature for video Use your photos in slideshows, for wallpaper, and your contacts or share them via email, iCloud, and texts ; use PhotoStream to automatically save and share your photos Find, download, install, and use awesome iPhone apps Take advantage of iCloud to keep your content and information in sync on all your devices
 

Programming Android: Java Programming for the New Generation of Mobile Devices
by Zigurd Mednieks

Get thoroughly up to speed on Android programming, and learn how to create up-to-date user experiences for both handsets and tablets. With this book’s extensively revised second edition, you’ll focus on Android tools and programming essentials, including best practices for using Android 4 APIs. If you’re experienced with Java or Objective-C, you’ll gain the knowledge necessary for building well-engineered applications.
Programming Android is organized into four parts:


Part One helps programmers with some Java or iOS experience get off to a fast start with the Android SDK and Android programming basics.

Part Two delves into the Android framework, focusing on user interface and graphics class hierarchies, concurrency, and databases. It’s a solid foundation for understanding of how the most important parts of an Android application work.

Part Three features code skeletons and patterns for accelerating the development of apps that use web data and Android 4 user interface conventions and APIs.

Part Four delivers practical coverage of Android’s multimedia, search, location, sensor, and account APIs, plus the Native Development Kit, enabling developers to add advanced capabilities.

This updated edition of Programming Android focuses on the knowledge and developer priorities that are essential for successful Android development projects.

Mobile Usability
by Jakob Nielsen

How do we create a satisfactory user experience when limited to a small device? This new guide focuses on usability for mobile devices, primarily smartphones and touchphones, and covers such topics as developing a mobile strategy, designing for small screens, writing for mobile, usability comparisons, and looking toward the future. The book includes 228-full color illustrations to demonstrate the points.

Based on expert reviews and international studies with participants ranging from students to early technology adopters and business people using websites on a variety of mobile devices, this guide offers a complete look at the landscape for a mobile world.

Author Jakob Nielsen is considered one of the world's leading experts on Web usability. He is the author of numerous best-selling books, including Prioritizing Web Usability and the groundbreaking Designing Web Usability, which has sold more than 250,000 copies and has been translated in 22 languages.

Mobile Digital Art: Using the iPad and iPhone as Creative Tools
by David Scott Leibowitz

Learn how to create beautiful artwork on your iPad or iPhone. Over 65 expert artists from around the world will show you how they created their original art, from inspiration and conceptualization, to the creation of the final image. Using step-by-step examples and easy-to-follow tutorials, you'll learn how to create stunning images on your iPad or iPhone. Learn more about using the apps you already have, like Brushes, and discover new apps that will enhance your art creation like Sketchbook Mobile, Layers, Collage, Juxtaposer, Hiptamatic, and PhotoFX. Whether you are taking you first steps into digital art, or are an accomplished artist looking to broaden your skill set, Mobile Digital Art covers it all - how to turn photographs into oil paintings, design cartoons from scratch and create beautiful landscape vistas - all on your iPad or iPhone.

jQuery, jQuery UI, and jQuery Mobile: Recipes and Examples (Developer's Library)
by Adriaan de Jonge

100+ Practical jQuery Recipes for Solving Your Real-World Web and Mobile Development Challenges!   jQuery makes it easier than ever for developers to build exceptionally robust, cross-platform websites and mobile apps. jQuery, jQuery UI, and jQuery Mobile: Recipes and Examples is a practical “cookbook,” packed with realistic, easy-to-use solutions for making the most of jQuery Core, jQuery UI, plugins, and jQuery Mobile.   This guide brings together more than one hundred self-contained, downloadable examples, each with an in-depth explanation of how the code works and how to adapt it for your own needs. Pioneering web/mobile developers Adriaan de Jonge and Phil Dutson present examples you can apply immediately in virtually any web or mobile app, and with any server-side platform, including PHP, .NET, Java, Ruby, Node.js, or Python. This extremely useful guide will help you 
Test browser support and provide for graceful degradation Fine-tune DOM element selection and manipulate your site’s DOM structure Master the newest techniques for event handling and binding Communicate with web servers: AJAX, page errors, redirects, XML, and more Use advanced UI widgets, from accordions and autocomplete to sliders and tabs Build mobile-optimized sites with the jQuery Mobile library Write and smoothly incorporate new plugins Integrate powerful third-party plugins, such as the Twitter Bootstrap framework 
The authors’ proven “code first, explain later” approach supports developers at all levels who want to start experimenting immediately. Their exceptionally readable examples never take shortcuts or compromise quality,and their detailed walk-throughs are ideal for anyone who wants to thoroughly understand their code. If you have a working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and basic JavaScript, you’ll feel right at home immediately; if not, de Jonge and Dutson’s careful explanations and full HTML page layout examples will get you up to speed quickly.   Covers jQuery 1.6.4 and 1.7, with Tips for 1.8

jQuery Mobile: Up and Running
by Maximiliano Firtman

Would you like to build one mobile web application that works on iPad and Kindle Fire as well as iPhone and Android smartphones? This introductory guide to jQuery Mobile shows you how. Through a series of hands-on exercises, you’ll learn the best ways to use this framework’s many interface components to build customizable, multiplatform apps. You don’t need any programming skills or previous experience with jQuery to get started.
By the time you finish this book, you’ll know how to create responsive, Ajax-based interfaces that work on a variety of smartphones and tablets, using jQuery Mobile and semantic HTML5 code.

Understand how jQuery Mobile works with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript
Work with UI components to format content and create forms, lists, navbars, and buttons
Create dynamic content with JavaScript, Ajax, and the jQuery core framework
Customize your entire user interface with themes and CSS3
Enable users to install your app from the browser and work with it offline
Distribute through app stores by packaging your creation as a native app

Mobile Design Pattern Gallery, Color Edition
by Theresa Neil

When you’re under pressure to produce a well designed, easy-to-navigate mobile app, there’s no time to reinvent the wheel. This concise book provides a handy reference to 70 mobile app design patterns, illustrated by more than 400 screenshots from current iOS, Android, BlackBerry, WebOS, Windows Mobile, and Symbian apps.
User experience professional Theresa Neil (Designing Web Interfaces) walks you through design patterns in 10 separate categories, including anti-patterns. Whether you’re designing a simple iPhone application or one that’s meant to work for every popular mobile OS on the market, these patterns provide solutions to common design challenges. This print edition is in full color.
Pattern categories include:

Navigation: get patterns for primary and secondary navigation Forms: break the industry-wide habits of bad form design Tables and lists: display only the most important information Search, sort, and filter: make these functions easy to use Tools: create the illusion of direct interaction Charts: learn best practices for basic chart design Invitations: invite users to get started and discover features Controls and feedback: help users perform actions, and provide them with timely feedback Help: integrate help pages into a smaller form factor
"It’s a super handy catalog that I can flip to for ideas."
—Bill Scott, Senior Director of Web Development at PayPal
"Just a quick thanks to express my sheer gratitude for this pub, it has been a guide for me reworking a design for an app already in production!"
—Agatha June, UX designer

Hello, Android: Introducing Google's Mobile Development Platform (Pragmatic Programmers)
by Ed Burnette

Google's Android is shaking up the mobile market in a big way. With Android, you can write programs that run on any compatible cell phone or tablet in the world. It's a mobile platform you can't afford not to learn, and this book gets you started. Hello, Android has been updated to Android 2.3.3, with revised code throughout to reflect this updated version. That means that the book is now up-to-date for tablets such as the Kindle Fire. All examples were tested for forwards and backwards compatibility on a variety of devices and versions of Android from 1.5 to 4.0. (Note: the Kindle Fire does not support home screen widgets or wallpaper, so those samples couldn't be tested on the Fire.)

Android is an operating system for mobile phones and tablets. It's inside millions of cell phones and other devices, including the hugely popular Amazon Kindle Fire, making Android the foremost platform for mobile application developers. That could be your own program running on all those devices.

Within minutes, Hello, Android will get you started creating your first working application: Android's version of "Hello, World." From there, you'll build up a more substantial example: an Android Sudoku game. By gradually adding features to the game, you'll learn the basics of Android programming. You'll also see how to build in audio and video support, add graphics using 2D and 3D OpenGL, network with web pages and web services, and store data with SQLite. You'll also learn how to publish your applications to the Android Market.

The #1 book for learning Android is now in its third edition. Every page and example was reviewed and updated for compatibility with the latest versions. Freshly added material covers installing applications to the SD card, supporting multi-touch, and creating live wallpaper. You'll also find plenty of real-world advice on how to support all major Android versions in use today.

If you'd rather be coding than reading about coding, this book is for you.

Hacking Exposed Wireless, Second Edition
by Johnny Cache

The latest wireless security solutions Protect your wireless systems from crippling attacks using the detailed security information in this comprehensive volume. Thoroughly updated to cover today's established and emerging wireless technologies, Hacking Exposed Wireless, second edition reveals how attackers use readily available and custom tools to target, infiltrate, and hijack vulnerable systems. This book discusses the latest developments in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, ZigBee, and DECT hacking, and explains how to perform penetration tests, reinforce WPA protection schemes, mitigate packet injection risk, and lock down Bluetooth and RF devices. Cutting-edge techniques for exploiting Wi-Fi clients, WPA2, cordless phones, Bluetooth pairing, and ZigBee encryption are also covered in this fully revised guide.

Build and configure your Wi-Fi attack arsenal with the best hardware and software tools
Explore common weaknesses in WPA2 networks through the eyes of an attacker
Leverage post-compromise remote client attacks on Windows 7 and Mac OS X
Master attack tools to exploit wireless systems, including Aircrack-ng, coWPAtty, Pyrit, IPPON, FreeRADIUS-WPE, and the all new KillerBee
Evaluate your threat to software update impersonation attacks on public networks
Assess your threat to eavesdropping attacks on Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, ZigBee, and DECT networks using commercial and custom tools
Develop advanced skills leveraging Software Defined Radio and other flexible frameworks
Apply comprehensive defenses to protect your wireless devices and infrastructure