Galaxy S4: The Missing Manual by Preston Gralla

By Preston Gralla

Galaxy S4 is fantastic correct out of the field, but when you must get the main of out your S4 or S4 Mini, commence the following. With transparent directions and savvy recommendation from expertise specialist Preston Gralla, you’ll tips on how to log on, play video games, hearken to tune, watch video clips & television, display screen your healthiness, and solution calls with a wave of your hand.

The very important things you have to know:

  • Be connected. Browse the internet, deal with e-mail, and obtain apps via WiFi or S4’s 3G/4G network.
  • Navigate with no touch. Use Air Gestures along with your hand, or scroll along with your eyes utilizing shrewdpermanent Screen.
  • Find new how one can hyperlink up. Chat, videochat, and upload pictures, video, or complete slideshows to textual content messages.
  • Get including workforce Play. Play video games or proportion photographs, files, and tune with others nearby.
  • Create striking images. Shoot and edit photographs and videos—and mix pictures from the back and front cameras.
  • Keep track within the cloud. Use Google Play song to shop and entry tunes.
  • Check your schedule. Sync the S4 along with your Google and Outlook calendars.

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iOS 5 Programming Pushing the Limits: Developing by Rob Napier, Mugunth Kumar

By Rob Napier, Mugunth Kumar

Open the door to never-ending new app improvement possibilities

Pushing the boundaries with iOS five Programming is knowledgeable consultant for builders aiming to create targeted purposes for Apple's iPad 2, iPhone, and the iPod contact, consisting of the latest model of the Apple iPhone SDK, iOS five. this article is going past the fundamentals to maintain you sooner than the expertise curve and spark your cutting edge nature to create seamless, useful, and enjoyable apps. With a spotlight on complex concepts for app improvement, you'll discover ways to differentiate your apps from the entire rest.

With this must-have e-book, you will discover complex assurance of various improvement issues, reminiscent of constructing with deep Objective-C, once you discover ways to create outstanding functions for Apple's iPad 2, iPhone, and iPod contact. Veteran cellular builders and authors advisor you thru maximizing your courses as they delve into themes now not more often than not chanced on elsewhere.

  • Provides an outstanding beginning within the styles of iOS
  • Shares tips for working on a number of structures and top utilizing safety providers
  • Discusses issues similar to controlling multitasking, complicated textual content format and extra
  • Demonstrates easy methods to imagine in a different way with blocks and practical programming
  • Teaches desk view, functionality, and money-making optimization
  • Eliminates universal demanding situations with reminiscence administration and iOS info circulate

Pushing the boundaries with iOS five Programming lets you tackle the long run with self assurance on your new, stand-out app layout skills.

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Professional iPhone and iPad Database Application by Patrick Alessi

By Patrick Alessi

A much-needed source on database improvement and firm integration for the iPhone

An huge, immense call for exists for purchasing iPhone purposes into the firm and this booklet courses you thru all of the invaluable steps for integrating an iPhone app inside an present firm. skilled iPhone builders will the best way to reap the benefits of the integrated services of the iPhone to optimistically enforce a data-driven software for the iPhone.

Coverage includes:

  • Introducing Data-Driven Applications
  • The iPhone and iPad Database: Sqlite
  • Displaying Your facts: The UITableView
  • ipad Interface Elements
  • Introducing center Data
  • Modeling info in Xcode
  • Building a middle facts Application
  • Core Data-Related Cocoa Features
  • Core info Migration and Performance
  • Working with Xml at the iPhone
  • Integrating with internet Services

Professional iPhone and iPad Database program Programming will get you in control on constructing data-driven functions for the iPhone.

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Beginning PhoneGap: Mobile Web Framework for JavaScript and by Rohit Ghatol

By Rohit Ghatol

PhoneGap is a starting to be and best open-source cellular internet apps improvement framework that we could builders construct JavaScript and HTML5-based internet purposes with local wrappers for extra than six cellular systems, together with iOS, Android, and BlackBerry. This framework enables you to construct HTML- and JavaScript-based apps and nonetheless make the most of local cellular gadget functions like digicam, localStorage, geolocation, garage and masses extra, without reference to the cellular platform you aim. It additionally helps you to use more really expert JavaScript frameworks like jQuery cellular and more.

Beginning PhoneGap is a definitive, extraordinary booklet that teaches the basics and methods at the back of cross-platform cellular program improvement. rather than studying languages like Objective-C, specialize in development apps from day one for Android, iOS, Blackberry, WebOS and Symbian―without the complexities of those platforms.

This ebook exhibits easy methods to construct apps which uses Google neighborhood seek to create a Restaurant finder apps (which makes use of Maps to format destinations and makes use of inner database to shop your favorite restaurants. Furthermore, you are going to easy methods to expand PhoneGap's performance by utilizing PhoneGap plugins to write down apps like Dropbox (syncing records within the historical past outdoors HTML/JavaScript code and in local code).

by the point you end Beginning PhoneGap, you will understand PhoneGap in and out, and, accordingly, be capable to increase cellular net apps faster and extra successfully than ever before. Make extra money in much less time!

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iPhone 4S Made Simple, 1st Edition by Martin Trautschold, Rene Ritchie, Gary Mazo (auth.)

By Martin Trautschold, Rene Ritchie, Gary Mazo (auth.)

Congratulations—you've bought the hot iPhone 4S, the best phone out there. Now it is time to how to reap the benefits of the hot iOS five and all its beneficial properties, apps, and mystery options on hand.

to complete this, glance no extra than iPhone 4S Made Simple. greater than 1,000 display visuals and straight forward directions advisor you thru either simple and complicated beneficial properties of the iPhone 4S, from e-mail and calendar the way to navigating the App shop and figuring out Bluetooth and wireless networks.

Written through winning cellphone running shoes and authors, this is often the go-to consultant for the newest and maximum model of the iPhone. This booklet also needs to aid those that use the preferred iPhone four or prior iPhones, which are now working or can run the hot iOS five working process as well.

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Performance Characterization and Benchmarking: 5th TPC by Raghunath Nambiar, Meikel Poess

By Raghunath Nambiar, Meikel Poess

This booklet constitutes the refereed post-proceedings of the fifth TPC expertise convention, TPCTC 2013, held in Trento, Italy, in August 2013. It includes 7 chosen peer-reviewed papers, a record from the TPC Public kin Committee and one invited paper. The papers current novel rules and methodologies in functionality assessment, dimension and characterization.

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AdvancED Flash on Devices: Mobile Development with Flash by Scott Janousek, Visit Amazon's Elad Elrom Page, search

By Scott Janousek, Visit Amazon's Elad Elrom Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Elad Elrom, , Thomas Joos

AdvancED Flash on Devices starts off with a dialogue of the cellular improvement landscape―the varied gamers, instruments, undefined, structures, and working structures. the second one a part of the booklet covers Flash Lite and the way to make the most more moderen beneficial properties supported in Flash Lite 3.x. Then, the booklet covers AIR functions for a number of monitors and contains issues such as:

  • How to make use of new positive aspects of AIR 1.5 and Flash 10 in addition to pitfalls to concentrate on whilst development an AIR software for cellular
  • How to incorporate platform and context information for higher variation
  • How to undertake an program on a number of units utilizing dynamic graphical GUI
  • Creating complete operating genuine existence contact reveal cellular program

The final a part of the ebook covers growing Flex purposes working Flash nine and 10 in cellular gadget browsers and contains themes such as:

  • How to undertake Flex for a number of cellular gadget browsers
  • How to create quite a few video gamers for Flash Lite and Flash 10 and optimize your content material.
  • How to exploit Flash Media Server

Experienced Flash and ActionScript programmers who are looking to expand their abilities to cellular systems may still locate this publication a good assist in constructing during this intriguing and increasing marketplace.

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Realtime Web Apps: With HTML5 WebSocket, PHP, and jQuery by Jason Lengstorf

By Jason Lengstorf

Realtime internet Apps: With HTML5 WebSocket, Hypertext Preprocessor, and jQuery is a advisor for amateur- to intermediate-level net builders seeking to take the subsequent breakthrough in web site and app improvement: realtime.

With Realtime net Apps, you'll quick wake up to hurry on what HTML5 WebSocket does, the way it goes to impact the way forward for the net as we all know it, and--thanks to Pusher's basic API--start constructing your first realtime app this present day.

Only flippantly pertaining to the heavy idea and as a substitute targeting a pragmatic procedure, Realtime internet Apps will consultant you thru construction your first app utilizing HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, and Pusher. After your preliminary creation to the applied sciences utilized in the ebook, you will instantly bounce into the method of constructing a realtime Q&A app that might paintings on laptop browsers in addition to cell phones (including iOS and Android).

In addition to studying realtime improvement options, you are going to additionally examine revolutionary improvement concepts together with responsive CSS3 layouts, AJAX improvement with jQuery, and more.

The way forward for the internet is realtime. seize your hoverboard.

  • Introduces you to the progressive functions of the HTML5 WebSocket API
  • Gets you begun with WebSocket instantly utilizing the super-simple Pusher API
  • Walks you thru the advance of a real-life realtime internet app
  • Gets you operating with responsive layouts, jQuery, and AJAX improvement

What you are going to learn

  • Familiarize your self with what "realtime" capacity and the way it alterations the net as we all know it.
  • Learn the way to make the most of responsive website design and jQuery to create a unmarried internet app rather than a number of platform-specific purposes.
  • Get up and working with the Pusher API to begin constructing realtime apps this present day.
  • Build an online app back-end with personal home page and MySQL.
  • Integrate AJAX and realtime interactivity into your net app.
  • Use OAuth 2.0 to permit clients to log in for your app (including fb and Twitter OAuth).

Who this publication is for

Realtime internet Apps: With HTML5 WebSocket, personal home page, and jQuery is for the start- to intermediate-level internet developer who's able to bring in the subsequent period of net apps. it really is for these whose time is valuable, yet have a necessity to enforce realtime performance into their tasks. Realtime net Apps is written for--and by--geeks who like to extend their skillset yet wouldn't have weeks to devote to studying tips on how to enforce new know-how. it is the excellent instrument for busy net execs who have to wake up to hurry with the newest the internet has to supply fast and in the sort of means that it truly is instantly appropriate to their initiatives.

desk of Contents

  1. What Is Realtime?
  2. The instruments
  3. Pusher
  4. Choosing an online App Over local Apps
  5. Determining the App's performance and constitution 
  6. Designing the App
  7. Creating HTML & CSS Markup
  8. Building the again finish: half 1
  9. Building the again finish: half 2
  10. Implementing jQuery results
  11. App A:  OAuth

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Safari and WebKit Development for iPhone OS 3.0 (Wrox by Richard Wagner

By Richard Wagner

The must-have reference for development and optimizing net purposes for Safari on iPhone 3.0

The iPhone deals a compelling Web-based software improvement platform revolving round its integrated browser, Safari, that's equipped upon the open resource WebKit framework. This must-have booklet serves as a hands-on consultant to constructing iPhone and iPod contact internet purposes.

starting with an advent to internet program improvement for iPhone, this precise booklet then covers worthwhile details on operating with cellular and contact applied sciences, using iPhone UI frameworks, and designing, styling, and programming the interface. you will discover find out how to circulation net apps to local apps and lots more and plenty, even more.

  • Walks you thru the method of constructing net purposes for iPhone and iPod contact
  • Covers the best way to layout and advance purposes that emulate the appear and feel of local iPhone apps.
  • Instructs on how your net app can reply to finger contact occasions which are a center a part of the iPhone occasion version.
  • Shows you the way to create Web-based offline functions utilizing the most recent HTML five cache applied sciences
  • Explains the original strategy of relocating net apps to local apps
  • Features an advantage bankruptcy on optimizing and constructing for third-party browsers

thoroughly compliant with the hot iPhone OS 3.0, in addition to most modern improvements to Safari on iPhone, this critical booklet is a must have source.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and different supplementary fabrics usually are not integrated as a part of e-book file.

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Augmented Reality using Appcelerator Titanium Starter by Trevor Ward

By Trevor Ward

Learn to create Augmented truth purposes very quickly utilizing the Appcelerator Titanium Framework

  • Create an open resource Augmented fact Titanium software
  • Build a good reveal of a number of issues of interest.
  • Learn to calculate distances among issues of interest.
  • Understand easy methods to successfully and cleanly circulation the attractions because the gadget rotates

In Detail

Titanium cellular has quick turn into the platform of selection for plenty of cellular builders and is growing to be and altering at a quick price. From the implementation of CommonJS, Cloud prone, MVC layout styles and extra, the final 12 months in Titanium improvement has been a curler coaster of switch for the higher. Augmented fact is a sizzling sector for cellular purposes and this publication in addition to the augmentedTi open resource software will supply an outstanding begin to all augmented applications..

This e-book will assist you to construct an Augmented truth program, that's fresh, effective and usable. It indicates easy methods to conceal the processing from the consumer and construct a exhibit which updates and rotates smoothly.

Mobile units have gotten extra strong, yet they nonetheless have obstacles. Augmented fact purposes attempt those units to brink and with out the right kind coding innovations make the purposes unresponsive and cumbersome.

This publication supplies an answer, with the intention to make it easier to construct an efficient software, and is observed via an entire operating program and resource code. you'll want to for anyone who's making a a number of sights augmented fact program. It indicates tips to construct this kind of software successfully and takes under consideration the units obstacles and processing capabilities

What you are going to research from this book

  • Getting present position of units
  • Obtaining and exhibiting the knowledge appropriate to the present place
  • Calculating the space among issues
  • Scaling pictures in accordance with distance
  • Titanium universal JS program structure
  • Handling gadget processing barriers
  • Understanding the pitfalls in constructing Augmented fact purposes


It's a short begin educational that will help you start with developing Augmented fact functions and acquainting your self with crucial elements of constructing AR purposes utilizing the Appcelerator Titanium Framework. The directions are transparent with effortless to persist with examples.

Who this booklet is written for

This publication is for anyone who needs to appreciate tips to construct an Augmented truth program. It makes use of the Appcelerator Titanium cellular improvement framework, however the strategies and practices could be utilized to different frameworks and local code.

You must have a very good operating wisdom of improvement and JavaScript, it isn't aimed toward the beginner.

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