Configuring Calling Features

One of the beautiful things about mobile phones is the wide variety of features available for free, such as call waiting and conference calling.You might have to pay for these on your home phone.Your phone allows you to configure a wide variety of these features, through the Application tab. Expand the Application tab right now by tapping it. Look for the Settings icon. If you don't see it, simply touch the screen and slide your finger up until you see the Settings icon, as shown in Figure 1.8....

Searching for You Tube Videos

You've heard of the Will It Blend videos,and you want to see more. But only a couple of them are on the popular videos list. Well,you can search for videos by name very easily. 1. Press the Menu button and tap Search.You see something similar to Figure 6.21. Like most Android search screens, this one shows a list of your recent searches. Like most Android search screens, this one shows a list of your recent searches. 2. Type your search term,and then tap Search to display the results,as shown...

Google Docs

Google Docs, at http docs.google.com, is an online competitor to Microsoft Office, OpenOffice,and the other desktop office-type applications. Google Docs lets you create spreadsheets, documents, and presentations and store them online so that you can access them anywhere. Also you can share those documents with other people using Google Docs for collaboration purposes. The downside is that you can't actually create documents on your phone you can only read them. The upside is that you can read...

Choosing Your Favorite Videos

You're actually rolling on the floor laughing.Tears are streaming down your face. You've just watched the funniest video you've ever seen.You want to watch this video every day for a year.You want to watch it every time you're sad or upset.You love this video. If you really love a video and want to make it easily accessible, just add it to your favorites. Press the Menu button and tap Favorites.That's it You see a quick message telling you that the video has been added to your favorites. Now...

Accessing Video Details

Saying that YouTube has a lot of different videos is like saying that Seattle is a little wet in the winter (or in the summer, for that matter). As soon as you've started watching a video, you might wonder about its creator, or even what the video is about. Luckily there is a handy way to do that.While the video is either playing or paused, press the Menu button and tap Details to display something similar to Figure 6.23. On the Details screen,you can view all the information that the video...

The Joy of You Tube

In case you're not one of the 130 million unique monthly users,YouTube is an Internet website where normal, everyday people can upload videos to share with other users. Between the customer-created videos, you'll find official videos from the likes of the BBC, Barack Obama,and the NBA.That description just about sums it up for the sanitized version, at least. The less sanitized version is that YouTube is, by and large, a black hole that will suck in your time...

Playing a You Tube Video

We'll start by launching the YouTube application and finding a few videos to watch. Follow these steps 1. Tap the Application tab, scroll down,and tap YouTube. 2. Tap Most Popular to display a screen something like what you see in Figure 6.17. HEw Charice (Irk to HQ stereo audio htt L_08 06 ***** I . A I Case Closed Episode 35 pa (Prod, by Colby & Konvict) 2008)m ( America's Next Tup Model Cycle IT * I 05 19 ***** **Leave a comment and guess wha _ 02 58 ***** a Please Read Evil Iguana...

Accessing You Tube Settings

There's one last option you can access by pressing the Menu button from the YouTube home page Settings.This option doesn't do much, though. Tap Clear Search history to, well, clear your search history. When you're done with that, you need to press the Back button on your phone to return to the home page. Creating and Using Bookmarks Advanced Web Browser Settings