Getting StartED with Netbooks

Authors: Nicolaisen, Nancy

  • One of the first books on Netbooks, if not the first
  • The authors are known from their days with Ziff Davis and their various PC and Mac computing contracts among vendors
  • Netbooks and the low-cost computing market is getting very very hot, with potential for continued growth in the next few years at least
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About this book

You've found your perfect communications partner. Tiny, light, and inexpensive, netbooks are an ideal match if you need to keep in touch with work, family, and friends wherever you go. Tech mag guru Nancy Nicolaisen helps you to make the right choices about your netbook, from empowering you as a savvy shopper to showing you how netbooks and other mobile Internet devices can make your life easier, perhaps even better! Share the visions and aspirations of major market innovators in exclusive interviews about the global mobile future and see where netbooks could take you tomorrow.

About the authors

Nancy Nicolaisen is an author, researcher, veteran software developer and former Computer Science Professor specializing in mobile and embedded device technologies. In 2008 she provided mobile device developer education materials, analysis and strategy consultation to Nokia, Symbian Foundation, Intel, Microsoft, Time Warner AOL, Information Today and other global players in the mobile connected device space. In 2007 she served as technical advisor for the development of the Microsoft Professional Education course titled "Designing, Building and Managing Wireless Networks". Her feature articles, columns and analyses have been internationally circulated in publications including BYTE, PC Magazine, Windows Sources, Computer Shopper, Dr. Dobbs Journal of Software Engineering, Microsoft Systems Journal, DataBased Advisor, Telecom Advisor and McGraw-Hill/DATAPRO Research; She regularly provides feature and analysis content for Internet based publishers including jupitermedia.com, codeguru.com and Information Today; She is author of three books: Making Windows Portable: Porting Win32 to Win CE (2002, John Wiley & Sons); The Practical Guide to Debugging 32 Bit Windows Applications (1996, McGraw Hill); and The Visual Guide to Visual C++ (1994, Ventana Press) available in five foreign language editions. Ms. Nicolaisen is currently active in exploring open source technologies and trends for mobile, embedded and wireless devices.

Karen J. Offermann is a veteran enterprise solution project manager, with background in global service delivery and high profile editorial/analyst experience. Her full resume is available upon request, and demonstrates:

  • Proficiency in all phases of interactive content delivery
  • Ability to manage multiple work and project streams, ensuring strategic goals, budgets and schedules are met
  • Broad experience in global solution deployments
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  • Planning and business analysis acumen supporting design, deployment and ongoing management of solutions and services delivered to more than 1 million network endpoints

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Getting the Best Fit and Value

    Nicolaisen, Nancy

    Pages 1-40

  • Getting Connected

    Nicolaisen, Nancy

    Pages 41-58

  • Hands-On Power Shopping: Best of Breed Tools for Today's Netbooks and the Cloud Lifestyle

    Nicolaisen, Nancy

    Pages 59-89

  • A Beginner’s Guide to Cloud Lifestyles

    Nicolaisen, Nancy

    Pages 91-145

  • Hot Tickets for Netbook Software, Media, and Content Experiences

    Nicolaisen, Nancy

    Pages 147-199

Buy this book

eBook $19.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4302-2502-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $24.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-2501-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Getting StartED with Netbooks
Authors
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Nancy Nicolaisen
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-2502-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-2502-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-2501-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 424
Topics