Hello everyone! I hope you all had an enjoyable holiday season. From the increase in questions about devices at the Reference desk, it appears e-readers and tablets were among the most popular gifts this season. As you may know, the library offers downloadable e-books and audiobooks for use on computers, smartphones, and other digital devices. As a general rule, if your device has a color display, the process for downloading items involves installing an app on your device. The procedure for downloading to black & white devices varies by device (details in links below).
If you received a digital device for the holidays, or if you just want to learn more about them before you buy, read on for links to some of helpful information sources.
2. Android Tablets (Google Nexus, Galaxy Tab, ASUS Transformer Pad, etc.)
Android 4.0 User Manual
How to use Android 4 tablets – basics (video)
Nexus 7 for Dummies
Samsung Galaxy Tab for Dummies
Downloading library books to your Android tablet
7. Microsoft Surface
Unboxing the Microsoft Surface (video)
Microsoft Surface for Dummies
OverDrive Holiday Gadget Close-Up – Microsoft Surface
Downloading library books to your Microsoft Surface (Windows Phone App)
Do you have a gadget not listed here that you need help with? Let me know in the comments, and I will be happy to add resources to this post.