If you just got a Tablet PC or are interested in learning more about what a Tablet PC can do, you've picked up the right book. I won't treat you like you're an idiot or a dummy—just someone who is new to the Tablet PC.
With that said, I will write from the perspective that you're not new to computers, just to Tablet PCs. If you need more help with Windows XP, please pick up the excellent book on the subject by Shelley O'Hara, Absolute Beginner's Guide to Microsoft® Windows® XP. It can help you understand the basic operation of Windows XP, which is beyond the scope of this book.
What I will guide you through in this book are the aspects of Windows XP and hardware that are specific to the Tablet PC. In addition, I will walk you through how others use the Tablet PC, and how you can extend the capabilities of your Tablet PC through additional software and hardware.
About the Author
Craig F. Mathews has been an IT professional for more than a decade, a passion that has recently expanded to include entrepreneurship. He is CEO of Toolkits, Inc., which helps organizations align IT capabilities with their business strategy and goals. He is also the founder of TabletGuru.com, a site dedicated to the advancement of the Tablet PC as well as to teaching people how to use them.
A member of Mensa and a Beta Gamma Sigma graduate of UNC's Kenan-Flagler Executive MBA program, Mathews blends business and technical perspectives to create smart, usable tools, and to train and consult. He frequently speaks and consults on topics as varied as IT strategy, homeland security, and leadership principles.
When not writing, Mathews enjoys time with his wife and two sons, Austin and Jameson. He is a pilot, a potter, and a risk junkie. He lives in Raleigh, NC and loves to explore, learn, and experience the joy and freedom God has provided for each of us.