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Beginning Android Tablet Programming: Starting with Android Honeycomb for Tablets by Robbie Matthews

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C H A P T E R 3

What Can You Do with an Android Tablet?

Your Android device is a remarkably powerful computer in its own right. This device can do things that even a few years ago would have been the province of high-end desktop computers. And a few years before that, the stuff of science fiction.

It can play movies, music, search the Internet, tell you where you are and where to go, recognize voice commands, translate signs, connect to an astonishing array of devices, and has more sensors than the CIA. It’s almost ridiculous.

This is the sort of thing I used to read about. Wrist communicators and tricorders. The future is here, people, and it’s in the form of a cute little green guy that looks like a garbage can.

Although I still want to know ...

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