Well, I suppose it has come to this, a whole book about using a cellphone. Honestly, this is the first technology book I've written where the book itself is larger and weighs more than the technology I'm writing about. In fact, if you find this book's content completely useless, you can carve out its pages and use the book as a handy carrying case for your Nexus One. I do believe, however, that this book has a lot more to offer you than a clever cellphone disguise.
I'm thankful that modern cellphones, or smartphones, let you easily make phone calls. Sure, they do other things, but most people are just too intimidated or bewildered to figure that stuff out. Phones now have so many features, and so many new ways to access them, that the mere thought of owning a phone as advanced as the Nexus One can make a typical mortal human flee in terror.
Relax. You have nothing to fear from the Nexus One, primarily because the book you have in your hands is designed to ease your anxiety and show you that you aren't a cellphone dummy. Technology can be intimidating, but armed with the material in this book, you'll be using your Nexus One to its fullest abilities in no time. Heck, you might even enjoy it.
This book is a reference. I don't intend for you to read it from cover to cover. Instead, you'll find each chapter its own, self-contained unit covering a specific topic about using the Nexus One. Each chapter is further divided into sections representing tasks you perform ...