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The Droid Pocket Guide: Ginormous knowledge, pocket-sized, Second Edition by Jason D. O’Grady

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1. Welcome to Droid

It’s time to take a look at the high-tech beast that is the Droid. The problem is that there isn’t just one Droid but an army of Droids. In this chapter, I review the important specs and major features of seven models, from the original Droid to the rip-snortin’ Droid Bionic.

Features

You have several good reasons to purchase a Droid, including the fact that its capabilities and features are always expanding. In fact, one of the biggest advantages of owning a smartphone—any smartphone—is that you can customize it infinitely by adding your own software. If you’re a developer, you can create apps yourself; all the rest of us download them from the Android Market (see Chapter 9).

In this section, I take a look at core features ...

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