O'Reilly logo

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

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

4. Droid Hardware

In this chapter, I dig into a few of the Droid’s key hardware features, including the keyboard, battery, memory card, and radios—the chips that the Droid uses for sending and receiving data. For the most part, the radios work silently in the background, but learning how to control them can save you battery life for important things (like playing Angry Birds).

The Droid’s hardware by its very nature can be a tad technical at times. If you’re not a hardware person, feel free to jump around a bit or turn to a chapter that covers one of the more entertaining aspects of your Droid (such as software or apps).

Hardware Keys and Controls

To fully realize the potential of your Droid, it’s important to master the various hardware controls ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required