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Amazing Android Apps For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-93629-0
256 pages
March 2011
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Find the Android apps that are right for you so you can have fun and get more done!

The popularity of Android apps is exploding and this handy guide helps you sort through the thousands of available applications so you can find the ones that are ideal for you. You'll explore a variety of apps in the areas of entertainment, finance, health, food, music, news, weather, photography, reference, dining out, social networking, sports, travel, and more. Author Daniel Begun helps you navigate through this enormous—and potentially overwhelming—array of Android apps.

  • Holds your hand through the oftentimes overwhelming app selection and shares helpful advice for sorting through the tens of thousands of apps to find the ones that are right for you
  • Helps you uncover which apps are worth the price and what's fabulous for free
  • Provides advice on what apps work best for all your favorite hobbies – from movies to music, sports to social networking, fitness to fun games, and everything in between

Amazing Android Apps For Dummies walks you through the process of finding, purchasing, and installing the most appealing apps for your needs.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1: Understanding Android 6

Chapter 2: Books 18

Chapter 3: Communications 30

Chapter 4: Education and Children’s Apps 42

Chapter 5: Entertainment 54

Chapter 6: Finance 66

Chapter 7: Games 78

Chapter 8: Health, Food, and Fitness 90

Chapter 9: Music 102

Chapter 10: News and Weather 114

Chapter 11: Photography and Video 126

Chapter 12: Productivity and Business 138

Chapter 13: Reference 150

Chapter 14: Shopping and Dining Out 162

Chapter 15: Social Networking 174

Chapter 16: Sports 186

Chapter 17: Tools 198

Chapter 18: Travel and Navigation 210

Chapter 19: Utilities 222

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Author Information

Daniel A. Begun has worked in the tech industry for over 20 years. A technology journalist, he has written for PC Magazine, Computer Shopper, and Laptop Magazine, as well as popular tech Web sites CNET, ExtremeTech, Computerworld, Maximum PC, and the PC enthusiast site HotHardware.com.
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