Chapter 16

Various and Sundry Apps


check Waking up to your Android

check Making Android calculations

check Keeping your appointments

check Reading digital books

check Playing games

check Watching junk on YouTube

check Buying or renting films and TV shows

Even given the variety of things your Android can do, you will find some limitations. For example, you cannot use an Android phone as a yoga block. An Android tablet makes a poor kitchen cutting board. And despite efforts by European physicists, an Android mobile device simply cannot compete with the Large Hadron Collider. Still, for more everyday purposes, I believe you’ll find your device more than up to the task.


The Clock app is your Android’s chronometric app, featuring a timer, a stopwatch, an alarm, and world clock functions. Of these activities, ...

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