Chapter 3

How Android Tablets Work

In This Chapter

arrow Working the touchscreen

arrow Changing the volume

arrow Getting around the Home screen

arrow Checking notifications

arrow Using Quick Settings

arrow Running apps

arrow Accessing recently used apps

arrow Exploring common icons

It used to be that you could judge how advanced something was by how many buttons it had. Starting with the dress shirt and progressing to the first computer, more buttons meant fancier technology. Your Android tablet tosses that rule right out the window. Beyond the Power/Lock key and the volume key, the device is shamefully bereft of buttons.

My point is that in order to use your tablet, you have to understand how a touchscreen works. That touchscreen ...

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