Chapter 8

Playing in Google’s Play Store

In This Chapter

arrow Getting to know Play Store

arrow Finding Play Store on your phone

arrow Seeing what Play Store has to offer

arrow Downloading and installing Facebook for Android

arrow Rating and uninstalling apps

Most traditional cellphones come with a few simple games and basic applications. Smartphones usually come with better games and applications. For example, your HTC One has a more sophisticated contacts manager, a music app, basic maps, and texting tools. To boot, you can download even better applications and games for phones based on the Google Android platform. Many applications are available for your HTC One, and that number will only grow over time.

Where do you get all these wonderful applications? The main place to get Android apps is the Play Store. You might be happy with the app that came with your phone, but look into the Play Store and you’ll find ...

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