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My Droid™, Second Edition by Craig James Johnston

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Prologue: Getting to Know Your DROID

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In this chapter, you learn about the external features of the DROID and the basics of getting started with your DROID. Topics include the following:

• Your DROID’s external features

• Fundamentals of Android

• Installing synchronization software

Let’s start by getting to know more about your DROID by examining the external features, device features, and how the Android operating system works.

What Is DROID?

DROID is a clever marketing name given to some smartphones running Android on the Verizon CDMA cellular network in the United States. Android smartphones that are given the DROID name can come from different ...

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