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The Droid Pocket Guide by Jason D. O’Grady

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1. Say Hello to Droid

Before we get started, some housekeeping is order:

The Droid Pocket Guide covers the Droid brand of mobile phones made by Motorola and HTC Corp., sold in the United States by Verizon Wireless. If you’re using a Droid in another country or on another carrier, some screens and icons may look slightly different, but you should still be able to find your way around pretty easily with this Pocket Guide.

• The book covers two Droid handsets on the market as of February 2010: the Droid (Motorola) and the Droid Eris (HTC). I will refer to both handsets as Droid unless I specifically want to differentiate something that’s specific to the Droid Eris.

• The Droid runs Android version 2.0, and the Droid Eris runs Android version ...

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