6. Email, Messaging, and Web

Now that I’ve given you a look at three fundamental Droid apps (Phone, Contacts, and Calendar), it’s time to turn your attention to three critical communication apps: Email, Messaging, and Web browsing.

Many people purchase a Droid specifically for its capability to send and receive email. Email is one of the defining features of a smartphone, and if your Droid has a QWERTY keyboard (like the Droid 2 and Droid Pro), you’ll be tapping out emails as fast as you can on your desktop computer.


A lot of development resources are being devoted to voice recognition, too, so look for a proliferation of applications that will accept and transcribe your voice in the not-too-distant future.

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