7. Android Market

The most powerful and fun application on the Google phone is the Android Market. It’s powerful because the Market allows you to browse and download hundreds of free and paid applications directly to your gPhone, usually in less than a minute. It’s fun because there’s literally no limit to the types of applications that you can find for the gPhone at the Android Market. There’s something for everyone.

Part of the strength of the Market is its catalog of applications. Although it’s not quite as deep as some of the other players out there (ahem, Apple!), this online store is a high-quality, easy-to-use source of tons of useful apps.

In this chapter, I take a closer look at how to use the Android Market and highlight some of the ...

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