7. Fun with Media

The past several chapters are rather utilitarian, focusing on tools like email, messaging, and contacts. Now it’s time for us to let our hair down a little. In this chapter, I take a look at the Nexus One as a media player more than as a notebook-computer replacement. I explore the nuances of the various media apps that are available for the Nexus One, including photos, music, and movies. Let’s have some fun, shall we?


Numerous third-party media apps are available from Android Market. This chapter focuses on the applications that are preinstalled on the Nexus One; I cover third-party applications and Android Market in Chapter 8.


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