We live in a time when everything in our lives has to do double duty. Cars serve not only as cars but also as traveling offices, and dinner dates become business meetings or event-planning sessions. So it’s no surprise that our devices must also do more than just be a phone, an MP3 player, or a GPS unit. If a device can be all of those, so much the better.

Then there’s the Web. We use the Web for everything these days. We don’t look up phone numbers anymore; we Google them. We don’t look up movies; we Google them. And we don’t use a dictionary, thesaurus, map, or cookbook anymore; we Google all the ...

Get Web Geek’s Guide to the Android™-Enabled Phone now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.