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Web Geek’s Guide to the Android™-Enabled Phone by Prasanna Amirthalingam, Bill Zimmerly, Jerri Ledford

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Chapter 5. Going Online

The first thing users want to do when they get an Internet-enabled cellphone is to go online. That’s doubly true if you have a touch phone because the screen is bigger, which means you have more capabilities. The Android phone is no exception. It is a little different, though.

Google backs Android, so the whole operating platform is designed with web functionality in mind. That’s part of what makes an Android-based phone so special. Other phones enable you to connect to the Internet, but they don’t enable you to interact with it. Android does. And it all starts with the web browser and getting online.

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