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Amazing Android Apps For Dummies [Kindle Edition]

Daniel A. Begun
2.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Find the Android apps that are right for you so you can have fun and get more done!

The popularity of Android apps is exploding and this handy guide helps you sort through the thousands of available applications so you can find the ones that are ideal for you. You'll explore a variety of apps in the areas of entertainment, finance, health, food, music, news, weather, photography, reference, dining out, social networking, sports, travel, and more. Author Daniel Begun helps you navigate through this enormous—and potentially overwhelming—array of Android apps.

  • Holds your hand through the oftentimes overwhelming app selection and shares helpful advice for sorting through the tens of thousands of apps to find the ones that are right for you
  • Helps you uncover which apps are worth the price and what's fabulous for free
  • Provides advice on what apps work best for all your favorite hobbies – from movies to music, sports to social networking, fitness to fun games, and everything in between

Amazing Android Apps For Dummies walks you through the process of finding, purchasing, and installing the most appealing apps for your needs.


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From the Back Cover

How do you find the Android apps you can′t live without? Easy just open this book!

There are SO many apps who has time to explore them all? Daniel A. Begun already did, and the best in 18 categories are reviewed here in plain English. What′s your passion? Sports? Movies? Shopping? Photography? Finance? Geeky stuff? Get the scoop on 180 must–have apps, learn what they cost, and find expert advice to help you sort the best from the rest in the world of Android apps.

  • First things first peek into the Android Market and other app stores and learn where Android apps excel and where they don′t

  • For bibliophiles find apps for reading or listening to books and viewing comics

  • Fun and games entertain preschoolers, help kids build skills, challenge adult brains, and add some fun to your day with cool game apps

  • Shining stars discover the best apps to follow your favorite band, keep track of upcoming movies, buy tickets, and even watch TV shows

  • Mind your business with apps that track profits, study investments, and manage your money on the go

Open the book and find:

  • How to stay productive with apps that block junk calls and texts

  • Fun fitness apps to track your workouts and map your runs

  • Wild weather apps for tracking earthquakes and hurricanes

  • A blast from the past or the next big hit with apps for music fans of any age

  • The best apps to add effects to your photos and videos

  • Apps to help your golf game or your favorite fantasy leagues

  • How to shop smarter with price comparison and product review apps

Learn to:

  • Which apps are worth the price and what′s fabulous for free

  • Apps for gamers, fitness fans, shutterbugs, and weather watchers

  • Cool apps for all your hobbies from food to movies, shopping to sports, and more

About the Author

Daniel A. Begun has worked in the tech industry for over 20 years. A technology journalist, he has written for PC Magazine, Computer Shopper, and Laptop Magazine, as well as popular tech Web sites CNET, ExtremeTech, Computerworld, Maximum PC, and the PC enthusiast site HotHardware.com.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 5138 KB
  • Print Length: 256 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 1 edition (2 Feb. 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004MMEE86
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 2.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #750,129 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not that amazing! 25 May 2012
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
As a new owner of an Android (v. 2.3) Samsung smart-phone and an Android (v. 4.0) Asus Tablet I eagerly scanned the book-lists for "useful" manuals as the pitiful garbage provided with ones electronic kit are of very little help. I must say I was a little disappointed with AAA's for Dummies, it is not particularly voluminous/detailed in content and in the time it takes to publish it is clearly fast becoming out of date. In the end I have found the apps "browsing" facilities of my two devices to be just as useful.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Amazing Android Apps for Dummies eBook 29 May 2012
By Clet
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
This book was a waste of good money. It was easier searching Google play to find what I wanted. The book gives the obvious apps like Kindle, Amazon, Facebook and Twitter along with several american apps that are none applicable to the uk.
Overall opinion. Do not buy.
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1.0 out of 5 stars What is the point of this book? 10 Mar. 2015
Format:Paperback
What is the point of this book? I don't understand.

It just appears to be a list of apps, sorted by function, and a quick review of each one. If it did help you find one app that you wanted, I would still consider having had to buy and read the rest of the book as a waste of my time.

Avoid.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Old and had to see what it's for ... 16 Mar. 2014
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
A book about apps? I bought this (by mistake I realise) to help me develop apps ... at best it is a snapshot of the app market at a point in time, but really that's like looking at fossils. Not useful now.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Insignia headlights. 12 Mar. 2013
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These can only be described as fantastic and I wonder why Vauxhall fit such dim main and dipped in the first place. A good white light about half the distance more than the original.
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