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You can choose from thousands of apps to make your Android device do just about anything you can think of -- and probably a few things you'd never imagine. There are so many Android apps available, in fact, that it's been difficult to find the best of the bunch -- until now.

"Best Android Apps" leads you beyond the titles in Android Market's "Top Paid" and "Top Free" bins t...more
ebook, 240 pages
Published April 27th 2010 by O'Reilly Media
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I got an advanced e-copy of this book through netgalley (dot) com. I was excited to see which apps they picked for best apps. I have been using the Android platform since the first G1 phone was released through T-mobile. I now use a Nexus One. I go through new apps/games every couple months to see what is out there and, as I said, was curious to see how they went through the massive amount of apps. They do a pretty darn good job and the every day user should be pleased with this guide.

This is an...more
Ana Mardoll
Best Android Apps / 978-1-449-38255-1

My husband has had an Android phone for over a year now, and he follows the available apps pretty closely; I, on the other hand, am about to move from a Blackberry to a Android, so I was delighted to have the chance to review this book on behalf of the publisher.

I'm first delighted to announce that even though my husband predicted that he'd already have or know about all these "best" Android apps, we found quite a few even in the first chapter that he didn't...more
Nov 11, 2010 Garrett rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Android users
This was a fairly useful book for me (which is why I bought it rather than just skimming).

Unfortunately, with something like this, it is out-dated even before it is published. I was hoping there was a corresponding website to go with the book, but that was never mentioned.

They do have some good recommendations. I would have liked them to arrange it a bit differently instead of having basically just 2 sections (one for winners of a best apps competition and one for the ones they tried out arrange...more
Alexander Fontana
Double check the amount of privelges theses recommendations have.
Other than that - direct and to the point, viewed more for a smart phone than from a tablet viewpoint.
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