Re: OT: Book recommendation ~ Android for newbies?

Subject: Re: OT: Book recommendation ~ Android for newbies?
From: Mike McCallister <workingwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 6 Mar 2013 09:24:15 -0600

Chris,

I heard that the third-party mobile device books were not big sellers, so
publishers haven't really been updating their guides. That said, I've
generally liked the O'Reilly "Missing Manual" series. Perhaps you can find
a used copy of this entry covering the Droid X:
http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920013235.do

HTH,
Mike


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On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 4:30 PM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> Can anyone suggest the best intro to Android book for a technophobic user?
> After careful deliberation, I bought my wife a top-of-the-line Asus tablet
> for Christmas. Our visiting son upgraded its OS to Jellybean, but both she
> and I are complete tablet newbies.
>
> I've long been under-the-hood with DOS and Windows, so can coach her, but
> I'm really looking for a dummies-style book without all of the dross and
> stupid humor.
>
> Thanks
>
> > Chris
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