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Android Mandroid: Thoughts on Android Smartphones from a Conflicted User Andrew Atkinson

Android Mandroid: Thoughts on Android Smartphones from a Conflicted User

Andrew Atkinson

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In 2013 analysts predict that one billion Android devices will have been activated. Android is by far the most popular smartphone operating system on the planet, but how is it changing the way we see the world? Android Mandroid is an attempt toMoreIn 2013 analysts predict that one billion Android devices will have been activated. Android is by far the most popular smartphone operating system on the planet, but how is it changing the way we see the world? Android Mandroid is an attempt to grapple with the shifts that Android is making in our day to day lives. How have smartphones and tablets altered the world we live in? How do they affect our relationships, our psyches, and our politics? By critically examining the many “overlays” that Android adds to our daily lives, Android Mandroid will guide you through the confusing passageways of our networked world and offer a consideration of our emerging smartphone culture. Written in a style reminiscent of Malcolm Gladwell or AJ Jacobs, Android Mandroid isn’t a guide for dummies –it’s Android for the curious!Table of ContentsA Preface for a Book on an Unfinished SystemAndroid for the Curious1. A Free, Open Source Dudedom?- Gender and the Smartphone- Walking a Fine Line- The Gaming Fallacy2. Androidified Relationships: Text, Sex, and Religion- From Scroll to Scroll- Stuck in the Middle with You- Perfect the Tech3. Android and Your Psyche- Self-Consciousness- Androids Appeal to the Inner Toddler ...- Atomistic Individualism 2.04. Android and Politics- “...let them tweet, and they will tweet their way to freedom”- SS- How Private is Your Privacy?- Twitter Revolution RevisitedThe Future is Open-Ended- Having peered into the Abyss...