Have you ever seen a green robot move so fast? We haven’t. More than 300,000 devices running Google’s Android software are activated every day. And among people buying new smart phones, 40.8 percent of them are choosing Android, which beats Apple’s iOS (26.9 percent) by a wide margin (according to a Nielsen Wire). Yes, plenty of people are flocking to the iPhone 4 on AT&T and Verizon Wireless, but Google has already established itself as a smart phone superpower—and it’s not looking back.
It’s not easy to keep tabs on Android’s rapid evolution, and there are plenty of basic features that newbies and experienced users alike probably don’t know about. We’re here to help. Here are 54 tips to help you keep up with that nimble green robot and make the most of Google’s powerful and versatile OS.