Android is new OS in mobile world and it is a Linux based open source operating system. The main feature of Android is it is open source and easy to use. Android provides Java Language support for developers so that mobile application developers can build third party applications on java which can run on Android
Android is an operating system for mobile devices which consists of middleware and key applications, and uses a modified version of the Linux kernel. It was initially developed by Android Inc., a firm later purchased by Google, and lately by the Open Handset Alliance. It is also rummored that Android OS smartphones ranked second among
Android apps stores generally lag behind an Apple apps store, but still they have various fun filled applications and Android games. Thousands of Android games which are released by Google are popular among gaming freaks. There are different types of Android games which can make you think and keep you occupied whenever you feel bored.
Of the 56 countries Canalys tracks around the world, Android led in 35 of them and achieved a global market share of 48%. Asia Pacific (APAC) remained the largest regional market, with 39.8 million units shipping there, compared with 35.0 million in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and 32.9 million in the Americas.
Android is a software stack for mobile devices that includes an operating system, middleware and key applications. Google Inc. purchased the initial developer of the software, Android Inc., in 2005. Android’s mobile operating system is based on the Linux kernel. Google and other members of the Open Handset Alliance collaborated on Android’s development and release.