A Glimpse of Android

Ranjith Murali

IMS- CORE, PurpleLeap

What is Android?

Android is a software mass aimed at portable devices that embraces an operating system, and key applications.

Android is run and maintained by Google, ever since they bought it from Android.Inc In the year 2005. Android ended Nokia’s Symbian OS which were in existence for 10 years turning out to be the prominent Smart-phone OS.

 What is there for me in Android?

Android is fundamentally fabricated for handy manoeuvres like tablets and Smartphones. Android established device is gifted of doing pretty much the whole thing that you can expect it to. Precisely as of the basic tasks of making a call, interpretation of email, or even turning your mobile phone to WiFi  hot spot.

Are we offered Apps for Android OS?

Affirmative folks, there remains overabundance of Apps for an Android. There is enormous series of apps and games existing to copy from the Android Market (as corresponding to Apple’s iTunes App Store). As of November 2011 there were about 500,000 games, applications and widgets obtainable on the Android Marketplace. Consumers can also mount apps directly using .APK files, or from different app arcades. (Like Apple, Google permits self-regulating app stores manoeuvre for Android).

Whereas as widespread Apps are free, intended for folks who are offered at a premium rate. Merely you’ll require setting up an account with Google in order to pay for apps.

 What does Google Offer for us in Android?

Ever since Google upholds the Android it has launched utmost its features even Apps for Android platform. Particularly Apps presented by Google are

–          Google Voice for the Google Voice service.

–          Sky Map for watching stars.

–          Finance for their finance service.

–          Maps Editor for their My Maps service.

–          Places Directory for their Local Search.

–          Google Goggles that searches by image.

–          Gesture Search for using finger-written letters and numbers to search the contents of the phone.

–          Google Translate.

–          Google Shopper.

–          Listen for podcast and My Tracks.

Android relies on Linux version kernel for core system services such as security, memory management, process management, network stack, and driver model. The kernel also acts as an abstraction layer between the hardware and the rest of the software stack.


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