What is Android ? Features Versions Applications Marketing RecentDevelopments Why Android ?
Operating system for Smart phones and Tablets. Based on Linux Kernel. Developed by OPEN HANDSET ALLIANCE(OHA) led by Google. Includes java compatible libraries. Multi language support.
Handsets layouts: Supports 2d And 3d Graphics, Traditional Smart Phones Layouts . Connectivity: CDMA, Bluetooth, WI-FI, GPS. Messaging: MMS, SMS, Chat, Message Cloud. Screen Capture Media Supports: JPEG,AMR, MPEG-4,HD, Flash Player, Adobe Reader and Photoshop. Multi Touch Video Calling Storage: uses SQLite – a light weight relational database.
over 6 billion applications were their in June 2011 of which 130 millionsare already being installed in the smart phones.Android applications run in a SANDBOX protecting it from the rest of thesystem resources.Privacy: ability to locate WI-FI access points.Android Market: online software store developed by Google, preinstalledon most android devices.
SIMPLE, BEAUTIFUL, BEYOND SMART………. Common actions more visible. Refined Innovations. Multitasking more easier and more visual. Resizable Widgets. New lock screen actions. Quick responses for incoming calls. Powerful voice input engine. Cloud Connected experience. These are only a few….. There is much MORE….
Advantages: There are a host of advantages that Googles Android will derive from being an Open Source Software. Some of the advantages include: The ability for anyone to customize the Google android platform. Men will be able to customize a mobile phone using Google android platform like never before. Features like weather details, opening screen, live Rss feeds and even the icons on the opening screen will be able to be customized. In addition the entertainment functionalities will be taken a much higher by Google android being able to offer online real time multiplayer games.
Google android sales to overtake iPhone in 2012. The OHA is committed to make their vision a reality: todevelop the android platform for every mobile operator,handset manufactures and developers to buildinnovative devices. Intel doesn’t want to lose ownership of the net bookmarket, so they need to prepare for anything, includingandroid.
Bluetooth limitations Android doesn’t support: Bluetooth Stereo Contacts exchange Modem Pairing Wireless Keyboard Firefox mobile is not coming to android.
We hope that android in itsupcoming versions overcomes itslimitations and fulfills its futurepromises…..