What is Android ?
Android is a software stack
for mobile devices.
A software platform and
operating system for mobile
devices based on the Linux
Developed by Google and the
Open Handset Alliance.
Birth of Android !
Google acquires Android Inc.,a
small startup accompany in July
Open Handset Alliance(OHA), a
consortium of several companies,
was founded on 5 Nov 2007.
OHA unveiled their 1st product,
Android Features …
Dalvik Virtual Machine.
and optimized graphics.
Android mobile phone platform is more secure than
Linux secure coding protects the system.
Stealthy Trojans and some other viruses can become a
Solution for such attacks is
SMobile Systems mobile package.
What makes Android special !!!
A truly open, free development platform based
on Linux and open source.
Parts of one application can be used in another
in ways not originally envisioned by the
Tons of built-in services out of the box.
Automatic management of the application life
Portability across a wide range of current and
Open source platform.
All applications are equal.
Breaking down boundaries.
Fast and easy development.
Android has been criticized for not being all open-source software
despite what was announced by Google.
Software installed by end-users must be written in Java, and will not
have access to lower level device APIs..
With all upcoming applications and mobile services Google Android is
stepping into the next level of Mobile Internet.
Android participates in many of the successful open source projects..
- Android Official Webpage
- Official Android Google Code Webpage
- Open Handset Alliance Webpage