Develop for Android. Why?Open source platform in Linux Kernelexposed to all sorts of hardwareFREE development toolEasy to develop, publish
FoundationAndroid, Inc. was founded in Palo Alto,California, October 2003 by Andy Rubin, RichMiner, Nick Sears and Chris White"...smarter mobile devices that are more awareof its owners location and preferences"
Google AcquisitionAugust 17, 2005Open Handset Alliance Nov 5 2007, unveiledfirst android device, G1.Android Open Source Project (ASOP) led byGoogle
Activity, presentation LayerFragments, supporting different device sizeViews and View Groups, configureappearance and behaviorsIntent, allows the application to requestfunctionality from other componentsService, provide background task withoutproviding UI
Content Provider, share data with otherapplicationBroadcast Receiver, registered to receivesystem messages and intentsHome Screen(Widgets), interactivecomponents used for home screenLive Folders/ Live Wallpapers