Ios vs android by james varghese manjooran,christ university
LEADING MOBILE OPERATING SYSTEMS JAMES VARGHESE MANJOORAN ALUVA CHRIST UNIVERSITY
SOME OF THE TOP MOBILE OPERATING SYSTEMS ARE : IOS ANDROID SYMBIAN RIM WINDOWS 8 BADA
IOS BY APPLE iOS (previously iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system by Apple Inc.(2007) Apples App Store contained more than 650,000 iOS applications. Market share - 23% share of the smartphone os units 2012,( behindGoogles Android). Interaction with the OS includes gestures such as swipe, tap, pinch, andreverse pinch, ( specific definitions ) and its multi-touch interface. Apple rebranded iPhone OS as "iOS“(2010). The trademark "IOS" had beenused by Cisco . To avoid any potential lawsuit, Apple licensed the "IOS"trademark from Cisco.
ANDROIDAndroid is a Linux-based operating system developed byGoogle in conjunction with the Open Handset Alliance.The first Android-powered phone was sold in October 2008, and by2010 Android had become the worlds leading smartphoneplatform. Worldwide smartphone market share -59% ( 2012) Android was initially developed by Android Inc, whom Google financially backed and later purchased in 2005.[
After the internally used "Astro" and "Bender" names each version hasbeen named after a dessert or sugary treat and released in alphabeticalorder, with 1.5 "Cupcake" being the first, and with every update sincehas followed this naming convention. 1.0 Astro 2.2 Froyo 1.1 Bender 2.3 Gingerbread 1.5 Cupcake 3.x Honeycomb 1.6 Donut 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich 2.0/2.1 Éclair 4.1 Jelly Bean