13 October 2012

Android-Future Of Smartphones

2:02 AM By shubham kedia , ,


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Before going to Tell what is an Android I Want to tell you what is an OS??
OS stands for Operating System which means an software to interface between hardware and software.For Ex Windows Xp ,Windows 7, Windows 8, Ubuntu , Fedora , Mint , Chromium , Debain , IOS , Symbian, Bada OS etc. There are more than hundreds of OS available in the market. Some of which are opensource and some of which are closed source.

Now you will be wondering what is an open-source and closed-source.
Let's than discuss here.
Open source is generally free to use, free to edit and  free to publish. If you have little bit of programming knowledge than you can also learn and modify it. They are published under general public license(GPL).
For example there are many open source OS available Like Ubuntu,Mint etc. all designed on Linux Kernel.

What is than Linux kernel?

Kernel is nothing but an application or software at the lowest level communicating with your hardware. It is also responsible for all the process running on the user mode also for whatever commands user is giving over the GUI(Graphical Interface User). Linux is nothing but an family of Unix type Operating System which is evolved in very earlier ages.
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What is Android?

Android is an operating system based on Linux with a Java Programming interface, targeted at mobile hardware such as phones and tablet computers. Android is powerful tool which give an Enormous power to customize your own mobile in your own way.
Why Android?

Today Android powers hundreds of millions of mobile devices in more than 190 countries around the globe. It's the largest installed base of any mobile platform and its growing fast—every day another million users power up their Android devices for the first time and start looking for exciting apps, games, and other digital content. Android has now became the world's most popular mobile platform. With Android we can use all the Google apps we know and use, plus there are more than 600,000 apps and games available on Google Play to keep us entertained, alongside millions of songs and books, and thousands of movies.
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What for you?

As Developer android provide you all the stuff you need like a compiler, debugger and a device emulator as well as its own Java Virtual machine.

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Its Just A Beginning. Let see How Far I can reach.

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