Introduction to Android Seminar Topic:
This paper discussed about the most emerging and fast growing mobile operation system, Android. Android code has a free software license, Apache license. The Android Open Source Project is working on further developments of Android and providing maintenance to the current version. Android is a mobile operating system which developed based on Linux kernel with middleware, libraries and API’s written in C.
Android has huge number of developers to develop applications and there are approximately, 250,000 applications are available for Android. Google is running an online application store, Android market and allows the users to download Android apps using third-party sites. Updates in Android are coming as versions and each version has its own code name. Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, and Ice Cream Sandwich are the code names of Android versions.
The combination of Gingerbread and Honeycomb is termed as Ice cream sandwich version and also this version has few more new updates. Android logo has an Android robot which represents the Android operating system. Android’s custom typeface is called Norad, which is only used in the text logo. Android x86 project provides support to x86 version of Android OS and Google TV uses a special x86 Android version.
Android is a software stack for mobile devices developed by Google and Open Handset Alliance. Android is marked as world-wide best selling smart phones platform. Google TV, tablet computers, smart phones, netbooks and few more devices are using this Android operating system. ARM architecture is the main hardware platform of Android. HTCDream is the first phone which used Android software in 2008. Mostly, applications developed in Java language are using Android Software Development Kit.
Android market, an online application store is running by Google and also along with android apps, Google provides many other Google apps in this store. From the Android market, users can install applications from third party application stores like Amazon application store.
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