What is Android
Intruduction: Well, now days everyone knows about Android. Android is a OS (Operating System) was invented for camera. Yes, you heard it right. It was invented for camrea, but after google bought it they started to produce smartphones with Android. Maybe it is the most popular OS for smartphones. But it's not limited to smartphone only. Using of Android is increasing everyday.
History: Android was originally developed for camera by Andy Rubin. He loved robots. That's how Android was named after him. In 2004 Google announced to continue android's further development as their product.
Structure: Android OS is built from Linux OS. Android devices are basically built upon in two component. They are:
Software: Software is basically installed on Android device, which makes the android device operatable. There is one more thing called Kernel. Kernel works like a connector. It connects OS to hardware to make hardware components operatable via OS. Kernel is responsible for booting android in a device.
Usage: Android is generally used in smartphones and tablets. But recently peoples are using it on TV and other devices.
Conclution: Android is a revolutionary OS. It's popular for many reasons. One of them is Android is open source. That's attracts most developers to it. If you are not a developer then you don't know how awsome the android is! You will find so many cool and awsome things about android in this site! Posted at: android