What is Android?
Android is a mobile operating system from Google.
- Let us say you want to buy a mobile phone.
- You are most likely to choose from among the most popular mobile manufacturers.
- However, you can choose your mobile based on the operating system.
- The choice dictates the kind of applications you get to use on your mobile.
- Many Samsung mobiles run on Android, a free software.
- The Apple mobile devices like the iPhone and the iPad run on IOS, a proprietary of Apple Inc.
- Nokia mobiles run on Symbian, which appears to be declining in popularity.
What you need:
- List of things you do on a daily basis.
- Check whether your choice of mobile provides the applications (called apps) for your purpose.
- Read up the literature from the company.
Note: There are other proprietary mobile operating systems like Windows and BlackBerry OS.