Whenever someone would ask you what’s the operating system of your phone or tablet PC, do you really know how to answer it? Some might think it’s the model or the brand but it’s not. You may think not knowing is insane but yes, some people don’t know it.
Right now, one of the most popular smartphone and tablet PC’s operating system is Android. It’s Linux-based and a Google product and has been running in numerous cellphone brands like Samsung, LG and many more.
It first operated a phone in 2008 and two years after it has become the world’s leading smartphone platform. In fact it had a worldwide smartphone market share of 68% at the second quarter of 2012.
Its code is an open source for the sake of its maintenance and development and numerous app developers contributes to its growing Android Market which is now known as Google Play. These apps run in Java language using the Android System Development Kit. Even a 7-year old kid can make his own app, that’s why it is also an effective way of supporting the younger generation of developers on their quest to become the future moguls of technology.
What makes the android operating system better than the others is its availability to cheap mobile phones. You do not have to queue for longer lines just to get one. You don’t even have to exclusively download certain software just to make use of the available apps fully. They have a lot of free apps available for kill boredom and to help you out in your day to day living.
These days, owning an android phone is as easy as buying bread in the nearby bakery. It’s numerous and useful free apps is continuously making the operating system more famous and popular to the ever growing techy community.