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What is android , why mobile company using this O/s ?

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Asked by joyesh chakraborty, 06 Sep '12 09:53 pm
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Android is a Linux-based operating system for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers, developed by Google in conjunction with the Open Handset Alliance
Answered by Pradipta pati, 06 Sep '12 09:58 pm

 
  
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Android is an open source OS developed for mobile phones. I guess mobile companies would use it because since it's open source, it has a lot of potential for apps developed by the programming community in general.
Answered by A Moin, 06 Sep '12 09:57 pm

 
  
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Android is an operating system for mobile phones and tablets, in much the same way that PCs run Microsoft Windows as their operating system. It's maintained by Google, and comes in a few different versions. At the time of writing, mobile phones run a variant of version 2 of Android, while most new tablets run a variant of version 3.

Operating Systems have developed a lot in last 15 years. Starting from black and white phones to recent smart phones or mini computers, mobile OS has come far away. Especially for smart phones, Mobile OS has greatly evolved from Palm OS in 1996 to Windows pocket PC in 2000 then to Blackberry OS and Android.

One of the most widely used mobile OS these days is ANDROID. Android is a software bunch comprising not only operating system but also middleware and key applications. Android Inc was founded in Palo Alto of California, U.S. by Andy Rubin, Rich miner, Nick sears and Chris White in 2003. Later Android Inc. was acquired by Google in 2005. After ori ...more
Answered by Psycho, 07 Sep '12 12:17 pm

 
  
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If you want to use internet on mobile you need an operating system
Answered by Admn, 06 Sep '12 09:55 pm

 
  
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