Android Application Development Tutorials
: What Is Android?
1. What is
Android is one of the most widely used operating system.
Android inc. was founded by Andy Rubin, Rich miner, Nick
sears and Chris White in 2003 later it was acquired by Google
Android Operating system is based on Linux Kernel and
is primarily for touch screen devices but its is used also
in televisions, gaming consoles, digital cameras.
Google has released Android source code under open source
licenses which has encouraged a lot of developers to use
the open source code as base for many new projects and add
Android Platform components