Posted by Admin on October 10, 2019
Android has become remarkably popular in a short space of time,” said Tudor Brown, president of Arm, at a news conference in Taipei. Android is a mobile operating system, it was created by Android Inc, but then was bought by Google in 2005. Google along with other members of the open Handset Alliance worked together on developing and preparing the issuing of Android. Android features a huge developers’ community creating application programs that stretches the devices’ functionality. In other words, Android can be considered as a software stack for mobile devices that has an operating system, and some features such as; application framework which enables the reuse and substitution of elements, Delvik virtual machine which is modified for mobile devices, integrated browser which is dependant on the WebKit open source engine, optimized graphics, SQLite, Media support for audio, video and different formats of images, GSM Telephony, Bluetooth, EDGE, 3G,WIFI, Camera, GPS, Compass, Accelerometer, and a rich development environment. Furthermore, Android provides an open development platform; it enables developers to create advanced and modern applications. Developers have the ability to use the device hardware, access information about location, operate background services, create alarms, and provide notifications to the status bar and much more. There are many powerful Android tablets that exist in the market such as; Advent Vega, Archos 70, Archos 101, Asus Eee pad, Dell Streak, Elonex eTouch, Notion Ink Adam, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Toshiba Folio 100, and Viewsonic Viewpad 10.
Android tablets are not only smart and big, but also cheap. The entrance of the first three running Android tablets (Samsung Galaxy Tab, Toshiba Folia, Advent Vega) was the largest thing that happened to consumers in the electronic market for a decade. The Android Tablet PC has much extraordinary functionality along with an advanced design. Google Android Tablets enables users to sketch illustrations, store data and send notes that are handwritten, drawing, and creating graphs and charts.
Android tablets create a real competition in the market of tablets. For instance, when compared with Windows Phone 7 Series devices, which are the next generation of Windows phones, Android provides Google search, Gmail App, multitasking, OTA updates, Skinnable OS, Google Apps, and has more than 20,000 applications available. Moreover, when comparing Android devices with iPhone devices, we find that Android have many pros. First, it has tremendous OS-Level integration of Google Voice. Second, it provides speech input on every keyboard. Third, it has an under-editable dictionary for the keyboard. Fourth, it has a standard and cheap micro USB cable for charging. Fifth, it is considered a USB bulk storage device for transferring of data. Sixth, it enables swapping micro SD card for more storage. Sixth, it has a battery that is removable. Seventh, it provides background apps, where processes can run in the background as long as required. Eighth, syncing of calendar and contact data to a Google account is free. Finally, Android’s developer tools are free of charge.