Category: Android Articles

Did you know that Android has released more apps than its competitors?

Today we can make use of an application to do almost anything we want, from watching a video or ordering a cab, to connecting with other people through Social Media or even shopping online. And not only that, as they are many options of apps as well that you can download to make your life easier and more enjoyable. But, you already know that, however, Did you know that Android has released more apps than its competitors? That’s right, according to Statista, the number of applications in the Google Play Store has exponentially grown since 2009. Source: Right...

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Why Android is an open source code platform and all the difference this makes for developers?

Android is highly recognized for being an operating system with open source code. Based on Linux Kernel, this is one of the features that developers find attractive when choosing Android OS to build applications. The Android Open Source Project (AOSP) was created to make sure there would always be a open source platform available to innovate the app market. As they have stated “the most important goal is to make sure that Android Software is implemented as widely and compatible as possible, for everyone’s benefit”.  Everything you need to install and run Android apps is entirely open source. This...

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3 awesome facts about Android Auto

Android Auto was announced at Google I/O 2014 as a solution to improve the integration of cars and phones. Android Auto App provides drivers a new experience to access the information they need: directions, music, communications or voice actions. All these without the distraction of unnecessary things while driving. With all these amazing features, we want to share with you 3 awesome facts that will  definitely make you download Android Auto.   On your phone screen At first, it was launched to let users broadcast their phone screen into the car´s display Interface. Currently, there are several car models...

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Android is Close to Become the Most Popular Operating System

How many digital devices do you have? One? More than two? According to GlobalWebIndex  the digital consumers own an average number of 3.64 connected devices. But what operating system does your tablet or your mobile has? Do you know what is the most popular operating system today? According to Digital Trends, a new report from web analytics company StatCounter stablishes that Android is encroaching upon Windows when it comes to operating system popularity. On February, there was a 37.4% of people who connected on the internet using Android and a 38.6% using Windows. Pretty close right? Source: StatCounter This results are...

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Do you know why Android 1.0 and 1.1 are not named after sweet treats?

We talked in a prior post about the different operating systems Android has released since its launch in 2009, in an article entitled What’s up with all these Android versions? There, we saw the attraction of Google’s developers for sweet treats, apparently an internal joke that has never been clarified. But, Why the first Android versions don’t have any sweet code name? Android 1.5 Cupcake was its first major version and after that they have kept the alphabetic-ordered sugary naming tradition. Versions 1.0 and 1.1 have been called by some people as Astro Boy and Bender, Alpha and Beta...

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