Open Handset Alliance

The Android Smartphone operating system shows its economic revival through increased sales and new features the number of buyers of smartphones with Android operating system has surged compared to buyers of smartphones running other operating systems in the first quarter of this year (2010). According to the figures of the U.S. market researcher NPD Group is the Android operating system with 28 percent ranked second behind market leader RIM (BlackBerry) with 36 percent. Android Apple’s operating system with 21 percent ranked supplanted three according to these sales statistics. Android was by the Open Handset Alliance developed, whose founding members include Google, eBay and Intel Corporation are. Meanwhile, the consortium comprises 65 companies. Android is currently available in version 2.1, but pending the release of version 2.2 in the near future. The operating system is based on the Linux kernel 2.6.

compared to the operating system, which offers Apple with the iPhone, Android is free software and open source. A few weeks ago, Andrey were Rubin of the Android project leader some details about the future of the operating system in an interview published with the New York Times. In addition to some swipes against rival Apple, he promised full Flash Player support for the near future. In addition, he revealed, that he’s operating system quite well on Tablet-PC’s and TV’s can imagine. Addressed to the conflict of interest with Google’s chrome OS, Rubin replied that he would be happy if it free in the future choice of Tablet-PC’s with Android or chrome OS. To what extent this dual approach of Google’s realistic he left open in the interview. The appearance of a first test version of Firefox for Android is also interesting for Smartphone owners with Android.

This version can be used while still not fully, nevertheless this is a clear sign of the rise of Android in the last time. It will be so curious in how far the Smartphonemarkt will change in the near future. Arndt lane field writes for a while articles about innovations in the Area of technology. It also helps to find electric Grill lighter.