There are different mobiles and computers operating systems like different models of computers and mobiles. Android is one of the operating systems using by the smart phones. Android is not simply an operating system rather hardware and programming languages are also use this Android Technology.
Android was invented by an anonymous company but later on Google has taken its copyrights reserved and is now doing further development in this technology. It is Linux based technology that uses Unix as an operating system. Linux is the most recent technology in the field of communication and computing. It is therefore Android is demanded by most of the users to have it their operating system. However, it is also a fact that Google is offering an open choice for the users to modify and add any new application without even bring on the notice of Google. Anyone can upload a new application on the Android platform as App Store to either free or payable. These application uploads by the users can be easily download by the users and enjoy more features like additional games, interactive media and business plan.
Android technology is open to use by anyone who wants to develop applications as it promotes the user to add new ideas by using the programming code accessible by them. The flexibility of Android technology makes it more convenient to the operating system to have this as a base for smartphones. The only requirement is software development kit availability to bring any change in it.
There are two common versions of Android as one is cupcake in which sliding physical keyboard is present in the phone and second is HTC EVO which is totally touch screen operable. It allows user to physically contact the touch screen to perform different functions. Android avoids multitasking yet interface is quite good and user friendly.