There is a huge fame and uproar about the Android phones. Among these the phones based on the operating systems of the Android technology and genuine working capacity of the smart phone versions of the company like the Linux, are especially being preferred by people nowadays. In particular, the different kinds of phones carrying the technology and system of Android such as the smart phones and other similar devices like the tablet computers have been specifically designed and the major feature which is common in them is related to the operating of these Android technology based devices is that these are all containing the touch-screens. Moreover the technology system is also kept advanced and up to date. This has become the major and foremost feature of the Android phones nowadays. Initially all the business handling was being done under the name of Android, Inc. but later on this company was purchased by the Google authorities in 2005.
The formal working and using the name of Android was started in 2007 when the smart phones based on the technology of Android were being introduced in the market and these were also used by people all over the world. The technological system of this company is so vast and it is spread in occurrence and so well established that now almost all the models and versions of Android phones are being introduced in the market containing the technology of Android. Basically this Android system and technology is acting as an open source serving the people with the latest technology and every time it is added anew in market. This company works and provides the new technology devices on the basis of the open source licenses. The owners of the technology of Android and formulators of the Android phones have got the freedom under the open source license to change the software and device manufacturers. In addition to this, the wireless carriers and developers are also being introduced.
In addition to this the Android applications are updated from time to time and in the wake of this development and updating, the developers of Android applications are also directed to expand the range of devices and products. The major programming language and networking which is used in designing and developing of these devices is the typical Java programming language with enhanced and developed versions. Till 2012 according to an estimate there were approximately 700,000 applications made available for Android and this number is also increasing by now. This is one of the major factors which increase the use of smart phone all over the world. It is simply because of the updating of devices and applications by Android that has also increased the marketing and sale of the Android devices.