android (os)

Android Operating System
Android is a mobile operating system (OS) currently developed by Google, based on the Linux kernel and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Android's user interface is based on direct manipulation, using touch gestures that loosely correspond to real-world actions, such as swiping, tapping and pinching, to manipulate on-screen objects, along with a virtual keyboard for text input. In addition to touchscreen devices, Google has further developed Android TV for televisions, Android Auto for cars, and Android Wear for wrist watches, each with a specialized user interface. Variants of Android are also used on notebooks, game consoles, digital cameras, and other electronics. As of 2015, Android has the largest installed base of all operating systems.
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  1. paulfoley

    For Sale Immaculate Nothing Android Phone 128GB 8GB 120hz OLED Screen + Warranty

    As new condition Nothing Phone, grab an Android mobile with an actual personality. Warrantied until mid October (bought for £315, see pic) 8GB Ram, 128GB Storage Fast Octocore CPU 5G Wireless & reverse Wireless Charging 50MP Cameras Android 14 See the inner workings via its transparent casing...
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    Wanted Recent Android phone

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  3. elsmandino

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    Question JVC Android TV, Channel Scan no longer listing TV Provider

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  5. nickylewis

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  8. NovemberTango

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  10. Ratfink

    Question Help please. Apps on android phone showing a number that is not mine?

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  13. 273K

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  14. R

    Question Screen keeps turning off on Android TV

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    Question LG 49UF8507-ZB Android Install

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  18. optical

    Question Can Android or .apk be installed to LG CX in 2024?

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    Question Drawing and sketching app on Windows 11 like Sketchbook on Android

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