Android is an operating system for mobile devices. It is mostly used for smartphones, like Google's own Google Pixel, as well as by other phone manufacturers. Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google. It is based on a modified version of "Lesson 3: Android Application's Life Cycle" (PDF). grail. lattrebmocheaga.cf Cleveland State University. Archived from the original (PDF) on . The version history of the Android mobile operating system began with the public release of the Android beta on November 5, The first commercial version.
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Google marketed the platform to handset makers and carriers on the promise of providing a flexible, upgradeable system. In September , InformationWeek covered an Evalueserve study reporting that Google had filed several patent applications in the area of mobile telephony. Each major release is named in alphabetical order after a dessert or sugary treat, with the first few Android versions being called " Cupcake ", " Donut ", " Eclair ", and " Froyo ", in that order.
During its announcement of Android KitKat in , Google explained that "Since these devices make our lives so sweet, each Android version is named after a dessert", although a Google spokesperson told CNN in an interview that "It's kind of like an internal team thing, and we prefer to be a little bit — how should I say — a bit inscrutable in the matter, I'll say".
The series was described as having "played a pivotal role in Android's history by introducing new software iterations and hardware standards across the board", and became known for its " bloat-free " software with "timely He left Google in August to join Chinese phone maker Xiaomi.
Internal hardware, such as accelerometers , gyroscopes and proximity sensors are used by some applications to respond to additional user actions, for example adjusting the screen from portrait to landscape depending on how the device is oriented,  or allowing the user to steer a vehicle in a racing game by rotating the device, simulating control of a steering wheel.
Android homescreens are typically made up of app icons and widgets ; app icons launch the associated app, whereas widgets display live, auto-updating content, such as a weather forecast , the user's email inbox, or a news ticker directly on the homescreen.
This status bar can be "pulled" down to reveal a notification screen where apps display important information or updates. A Recents screen lets users switch between recently used apps.
Google Play Store is the primary application store installed on Android devices that comply with Google's compatibility requirements and license the Google Mobile Services software. Due to the open nature of Android, a number of third-party application marketplaces also exist for Android, either to provide a substitute for devices that are not allowed to ship with Google Play Store, provide applications that cannot be offered on Google Play Store due to policy violations, or for other reasons.
F-Droid , another alternative marketplace, seeks to only provide applications that are distributed under free and open source licenses. When an application is not in use the system suspends its operation so that, while available for immediate use rather than closed, it does not use battery power or CPU resources.
While gaining support for bit platforms, Android was first made to run on bit x86 and then on ARM Some hardware components are not required, but became standard in certain classes of devices, such as smartphones, and additional requirements apply if they are present.
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If you have Windows and chose one of the pre-indexed downloads, consider yourself lucky, because it took my MacBook Pro pretty much a full day to index the file! So, again Using Kiwix for Offline Wikipedia-Ing! After it's done, you can search just as you would on Wikipedia. You can choose to download the files directly from the Wikimedia server, or as a torrent if you prefer.
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Method 2: Downloading Straight from Wikipedia Looking for a more up-to-date dump? You can get the latest version directly from Wikipedia. The suggested method would be to download one of the Wikipedia dumps via a torrent due to the massive file sizes.
You can find all of the latest unofficial data dump torrent links here , which date from April of this year all the way back to Make sure the dump you are downloading is correct. It should end in pages-articles.
If you downloaded something else, you will have an extremely hard time tying to find a program that can open the file. Avoid any dump that ends with something other than pages-articles. This time, I chose Feb, which is over 9 GBs, and it actually took way longer than that to download, just like the Kiwix version did. Converting the Files You can try and use the native archive utility on your computer, but I ran into some issues with the bz2 file. I used a program called iExpander and it worked perfectly on my Mac.
I ran into some problems trying to open the XML files on my Mac. You can technically "open" the files by using Safari.