This OS is growing faster than any mobile OS in the world. It is the engine that is powering Asia smartphone. BB, iOS, Symbian(?) and other mobile OS are in trouble. Android is the greatest thing that has happened in mobility computing. It has a lot of potentials in Africa. Every school must get their students Android ready. Enjoy this piece adapted from a training proposal submitted by Fasmicro to an institution.
First, what is Android?
Android is an open-source software stack for mobile devices that includes an operating system, middleware and key applications. By providing an open platform, it offers developers the ability to build innovative applications. Developers are free to take advantage of the device hardware, access location information, set alarms, run background services, add notification to the status bar, e.t.c.
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Justification for proposing this Android training
Applications today are going mobile as convenience is defining tomorrow. The rapid growth rate of the Android market is beyond comprehension. The attraction of open source software like Android cannot be over emphasized as it allows users to create new products, tweak existing software for customization and enable programmers bring their imagination to fruition whilst reaping the benefit financially.
Benefits of Training to Participant
– increased capacity to create wealth
– self employment
– consultancy to both local and international firms
Benefits to Economy
– fast track to national 20-20-20 target
– diversification of economy
– job creation