The Android Smart Phone device, affectionately known as the ‘Droid’ is a Linux based mobile operating system owned by Google. Since its inception, Android apps development has exploded. The Android platform and development framework has a large following of developers who write custom and public applications to significantly extend the original features and functionality.
The Taiwanese Smartphone manufacturers HTC have become popular in recent years by combining cutting edge mobile technology with stylish design, leaving many traditional mobile manufacturers looking sadly out of date. Indeed, HTC’s range of Android-powered devices are seen as the closest competitors to Apple’s hugely successful iPhone.