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Android is an operating system for mobile devices which is based on the Linux kernel. While primarily developed by Google, the various components that make up Android are released under open source licenses, allowing others to create their own derivatives. Read more about the many open source applications available for Android in these articles.

10 open source task management and time tracking applications for Android

Enjoy 10 open source apps for your Android phone that can help you get organized, keep track of the...
How to find Android apps that respect user privacy

Have you ever downloaded an Android app only to find that it wants access to all your phone's...
12 open source games for Android

We took a look at 12 of the best open source Android games in the F-Droid repository.
6 open source fitness apps for Android

All six apps are available from the F-Droid repository and licensed under the GPLv3, providing an...
How a free mobile app fights global epidemics

This is the story of how a dispersed global health IT community banded together to solve the...
Learn an instrument with this open source music teacher

Nootka gives real-time feedback, has multiple difficulty levels, and is customizable.
A first look at Google's Science Journal app

The app makes use of the sensors on your phone and offers a digital science notebook to record your...
7 open source Android apps for chess players

With these seven open source apps, you can play chess against your phone or an online opponent,...