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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.

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,...
Hit the road with Android music players and a travel mix

I'm getting ready to hit the road—mentally ready, anyway. In less than 48 hours, I'll be back on...
Open source drawing applications for Android

There is a rich and growing ecosystem of open source applications for mobile devices, just like the...
Weekly news on Opensource.com

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at IBM's Quarks IoT...
World Map

To realize the full potential of location-based smartphone apps, they should be built to support...
Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com

Welcome to the Opensource.com Top 5! Every week I bring you the best of what we've published this...