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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.

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...

F-Droid brings free and open source apps to your Android device

Interview with Greg Avola of Untappd, a check-in app for beer lovers.

It seems today that the naysayers were wrong: tablets have become ubiquitous. But has open source made its reach into the tablet world to the same...