Android Android feed

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.

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...

Open source news for your reading pleasure. June 28 - July 4, 2014 In this week's edition of our...
Tux Paint for open education

Bill Kendrick created Tux Paint in only a couple of days. A friend asked why there wasn't a free...
mobile mashup

Now the that the jury has given Apple almost everything it asked for in its infringement suit...
 Oracle v. Google and API copyrightability

As has been widely reported, the district court in the Oracle v. Google case has issued an order...
Oracle v. Google shows the folly of U.S. software patent law

Oracle v. Google has all the ingredients of an epic, high-stakes courtroom battle: a damages claim...