With the advancement of mobile development and mobile apps the word android has become synonymous with android phones and mobile apps phones and tablets. It all begin with the operating system android released by Google developed for touch screen mobile devices. This being for smart phones and tablets, Google didn’t really stop there they developed Android TV ( televisions) , Android Auto ( cars), Android Wear ( wearables) and many other variants for devices and applications with a specialized user interface such as cameras, notebooks and game and specialize devices. Android was unveiled in 2007 and the first android based mobile device was released to market in 2008 with android as an operating system. Now android as an operating system taken over the market of mobile devices ranging from smart phones to specialized mobile devices. At the core of android principle is what we call direct manipulation of user interface where by user can interact with what they see on the screen by touch, gesture and swiping, pinching, expanding, tapping etc . These touch inputs have made the interaction of users very close to real live actions and brought the usability and initiative interface a higher level.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a term that encompasses all internet-enabled sensors and devices connected to a network. While IoT referred to as little as RFID chips in the early 2000s, the concept has significantly evolved in the recent years and is now on its way to revolutionizing the businesses of today. A smartphone with an IoT mobile app is a simple example of an IoT application and we can see how ubiquitous it has become in society today. Now, there is an entire range of small and low-cost devices under development that will help automate a number of data sensitive business tasks over the Internet.