An operating system most notably on mobile phones, but also found on media boxes.
Fundamentally flawed – It is tethered to Google in as many ways as they’ve made possible. From a time server, to internet traffic compression. From google play requiring an account requiring your verified phone number. From hoops to download and install software from their store. It’s fucking awful.
- Note that although Android borrows from BSD and Linux, it is not fully-free. Replicant aims to be that.
- Using an Android device as a USB stick
Notes and resources ∞
Downloading Android APKs ∞
Downloading from the Google Play store can only be done by third-party tools.