OS ASS1.docx - Section A Googles Android VS Apples IOS Nowadays Googles Android and Apples IOS are the most common operating systems used in mobile

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Section A - Google’s Android VS Apple’s IOS Nowadays, Google’s Android and Apple’s IOS are the most common operating systems used in mobile technology. Due to the evolution of mobile technology, smartphones and tablets has taken the lead to become the necessary tools to humans. By comparing the source model, source model for the Android is partly open source while the source model for IOS is closed with open source components. The OS(operating system) family for the Android is Linux while OS X and the OS(operating system) family for the IOS is OS X and UNIX. 23-Sep-2008 is the initial release date for Android and 29-Jul-2007 is the initial release date for IOS. The developer for Android is Google which is Open Handset Alliance while the developer for the IOS is Apple Inc. By comparing the available languages, Android can provide or support 100 or more languages while IOS only can provide or support 34 languages In the edge of security, IOS does a lot of effort on it and so far from now it is unhackable. In Android , there are a lot vulnerabilities, exploits and security flaws and you can discover many malware-riddled apps in Google Play Store. IOS can apply updates to all Iphone handsets while Android users must wait for the phone maker to make a implementation of a version of Google’s update. From the side of design of OS, Apple’s IOS has created a widely accessible platform which is easy to use and navigate. In Android , some users will feel confuse with a lot of features and settings which are hidden behind opaque menus. The bad side of OS of Apple’s IOS is users are limited in customization. Android is a wider and rich in features platform which allows users to do a lot of customisation in options and settings and adjusting a device according to users’ needed. By comparing the compatibility, Apple’s IOS has made a outstanding evolution by removing the headphone jack on later devices. The charging port for Apple’s IOS can support charging and the function of headphone. The purpose of removing headphone jack is to encourage the user to use the Bluetooth headphone which are widely available. In Android devices, the headphone port is still applying. From the side of customizability, Android can do a lot of customizing and almost anything can be changed but customizability for IOS is limited unless jailbroken. In Android, you may choose any third party browser and set it as a default. In IOS, you will be locked and forced to use Safari as your mobile internet browser. Apple’s IOS still allows user to download other
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