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Android Quotes

We’ve collected the best Android Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Mikko Hypponen, Chris Riddell, Arash Ferdowsi, Daniel Lyons, Sundar Pichai. Use them as an inspiration.

It’s been a bit sad to see that out of Linux distributions, it was Android – the most successful mobile Linux distribution – that has really introduced the malware problem to the Linux world.
As the Kindle’s dread grip on digital publishing is challenged by tablet computers and Android smartphones, with their bright screens and high resolution, the need for illustration is growing.
We want to let you use a Mac, or Windows PC, or iPad, or Android, without having to think about any of the technical details.
Arash Ferdowsi
Android is the kind of runaway smash hit that techies spend their careers dreaming about.
Obviously, you will always see more malware targeting Android because Android is used more than any smartphone platform by a pretty substantial difference.
We think Android is very, very fragmented, and becoming more fragmented by the day. And as you know, Apple strives for the integrated model so that the user isn’t forced to be the systems integrator.
Many Android users aren’t aware of some the things that Android can already do such as supporting the enforcement of companywide security policies, encrypting phone data and providing e-mail and calendar widgets that update in real-time. Our job is to help people and businesses discover and use these features.
My perspective is this: my allegiance is to the best product for my needs. For a computer, this means Macintosh. For phone and tablet, this means Android.
Though the S8, like all premium Samsung phones, runs Android with the basic Google suite of apps, Samsung keeps trying to duplicate Android functions with its own software. It wants to be a software platform like its rival Apple, but it uses someone else‘s operating system and core apps. Awkward.
There are seven billion people in the world. And I think phones are the first time most people will have access to a modern computing device. With Android, we want to enable that for people.
Android was built to be very, very secure.
Android’s user-space is so different from stock Linux, you can easily say that Android is not in any way a Linux system, except for the kernel.
Robert Love
Android is a major step towards an ethical, user-controlled, free-software portable phone, but there is a long way to go.
All of a sudden, if you think about the entire ecosystem of connected devices that can pull down information, access content and allow me to share and work and communicate, the vast majority now are not Windows computers. They are iPhones. They are iPads. They are Android devices.
We do have business relationships; we do licensing relationships, and people want to use Google services on top of Android. But in theory, you can use Android without Google.
Do I really want to do a mobile game that’s one of 300,000, where discoverability is everything? You really have to have a little more sizzle on the steak. I would rather be one of 100 apps for Google Glass than one of 300,000 for iOS and Android.
With ‘Godus,’ we did Steam Early Access, Android, and iOS. It was quite a rocky road going through all those hoops.
If you buy the Chromebook Plus and intend to use it mainly as a Chromebook, I expect you’ll have a good experience. But if you plan to rely heavily on Android apps, you’re basically buying into the start of a journey, replete with odd-looking presentations of familiar apps, bugs and crashes.
We need to bring Android and Chrome to every screen that matters for users, which is why we focused on phone, wearables, car, television, laptops, and even your workplace.
I think right now it’s a battle for the mindshare of developers and for the mindshare of customers, and right now iPhone and Android are winning that battle.
Android is very different from the GNU/Linux operating system because it contains very little of GNU. Indeed, just about the only component in common between Android and GNU/Linux is Linux, the kernel.
We’ve been happy to be able to work with Sony and Microsoft to have the first game that honors everyone‘s purchases across iOS, Android, PC, Mac, and the console platforms.
As an open system, Android is not under the tight control of its creator, Google.
Nobody ever imagined how quickly the Android mobile-phone platform would take off – not even Andy Rubin, the Silicon Valley engineer who created it.
I spend my weekends with my Android phone in an elastic band that has tied to my Android phone my driver‘s license and my credit card. That’s how I live. I’m not carrying a wallet anymore. Like, a wallet is a medieval item, right?
I feel people think I’m almost like a robot – like an android… I just don’t really get portrayed as someone who has feelings or who is sympathetic… like a self-absorbed ice queen.
Megan Fox
Blackberry is a great product and really useful. But I think that Yahoo!’s future is going to be rooted in mobile apps. And we know that we need to have apps on some of the core platforms, and so iOS and Android, probably the two most important platforms for us.
When you write a program for Android, you use the Oracle Java tools for everything, and at the very end, you push a button and say, ‘Convert this to Android format.’
Nokia and Research in Motion needed a modern operating system. They could have bought Palm or Android before Google did, but they didn’t. Today, it’s probably too late, and at the time they would have been criticized for overpaying, but as they sayshift happens.
Things like WhatsApp are a great example of success that others have had on Android, which we see as welcome innovation on the platform.
As Android, iPhone and other mobile platforms grow, we are moving away from the page-based Internet. The new Internet is app centric and often message-centric.
Keith Teare
If you step back and take a holistic look, I think any reasonable person would say Android is innovating at a pretty fast pace and getting it to users.
In addition to making Android available for free, Google also lets phone makers change the code and customize it so that an Android phone made by, say, Samsung has a different user interface than an Android phone from Motorola.