Q 8.1 - Mobile Operating System Concept

In today’s computing environment, one rising theme is the use of mobile phones and mobile devices.  This has brought in the need for an attention to the concept of Mobile Operating Systems.  Give the concept of Mobile Operating Systems as being used today.

A mobile operating system (OS) is software that allows smartphones, tablet PCs and other devices to run applications and programs.  Like traditional operating systems, they manage all the hardware and software components of mobile devices to perform required tasks of the system and user.

The concept of mobile operating system is one that seeks to enable us accomplish computer task via our mobile devices since it has been found out that there are more user on mobile devices better than computer workstations.

Mobile operating systems combine features of a personal computer operating system with other features useful for mobile or handheld use such as cellular network support, touchscreen technology, Global Positioning System (GPS) mobile navigation, video and single-frame picture cameras and near field communication​​.