Android - Android is a software stack for mobile devices that includes an operating system, middleware and key applications. The Android SDK provides the tools and APIs necessary to begin developing applications on the Android platform using the Java programming language. Android has a large community of developers writing applications ("apps") that extend the functionality of the devices. There are currently over 250,000 apps available for Android. Android Market is the online app store run by Google, though apps can also be downloaded from third-party sites. Developers write primarily in the Java language, controlling the device via Google-developed Java libraries.
Android Tablets - Google's Linux-based Android operating system has been targeted by manufacturers for the tablet market following its success on smartphones due to its open nature and support for low-cost ARM systems much like Apple's iOS. In 2010, there have been many announcements of such tablets. Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) is the latest version of the Android platform. It is optimized to run on large screen, specifically tablets. There are more screen size options available than the iPad's 9.7 Inch display, with displays being 5, 7, 8, 9.7 and 10 inch in size, a much larger range for you to choose from to suit your needs.
Android Ice Cream Sandwich - Android Ice Cream Sandwich - The current latest version of Android 4.0. Android Honeycomb 3.1 (for tablets) and Gingerbread 2.3 (for phones) have been merged into one OS which works on both smartphones and tablets, and this will take place with the release of Android Ice Cream Sandwich. Ice Cream Sandwich provides a unified tablet and phone interface, and supports hardware acceleration of the UI for a faster experience.