DEVOLOPING ANDROID APP ON LOCATION BASED REMINDER ON ANDROID MOBILE SYSTEMS Android Android is a free and open operating system from Google that runs on all kinds of devices from phones, to tablets and even televisions. That’s a ton of different devices you can target with just one platform! (And the market share is gaining too!) Google provides all of the stuff you need to get started building Android apps for free. You can build your Android apps on Macs, Windows, or Unix and publish your apps for next to nothing (with no need for anyone’s approval). Why Android • Android already runs on a TON of different devices! • “Over 500,000 Android devices [are] activated every day” • Download, install and launch eclipse • After you download Eclipse, follow the installation instructions for your platform and launch Eclipse. When you launch Eclipse for the first time, you will be prompted to enter a workspace location ; a directory where all of your Eclipse projects and settings will be stored. Feel free to use the default or enter your own. Download and install the SDK http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html • Configure the ADT • Install android packages • Start building your Project(App) DATE AND TIME REMINDER Application alerts a user at a specified date and time. LOCATION REMINDER Application alerts a user when he/she is in the proximity of a specified location. About Our App Location alert applications are quite useful when time of an event is unknown. The application lets the user specify address of central location of a region and a radius around it and alerts the user when he/she enters the circular region. It uses Global Positioning System (GPS) to acquire user location information. GPS, a satellite based navigation system provides location information to Android devices that come with built in GPS receivers. Salient Features Our app stores location reminders in a file system. User can add new reminders , edit or delete existing reminders. User can set multiple alerts for different locations. The app is not required to run for receiving the alerts.