If you are new to the Android and want to test and develop applications you need to install Android SDK tool integrated with Eclipse editor.
As first step you need to download the SDK for your computer. Select the SDK for you operating system.
Download the Android SDK
Mac OS X (intel): android-sdk_r15-macosx.zip
Linux (i386): android-sdk_r15-linux.tgz
More Americans are using Smartphones running Google’s Android than Apple’s iPhone. RIM’s BlackBerry is in the first place with 37.6 percent market share of smartphones, Google Android second place with 26.0 percent. Apple is position on the third place and Microsoft Phone fourth.
This is just a introduction what’s going on with smartphones operation system and the reason why Google is investing on Android. Now with the version 3.0 Honeycomb. As you can see 3.0 can run on Smartphones and Tablets. Check out the new features in this video.
Now Android is very popular as Symbian and iOS and the same are the Android Applications. The first place you want to go for an applications is for sure the Android Market. You can find the featured and the top ranked applications for free or by paying. There are also other websites where you can discover the best Android apps and install easily from your computer.