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    Introduced in Android 2.1, this is a function that provided users with richer, animated and interactive backgrounds (called live wallpaper) compared to previous versions of the Android mobile operating system that used more traditional and static wallpapers. Android live wallpapers work similar to an Android mobile app because it can access functions of the platform such as OpenGL, GPS, network access and so on. Live wallpapers are designed to offer a better user experience and many different live wallpapers can be downloaded from the Android Market.

    See Android Codenames to learn about updates for the open source Android mobile operating system.
    See also
    Essential Android Security Apps in Webopedia’s Quick Reference section.