13   Advanced Android Analysis

Android devices are the most widely used smart devices globally. In fact, several web sites (including Android Authority and CNET) report that more than 1 billion Android devices were sold globally in 2014, comprising about 81 percent of all smart phones sold that year (www.androidauthority.com/one-billion-android-phones-2014-583506/). And some research firms forecast that the Android OS will retain that market share of smart phone sales for the next few years (www.businessinsider.com). Consumers can purchase any of the approximately 12,000 Android devices available, including smart phones and tablets. Luckily for the mobile examiner, these devices all have similar file system structures.

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