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Thursday, 11 July 2013

HISTORY OF ANDROID


Today we will tell you about the history of Android if you want to know what is Android than click here 
Android, Inc. was founded at Palo Alto,California in October 2003 by 4 programmers   Andy Rubin,Rich Miner,Nick Sears,and Chris White .They make android platform for digital camera they  want to make  an advanced operating system for digital cameras ,but after sometime they realized that the market for the digital camera's devices was not  so big .And then they diverted their efforts  and make an smartphone operating system  to rival those of Symbian mobile  and Windows Mobile

Apples iPhone is not released at that time 


Even with the past success of the founders and early employees, Android Inc. operated secretly,and they revealing only that it was working on software for mobile phones. But after some time That same year, Rubin does not have enough money to spent .And than a close friend of Rubin  Steve Perlman  give him  $10,000 in cash in an envelope and refused a stake in the company.
After some time  on August 17, 2005 Google acquired Android Inc.And  making it a wholly owned subordinate of Google.But the  Key employees of Android Inc Rubin, Miner and White, stayed at the company after the after acquiring buy Google. No one know about Android Inc. at this time but everyone assuming that Google was planning to enter the mobile phone market with this move.
And at Google, the team led by one of the founder of Android Rubin developed a mobile device platform which is powered by the Linux kernel . And than Google marketed Android mobile device platform to handset makers and carriers and giving  promise of providing a flexible  up gradable system.
consideration about Google's intention to enter  in the mobile communications market continued till December 2006.

 And than Reports from the Print and online media   noted that Google wanted its search and applications on
mobile phones and Google   was working hard to deliver that.
And at this time  some rumors that Google was developing a Google-branded handset. In September 2007,  Google had filed several patent applications in the area of mobile telephony.
And On November 5, 2007, the Open Handset Alliance device manufacturers like  HTC and Samsung, and chipset makers like  Qualcomm and Texas Instruments , unveiled itself, with a goal to develop open standards for mobile devices.

That day, Android was unveiled as its first product, a mobile device platform built on the Linux kernel version 2.6. The first android operating system based  commercially available phone was HTC Dream , released on October 22, 2008.  Since 2008 each major release of Android version is named in alphabetical order  like version 1.5 Cupcake  and the nest one is  1.6 Donut . The latest release is 4.2 Jelly Bean .

ANDROID VERSION 

 Where API level is APPLICATION PROGRAMMING INTERFACE 

1)    Android 1.0 (API level 1)

 2)   Android 1.1 (API level 2)

 3)   Android 1.5 Cupcake (API level 3)

 4)   Android 1.6 Donut (API level 4)

 5)   Android 2.0 Eclair (API level 5)

 6)   Android 2.0.1 Eclair (API level 6)

7)   Android 2.1 Eclair (API level 7)

 8)   Android 2.2–2.2.3 Froyo (API level 8)

 9)   Android 2.3–2.3.2 Gingerbread (API level 9)

 10)  Android 2.3.3–2.3.7 Gingerbread (API level 10)

 11)  Android 3.0 Honeycomb (API level 11)

12)   Android 3.1 Honeycomb (API level 12)

13)   Android 3.2 Honeycomb (API level 13)

14)  Android 4.0–4.0.2 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 14)

 15)  Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)

 16)  Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)

 17)  Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)

 On 13 March 2013, it was announced by Larry Page in a blog post that Andy Rubin had moved from the Android division to take on new projects at Google.  He was replaced by an INDIAN Sundar Pichai, 

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