Awesome Androids


We are well aware of the term “Android”, the world’s widely used smartphone platform which surpassed Symbian, a few years ago. But just have a look at these info.




ANDROID:

  • Android is basically a linux (version V 2.6 kernel) based OS which was developed by ANDY RUBIN in Palo Alto, California in 2003 for smartphones.

  • It was originally the product of the Open Handset Alliance but was bought by Google in 2005.

  • Android was first unveiled in November 5, 2007.

  • The first android phone was G1 by HTC and was first sold in Oct, 2008.

  • Android apps are the customized versions of Java.

  • To kindle innovation, Google sponsored two rounds of "Android Developer Challenges" and millions were awarded to the top contenders.

  • There are around 700,000 apps for Android.

  • The logo for the Android operating system is an apple green robot designed by Irina Blok.
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  • On 13 March 2013, Andy Rubin had moved from the Android division to the director of mobile platform and was replaced by Sunder Pichai.

  •  Sunder Pichai is a 41 year old engineer, born in chennai and now settled in US. He is the senior vice president for Android, Chrome and Google apps.
 
Different versions of Android:

  •  It is to be noted that the versions are named in the alphabetical order.

  • Every version is named after some yummy refreshments.




Well, Of course, this is just the beginning of an era and there are certainly a lot of updates to follow, there could be a dramatic change over in the usage and development of the Android. So be prepared to welcome the advancements.


To be successful you have to be different
-         MSD.

 And that’s how Androids are. So whats your take on Androids???

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18 comments:

கோவை ஆவி said...

Where does MSD come into this article.. Could've put in a word or two about Key Lime Pie.. Good one!

Rahul Ramfort said...

Lolz...! It is yet to be released and so, i left the question mark for the next version and u were right on the money straight away.. Kudos..!!

vignesh said...

its true that we are, is ideally reflected in our blogs...........MSD

Sabari M said...

i'm using ICS its very good and unbelievable to think about it.. thank u ANDY RUBIN for giving us the dream os ..

Rahul Ramfort said...

Rightly said Sabari... Really he has drastically changed the world with his Android..

Vichu said...

Hats off to Andy!....His work has brought a gr8 revolution ..waiting for the day when the version "Z" 'll be launched.
@ Rahul Ramfort Indeed, an awesome work man !!

Sathish said...

why basic versions are not famous like gingerbread, ice Cream Sandwich?
why the alphabets A and B are not present there?

Rahul Ramfort said...

@Vichu : Tatz xpctn way too far ahead buddy. But i just cant imagine how revolutionised that day wud be.. ;)

Rahul Ramfort said...

@ Sathish : Gud question da but i dunno how well i can answer this. Mayb someone who is following this post will be able to answer you. And my guess for A and B will be Alpha and Beta basic versions. Just a blind guess.!

KABILAN NAKKEERAN said...

now a days android has a tremendous influence over the mobile users...paticularly youngsters......all shd know the basic knowledge about android.....nice post.....

Rahul Ramfort said...

@ Kabilan : Thanz nanba and rightly said. Android has rocked the world hugely..

Sabari Giri Nathan .M said...

im proud that Sunder Pichai is the vice president of Android, chrome & google apps and he is a tamilan. Tamilanda.............!!

ashok kumar said...

surely i think Android brings out a lot of advancements and i hope it continues.....

Nandu Kumar said...

because of andorid phones our guys became addict of games.......so i expect z version to be launched soooooooooooon................

Rahul Ramfort said...

yup:):) i forgot to mention about the games...! Thanx da.. Really guys r satisfied wit the virtual games.. But xpctn z version soon is a crime ;-)

Pravin Kumar said...

Much informative post.....gud wrk man

vignesh said...

A for Astro and B for bender is wat saw from wiki

Rahul Ramfort said...

Well...! It might be..

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