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History of Android OS

Android Inc., is a small software company that was founded in October 2003 in Palo Alto, California, USA. Founded by several senior at several companies based IT & Communication; Andy Rubin and Rich Miner, Nick Sears and Chris White. According to Rubin, Android Inc. was established to realize the mobile device is more sensitive to the location and owner preferences. In other words, Android Inc., wanted to create a better understanding of mobile device owners. Android history begins from here.

Google Android and History
The concept is owned by Android Inc., was intrigued giant Google to have it. In August 2005, eventually Android Inc. was acquired by Google Inc.. The entire stock was bought by Google. The value of this purchase by Google Inc. Android no exact release. But many of the estimated value of the purchase by Google Inc. Android is a $ 50 million. At that time many have speculated, that this acquisition is the initial step to get into Google's mobile phone market.
androidAndy history Rubin, Rich Miner, Nick Sears and Chris White remained in the Android Inc. that Google bought, so that eventually they all become part of the history of the giant Google and Android. That's when they started using linux platfor to make the operating system for mobile phones.History of Android and Open Handset Alliance
In november 2007, terbentuklan Open Handset Alliance which is a consortium of several companies: Broadcom Corporation, Google, HTC, Intel, LG, Marvell Technology Group, Motorola, Nvidia, Qualcomm, Samsung Electronics, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile and Texas Instruments. They agreed to create open standards for mobile phones. On the same day, they announced their first product, the Linux-based Android kernel version 2.6.
Month of December 2008, join 14 other companies are: ARM Holdings, Atheros Communications, Asustek Computer Inc., Garmin Ltd., PacketVideo, Softbank, Sony Ericsson, Toshiba Corp. and Vodafone Group Plc. This is a major step forward in history to become a leader in the Android operating system for mobile phones.
Some of the official release version of Android:
Android 1.5 CupcakeAndroid 1.6 DonutAndroid Eclair 2.0.x/2.1.xAndroid Froyo 2.2.xGingerbread Android 2.3Gingerbread Android 2.3.3Android Honeycomb 3.0
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