created on Feb 23, 2012 2:22:54 PM
android platform 300x300 What is an Android ? Full Android History With All Versions DetailsNow days there is all over the talks about Android. In this first post we will see what is android, on what base it is programmed.
Initially in 1997-2003, android was a website owned by an individual devoted to software devlopment and hardware sale, then it was owned by Larry Page and Sergey Brin owner of google and os of google was named on this site.
In 2007, many pundits were expressing disappointment that Google was only releasing an open-source mobile operating system rather than a smart phone of its own design to compete with Apple’s just-released first-generation iPhone. Less than three years later, Android has become one of the dominant players in the mobile operating system market, so much so that when Google finally did release a phone of its own, it was largely ignored in favor of other Android-based devices from Motorola and HTC. In this article we’ll take you back in time to trace the origins of the Android operating system and show how it rose rapidly to become one of the top operating systems in the mobile world.
Year this is definitely not titled correctly. A history of Android would be equal to this:
Released 9 February 2009
Mostly known as google Nexus mobile.
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Based on Linux Kernel 2.6.27 On 30 April 2009, the official 1.5 (Cupcake) update for Android was released.There were several new features and UI updates included in the 1.5 update.
Ability to record and watch videos through camcorder mode
Uploading videos to YouTube and pictures to Picasa directly from the phone
A new soft-keyboard with text-prediction
Bluetooth A2DP and AVRCP support
Ability to automatically connect to a Bluetooth headset within a certain distance
New widgets and folders that can populate the Home screens
Animated screen transitions
Based on Linux Kernel 2.6.29, On 15 September 2009, the 1.6 (Donut) SDK was released
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Based on Linux Kernel 2.6.29, On 26 October 2009 the 2.0 (Eclair) SDK was released. Among the changes were.
Optimized hardware speed
Support for more screen sizes and resolutions
New Browser UI and HTML5 support
New contact lists
Better white-black ratio for backgrounds
Improved Google Maps 3.1.2
Microsoft Exchange support
Built in flash support for Camera
MotionEvent class enhanced to track multi-touch events.
Improved virtual keyboard
The 2.0.1 SDK was released on 3 December 2009.
The 2.1 SDK was released on 12 January 2010.
Based on Linux Kernel 2.6.32 On 20 May 2010 the 2.2 Frozen Yogurt (Froyo) SDK was released.
2.3/ 2.3.3/2.3.4 (Gingerbread)
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Based on Linux Kernel 2.6.35 Tentatively scheduled for Q4 2010 launch, and is already been released
Confirmed new features:
Support for WebM video playback.
Improved copy–paste functionalities.
And the new version is expected to launch in End of 2012. which will
include following features.
Android Market music store
Media streaming from PC library
Support for bigger screens with up to Wide XGA (1366×768) resolution.
New 3D Games support including new Marketplace area for gaming
Use of mksh for /system/bin/shell
Support for video calls without using 3G network.