Saturday, November 24, 2018

Facts about Android you should know



Android is an operating system which was developed by Android inc in 2004 supported by Google. Later in 2005, Google bought Android at a price of $50 million.

    📌What does the word Android mean?

    Android means Human with a robot appearance.

    📌Who gave the name Android ?

    Android is Andy Rubin. Andy Rubin is the co-creator of Android, the name was given to him by Apple before joining Google, due to his obsession and love for robots.

    📌Why was Android developed?

    Android was developed as a platform for digital cameras, but when the developers saw Android potential they changed their focus to smart phones.

    📌Facts about android that you should know

    •  Android is a male robot. Gynoid is the female looking robot.
    • Android operating system was launched in November 5, 2007 which was a Linux based software system.
    • The first mobile phone to run the Android operating system was HTC Dream or T_Mobile G1 and it was launched in 2008.
    • Google's Android operating system has attained over a billion activation on devices like Tablets and smartphones.
    • Android operating system has been released in a lot of versions, where every release follows an alphabetical order, The names are 
    Android Astro - version 1.0

    Bender - version 1.1

    Cupcake - version 1.5

    Donut - version 1.6

    Eclair - version 2.0

    Froyo - version 2.2.x

    Gingerbread -  version 2.3.x

    Honeycomb - version 3.0

    Ice cream Sandwich - version 4.0.x

    Jelly Bean - version 4.x

    Kitkat - version 4.4

    lollipop - version 5.0 - 5.1.1

    Marshmallow - version 6.0 - 6.0.1

    Nougat - version 7.0 - 7.1.1

    Oreo - version 8.0 - 8.1

    Pie - version 9.0

    •  Except Android version 1.0 and 1.1, all other Android versions were named after sweet treats like ice cream sandwich, honeycomb, lollipop, just to name a few.
    • Do you know Android is an open source?
    Google is a member of Open Handset Alliance (OHA), it has given users or interested people the option to modify source code of the OS.

    •  There is an Android running device in space. NASA equipped floating space robots  with Nexus S headsets. these devices run on Android Gingerbread (version 2.3.x).
    • Most people think Android's logo character is also called android, but that is not true, The actual name of Android Mascot is Bugdroid, though this is not official but Google team call it by this name.
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