Android device has been the most popular smart phone in the technology market
today, due to it's amazing features.
after making some researched, i decided to bring you 12 facts about android that you should know.
1.The android operating system (OS)
was developed by Android inc. in 2004 backed by Google,
which was latter bought in 2005 by Google
at the price of $50million.
2.The android operating system (OS)
was produced as a platform for digital cameras.
But the producers latter changed their focus to smart phones as they see it potential.
3.Google launched the Android operating system in November 5, 2007 which is
a Linus based software system.
4.The first smart phone to run on the Android
operating system (OS) was HTC Dream
or T Mobile G1
which was release in the year 2008.
5.Google Android operating system has attained over a billion
activations on devices like smart phones and tablet.
6.Except Android 1:0 and 1:1, all the other Android are named
after a sweet treats like jelly bean, ice cream sandwich
honeycomb,kitkat, lollipop,marshmallow, and nought to
name a few.
7.The android operating system has been released in a lot version,
where every release has been following alphabetical order in naming,
The names are Android Astra(1.0), Bender (1.1),
cupcake ( 5.5), Donut ( 1.6), Eclair ( 2.0),
frolo ( 2.2.x), Gingerbread ( 2.3.x), Honeycomb(3.0),
ice cream sandwich ( 4.0.x), Jelly been(4.x), kitkat (4.4),
lollipop ( 188.8.131.52.1), Marshmallow ( 184.108.40.206.1), and nougat(7.0)
8.Do you know that Android is open source? since
Google is a member of open Handset Alliance (OHA)
it has given it users or interested people the
option to modify source code of the OS,
this allowed manufacturers to add features to the operating system.
9.Do you know the word android means Human with robot appearance. it refers to male looking robot, while the female looking robot is call Dynoid.
10.Do you know the word android was drive from Andy rubin, who is the co-creator of Android. the name was given to him at Apple before he joined Google, for his obseesion and love for robot.
11.Do you know there is an android device in the space? NASA equipped floating space robots, with Nexus S handsets. This device run on android Gingerbread.
12. One of the best Parts of being an android owner is it's Apps. it's Apps store "Google play" which has more than 48 billion app installs, of which most of them is free.
and that's where i downloads all my favorite games.
so if you don't have android smart phone, you should try and get one.
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