Thursday, 21 July 2011

Android, the KING of Mobile OS!!!

Android, a software stack for mobile devices that includes OS, middleware & key applications, brings a host of features and applications. The Android has large community of developers to write applications and develop features. Presently, there are more than 2 lacs and 50 thousand applications for Android which are available to users through Android Market. Android Market is an online app store which can be accessed only through Android smartphones. Android was founded in 2003 and was further acquired by Google in 2005. 

Android has seen many updates and the reasons of updates are both bugs fixing and addition of new features. It is interesting to note that the versions of Android are associated with names of deserts in ascending alphabetical order. Android started its journey from v1.0 and is now at the platform No. v3.1 (Honeycomb) and is destined to reach v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). It is expected that the evolving Android will not stop its journey at v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and will look for an unseen destination with development and addition of new feature. 

Here are versions of Android
Android v1.0 Angel Cake

Android v1.1 Battenberg

Android v1.5 Cupcake

Android v1.6 Donut

Android v2.0/v2.1 Éclair

Android v2.2 Froyo

Android v2.3 Gingerbread

Android v3.0/v3.1/v3.2 Honeycomb (SDK for v3.1 was released on 10 May 2011 and v3.2 released on 15 July 2011)

Android v4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (upcoming version of Android)

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4 comments:

  1. truly android is the real king of mobile os

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  2. Amritash Kumar21 July 2011 09:19

    dis really is amazing.....as m gettin......d full info.

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  3. @Amritash Kumar, thnx and keep visiting my blog to get new info on mobile technologies....

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  4. am a big fan of Android.......

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