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8 years ago today, Android (and Phandroid) was born

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8 years ago today, Android (and Phandroid) was born

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November fifth is a special occasion on the planet of generation, and now not most effective as it’s the day that Doc Brown invented time travel. On nowadays, in 2007, Google formally announced its lengthy-rumored Android running device for cellular units. Eric Schmidt, the CEO on the time, made the statement with participants of the Open Handset Alliance, which was additionally introduced that day.

The OHA was only a small group of companies on the time. It most effective incorporated 4 producers (HTC, LG, Motorola, and Samsung), and handiest US vendors (T-Mobile and Sprint). It’s lovely cool to peer that the Nexus 6P, that is arguably the most productive Android telephone so far, is made through a producer that wasn’t initially within the OHA. That presentations how so much Android has grown due to the fact 2007.

Android wasn’t the one factor to be born on November fifth, 2007. I up to date website referred to as Phandroid.com published its first actual editorial on that day. The editorial was titled “Android: Making Your Mobile Dreams Come True.” You can learn the whole publish beneath within the unique Phandroid website online layout. On the very subsequent day, Wired.com wrote a tale titled “Android already has Phandroids,” and the remaining is historical past. O lot of items have modified within the remaining 8 years, however Android and Phandroid are nonetheless going robust.

Happy 8 years!

phandroid nov 5 2007

 

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