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This page has a few tidbits regarding the history of Android
 
This page has a few tidbits regarding the history of Android
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== Overview ==
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* [http://www.wired.com/techbiz/media/magazine/16-07/ff_android?currentPage=all Google's Open Source Android OS Will Free the Wireless Web] Wired article, June 2008
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** Has a description of Rubin and Page's first meeting, and the overall Google strategy for Android
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** Some additional commentary (see the last 4 paragraphs) are at: [http://news.netapex.org/?page_id=463 The forgotten history of Android]
  
 
== 2005 ==
 
== 2005 ==
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February, 2009 - The [http://www.oesf.org/ Open Embedded Software Foundation] (OESF) is [http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_EN/20090325/167661/ formed] in Japan.
 
February, 2009 - The [http://www.oesf.org/ Open Embedded Software Foundation] (OESF) is [http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_EN/20090325/167661/ formed] in Japan.
  
April, 2009 - 1.5 update (codenamed "CupCake)
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April, 2009 - 1.5 update (codenamed "CupCake")
  
July, 2009 - [http://www.linuxfordevices.com/c/a/News/Mentor-Graphics-acquires-Embedded-Alley/ Mentor Graphics acquires the Embedded Alley]
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July, 2009 - [http://www.linuxfordevices.com/c/a/News/Mentor-Graphics-acquires-Embedded-Alley/ Mentor Graphics acquires Embedded Alley]
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September, 2009 - [http://www.androidcentral.com/android-donut-16-sdk-released-possibly-coming-users-next-month 1.6 SDK released] (codenamed "Donut")
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September-November, 2009 - Motorola, Samsung, HTC, Sony/Ericsson announce new Android phones
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October, 2001 - 2.0 SDK released (codenamed "Eclair")
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November, 2009 - Google [http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/10/announcing-google-maps-navigation-for.html announces] [http://www.google.com/mobile/navigation/index.html#p=default Maps Navigation] program
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* Business analysis: [http://abovethecrowd.com/2009/10/29/google-redefines-disruption-the-%E2%80%9Cless-than-free%E2%80%9D-business-model/ Google Redefines Disruption: the "Less than Free" Business Model]
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== 2010 ==
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[[Category:Android]]

Latest revision as of 22:29, 28 June 2010

This page has a few tidbits regarding the history of Android

Overview

2005

August, 2007 - Google acquires Android Inc.

2007

November, 2007 - Creation of Open Handset Alliance

2008

October, 2008 - The first phone, the G1, ships in the U.S.

2009

February, 2009 - The Open Embedded Software Foundation (OESF) is formed in Japan.

April, 2009 - 1.5 update (codenamed "CupCake")

July, 2009 - Mentor Graphics acquires Embedded Alley

September, 2009 - 1.6 SDK released (codenamed "Donut")

September-November, 2009 - Motorola, Samsung, HTC, Sony/Ericsson announce new Android phones

October, 2001 - 2.0 SDK released (codenamed "Eclair")

November, 2009 - Google announces Maps Navigation program

2010