Android History

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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