Since ages man tried various ways to communicate to each other this led to the invention of telephones ,mobile .And then computer was introduced and this brought revolution in IT and Technology. Remember the time when Nokia 1100 was launched everyone had gone nuts  with inbuilt calculator, composer, alarm and flash. Then there was a rapid development in mobile technology.

      HISTORY: Then in 2007 Android came in market.There were nearly 1.4 billion users till 2015 and the number seems to be increasing. Android is a mobile operating system develop by  Google based on Linux kernel for touch screen mobiles. Its interface is based on direct manipulation it also has inbuilt virtual keyboard.

   Initially developed Android Inc which Google bought in 2005 for $15 million which was founded in Palo Alto by  Andy Rubin and Rich miner. ●Did you know that before mobile phones, this was developed for some other things as well? No ? Android was initially developed for Televisions,game consoles, Digital cameras and for some other electronics as well
   Officially Android was unveiled in 2007. The very first Android smartphone was HTC dream  released on 22nd October 2008. Since then Android has been seen numerous updates and the latest is the Android nougat  (7.0).
 

  Look at their names, these are quite interesting but unfortunately you can’t eat them. LOL.
1.0 Android Alpha
1.1 Android Beta
1.5 Android Cupcake
1.6 Android Donut
2.0/2.1 Android Eclair
2.2 Android Froyo
2.3 Android Ginger Bread
3.0/3.1/3.2 Android Honeycomb
4.0 Android Ice cream Sandwich
4.1 Android Jelly Bean
4.4 Android Kitkat                                                                                
5.0 Android Lollipop
6.0 Android Marshmallow
7.0 Android N-Nougat (announced in June 2016)
The names for Android versions follows a simple pattern which you can observe in the above list, these versions are named alphabetically. Up to ” N” we have got the version available.
   Application(apps) extend the function of the device and written using SDK often the Java combined with C and C ++ together. This application can be downloaded from the Play Store .Compared to the Rival operating system iOS. Android typically reach many devices of various manufacturers.
   

    Graph in this section provide breakdowns of Android versions, based on devices accessing the Google Play Store in a seven-day period ending on June 6, 2016.

    Along with phones Android can be seen in TV’s,watches,gaming consoles and other touch screen devices.

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Aniketh started Phonetian and is a Technology Evangelist, geek and loves to test out new devices in the market. He is pursuing a degree in b.com(computer application) in the city of Nawabs, Hyderabad. His other interests are Photography, cooking, traveling. you can follow him on social media