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  1. tyler clifton

    tyler clifton Newbie
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    does any one know the true reason for androids original creation?
    thanks to all who reply sorry its under supp. forgot to change it
     


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    Post #2 by scary alien, Jan 13, 2016 (1 points)

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  3. scary alien

    scary alien not really so scary
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    From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Android_(operating_system):

    Initially developed by Android, Inc., which Google bought in 2005,[12] Android was unveiled in 2007, along with the founding of the Open Handset Alliance – a consortium of hardware, software, and telecommunication companies devoted to advancing open standards for mobile devices.

    and:

    History

    Android, Inc. was founded in Palo Alto, California in October 2003 by Andy Rubin (co-founder of Danger),[24]Rich Miner (co-founder of Wildfire Communications, Inc.),[25] Nick Sears (once VP at T-Mobile),[26] and Chris White (headed design and interface development atWebTV[12]) to develop, in Rubin's words, "smarter mobile devices that are more aware of its owner's location and preferences".[12] The early intentions of the company were to develop an advanced operating system for digital cameras. Though, when it was realized that the market for the devices was not large enough, the company diverted its efforts toward producing a smartphone operating system that would rival Symbian and Microsoft Windows Mobile.[27] Despite the past accomplishments of the founders and early employees, Android Inc. operated secretly, revealing only that it was working on software for mobile phones.[12] That same year, Rubin ran out of money. Steve Perlman, a close friend of Rubin, brought him $10,000 in cash in an envelope and refused a stake in the company.​

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  4. ThePhizzle

    ThePhizzle Well-Known Member

    Nice,that was very informative.
     
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