Android is derived from the Greek, namely "andr" which means "man", and "eides" which means "of the species; resembles". And in its development, the Android mobile operating system became the name of the selected by Google.
Android is a Linux-based operating system for mobile phones such as smart phones and tablet computers. Android provides an open platform for developers to create their own applications for use by a variety of mobile devices. Initially, Google Inc.. bought Android Inc.., newcomers who make software for mobile phones. Then to develop Android, formed the Open Handset Alliance, a consortium of 34 companies for hardware, software, and telecommunications, including Google, HTC, Intel, Motorola, Qualcomm, T-Mobile, and Nvidia.
At the inaugural release of Android, 5 November 2007, with the Open Handset Alliance Android states support the development of open standards on mobile devices. On the other hand, Google released the Android code under the Apache license, a license software and open standard mobile device.
In this world there are two types of distributors operating system Android. The first fully supported by Google or Google Mail Services (GMS) and the second is completely free distribution without direct support Google's otherwise known as the Open Handset Distribution (OHD).
History of Android Operating System
In 2005 Google purchased a small company called Android Inc, that was founded by Andy Rubin (who now serves as director of Google's Mobile Platform). The company is engaged in the field of mobile applications. Google realized, Andy Rubin who dwell in Android is that most people understand about Android, he believed him to keep leading these companies.
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