Thursday, 8 March 2018
The Complete Guide to Google Android
Google's move into mobile started back in 2005, when the internet search giant acquired a small startup company called Android, Inc. Rumours immediately began to surface that Google was planning to develop its own challenger to Apple's Iphone.
As things turned out, it wasn't just about one phone - and Google wasn't only the company working on the project. In November 2007, the Open Handset Alliance, a consortium of 47 hardware, software and telecoms companies, unveiled Android, a brand new mobile platform based on the open-source Linux operating system.