Get To Know Android Is Closer

Android is an operating system for cell phones based on Linux. Android provides an open platform for developers to create their own applications created for use by a variety of mobile device. Initially, Google Inc. bought Android Inc., a newcomer to create software for mobile phones. Then to develop Android, an Open Handset Alliance, a consortium of 34 corporations hardware, software, and telecommunications, including Google, HTC, Intel, Motorola, Qualcomm, T-Mobile, and Nvidia.

At the time of the release of Prime Android, November 5, 2007, along with the Open Handset Alliance's Android States support the development of open standards on a mobile device. On the other hand, Google released the code – the Android code under the Apache license, a free software license and open standard mobile device.

In this world there are two types of Android operating system distributor. First got full support from Google or Google Mail Services (GMS) and the second one is the right one – free distribution without the direct support of Google's Open Handset otherwise known as Distribution (OHD).

In July 2000, in collaboration with Google Android Inc., a company located in Palo Alto, California, United States. The founder of Android Inc. to work on Google, of which Andy Ruby, Rich Miner, Nick Sears, and Chris White. It was a lot of Android functionality that considers Inc. is just as software on a cell phone.Since then it appears the rumors that Google was about to enter the mobile phone market. In the company of Google, the team led by Rubin is in charge of developing mobile devices that are supported by the Linux kernel. This shows an indication that Google is preparing to face competition in the cell phone market. the latest android version IE version 3.0. Android also have joined with some smart mobile such as Nokia, Sony Ericsson, and others.

Around September 2007 a study reporting that Google filed a patent application for a mobile phone (finally Google introduced the Nexus One, one kind of smart phones that use the Android operating system. A cell phone is manufactured by HTC Corporation, and is available on the market on January 5, 2010).

On December 9, 2008, it was announced the new members who joined in the work program Android ARM Holdings, Atheros Communications, Asustek Computer Inc, Garmin Ltd, Softbank, Sony Ericsson, Toshiba Corp, and Vodafone Group Plc. Over the formation of the Open Handset Alliance, the OHA announced their first product, Android, a mobile device is a modified Linux kernel 2.6. Since Android releases various updates have been made in the form of bug fixes and the addition of new features.

The first phone to use the Android operating system was the HTC Dream, which was released on October 22, 2008. At the end of 2009 is estimated to be at least in this world there are 18 types of mobile phones that use Android.

Android version 1.1

On March 9, 2009, Google released the Android version 1.1. This version of Android comes with an aesthetic update on applications, alarm clock, voice search (voice search), sending messages with Gmail, and email notification.

Android version 1.5 (Cupcake)

Android 1.5 (Cupcake)

In mid May 2009, Google released a mobile phone using the Android and the SDK (Software Development Kit) with version 1.5 (Cupcake). There are several updates including the addition of several features in this mobile version, i.e. the ability to record and watch a video with the camera mode, upload your video to Youtube and pictures to Picasa directly from your phone, the Bluetooth A2DP support, the ability to automatically connect to a Bluetooth headset, animated screen, and the keyboard on the screen that can be customized by the system.

The Android version 1.6 (Donut)

The Android 1.6 (Donut)
Donut (version 1.6) was released in September with showing the search process is better than the previous, battery usage indicator and VPN Control applet. Another feature is the gallery that allows users to select the photos to be deleted; camera, camcorder, and Gallery of the export; CDMA/EVDO, 802.1 x, VPN, Gestures, and Text-to-speech engine; the ability to dial contacts; change text to speech technology (not available on all phones; procurement resolution of VWGA.

Android version 2.0/2.1 (Eclair)

Android 2.0/2.1 (Eclair) 

On December 3, 2009-back launched Android phones with version 2.0/2.1 (Eclair), the changes made were hardware optimization, improved Google Maps 3.1.2, UI changes with the new browser and HTML5 support, a new contact list, support flash for camera 3.2 MP, digital Zoom, and Bluetooth 2.1.

To move fast in the competition the following generation device, Google invested by holding a competition for best mobile application (killer apps-the flagship application). This competition with prizes of $ 25,000 for each of the selected application developers. The competition held over two stages which each selected phases of its 50 best applications.

With a growing and increasingly growing number of Android handsets, the more interested third parties to transmit their applications to the Android operating system. Notable applications that is converted into the Android operating system is Shazam, Backgrounds, and WeatherBug. The Android operating system in the Internet site is also considered important to create native Android application, for example by MySpace and Facebook.

Android version 2.2 (Froyo: Frozen Yogurt)

Android 2.2 (Froyo: Frozen Yogurt)

On 20 May 2010, Android 2.2 (Froyo) was launched. The changes are generally against previous versions of Adobe Flash 10.1 support, application performance and speed 2 to 5 times faster, intergrasi V8 JavaScript engine which used Google Chrome which speeds up rendering capabilities in the browser, the installation of applications in SD Card, portable WiFi Hotspot capability, and the ability to auto update in Android Market application.

Android version 2.3 (Gingerbread)

Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
On December 6, 2010, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) was launched. General changes from this version of Android upgrades games (gaming), copy and paste functions, improved screen interface (User Interface) was redesigned, and VP8 video format support WebM, a new audio effects (reverb, equalization, headphone virtualization, and bass boost), support the ability of Near Field Communication (NFC), and the number of cameras that support more than one.

Android version 3.0 (Honeycomb)

Android 3.0 (Honeycomb)

Android 3.0 version is specifically optimized for wide-screen gadgets with, in particular, and the tablet. In this version introduced the new UI design, virtual and holographic but also with content focusing on interaction model.

In this version of Google making notifications, multitasking, Home screen customization, widgets, and the other is also becoming more interactive, vibrant, and gives a 3D experience but still familiar and also better than ever

Changes made in this version among other things on the System Bar (at the global status and notification), the Action Bar (in the application control), customizable Home screens, recent Apps (for easier multitasking), keyboard (on a redesign of that type can be more quickly and accurately), text selection (copy and paste that is even better), the new connectivity options, browser, camera and gallery, contact, and email.

It was intended to be more up in the tablet. and indeed this version until version 4.0 officially announced only circulated and used in tablets

Android version 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)

Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)

Ice Cream Sandwiches are designed for either a phone or a tablet.

Android ICS offer many improvements from what already exists in Gingerbread and Honeycomb with at the same time delivering new innovations.

Some of the improvements include the ability for a better copy paste, data logging and warnings, and the ability to mengambilscreenshot by pressing power and volume together. Besides keyboard and dictionaries also received improvements.

New innovations in ICS, among others, the use of fony "Roboto."
on Android 4.0 System Ice Cream Sandwich Bar and Action Bar, an Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 for Android voice control that allows us to dictate the text we want to type in. In addition to Unlock Face is one of the things that stand out in this new version of Android. There is also the NFC based Android app called Bump, which allows us to exchange information/data with just a touch of our gadgets.

Android version 4.1, 4.2, 4.3 (Jelly Bean)

Android 4.1, 4.2, 4.3 (Jelly Bean)

The latest version of android was announced at Google i/o 2012. Some development offered in performance (or Project Butter), home screen more intelligent management, inputs and accesibility, camera, android beam, notification, and google now.

On the performance of Google menjajikan function of graphic drawing as v-sync, triple buffering, and touch a better responsiveness from the moment in the ICS. In addition, the ability to predict what applications we will use to be done pre-loading that will make the os more smooth.

Development management home screen more intelligent move to make widgets and apps on the homescreen becomes much easier. the widget can be resize automatically when we move it from one place to another.

Input and better accesibility in Jelly bean drew up voice input does not require internet connection again; all we need for voice-to-text and features other voices already attached and is in software. Perfect especially for us people that Indonesia is sometimes high blood make their connection.Google is also making changes to the keyboard by adding predictive text system that will predict apap which we will type, something that actually already exist on such a third-party keyboard SwiftKey, but still adding this function on default keyboard is encouraging. In addition there are also native support on the keyboard to Arabic, Persian, Hindi, and Thai.

Camera get small development, we can now see the new photos we take just by killing our fingers in the viewfinder. Slide to the left will show you photos and slides to the right would return us to the viewfinder. If we do not like the new photos we take we can also remove it by sliding jg.

Android is a function of the Beam has been around since ICS, but now google claims that we can share photos and videos with our friends just by using this feature, certainly wrote with NFC phones and Android Beam enabled. 

Notification on a Jelly Bean offers more things that we can do than time with the previous version of android.As an example we can now call someone missed call notification directly from there. There is still much that we can do directly from notification of course.

Google Now is a new way of searching. This feature makes we can melakun the search of the most common things to special in a way that's fun. For example, we could ask the vast Temple of Borobudur and google will give you the answers. Results of that answer can be delivered in the form of the sound (yes votes) or just pictures and text only. We can arrange it.

The most exciting thing from Google Now is that this feature will learn from what we often do with a Google Search and other Google sites. If we like watching the ball, then Google Now can tell us when there will be a ball game.

Android version 4.4 (Kit Kat)

"Smart, Simple, and Truly Yours"

It said Google on Android 4.4 Kit Kat. With a design that is more beautiful, more performance ciamik, and many new features and interesting, will make Android more dominance of untouchables in the smartphone universe.

If your phone is on the homescreen or Google Now, without the need to touch the screen, you can send an SMS, play music, ask for directions, or do voice search just by saying "Ok Google"

In this latest Android release, if you play a song or project the film onto Chromecast, while snartphone is locked, you will see a full screen album/album art. You can also directly suppresses the pause, skip, or any other of the lockscreen.

Android 4.4 also offers an immersive mode will hide all sorts of elements to display on the screen, unless the content is being viewed by the user should we want to. So, reading books, playing games, or watching a movie so more convenient.

Google keyboard now also provides a number of emoji that can be used in text messages. 

Not to miss, the ability to print documents to any printer that is connected to the Google Cloud Print. There is also the option to print via the HP printer or another through ePrinter applications available on Google's Play.

Kit Kat also brought the system performance to the next level by optimizing memory and improve the ability of sentuhmu to screen can respond more quickly and accurately than ever before. In a nutshell, multitasking would be smooth in this version.

If you often contact certain people, then those names will be arranged automatically in your contact list until you can more easily access them at a later date.In addition,. Android user Kitkat can trace the contacts list, search for specific places in the vicinity, and access your Google Apps accounts directly from the phone application. 
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