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The Android Story

The Android Story

Posted on December 6, 2013

Android-storyThe world’s most popular operating system (OS) is undoubtedly Android, by Google. Today, Android powers more than a billion tablets and Smartphones across the world.  Its customizable and easy-to-use features along with its innate ability to seamlessly work with Google apps have made the little green robot the preferred OS for most tablet/phone users.

Since Android makes our life so sweet, Google has named each new version after a dessert. Starting with the Android 1.5 cupcake version which could run any app or widget, Android has seen many more versions like Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, and Jelly Bean. The latest offering from Google is named the Android 4.4 KitKat, after the tempting chocolate treat. Google claims that this version is smart, simple and has something amazing for everyone.

Android KitKat comes with improved performance and great new features. Now to send a text message or get directions, all you need to say is “Ok Google”. With the new immersive mode, the game that you are playing or the movie that you are watching takes the center stage, while the rest is automatically hidden. To get back to your stuff, all you need to do is swipe the edge of your screen.

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