Sep 23, 2013

Android Turns 5 Years Old Today

Today in 2008, Google executives stood on stage and announced the much-rumored T-Mobile G1 (also known as the HTC Dream). It was the first commercial product to run a new, Linux-based operating system called Android. It turned out pretty OK.

Des Smith, one of the members of the original Android team, shared some of his recollections on Google+. Things were different then.

1 comment:

YeamieWaffles said...

It's quite incredible how quickly and how far Android has came along in such a short period of time, especially considering how big it is now, big happy birthday to Android, great post!