Posted by Jerry Hildenbrand on 2 Nov 2012 12:55 pm
From the Nexus One to the Nexus Four — and a couple Galaxies in between
Back in the winter of 2009, the rumors were flying about Google getting into the phone business. Previously they offered what were called Android Developer Phones (we know them as the G1 and the Magic, both made by HTC for Google's reference devices), but this was supposedly something different. Many at Google denied these...
Wired Magazine has a great article on the origins of Android that goes in-depth on the back story of the makings of the next great mobile OS. To give you a quick summary of the Wired story about Android, Andy Rubin approached Google in hopes of getting the search engine giant to spread the good news about the open source mobile platform.
Instead, Google loved what they heard and made Android a...
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