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Android operating system history

The version history of the Android operating system began with the release of the Android 1.0 beta in November 2007. Android is a mobile operating systemdeveloped by Google and the Open Handset Alliance, and has seen a number of updates to its base operating system since its original release. These updates typically fix bugs and add new features. Since April 2009, each Android version has been developed under acodename based on a dessert item. These versions have released in alphabetical order:Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, FroyoGingerbread,Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich. The pre-release versions of Android were dubbed Astro and Bender, but these names could not ultimately be used for trademark reasons.

C,D,E,F,G,H,I:-   Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, FroyoGingerbread,Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich

BetaThe Android beta was released on 5 November 2007, while the software developer's kit(SDK) was released on 12 November 2007.

Android 1.0
Android 1.0, the first commercial versio…

Things Not to be Done With a Mobile Phone

Mobile phones said to be the means of communication have spread their wings all over the world.

As the National Transportation Safety Board wants a nationwide ban on drivers using a cell phone while a vehicle is in motion. The organization says that it’s a major cause of vehicular death, and could be one of the key ways in which people can improve their safety while travelling.

Drive While Talking:  Driving and talking on a cell phone is dangerous. As numerous studies have shown speaking on the cell phone while driving can be as dangerous as drink and drive. Quite often, people who talk on the phone while driving will find that they sometimes forget where they are and what they are doing. It’s a serious issue, and it should not be taken lightly.

Losing a Smartphone Without Password Protection:  Smartphone owners leave or loose their devices in a public place unknowingly without password-protection on them. Therefore, anyone can walk over the handset, access its software, and start lookin…

Android Developers Blog: Add Voice Typing To Your IME


Microsoft Launched Xbox[Gaming Revolution]

Microsoft has come up with a new interface for Xbox gamers with Kinect sensor. Kinect for Xbox changed the existing genre of video games. Games and entertainment came into live with Kinect. It brings live entertainment into action. Kinect is also known as motion- controller where the gamers can use their own gestures to play games.

Microsoft claims that it is “a new technological era in live TV in the home where the user becomes the remote control through voice and gesture control”, reports The Telegraph.

Microsoft will team up with 40 content providers to increase the quantity of live and on-demand content available on Xbox globally. Other partners include the BBC, Hulu Plus, Disney's online ESPN3 service, Ultimate Fighting Championship, YouTube and cable giant Comcast's Xfinity.

The interface is very much similar to Microsoft Corp’s forthcoming windows 8. It was first demonstrated by Steve Ballmer, the CEO of Microsoft.

With the new software, the users can control their televisi…