Android, Inc. was founded in Palo Alto, California, in October 2003 by Andy Rubin, Rich Miner, et al. to develop, in terms of Rubin "... smart mobile devices that are more aware of the location and preferences of its owner." key staff involved in the founding of Android Inc. includes Andy Rubin, co-founder of Danger Inc...
Other key personnel include Richard Miner, co-founder of Wildfire Communications, Inc. and former vice president of technology and innovation in Orange, and all have considerable experience in the mobile phone company in the industry.
The Android application operating system can be used as an operating system for mobile phones, tablets and networking books, including Streak Dell, Samsung Galaxy, TV and other devices. The first commercially available phone to run the Android operating system was the HTC Dream, published on October 22, 2008.
In early 2010, Google has worked with HTC to launch its flagship product, the Android device, the Nexus. It was followed later in 2010, with estimates of the Samsung Nexus Research Company is S. Canalys in the second quarter of 2009, Android development company has an interest of 2.8% of global smartphone sales for the fourth quarter of 2010 this figure had increased to 33% of the market to become the best selling platform for smartphones.
The calculation includes tops and variations of SGD Android. In February 2010, ComScore said the Android platform has 9.0% of the smartphone market in the U.S., measured by the current mobile phone users. This figure comes from a previous estimate of 5.2% in November 2009.
In the second quarter was Apple's IOS up 11%, indicating that Android is taking market share mainly by RIM, and still have to compete with consumer demand for new competitors offering heavy. In addition, analysts have highlighted the benefits that Android has a multi-channel, multi-carrier OS, which allows you to duplicate the early success of Microsoft Windows Mobile. In early October 2010, Google added to its list of 20 countries of the sender.
In mid-October, applications are available to purchase a total of 32 countries. For a complete list of countries that are authorized to sell and applications that are able to buy to see Android Market.
In December 2010 reported more than 300,000 Google Android Apps have been activated every day, compared to 100,000 per day in May 2010. In February 2011, at the Mobile World Congress 2011, Eric Schmidt, has announced that Android has reached 350 000 activations per day.