Here is how Android's green robot logo
came to be:
The logo came to life some three years ago when Blok
and her design team at Google were told to create a
logo for Android, something that would instantly
reverberate with customers, easily recognizable.
Also, Blok was told the logo had to include a robot.
After studying all sorts of sci-fi toys, she drew
inspiration from a surprising source - a restroom. After
all, everyone has seen the sign on a restroom and the
male/female figures are instantly recognizable. So that’s
where the robot comes in, in the form similar to the
drawings on restrooms
It’s consortium of several companies.
This group of companies are allowed to
use source code of Android and develop
Reason for Nokia not to develop Android
Mobiles is Nokia is not part of OHA
FEATURES OF ANDROID
Android is a powerful Operating System supporting a
large number of applications in Smart phones.
Some of the current features and specifications of Android are:
Application Framework : It enables reuse &
replacement of components.
DALVIK VIRTUAL MACHINE : It is optimized for Mobile
INTEGRATED BROWSER : It is based on the open
source web kit engine.
OPTIMIZED GRAPHICS : It is powered by custom 2d
graphics library, 3d graphics based on open GL ES
First Version of Android
The focus of Android beta is testing
Android beta will generally have many more
problems on speed and performance.
Android Astro 1.0
First full version of android
Released on September 23, 2008
Wi-fi and Bluetooth Support
Quite slow in operating
Copy and Paste feature in the web browser is not present
Android Cupcake 1.5
Released on April 30,2009
Copy and paste feature added in the web browser
Increased Speed & Performance but not upto required level
Android Donut 1.6
Released on September 15, 2009.
Voice search and Search box were added.
Faster OS boot times and fast web browsing experience.
Typing is quite slower.
Android Éclair 2.0/2.1
Released on October 26, 2009.
Bluetooth 2.1 support.
Improved typing speed on virtual keyboard,with smarter
dictionary& No Adobe flash media support
ANDROID KITKAT 4.4
Smarter Caller id
Bluetooth MAP(Msg Access Profile) support
Just say “OK Google”
only available on
Applications of android
Google play services
Street View on Google Maps
Applications of android
Ease of use
Voice to text
TOP 10 FEATURES THAT
IPHONE DOESN’T HAVE
Custom Home Launchers
Removable Storage & Battery
Wireless App Installation
Controlling your phone from your Computer
True App Integration
Drawbacks of Android
Android is good at lagging and continuously hanging your
phone,whatever you do it annoys a lot.
Another disadvantage of Android is its Drain battery very
Android heats cell phone often.
Android market is less control of the manager,sometimes
there are malware
D.Naga Sunada Mala
Jagruthi Institute Of Engineering& Technology