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Android: the development so far, here comes the Kitkat (Android 4.4)

Since the Android device is debut some five years ago, the Linux-based operating systemdesigned primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers has change the mobile world. Initially developed by Android, Incorporation which Google backed financially and later bought in 2005, within the time frame Google has gone a bit low to redesign and put a finished touch on the platform and chat a new course for it. Android was unveiled in 2007 along with the founding of the Open Handset Alliance which is a consortium of hardware, software, and telecommunication companies devoted to advancing open standards for mobile devices The first Android-powered phone was sold in October 2008, which is the HTC Dream, which is also named T-mobile G1 and the device runs Android 1.6 as the debut version and therefore marked the very first device to change the look and functionality of mobile phone because the new revolution of the mobile industries was fully switched to full touch.

Since 2005 till date, there has been a whole chunk of various version of the Operation System from Android 1.5 (codenamed Cupcake), Android 1.6 (Donut), and in between this great number of development has been put in place, such that the time frame for upgrade are not much distant, so between October 2008 and February 2009, the development got a whole lot of changes and brought about the upgrade from Cupcake to Donut, and with time and feedback gotten from user which prompt for additional and swiftly upgrade to keep the consumer taste bud salivating, and the donut comes with some bugs fixed like the reboot error, camera revamped, and improved screen size. Then the era of Eclairs which is the upgrade to 2.1 and 2.2 with addition functionalities.

Eclairs upgrade was made available by October, 2009, which further take cares of the changes like Bluetooth enhancement, digital zooming and support flash and multi-touch with live wallpaper. It then finally release as an upgrade by January 2010 with several other version, till this current version which is codenamed Jelly Bean with the version from 4.2 – 4.3.

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean which is an update for version 4.2 comes with the several changes more of which is found right here with the upgrades time frames several rumour has been going on around town that the next version and possibly upgrade will be codenamed Keylime Pie, but it is made cleared that the next version of the Operating System is not 5.0 but 4.4 and also the rumoured codenamed is as well changed, so 4.4 is now KitKat and the Key Lime Pie as expected while 5.0 will then be Key Lime Pie and KitKat will also be the first release while Key Lime Pie will follows.


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