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T Mobile Incorporates With Android

posted 4 Sept 2010, 09:08 by Mpelembe

In 1998, Google first became incorporated as a private
company, launching its search engine on the World Wide Web.
Twelve years later, Google is the world's most popular
search engine and website, and considered by some even to be
the most powerful brand in the world. As a central hub from
which one can access virtually any piece of information ever
put on the internet, Google has become the flag ship in a
vast fleet of information compiled by the entire world over
for the past two decades.

Their rapid success and commercial growth has allowed them
to extend far beyond the core search engine. Google now has
its own email client, web browser, and most notable as of
recently: it's own operating system for use with mobile
phones and apparatuses, dubbed "Android".

T-Mobile cell phones were the first to incorporate Android
with the release of the T-Mobile G1, also marketed as the
HTC Dream as the hardware components were developed by HTC.
Though recently discontinued on July 27, 2010, the T-Mobile
G1 was succeeded by the T-Mobile G2 Touch (Also developed by
HTC and dubbed the HTC Hero), which was HTC's third phone to
work with the Android system.

Other T-Mobile cell phones using the Android operating
system include the HTC Desire, the T-Mobile myTouch 3G (Or
HTC Magic), the Nexus One, LG's GW620 Eve, the Motorola
Cliq, and the Samsung Behold II. T-Mobile's Pulse Mini and
the HTC Vision, slated for release during the third quarter
of 2010, will also run on the most current version of
Android software. Garmin, the company most widely recognized
for its significant presence in the GPS navigation market,
has also released a phone aptly dubbed the Garminfone that
uses the Android operating system.

The quick decision by T-Mobile to partner with Google in
using their operating system on their next generation of
phones can only be considered a wise one, given the
popularity and user-friendliness of Android. As of now, the
net sales of smartphones operating on Android surpass those
of both BlackBerry OS, and Apple's iOS, contributing to one
third of all smartphone operating systems sold in the second
quarter of 2010.

This significant margin over competed operating systems can
be partially attributed to Android's massive third party
support in the development of applications. Because software
development kits are available to even amateur programmers,
there are some 70,000 apps currently available, with many
thousands more estimated to have been submitted. Its use of
the widely popular Java has made user developed apps even
easier to program. Android's success as an operating system
can also be attributed to its basis on the Linux kernel,
Linux being considered to be the most reliable, stable, and
capable operating systems - itself the product of user

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