Android Turns Five Years Old Today

Android Turns Five Years Old Today
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Android turns five today! It doesn’t seem like all that long ago that BlackBerries ruled the world, the iPhone was brand new, and the Open Handset Alliance showed everyone its new open-source software standard called Android.

These days, Android phones make up a huge portion of all the world’s smartphones — 75 per cent of shipments last quarter — and they’re at the centre of giant international lawsuits and advertising campaigns. And they’re good now too. So happy birthday, Android. What’s your favourite Android-based memory? [CNET]