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First the Google Phone, now pics of early Android system

0. phoneArena 25 Apr 2012, 15:57 posted on

We are getting treated to quite an interesting look at the formation of Android today courtesy of Oracle. Earlier, Oracle showed off images of one of the original designs for a "Google Phone", then we heard about Google's desire for a $10 unlimited data plan...

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posted on 25 Apr 2012, 22:39 2

26. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)

its not my fault you have a sad life

out of all the times I've proven you wrong about this and you still at it? I mean you must be really trying to joke in there at least read the entire article you may actually learn somersetting. :)

or at least give me a reason to slap in your ignorance again

posted on 26 Apr 2012, 01:08 1

29. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)

You're sitting on an article that proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that android played follow the leader. They took iPhones innovation and shamelessly copied.

posted on 26 Apr 2012, 05:05 3

32. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)

Here, there is a nice video from 2007 where the evil copycat shows off the infamous gizmodo device along with a touchscren onehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FJHYqE0RDg&feature=player_embedded simply Google was and has been creating an OS that fits everywhere you will like to load it. Sounds familiar right? But you will come with a bunch of laughable excuses to try and covering your lack of compression for even the simple stuff

posted on 26 Apr 2012, 08:58 3

35. Sniggly (Posts: 7305; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)

The images are from way before the iPhone's release. A lot happens in a year of smartphone development.

Tell me, what did the G1 have in common with the iPhone other than the touchscreen? This was a question you failed to answer on the other thread.

posted on 26 Apr 2012, 00:49 3

28. jroc74 (Posts: 6014; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)

I suggest you look at the LG Prada and try again. Take a REAL good look at pics of different parts of the OS

Here, I will help you get started:


The first 3 seconds...looks like an Android launcher....lol.
See that clock widget....yea....Androidish.
Back button....Androidish.

While you are at it....look at the LG Prada and the iPhone....and open your mind. And that review date? May 2007, iPhone was shown in Jan 2007, releaed in June. LG had a woking phone ready for use before the iPhone even launched.

Or how about this video from Feb 2007...a month after the iPhone was announced:


Keep in mind you cant throw together a working phone...software and hardware in a month. I assume one cant anyway...

If anything....they both copied from the LG Prada....IF you wanna say someone copied. Get off the copying kick...I swear some of you folks post JUST to try to stir stuff up.

posted on 26 Apr 2012, 01:09 1

30. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)

You've lost your mind if you're going to compare the prada to iPhone. It had none of the features or interface the iPhone did.

posted on 26 Apr 2012, 20:05 1

40. jroc74 (Posts: 6014; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)

I see the phrase ...open your mind....didnt apply to you...Cant blame me for trying ...

Capcative touch screen phone, icons, and I see the Prada had colorful icons too.

If you consider Android a copy of the iPhone....you have to consider the iPhone stealing from the Prada since you think this way.

For the record...I dont consider the iPhone stealing from anybody....both the Prada and iPhone had to be developed around the same time. The Prada just released first. LG and Apple just had the same idea and went forward. Innovation...evolution....

I know no phone can be made in months.....but capacitive touch screen? The Prada was the first phone with it. Apple added multi touch capacitive touch screen....and all the accolades go to the iPhone.

Open your mind.....if you can.....

posted on 25 Apr 2012, 23:00 2

27. BattleBrat (Posts: 1476; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)

Yes, Android stole iOS, made it better, and is now slowly taking the market over with it, HA HA HA HA HA

No, android is like someone took windows and determined the best way to put it on a phone. Desktop>Desktop, Start Menu>Apps Drawer, Control Panel>Settings, My Computer> My Files (My RAZR has this, not all phones might) Themes>Launchers, Widgets>Widgets. You see Android is the most "Computer like" of the Mobile OS's. iOS is an apps launcher, that's it.

lemmie put it this way;
You have two computers in front of you, the first has all its programs on icons on the screen, you cannot hide them. You can place them into folders and rearrange the order, but you cannot move them into shapes or patterns on the screen, they auto align on the grid. You can change the background, but that's all there is to the OS, a bunch of icons on a screen. Thats iOS BORING!

The second computer has a couple commonly used icons on the screen, the rest are in the apps drawer, you can place shortcuts for them on the desktop, you can place widgets on the desktop for commonly sought information at a glance, or you can throw up a beautiful Live wallpaper, and keep the desktop empty. Or if you get really bored, you can install a different launcher and change the whole OS's appearance! THAT is Windows 7, no wait, Android! Trust me, Android is more like Windows than anything else. If Android never existed and Microsoft released a mobile OS identical to it, I would think to myself "Hey look, Windows shrunk down!"
That is why I like Android so much, it gives me such computer like functionality. I just got an Archos G9 101 tablet. It has ICS, and the 101 G9 has an A9 dual core processor at 1.5ghz, it runs smooth and stable, crazy battery life too, on par with an iPad 2. Not bad for a $330 tablet ($40 less than my 64gb 4th gen ITouch)

posted on 26 Apr 2012, 11:13 1

37. xtian1103 (Posts: 363; Member since: 11 Feb 2012)

yes android stole ios and made it better and ICS is on 99 percent of all android phones...... wait what did i just say?

posted on 26 Apr 2012, 06:25 1

33. mercorp (Posts: 1030; Member since: 28 Jan 2012)

I hope this will not turn out to be how bbos10 looks like....

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