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So almost everyone here is a Android guy or using it for a long time.

Let's get back to past.

So when you heard the name Android
And when you got an Android device ?

Share your story to us and have some fun with memories.

My story :
I don't actually remember when I heard the name for the first time but as I can remember I was using a Symbian phone and in a website I saw the name Android in app categories. Maybe it's 2011.
And my 1st Android phone was Samsung Galaxy Y young . My last Samsung as well
 
 
16th March 2017, 09:44 PM |#2  
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Star Wars

guess my 1st Android came as a Work Package almost 10yrs ago.
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I need to research the Nokia Ngage? I believe it is. 1st Gen Gaming Phone.

Yes, we had a version of NCAA Football for this Prototype.
It only showed Landscape?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/N-Gage_(device)
17th March 2017, 03:52 AM |#3  
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At the same time that the Palm Pre came out.
18th March 2017, 03:46 AM |#4  
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2009ish
19th March 2017, 09:31 AM |#5  
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Whenever Google announced it I think. I remember thinking "Wow! Linux on my phone... supported by Google?? This is a dream come true."

Oh, how young and naive I was
4th January 2018, 01:20 AM |#6  
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As far as I remember, I first heard of Android with the release of the Samsung Galaxy S2, I myself started using Android in 2014.
10th January 2018, 07:51 AM |#7  
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A m8s of me went with meh to buy Nokia GSM
And when at store
m8s said that touchpad/touchscreen is 'NOW'
I wanted Nokia Asha GSM
So copped 'Smartphoni'
And when installed Parts of A ROM: AlienROM V5-V6
for my XPERIA E
I encountered ViPER4Android which did not work
because no r00t/busybox, and really wanted it because it felt interesting.
Now I have X Compact (Kugo)
I like SONY kind of phones, X-series
...
Anyways..
10th January 2018, 03:20 PM |#8  
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first time I heard about Android was when the woman from Vodafone tried to sell me my old HTC Magic back in 2009 together with a mobile data contract. I didn't think highly of mobilephones until then but Android really changed my view (especially because of the Linux internals)
17th August 2018, 06:54 PM |#9  
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2010(not sure of the month) when I got my first Android device, the HTC Hero.
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24th August 2018, 05:17 PM |#10  
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The first time I watched a sci-fi movie as a kid, about 35 years ago.
27th August 2018, 12:02 PM |#11  
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When my age was 14.
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