Android turns 11 today: Happy Birthday!

They grow up so fast, don’t they? It’s hard to believe, but today marks the 11th anniversary of the first Android beta. If you thought the 5th of November was only important because of Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot, think again — the first public launch of Android is what makes today special.
Of course, the commercial release didn’t happen until nearly a year later when, on September 23 2008, Android version 1.0 was announced alongside the HTC Dream/T-Mobile G1. Read MoreAndroid turns 11 today: Happy Birthday! was written by the awesome team at Android Police.