Mobile Phone Timeline

Came across this mobile phone timeline in the openmobilesummit website. This is worthwhile to share…Here you go! Open Mobile Timeline: 2007 July – Apple launches iPhone Sept – Nokia announces OVI – move into Internet services Oct – Apple announces it will open iPhone to 3rd party developers Nov – Google announces Open Handset Alliance and Android OS Nov – Verizon will open its network to ‘any device, any application’ 2008 Feb – LiMo foundation launch first handsets June – Symbian acquired by Nokia who plan to open source the OS July – Apple ships 3G iPhone with embedded ‘App Store’ – a new market is created Sept – T-Mobile launches first Android phone Nov – World leaders meet at first Open Mobile Summit in San Francisco Dec – Netbook and Mobile Internet Device markets enjoy growth despite downturn 2009 Jan – Palm launches WebOS Feb – PC manufacturers launch smartphones, Vodafone launches second Android phone, HTC Magic April – Blackberry App Store launches, Nokia/Adobe launch Open Screen Initiative May – OVI app store launches, Vodafone announce app store ACER announce Android netbook June – Open Mobile Summit London – Sold out! Oct – FCC Chairman Genachowski promises to uphold principles of net neutrality in wireless Oct – Android steals the show at CTIA with announcements from AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile, Dell and Kyocera Oct – Korea allows the iPhone. O2’s UK iPhone exclusivity ends. Kindle coming to Europe Nov – Second annual Open Mobile Summit 09 San Francisco – Sold out! (and Palm announces Ares platform at show) 2010 Jan – Google launches Nexus One Jan – Microsoft announces the HP Tablet ‘Slate PC Jan – Apple launches iPad Feb – Operators announce WAC April – Digital Economy Bill in UK April – HP to acquire Palm May – Android Q1 sales outstrip iPhone May – 2nd Open Mobile Summit London October – Apple break into top 5 largest phone makers October – Microsoft launches Windows Phone 7 in Europe November – Samsung launch Android OS Galaxy Tab in Europe Nov – 3rd Open Mobile Summit San Francisco To be continued… Via http://www.openmobilesummit.com/

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