How long have you owned an Android phone? Were you there when the T-Mobile G1 kicked off the platform more than one decade ago? We were, and we remember what it was like to own an Android phone.

As much as we loved our handsets at the time, we’ve really come to appreciate new features as they rolled out with each of the Android releases. Some we felt immediately and added to the experience; others laid the groundwork for other features we’re just now regularly using.

Widgets, MS Exchange, Live Wallpapers, NFC, Google Now, Material Design…

From Android 1.5 Cupcake all the way up to today’s latest build, Android 9 Pie, the history of Android releases has been an interesting one. Join us as we dive into the rabbit hole and explore the major features that popped up along the way.


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