Weekend poll: In light of Android’s 10th birthday, which version first got you started?

The original beta for Google’s Android operating system was released on November 5th, 2007, making today ten years since the first public release of the software. It’s tough to pin a specific date on Android’s origins—people usually reference either today or September 23rd, as that’s the date in 2008 was when 1.0-r1 was released—but November 5th is generally regarded as the Android’s birthday.

That means, as of today, Android is ten years old.

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Weekend poll: In light of Android’s 10th birthday, which version first got you started? was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

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Amazon discounts Kindles by $30 to celebrate the device’s 10th anniversary

Amazon’s first Kindle e-reader was released 10 years ago this year, and while the actual anniversary isn’t for another month (the first device was released on November 19th) Amazon is marking the occasion by discounting several of its current Kindle devices by $ 30.

The deal applies to the Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, and Kindle Voyage, with discounts as follows:

Excluded from the sale (unsurprisingly) is the recently updated Kindle Oasis, which will still cost $ 249.99 when it comes out on October 31st.

Amazon is offering discounts on a variety of Kindle ebooks as well, taking up to 80 percent off “top-selling…

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