Android was going to blow up and become as huge as it is today. In fact, for quite some time, it was impossible to know if Android even existed, as Google kept quiet on the flood of rumors until it came time to officially unveil the mobile OS. In the lead up to this announcement, we imagine many things about Android changed, and today Google's Dan Morrill is giving us a look at a canned Android mascot he thought up in the rush before the company launched the first iteration of the OS we all know and love today.
showed you some images of what we were hearing was the new CyanogenMod mascot to replace the old Andy bugdroid. Apparently those designs were only a few of many and now we have the final verdict. The image below is one of two new images to represent CyanogenMod as a brand, and a mature OS. Meet Cid.
Gen can sit at your desk as you show off your love for Android with the included stand, then transform and charge your phone at the same time. Already an iconic image -- the Android robot mascot now doubles as your charger. We were lucky enough to get one for a quick hands-on video and a few pictures so check it out.
Andy Versus shirt, then came the Unstoppable Andy and that pesky Steve Jobs trying to get him.
dancing android robot. He is back again, so for all your viewing pleasure we have the video for you.
Giorgio Armani Android hitting the Catwalk.