Android originally designed as smart-camera system
Android co-founder Andy Rubin said today that the operating system, now a dominant force in the smartphone market, was actually built for digital cameras. When smartphones took off, the Android team switched gears and tweaked the system accordingly.
Andy Rubin admits Android was originally intended for cameras, not smartphones
Android was meant for cameras not phones, says Rubin
Android was once poised to be an operating system for cameras