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With Android it’s the software stupid

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| The same is true for the Google Android making its debut today. But in this
| case it’s the software stupid.
|
| The key to the software, meanwhile, doesn’t lie in what you see. It lies in
| the tools used to build applications or “stores,” their simplicity, and their
| openness.
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http://blogs.zdnet.com/open-source/?p=2920

iPhone vs rock

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| I get it: the iPhone has a touchscreen, but lacks other spiffy features.
| (Wait a sec: they forgot "removable battery" on the list. Put that in too!)
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http://www.microsplot.com/blog/2008/09/iphone_vs_rock


Recent:

Is Google Android the Next Windows?

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| On the flip side, Good Android (here’s a video demo) is a cross-platform
| software environment that multiple hardware vendors and service providers are
| expected to embrace. Although Android isn’t fully baked, Google is
| aggressively promoting the operating environment to third party developers.
| The idea is to get developers on board early, so that tons of Android
| applications are ready when Android-compatible devices finally debut.
|
| [...]
|
| Eventually, The VAR Guy suspects, Android devices will easily leapfrog
| iPhone’s market share. But that’s not a terrible thing for Apple. Although
| Apple nearly died on the desktop, Apple’s more recent innovations prove that
| you can thrive even when you hold less than 10 percent of a technology
| market.
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http://www.thevarguy.com/2008/03/20/...-next-windows/


iPhone vs. Android : An Open Source Devs Perspective

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| According to Andrea Gazzaniga, software development manager at mobile open
| source vendor Funambol the answer is not entirely clear. In a rambling
| overflow presentation at AjaxWorld's iPhone Sumitt, Gazzaniga attempted to
| outline the differences and similiaraties between iPhone and Android.
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http://blog.internetnews.com/skerner...open-sour.html


First look: latest Google Android SDK a big improvement

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| I tested several of the applications that come with the SDK, including the
| mapping program, the contact book, and the web browser. I also tested the
| experimental Google Talk chat integration feature. I was able to connect to
| Google Talk and receive messages, which are displayed as items on the
| notification panel. The performance and usability of the bundled applications
| is pretty decent.
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http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post...provement.html


Google updates Android software development kit

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| Google released an update to the SDK (software development kit) for Android,
| its mobile-phone operating system.
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http://www.linuxworld.com/news/2008/...velopment.html


Google releases Android SDK

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| Google has released an SDK (software development kit) that programmers can
| use to create cell-phone applications for the company’s Android mobile
| platform.
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http://www.macworld.com/article/6100...ndroidsdk.html


Related:

A developer's perspective on Google's Android SDK

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| This in-depth, hands-on article introduces Android, Google's Linux/Java
| mobile phone SDK (software development kit). After a tour of Android's tools,
| documentation, and code samples, it suggests a path for further exploration
| and concludes with a simple applet showing the power and simplicity of the
| Android environment.
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/articles/AT9900056470.html


Android SDK in the fly

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| The open source community called Vafeo, once more surprises bringing now not
| only a full Operational System but one Linux Distro (Vd_android), with
| Android SDK built in. In many cases people get bother to mess with the OS
| hardDrive in this case, don’t. Because you’re completely able to run it from
| your CD, not requiring installation. If you prefer install, you’re free to
| choose, just choose where, in second partition, replacing your OS, or also
| install in your pen drive.
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http://www.gphonemodules.com/2008/01...dk-in-the-fly/


Google Android gets positive early reviews

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| While Google's Android announcement generated a lot of hype, developers had
| to wait a week to see whether the company had actually developed a good
| platform.
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http://www.techworld.com/mobility/fe...gtype=samechan


Emulate Google’s Android Mobile Stack in Linux

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| To try out the Android emulator, download and unzip the Linux SDK package.
| The emulator executable is located in the tools subdirectory.
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http://tombuntu.com/index.php/2007/1...tack-in-linux/


Android opens door to IC open source

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| The backers of Android point to the benefits of an open-source model: more
| innovation as more companies develop solutions, faster time-to-market, lower
| price points and even better utilization of the sheer power of the
| applications processors. Indeed, Texas Instruments and Qualcomm hope their
| participation in Android will spur design wins and make it easier to
| incorporate their chips into the wave of Android handset introductions the
| market is likely to see later this year.
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http://www.eetimes.com/news/semi/sho...leID=206504233
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