Android

Android and Cupcake

Is the Success of Google's Android a Threat to Free Software?

When Google first announced its Linux-based Android mobile phone platform just over two years ago, many were sceptical. After all, the reasoning went, the world of mobile phones is very different from that of computers. Similar doubts greeted the first Android phone, the HTC Dream (also known as the T-Mobile G1), when it appeared last year. But something strange has happened in the last twelve months, with a growing chorus of approval for the Android platform and its phones. more>>

Motorola Droid

Android 2.0 Makes The Phone

The first phone to use Version 2.0 of Google's Android mobile operating system hit the shelves over the weekend in the form of the Motorola Droid, being peddled by Verizon Wireless. Android, as usual, wowed customers with a wide variety of new and exciting features — the handset housing it, however, did not. more>>

Live Android

Android or WebOS? Try before you buy!

With Google and Verizon recently announcing that several Android phones will be coming out on their network, a Linux lover might have smartphones on the brain.  Obviously, having Linux running on your phone is awesome, but which Linux OS should you choose? AndroidWebOS?  Maybe even
gOS Android G2 Tribute PC

gOS Android G2 Tribute PC

Time's running out to get your hands on this cute little green dude that runs gOS Linux. more>>

G1

Android Walks Out of the Mist

The first phone to implement Google's Open Source Android mobile platform — the eagerly-anticipated T-Mobile G1made its maiden voyage today, launching to the expected fanfare and with the surprise appearance of Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin — on rollerblades. more>>

GACL

Until Chrome came along, Google's Master Mobile Plan didn't quite add up. Now it does. Chrome -- Google's new superbrowser -- is cream on the top of a new mobile software stack. Let's call it GACL, for Gears, Android and Chrome on Linux. more>>

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Google Brushes Off "Outside" Android Devs...Again

The turmoil that began just over a month ago with a mis-addressed email has boiled over again for Google, after the company issued what was termed "verbal silence" in reply to a petition from more than 200 Android developers. more>>

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Domo Arigato Mr Androidato—An Introduction to the New Google Mobile Linux Framework, Android

All your phones, are belong to Google — an overview of Android, the new software stack created by Google for the Open Handset Alliance. more>>

Android Development Off With A Bang and A Buck

Google released the development kit for it's much-discussed mobile-OS Andriod today with a contest worth $10 million. more>>

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GPhone Knocked Out By Android

Well, the news has finally come, and the geek community is shedding a tear: Google won't be offering up an Open Source smart-phone. However, it will be offering up an Open Source mobile-OS for somebody else's smart-phone. more>>

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