One of the potentially hottest and most important upcoming technologies posing a challenge to Microsoft’s Windows Mobile is Google’s Android operating system.Google, along with the “Open Handset Alliance,” announced in November the upcoming platform, and that many of the largest handset manufacturers and most important cellular service providers in the world are supporting it. Although … Read moreLatest On Google Android From MWC’08
This semester 25 students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will gather in a classroom with one particular purpose: playing with cell phones. The students are taking a class geared around Android — the first fully open mobile operating system developed by Mountain View, Calif.-based Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG). The class will cover the ins … Read moreMIT Offering Class Geared Toward Android
Dell has long been rumored to be working on a handset, and the latest speculation is that Google will be part of those plans.MarketingWeek reported Wednesday that the two companies are teaming up on a handset based on Google’s Android mobile platform, and the official announcement will come at next month’s Mobile World Congress in … Read moreDell To Reveal Android Based Handset Next Month?
Nokia has agreed to purchase Trolltech (creators of the QT cross platform GUI Toolkit that KDE is based on, as well as the Qtopia cell phone platform) for $150 million.This is an interesting move as all the hub-bub surrounding Google’s announcement of the Open Handset Alliance and the new cell platform, Android, was surprisingly devoid … Read moreNokia Agrees To Buy TrollTech
Google created a lot of buzz about a month back over the introduction of its Android technology. Android will be the first open and free mobile platform for developing applications. Its going to be big…but why? Well, currently developers for mobile phones face a plethora of issues including: * Applications for browsers on mobile phones … Read moreWhy Android Will Be The Next Big Thing
Google (NSDQ: GOOG)’s Android handset project got its first stack of open source Linux software Monday, according to an announcement from A La Mobile, a startup company that said it has successfully demonstrated its platform on HTC’s Qtek 9090 smartphone. The announcement was made by A La Mobile’s president and CEO, Pauline Lo Alker, a … Read moreStart Up Shows Software For Android Smartphone
First came the fervent and persistent rumours of a Google mobile phone. Then, just six short weeks ago, the search supremo (and just-about-everything-else-online supremo) announced there would not be a ‘Google phone’ per se, but rather dozens of them from a raft of mobile manufacturers, and all built on an open Linux-based mobile phone platform … Read moreGoogle Powered Phones To Debut In February 2008
TThis is awesome… Giving you a peek at what kind of gaming platform Google’s Android will host is the Wi-Fi Army developed by W2Pi Entertainment. The company hopes to win funds from the Android Challenge. This shooter game involves the 3 technologies – GPS, Google Maps, and camera phone. Instead of using video graphics, you … Read moreWifi Army Game Application
The latest public demo comes from Willcom, with the PHS operator showing a core module based on Android in Tokyo last week. Aside from demo-ing a spot of multi-tasking by receiving a call while browsing Google Maps, everything is pretty much as expected. Check out some pics HERE.
Verizon made a surprise move yesterday and joined the recently established Open Handset Alliance, Google’s organization for promoting open software development for cellphones and other handhelds. The move will see Verizon use Google’s Linux-based, open-source Android operating system on some phones. The software is an “enabler” that will let Verizon move towards an open platform, … Read moreVerizon Joins Google Alliance; Isolates AT&T