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Deeper look into Google Android 1.5. Android 1.5 UI and Functionality

Google Android is gaining popularity by leaps and bounds inspiring Google to improving Android in terms of user interface UI and functionality. Google Android 1.5 is expected to come by end of April and the enhancements are quite visible. First of all Google is planning some noticeable changes to its user interface for Android 1.5. [...]

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Android Underlying Source Code Open for Public

Google Android is talk of the town and now its time when the underlying source code is shared with the community. Its not more than a year when Google announced their open source phone operating system Android. The Android Open Source Project site includes a project list, a feature description, guides to the roles people [...]

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Mobile Web Wars Videos: Does Anybody Care About Android?

A week ago, I put together a roundtable about the upcoming mobile platform wars between the iPhone, Google’s Android, and older platforms like Nokia’s. One thing I discovered as I was organizing the event was that it was really hard to find anyone developing Android apps other than the 50 people who won the Android [...]

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Google Android vs. iPhone: Same as Microsoft vs. Macintosh ?

Back in 1984, Apple was on top of the computing world with top-notch sexy hardware and it partnered with Microsoft for some top-notch [not so] sexy practical software. It was a winning combination for both Apple and Microsoft. Microsoft’s strategy in 1984 was hardware agnostic making its software available on any popular platform. Apple’s strategy [...]

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A developer’s perspective on Google’s Android

On Monday, November 12, 2007, Google released Android, a complete Linux based software stack aimed directly at the cell phone marketplace. I’ll let others talk about what it means for other players in the marketplace, the intricacies of GPL2 vs the Apache License, etc. This article dives straight into the heart of the SDK and [...]

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HTC Developing Phone for Android

High Tech Computer (HTC) is developing a mobile phone that will use the open-source Android software created by Google for its operating system. The phone will be called Dream and have a large touchscreen LucidTouch-Profile Feb-08 and full QWERTY keypad. The handset is over 5 inches long and 3 inches wide and has a keypad [...]

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Google Android Developer Challenge Deadline Approaching Quickly

The Android Developer Challenge is proceeding nicely. We’re excited about the interest people have shown so far and have enjoyed talking to everyone working on new Android Apps. As a quick reminder, the first phase of the challenge will be ending on April 14. In the Android Developer Challenge I, the 50 most promising entries [...]

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Android SDK m5-rc14 now available

Android SDK m5-rc14 now available. There are a couple of changes in m5-rc14 which can be highlight:ed     * New user interface – As mentioned once it was introduced the m3 version of the Android SDK, we’re continuing to refine the UI that’s available for Android. m5-rc14 replaces the previous placeholder with a new UI, [...]

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Google Android – An Open Handset Alliance Project

The Android platform is a software stack for mobile devices including an operating system, middleware and key applications. Developers can create applications for the platform using the Android SDK. Applications are written using the Java programming language and run on Dalvik, a custom virtual machine designed for embedded use which runs on top of a [...]

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