[News] Linux is Gaining Huge Share Because of Android

[News] Linux is Gaining Huge Share Because of Android

Post by Roy Schest » Sun, 11 Apr 2010 15:33:03

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Will Linux succeed through the Android OS?

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| Last week I finally dumped my Blackberry
| smartphone and got myself one of the
| Verizon Droid phones; specifically the
| Droid Eris. I was waiting for the Nexus One
| to come to Verizon Wireless for quite some
| time and when I read that it was to be
| offered through Google only (unlocked and
| without a contract deal) for $530, I said
| forget about it. I will go to the store
| instead and get one of the Droid phones
| (Motorola Droid & HTC Droid Eris).


Watch as Droid Does All Kinds of Wonderful Things [VIDEO]


HTC Incredible User Guide Leaks [EXCLUSIVE]!

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| The Incredible User Guide was brought to
| you courtesy of AndroidForums Member and
| Forum Phone Guide Anonimac. To see the
| entire 200+ page guide youl want to head
| over to the HTC Incredible Forum
| Announcement where, as Anonimac puts it,


Motorola Release: Bell Gets DEXT, Rogers Gets Quench

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| Enter the Motorola DEXT and Motorola DEXT
| (Round of applause). Despite MotoBlur not
| being among the most popular of the Android
| flavours, I am quite excited to see it
| enter the Canadian market. We will see
| soon, as there is no official release date,
| what MotoBlur is all about when Rogers
| launches the Motorola Quench, to Bell the
| Motorola DEXT, and recently as well to
| Telus the Motorola Backflip.


Truckbot: An Autonomous Robot based on Android

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| The robot builders over at Cellbots have
| been busy cranking out robots based around
| the Google Android OS. Their latest effort
| is Truckbot, an acrylic differential drive
| robot that relies on a Google G1 phone
| running the GNU/Linux-based Android OS
| combined with an Arduino.


Google Android Powered TV Coming in Fall

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| Swedish based manufacturer, People of Lava,
| set to release an HDTV with a built in
| Android OS to let you surf the web.


Swedish company to launch world first Android-based TV


Clash of the titans: Apple, Google battle for the mobile Web

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| Which platform wins remains uncertain,
| despite all the hobgoblining around from
| Apple defenders insisting it will be
| iPad/iPhone/iPod touch. There also are
| hints Google is directionally changing
| towards Apple. Google is unifying
| applications and services and offering more
| mobile apps for different mobile platforms.
| Google also is integrating apps and
| services around Android handsets. The
| winning platform, if one is to dominate
| will make lots of people rich. While I've
| focused here on Apple and Google as titans,
| Nokia is still the reigning mobile device
| maker by a huge margin, Research in Motion
| dominates the smar