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One Android To Rule Them All?

Apr 03, 2010, 11:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Carl Villanueva)

[ Thanks to John Carl Villanueva for this link. ]

"Speculations are rife that Google has finally decided to put an end to fragmentation in the Android OS. Will we really start seeing an overwhelming majority of Android smartphones running the same version?

"Android is looking good, no doubt about it. What has started as a Linux-based OS for handsets (i.e., mobile phones) has now rapidly spread to different devices. There are small tablet computers like Archos' Internet tablets and Enso's zenPad, e-book readers like Barnes & Noble's nook and Spring Designs Alex, and even a netbook - Acer's Aspire One D250 (actually dual boots with Windows 7).

"Of course, it's mainly used on smartphones; dozens of them and by different Manufacturers (HTC, Samsung, Motorola, and Acer, to name a few). And there's more coming."

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