Google's Android OS is coming to the desktop this yearMar 09, 2009, 22:32 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Android, you ask? What would a Linux-based phone operating system be doing on the desktop? Running it, perhaps. You see, Matthaus Krzykowski and Daniel Hartmann, founders of start-up Mobile-facts, discovered late last year that Android has two product policies in its code. Product policies, they explained, are instructions in an operating system aimed at specific uses. Android's two policies are phones and MIDs (mobile Internet devices). You probably know MIDs by their more popular name: netbooks.
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