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One Android to Rule Them All?

Dec 16, 2009, 15:33 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Frank Ableson)

"Two years ago I began writing a book about writing applications for Android.

"IBack then, most people had not heard of Android — in fact, unless you're a phone-geek or a Linux fan, you may still not have heard of Android.

"IWhen asked to describe my project, I simply described it as a book for folks like me who want to write software for the "Google Phone".

"IOf course, a "Google Phone" really didn't exist at the time. But now, as 2010 approaches, rumors abound about the new phone built just for Google, named the "Nexus One".

"I am no insider — no one at Google has called to let me know what is going on — nor do I have one of these devices handy. I have not seen the device and am relying on information from the web just like most of us. Regardless, it looks like a Google Phone is on the horizon, so what do we know about this device?"

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