Tag: Open Handset Alliance
MWC 2008 Video Preview: Google Android platform shown off at ARM's stand
As every man and his Labrador puppy is talking about the Google Android platform at this year’s Mobile World Congress, I cajoled Ashley into showing us just how spiffy it is, through the medium of
interpretive dance video. He spotted it at ARM’s stand, which if you remember, is the British chip designer who promised…
MWC 2008: Samsung hedges its bets with both Google Android and Linux-based LiMo handsets
Clever sods. Instead of just banking on one format, they’re hedging their bets and developing handsets for both Google’s Android and the LiMo Foundation, with some Linux-based handsets. They must’ve learnt their fence-sitting ways recently with their HD DVD/Blu-ray multi-players.
Unveiled today, the Linux-based SGH-i800 handset is powered by the LiMo mobile OS, although little more is known on it than that. As for the Android-based models…
Sergey Brin proudly shows off new baby Android platform in YouTube video
The announcement concerning Google’s Android platform was made only eight days ago, but I’m sure most of you are already jonesing for a video tutorial on just what the heck it is. Thankfully the bouffant-haired…
Google rivals shrug off Open Handset Alliance announcement
Reuters has a really interesting article following up on Google’s launch yesterday of the Open Handset Alliance, in which they’ve talked to some of the companies who weren’t on board for the launch.
Google announces Open Handset Alliance and Android platform… but no Gphone
Google appears to have officially scuppered those Gphone rumours, with the announcement of Android, a new open mobile platform to be offered through a body of more than 30 handset manufacturers and operators called the Open Handset Alliance.