Enterprise Mobile Today: "Handsets powered by Google's Android are becoming increasingly popular, but the open source smartphone platform is facing a threat that could cause it to self-destruct."
on 05/18/2010 – Made popular on 05/18/2010
Enterprise Mobile Today: "The Linux-based Android version 2.2, dubbed Froyo (frozen yogurt), isn't even officially out yet and the blogosphere is abuzz with reports that the follow-up, Gingerbread, is due in the fourth quarter of this year."
Enterprise Mobile Today: "Motorola's planned rollout of the Android 2.1 operating system for its popular Droid smartphone has been delayed indefinitely -- with some reports blaming it on the discovery of a serious bug."
Enterprise Mobile Today: "The delayed Android 2.1 update for the Motorola Droid is starting to tarnish the successful launch of Verizon's first smartphone to run on Google's open source mobile operating system, according to posts at Motorola's Facebook page."
Tech Source: "Android's a powerful up-and-comer in smartphone market share, but when it comes to non-smartphone mobile devices -- netbooks, tablets, MIDs, etc. -- Google's platform will own a huge chunk of the market by 2015, according to ABI."
ItRunsOnLinux: "At the Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco (USA), several leading industry players announced the development of Google TV � an open platform that merges the web and TV. It will be based on the Linux based Android platform and runs the Google Chrome web browser."
The Open Road: "And according to Google VP Andy Rubin, the more the search giant blankets the industry with competing Android-droid based mobile handsets, the more likely Google is to hit its expected value of market dominance over Apple's iPhone."
Among the many exciting announcements in their annual I/O conference, Google released the Android 2.2 SDK (FroYo) to developers. This highly anticipated platform upgrade brings with it exciting improvements and features for users and new tools for application developers and publishers. Here's what we made of it