June 8, 2009

Is Android The Perfect Mobile Software Platform?

Article Source Linux Magazine
June 8, 2009, 11:53 am

Perhaps the most significant mobile platform to appear on the scene since Mr. Jobs and his team at Apple introduced the iPhone, Google’s Android offers a very compelling platform for cellular providers, mobile developers and end-users.

Android is an open source, “built on Linux” cell phone platform. While this is notable, Android is hardly the first Linux-based software for mobile devices. There have been a number of entries into the mobile phone space running on the Linux platform of one flavor or another — dozens of them, in fact...