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  • Jason Chen answers questions about Android

    Right after the Google IO keynote on Tuesday, I rushed off to attend the press conference and as result missing the first few Android sessions.  It’s a good thing that Ed Burnette of ZDNet, we have a few more questions

    June 3, 2008 • Views: 670

  • Android phones still on track this year!

    Recent rumors earlier today from a source familiar with the situation reported that “although a large number of people are hard at work on the Gphone and the open-source operating system/platform for mobile devices

    June 2, 2008 • Views: 575

  • Google Android Application Market

    A question came up during the Android Fireside chat regarding Android application distribution system. “We’ve thought about it. It would be a great benefit to the Android community if there’s a place people can go to

    May 31, 2008 • Views: 701

  • Google IO2008 after hour party!

    Google really knows how to throw a great party. After a long day of listening to folks talk about various topics ranging from Android to Google App Engine, all you want to do is kick back and relax with a nice cold adult beverage

    May 30, 2008 • Views: 515

  • Meet the leads for Android platform

    Android Fireside Chat is a Q&A session that is often considered the best part of Google IO, as it gives developers a chance to ask what’s on their minds as well as talk to the product engineering teams. Come tell the

    May 30, 2008 • Views: 514

  • Android prototype Q&A video and transcript plus hardware details

    After wowing the IO conference crowd with their Android prototype demonstration, the developers sat down for a Q&A session.  The question on everyones’ lips was what exactly the demo hardware consisted of, and who made

    May 28, 2008 • Views: 1098

  • First LIVE images and videos of FULLSCREEN Android demos!

    Google’s latest Android prototype is miles improved over the versions we last saw. Back at CES the GUI was clunky and the whole thing looked relatively primative; Google themselves asked us to keep an open mind and instead

    May 28, 2008 • Views: 2336

  • Google IO keynote: “Client, Connectivity, and the Cloud”

    Google will be announcing quite a bit of news over the next two days, starting with the opening keynote and a press conference this morning. The keynote will be given by Vic Gundotra, VP of engineering, at 9:30am in Moscone

    May 28, 2008 • Views: 754

  • New AndroidGlobalTime app added to the apps-for-android project

    AndroidGlobalTime has been added to the apps-for-android project. It is a 3D world clock open source application developed by an engineer at Google. It’s intended to serve as an illustrative of how to use the OpenGL ES APIs

    May 19, 2008 • Views: 859

  • Google IO: Android Community will be there – are you going?

    Hey everyone – I just got my Google IO registration email this morning.  I’m planning on attending and providing coverage (video and blog) the following sessions in addition to the keynote at 9:30AM on 5/28.  If

    May 19, 2008 • Views: 609