US Army brings SGT. STAR app to Google Play Store

Joining the Army is a big decision and a life-changing event for many people, so it makes sense that you might have a lot of questions if you're thinking about enlisting. Normally, heading off an Army recruiter is a good idea if you have some questions to ask, but starting today, you can get at least some of the answers you're after on your phone. The US Army has released an app on Google Play called SGT. STAR, and it's intended to help you get the answers you need about the Army.

U.S. Army to launch custom app store for the Military

The U.S. Army has launched an official app store tailed specifically for Military and other Army personnel. It is going to be filled with Android and iOS apps that will benefit members of the Military. We are also hearing soldiers will be able to request apps that they need but aren't there yet. This is not officially been released on Android or iOS yet, but they plan to shortly.

Android joins the Army with prototype

The power of the Android platform is now part of the Arsenal of Democracy. Reports are that the US Army has developed a prototype for a military grade Android smartphone to be carried by soldiers on the battlefield. The prototype is known as the "Joint Battle Command Platform" (JBCP) and is being developed by MITRE. An SDK known as the Mobile Handheld Computing Environment is also in the works for App developers.

An army of Android robots led by the Nexus One

At this year’s Intel International Science & Engineering Fair, visitors were treated to a bunch of cool prototypes. Some of these included robots powered by Android. The robots were powered by G1’s, Droids and a few Nexus Ones.