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== Software ==
 
== Software ==
 
=== Releases ===
 
=== Releases ===
* Cupcake (Android version 1.5) released
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* Android version 1.6 (Donut) released
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** http://developer.android.com/index.html
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** http://android-developers.blogspot.com/search/label/Android%201.6
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** http://developer.android.com/sdk/android-1.6-highlights.html
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* Android version 1.5 (Cupcake) released
 
** [http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&taxonomyName=mobile_devices&articleId=9132387&taxonomyId=75&intsrc=kc_top Android 1.5 'Cupcake' starts arriving on G1s] ComputerWorld, April 30, 2009
 
** [http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&taxonomyName=mobile_devices&articleId=9132387&taxonomyId=75&intsrc=kc_top Android 1.5 'Cupcake' starts arriving on G1s] ComputerWorld, April 30, 2009
 
** [http://lwn.net/Articles/330377/ Android 1.5 firmware available] LWN.net, April 27, 2009
 
** [http://lwn.net/Articles/330377/ Android 1.5 firmware available] LWN.net, April 27, 2009

Revision as of 16:15, 17 September 2009

This page has links to news about the Android platform

Android News Portals

Interviews

"Android, Google's mobile operating system, doesn't generate revenue for the company, and likely never will--at least in the direct sense. But Andy Rubin, Google's director of mobile platforms, thinks Google and the world will benefit from any device created with the intent of getting more people onto the Internet, and isn't shy about explaining why the open-source approach chosen for Android holds the most promise of reaching that goal."

Industry/Consortium news

Mentor Graphics acquires Embedded Alley

Mentor Graphics, a large EDA firm, acquires the embedded Linux consulting company Embedded Alley, in July, 2009.

OESF

The Open Embedded Software Foundation (OESF) is an Android Consortium formed in Japan in February, 2009. It included 23 companies at startup, and has the support of Google.

Software

Releases

Ports

Phone news

Netbooks and MIDs