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[News] 160,000 Applications for Linux/Android Sold Per Day

  • Subject: [News] 160,000 Applications for Linux/Android Sold Per Day
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2010 13:58:13 +0100
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160,000 Android Phones Sold Per Day

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| Android cofounder and Google vice president 
| Andy Rubin just announced at the Droid X 
| event that 160,000 Android devices are being 
| sold per day. Thatâs up sharply from last 
| month when Google announced that 100,000 
| Android devices were being activated each 
| day.


Mobile Developer Survey, June 2010

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| Apple and Google are now playing chess while 
| everyone else plays catch up. The surge in 
| popularity for developing tablet 
| applications on the two leading OSes, 
| coupled with second tier platforms seeing 
| flat to declining interest, suggests that 
| Google and Apple are moving the battle from 
| phones to a broader, more long-term platform 
| shootout for "anywhere computing."
| [...]
| Why this is significant: Developers see 
| Apple dominating in every category related 
| to its devices and app store. Yet Android 
| takes top honors for OS capabilities, 
| openness, and, long-term outlook. Despite 
| all of Appleâs success, developers see that 
| the winner long-term will be the mobile 
| operating system that has the most 
| capabilities and flexibility in scenarios 
| beyond phones.



All U.S. Android phones to receive Android 2.1, but some will require a wipe

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| Some phones could be missing features of
| Android 2.1 (live wallpapers), but they
| will all have an Android 2.1 firmware.


Dual-Screen enTourage eDGe Ready to Ship

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| The dual screen (LCD & e-paper) enTourage
| eDGe device is a unique blend of e-reader
| and netbook with and Android backbone.
| Built to handle internet, ebooks, games,
| music, videos and notes, the eDGe starts
| shipping out next few weeks. Ron Mertens
| of E-reader-info.com recently spent some
| time talking to the team behind the device
| as they prepped it for release.


Android Outselling iPhone in Midwest

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| Collectively, Android handsets appear to
| be outselling the iPhone in the Midwest.
| This shouldn't come as much of a surprise
| as AT&T's 3G coverage is practically non-
| existent out that way.


Qualcommâs Next Generation 7X30 Smartphone Platform


Top 10 Android Apps

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| Android's been around for more than a
| year, and in that time developers have
| whipped up some great apps. Whether you're
| a new Android owner or a pro looking for
| new tools, these 10 great and free apps
| belong in your arsenal.


Google and friends shipping 60,000 Android phones a day

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| Google's Android commands about 5 percent
| of the smart phone market, according to
| ComScore but if Google CEO Eric Schmidt is
| right, Android's share should be growing
| quickly.


7 Android Devices That Aren't Phones


Video: Android and Linux Kernel

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| At FOSDEM 2010 in Brussels, Linux Magazine
| Online pulled Android commentator Jan
| Wildeboer and kernel staging tree
| maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman away from the
| daily events to talk with them on camera.

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