androids are taking over!

Seeing those new touch enabled smartphones with this new Android platform, it seems to be a complete operation system based on a Linux kernel, with real multi-tasking capabilities, an OpenGL library, and an SDK allowing to code in Java (as you can see in the video below.) Makes me curious! Google announced to release Android to the public this summer. I’m really looking forward to what the people will do with it, but I will not wait that long to try the SDK which is provided with doc already. 🙂

You will find a lot of demonstration videos out there. I really enjoyed a small detail, done on Android only so far: having a context menu by performing a long click. That’s something truly useful and a nice idea!

— Edit 2013: Unfortunately, as we know now, Android does not sport a complete linux kernel, nor is it really open source and far from free software. Read this great article to get the big/real picture.

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