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  • What is Android?

    Chapter 1 of Android: A Programmer's Guide, discusses the basics of the platform, what Google wants to accomplish, and a developer's initial steps to begin the design process. 

  • Android mobile devices make unofficial appearance

    Mobile devices capable of running Google's Android platform have begun to appear unofficially. 

  • Verizon Wireless to back Android OS

    Verizon Wireless, the U.S.'s second largest wireless carrier, recently announced its decision to back Google's Android mobile operating system by carrying devices that will use the open source OS. 

  • Mobile Linux apps forum works for cross compatibility

    The mobile Linux forum, Linux Phone Standards (LiPS), recently announced a new standard for cross compatibility to Linux-based phones. 

  • Why Google's Android OS matters

    For many, Google's Android's significance is to be an open platform that third-party developers can write mobile applications for and it will also increase the pace of development. 

  • Wireless Hacks, 2nd Edition: Hack 1 -- Set up Bluetooth on Linux

    Linux kernels from 2.6 onward have easy-to-use tools for Bluetooth. Hack 1 from "Wireless Hacks, 2nd Edition" shows you how to set up BlueZ stack, the officially supported way to use Bluetooth in Linux. 

  • Wireless LAN performance management

    Learn how improve performance and reach of your wireless LAN. 

  • Google Android demonstrated at Google I/O conference

    Google's Android was demonstrated recently at the Google I/O conference. 

  • Android development tools to be improved

    Android's development tools will be improved due to complaints and requests from the developers who are working on Google's mobile operating system. 

  • Will Linux be on your next mobile device?

    The Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) sets its sight on bringing Linux to mobile phones. The new Mobile Linux Initiative is intended to improve Linux for mobile devices and spur development of mobile applications. 

  • Linux on the go

    According to one Linux vendor, the true value of open source goes far beyond the bottom line when it comes to mobile devices. In fact, it could be the panacea for running nearly any application across both mobile and fixed platforms. 

  • Sharp shock for Linux

    Of the 11 million PDA sales, around 15% included wireless functionality, and that's set to double this next year. Of course the growth in wireless-enabled laptops, hotspots and general Wi-Fi hype is fueling interest, but perhaps something extra is ha... 

  • Letter to the Editors, October 21, 2003

    Every so often, one of our readers takes issue with something we've published, and writes in to tell us about it. 

  • Mayoral candidate uses Linux as a running mate

    Bill Clinton tooted the sax -- Juan Alberto Belloch is tooting Linux's horn. The mayoral wannabe in Spain loves Linux so much, he's making it a campaign platform. 

  • Android OS

    Android OS is a Linux-based open source platform for mobile cellular handsets developed by Google and the Open Handset Alliance. (Continued....) 

  • Android OS

    Android OS is a Linux-based open source platform for mobile cellular handsets developed by Google and the Open Handset Alliance. (Continued....) 

  • What is Android?

    Chapter 1 of Android: A Programmer's Guide, discusses the basics of the platform, what Google wants to accomplish, and a developer's initial steps to begin the design process. 

  • Google Android demonstrated at Google I/O conference

    Google's Android was demonstrated recently at the Google I/O conference. 

  • Android development tools to be improved

    Android's development tools will be improved due to complaints and requests from the developers who are working on Google's mobile operating system. 

  • Android mobile devices make unofficial appearance

    Mobile devices capable of running Google's Android platform have begun to appear unofficially. 

  • Verizon Wireless to back Android OS

    Verizon Wireless, the U.S.'s second largest wireless carrier, recently announced its decision to back Google's Android mobile operating system by carrying devices that will use the open source OS. 

  • Mobile Linux apps forum works for cross compatibility

    The mobile Linux forum, Linux Phone Standards (LiPS), recently announced a new standard for cross compatibility to Linux-based phones. 

  • Why Google's Android OS matters

    For many, Google's Android's significance is to be an open platform that third-party developers can write mobile applications for and it will also increase the pace of development. 

  • Wireless Hacks, 2nd Edition: Hack 1 -- Set up Bluetooth on Linux

    Linux kernels from 2.6 onward have easy-to-use tools for Bluetooth. Hack 1 from "Wireless Hacks, 2nd Edition" shows you how to set up BlueZ stack, the officially supported way to use Bluetooth in Linux. 

  • Will Linux be on your next mobile device?

    The Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) sets its sight on bringing Linux to mobile phones. The new Mobile Linux Initiative is intended to improve Linux for mobile devices and spur development of mobile applications. 

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