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Re: [vox] Android roundtable?

What about the recent efforts to port Android to the iPhone?  Last I  
checked there are still some kinks being worked out regarding device  
drivers, particularly the baseband, but it's still interesting.

Sent from my iPhone

On Aug 1, 2010, at 15:35, "Bill Kendrick" <nbs@sonic.net> wrote:

> I recently got my 2nd Android-based phone (went from Google Ion aka  
> T-Mobile MyTouch to the new MyTouch Slide), and I know a lot of  
> folks out here are either (1) also using a variety of Android  
> devices (I'm guessing most, if not all, are phones) or (2)  
> interested in what all the buzz is about.
> From my own standpoint, I feel like I've only scraped the surface of  
> what these things can do, and find that there's a lot of variety in  
> terms of devices capabilities, OS versions, and carrier and/or  
> device specific issues or pitfalls. (e.g., Google is rolling out a  
> feature that will allow App purchases via carrier billing rather  
> than Google Checkout + credit card... except T-Mob already does  
> that... guess we made a lucky choice.)
> I wonder if others out here would be interested in participating in  
> a roundtable so we can share what we've learned. Particularly  
> interesting to me is which apps are good and trustable. (I find the  
> market mostly "rough", with a few gems, and a lot of creepy stuff.  
> Why does a tic-tac-toe game need access to my phone & contact  
> info? :-P )
> Since we're booked thru early 2011, it wouldn't be for a while.  
> Another alternative (esp since these devices are hard (I think!?) to  
> throw onto a projector) would be to do a less formal one at one of  
> our social gatherings.
> -bill!
> (Sent from MyTouch Slide... would NOT have been possible w/o this  
> keyboard ;) )
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