Monday, April 18, 2011

Google Consistent 'Open' Android

Affirming Honeycomb gossip about Android, Google once again said it would still make all of its operating system (OS), including Honeycomb (Android 3.0) brings open source.

"We will remain open source platform and released the source code when it is ready," wrote Andy Rubin as Vice President of Engineering, in the Android Developers blog.

He explained that the Android team is also still working hard to deliver all the features Honeycomb to the phone. Immediately after completion, Google will publish the source code.

"This temporary delay, it does not mean we change the strategy," he said, as reported by the Los Angeles Times, Sunday (04/10/2011).

Release of the Android OS as open source earlier version, has distinguished privilege of Google as an alternative to its competitors like Apple and Research In Motion.

But the emergence of Honeycomb and penundaannya for use in smaller devices, blowing news that Google will not make it open source. In fact, Google's decision to not release Honeycomb because the internet giant wants 'honeycomb' besutannya better prepared.

As is known, although Honeycomb has been embedded in tablets Xoom Motorola, Google mentions OS source code was not yet ready to be released to the public for the use of other devices such as smartphones.


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