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Android Running on an iPhone 2G

The geek gods are smiling as a video has been released showing Android running on the iPhone. The tech industry is calling this the biggest iPhone hacking news since the iPhone operating system was first jailbroken. Video seen below. In case you have been living under a rock Android is an open source operating system for mobile devices based on Linux, developed by Android Inc and owned by the Open Handset Alliance - a business alliance of 65 firms for developing open standards for mobile devices. Member firms include Google, HTC, Intel, Motorola, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, Samsung, LG, T-Mobile, Nvidia, and Wind River Systems. (more…)
Google Nexus One Smartphone
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Google Nexus One Smartphone

A Google branded phone has been on and off the rumor radar for many months but about 2 weeks ago it shred it's "rumor" label and blasted into reality with the revelation that thousands of Google phones called "Nexus One" were given to Google employees for testing and that the official release of the phone was right around the corner and set for January 2010. It didn't take long for more and more information to start leaking and soon images, videos and specs for the now highly anticipated smartphone started appearing on the internet days before it's announcement by Google. That official announcement has now come and the media is buzzing with news about the Android 2.1 powered Google Nexus One Smartphone which is available unlocked for $530 directly from Google or for $180 via a 2 year co...