Chapter 19. Outlook and Resources

In this last chapter of the book we would like to review the current progress of Android and its future outlook in the mobile marketplace.

To see how successful Android has been during 2009, we will first list the device manufacturers that have committed to building Android based devices. To see the progress in the capabilities of Android devices we will briefly examine the device specs for T-Mobile G1 (from 2008), Motorola Droid (late 2009) and the recently released Google's unlocked device NexusOne (early 2010). We have also seen the emergence of a number of Android application stores in 2009. We will list some of these online Android application stores.

To understand how Android will fare in the future, we will ...

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