Intel, Google partner on optimized Android phones (video)

Intel, Google partner on optimized Android phones (video)

Summary: Google announced it is teaming up with the chipmaker to optimize Android for Intel-powered mobile devices.

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At the Intel Developer Forum, Google announced it is teaming up with the chipmaker to optimize Android for Intel-powered mobile devices. Google Senior Vice President Andy Rubin made an appearance during the keynote address with Intel CEO Paul Otellini to announce that all future versions of Android will use the x86 chip architecture.

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Topics: Intel, Google, Hardware, Mobility, Processors

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  • RE: Intel, Google partner on optimized Android phones (video)

    That's 3 Larry. You on a roll.<br>For reference, 3 Google article, no reference of FM.<br><br>Larry are you noticing a trend. The old Microsoft OEM's are become Android OEMs. They prefer to pay the Microsoft tax of using Android.
    Return_of_the_jedi
    • RE: Intel, Google partner on optimized Android phones (video)

      @Return_of_the_jedi

      I... don't see your point.

      What OEMs have stopped using Windows?
      Michael Alan Goff
    • RE: Intel, Google partner on optimized Android phones (video)

      @Return_of_the_jedi
      Last time when I checked Intel is not OEM.
      Ram U
      • RE: Intel, Google partner on optimized Android phones (video)

        @Rama.NET He's too stupid to know that though.
        jhammackHTH
  • RE: Intel, Google partner on optimized Android phones (video)

    Yep, so much for trigate going into Apple products first huh? Oh and those of you who don't understand this, this is what you call controlling the channel!

    Google has a relationship with Screen, Memory and SoC manufacturers which is something you guys praised Apple for, guess what? These relationships are bigger!
    slickjim
    • And your point is?

      @Peter Perry

      Or are you prognosticating the future? The relationship that your god Google has with SoC is only to help provide better optimization for the hope that maybe someday someone might include their product in an actual shipping product.

      This announcement does little except promote the further fragmentation of Android on phones. With many of the popular games written using aspects (totally or partially) with the Android NDK, developers will now have to start supporting not only radically different SoC implementations but radically different core instruction sets.

      Most handset manufactures will see this and understand this and avoid Android with iApx design architectures not wanting to deliver a phone Angry Birds won't run on.

      This has much more application to specific embedded applications (TV, fridges) where an embedded Android may prove to be of value.
      Bruizer