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Android - It’s all about the chin!!

jon bradford [PersonRank 2]

Tuesday, August 26, 2008
14 years ago3,111 views

Am sure everyone has seen engineering pictures of the new Android (and its chin). Andy Rubin has a reputation for innovative software (and hardware) – see the Sidekick.

Nothing happens by chance in Google – that chin allows the new G1 (when turned 90 degrees) to work as a web browser – without touching the screen (dirty marks etc). What I think is more interesting is the gaming potential of the G1 with the roller ball and the tilted chin ... more ideas http://blog.jayeyesea.com/2008/08/26/android-its-all-about-the-chin/

what does everyone else think?

jon

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Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Direct link to Android Guys:
http://androidguys.com/2008/08/26/no-more-speculation-this-is-the-g1-from-t-mobile

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

And the first devices will include the Bluetooth support, however
(newer information available after this forum thread
http://blogoscoped.com/forum/138054.html)

"The 1.0 version of Android and the first devices will include support for Bluetooth; for instance, Android will support Bluetooth headsets. In the early-look SDKs, there was an incomplete draft of an API that exposed Bluetooth functionality to developers. Unfortunately we had to remove that API from the 1.0 release.
...."

http://androidcommunity.com/forums/showthread.php?p=1658#post1658

The post shares information about GTalkService functionality too.

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