Linked by Jordan Spencer Cunningham on Mon 28th Jun 2010 23:01 UTC
Intel Intel has been working lately on "Atomising" the Android mobile OS in lieu of the upcoming Froyo (or 2.2) release so that it can be installed natively on x86 devices-- Atom-based netbooks in particular. Says Renee James, Senior VP for software and services at Intel: "Our expectation is that [native x86 Android] will be based on the Froyo release and will be available this summer to developers... [it] wasn't tremendously difficult, as we have a lot experience in Linux". The fun is supposed to arrive for developers this summer.
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by leech on Tue 29th Jun 2010 19:05 UTC
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Why would Intel be brewing Android for x86, shouldn't their Moblin merger with Maemo (MeeGo) be a bit higher on their schedule and someone else is already working on Android for x86.

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