Android for evrything they can lay their hands on seems to be the mantra for freelance developers with free time these days. There are sevral reasons it has been adopted for smartphones without much of fight but the same cannot be said of PCs which has seen many tens if not hundreds of OSes come and fade away.
Well, AMD wants to be in the pink and tries to port Android to own chips. May be before making decision about cooperation with Google. It seems to be reasonable. Actually I do not understand why this topic is discussed by the community. No news?
I think an Android PC makes a lot more sense than a Chrome PC. Google combined the phone and tablet versions of Android to create the "Ice Cream Sandwich" rev of Android.
Maybe they can do the same thing with Chrome and Android to create a PC Android.
We have Android tablets, why not Android portables?
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Are the design challenges the same as with embedded systems, but with a little developer- and IT-skills added in? What do engineers need to know? Rick Merritt talks with two experts about the tools and best options for designing IoT devices in 2016. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.