Even though the cellphone loving world has made it more than clear that no one is waiting with bated breath, or even giving a tiny rat’s tache, about their mobile platform, Google still insists on spending a lot of time and resources fussing over their Android mobile OS. It probably has got something to do with the fact that Google developers need more to do with their time in the office than Google themselves and their colleagues. And so 500 of them along with engineers and product managers, gathered together at Microsoft-sponsored Google Developer Day at London’s Wembley Stadium, to watch a demo of a working Android mobile phone.
Smooth-sliding home screen panes and the slick finger-flick operated web browser looked set to redeem the Android’s reputation despite the fact that the the fast and responsive interface looked far from launch-ready. Catch the action from GDD in the video below and let us know if you would actually want to try out the Android sometime in the future.
What others are saying:
Dan Grabham of Tech radar reported that the gizmo the Android was demoed on “looked very much like the HTC Dream, but had its branding covered up.”
Nicole Lee of CNet found the interface “a lot more polished than previous demonstrations”