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Getting Down and Dirty with Google's Android

http://www.devx.com

The best way to understand a new SDK is to work with it. With that in mind, we'll show you how to do some basic location based services and simple UI layout using Google's newest upstart mobile offering.

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More than an open handset OS

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The headlines have been about Google and its open source handset. But it's about much more than that.

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How to make Kontact work with Google Apps

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Recently, Gmail added IMAP support, giving the powerhouse email host the ability to interact better with third-party clients. And Google, being the friendly neighborhood do-gooder that it is, provided instructions on how to use IMAP with a variety of third-party clients. However, it forgot one popular client: KMail, the email portion of the KDE Kontact personal information management suite. Google also neglected to mention that several of its other services, such as Google Calendar and Google Reader, can work well with Kontact. Here's how you can integrate them.

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The Google Highly Open Participation Contest

http://code.google.com

Following on from the success of the Google Summer of Code program, Google is pleased to announce this new effort to get young people involved in open source development. We've teamed up with the open source projects listed here to give student contestants the opportunity to learn more about and contribute to all aspects of open source software development

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Open-source software gamble for Google

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Can something you give away for free turn into a gold mine? That's the multimillion-dollar question Google Inc. is betting on with its push into open-source software.

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Android Will Change the Game, Even if It Fails

http://www.linuxinsider.com

Can Android still make a difference? Sure. Android doesn't even have to win. It just has to be in the game. What does Android promise? Lots of third-party applications and better Web browsing, mainly. That's what Nokia, Apple, Symbian, AT&T and the rest will be scrambling to match in the year before Android-based phones hit the market.

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OpenSocial targets social apps API 'balkanization'

http://www.linuxworld.com

Google's OpenSocial initiative to establish common, standard APIs for creating social-networking applications is still in its early days. But its impact for end users, developers, Web site owners, social-network operators and even business application vendors could be huge in the long run.

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gOS Unboxed: Should Microsoft Worry?

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Microsoft's rivalry with Google heated up considerably this past year when rumors surfaced that Google might release its own operating system to compete with Windows. Has Google finally jumped into the fray with its own OS?

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Google and Sun may butt heads over Android

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Google could be heading for a showdown with Sun over the way Android, Google's new mobile phone software platform, handles Java.

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Gosh, gOS is good

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Many people still question whether Linux will ever make it fully into mainstream computer acceptance. A $199 computer now available on a major superstore's shelves just in time for Christmas might change all that. Anyone who wants a computer to just to send email and instant messages and watch YouTube videos should like the Everex gPC, which is powered by a nifty Linux distribution called gOS.

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Created by snotbutter 7 years 6 days ago – Made popular 7 years 6 days ago
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Desktop, schmesktop meets Android

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[The desktop] has served us well, and old-timers like me will remember it with fond affection for many years to come, but we will have our work cut out trying to explain to the next generation why anyone would bother to go to a clunky box on a desk in a particular room room whenever they needed computer power.

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Will the biggest clouds stay open source?

http://blogs.zdnet.com

All we know right now is that 2008 will be the “year of the cloud” and that right now Linux has a good chance of powering more of those clouds than anyone else.

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Google, GNU/Linux and the future of personal computing

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"Nick Carr posted recently about 'Google, Apple and the future of personal computing'. I agree that mainstream popular computing is shifting from desktop apps to web apps, and while Microsoft is trying to do it all itself, specialist players like Apple and Google are forming coalitions. But I disagree that the future will be found in Apple: The future is in free software..."

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The little desktop Linux that came out of the blue

http://www.desktoplinux.com

When a desktop Linux distribution suddenly becomes popular before even DistroWatch starts tracking it, you know you've got something special. One new Ubuntu-based distribution, gOS, has managed to capture users' attention purely by word of mouth over the Internet.

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Created by anna 7 years 1 week ago – Made popular 7 years 1 week ago
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Google offers $10 million for best Android mobile phone applications

http://www.linuxworld.com

Google will give $10 million to the developers who build the best applications for Android, the open source platform Google designed for building mobile phones. Google says it hopes to spark innovation with the so-called Android Developer Challenge, announced today concurrently with the release of Android. The software development kit is now available for download on the Android site.

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