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Is Android just for mobile devides?

Rogerio Kioshi
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Joined: Apr 12, 2005
Posts: 689

I'd like to know if Android is used just for mobile devices programming, or if I can use in PC too.

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Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
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It is optimized for phones (version 1 and 2) and tablets (upcoming version 3), but underneath it's just Linux - you should be able to get it running on desktop machines if you supply device drivers and such.

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Monu Tripathi

Joined: Oct 12, 2008
Posts: 1369

AFAIK, it has been also ported to set top boxes, PlayStation Portable, desktops, laptops.

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